The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
UK
Rank 642 732 836
Rank change year-on-year +90 +104  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 223 211 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 0.74% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 143 158 98
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +17.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £47,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £56,630 £52,500
% change year-on-year -20.53% +7.86%  

GIAC is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20804 28457 28919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.80% 27.81% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16398 22800 22703
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GIAC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in the UK

GIAC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC.

Salary trend for GIAC in the UK

GIAC
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GIAC in the UK

GIAC
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +132 222 £65,000 +8.33% 17
London +109 133 £68,250 +1.11% 14
South West +25 28 £55,000 -15.38%
West Midlands +40 24 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South East +47 18 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Bristol +19 17 £70,000 +27.27%
City of London +44 12 £55,000 -13.38% 1
Warwickshire +36 12 £40,000 -15.78%
Hampshire +27 9 £38,500 -23.00%
Warwick +38 8 £40,000 -13.04%
Birmingham +16 8 £45,000 -41.93%
Yorkshire +20 7 £70,000 +40.00%
Leeds +14 7 £70,000 +27.27%
West Yorkshire +11 7 £70,000 +27.27%
Oxfordshire +2 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Gloucestershire -1 6 £41,250 -41.07%
Solihull -5 6 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England +18 5 £65,000 +28.58%
Berkshire +33 3 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Hertfordshire +11 3 £65,000 +30.00%
Hemel Hempstead +2 3 £65,000 +52.94%
Basingstoke - 3 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £77,500 -
Gloucester +1 2 £48,750 -17.02%
Farnborough 0 2 £33,500 -37.67%
Abingdon - 2 - -
Malvern - 2 £50,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £85,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £30,000 -
North East - 2 £30,000 -

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GIAC.

1 305 (65.17%) Information Security
2 291 (62.18%) CISSP
3 209 (44.66%) Cybersecurity
4 193 (41.24%) CISM
5 192 (41.03%) SIEM
6 190 (40.60%) SANS
7 166 (35.47%) Linux
8 164 (35.04%) Finance
9 156 (33.33%) Windows
10 153 (32.69%) Firewall
11 130 (27.78%) Security Operations
12 129 (27.56%) GCIH
13 127 (27.14%) CEH
14 124 (26.50%) Vulnerability Management
15 114 (24.36%) Management Information System
16 112 (23.93%) Security Cleared
17 111 (23.72%) CISA
18 108 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
19 104 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 95 (20.30%) Degree
20 95 (20.30%) PCI DSS
21 91 (19.44%) ITIL
22 82 (17.52%) TCP/IP
23 80 (17.09%) GCIA
23 80 (17.09%) Network Security
24 78 (16.67%) Nessus
24 78 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
25 74 (15.81%) DV Cleared
26 72 (15.38%) Information Assurance
27 71 (15.17%) Risk Management

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.42%) IIS
3 9 (1.92%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.71%) MS Project
3 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.64%) MS Office
4 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.99%) SaaS
2 10 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.50%) Office 365
3 7 (1.50%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 153 (32.69%) Firewall
2 82 (17.52%) TCP/IP
3 80 (17.09%) Network Security
4 50 (10.68%) Intrusion Detection
5 41 (8.76%) Wireshark
6 26 (5.56%) SSL
7 23 (4.91%) DNS
7 23 (4.91%) LAN
7 23 (4.91%) WAN
8 19 (4.06%) DHCP
8 19 (4.06%) Internet
9 18 (3.85%) SNMP
10 15 (3.21%) ICMP
11 13 (2.78%) ADSL
11 13 (2.78%) Ethernet
11 13 (2.78%) IPsec
11 13 (2.78%) ISDN
11 13 (2.78%) MPLS
11 13 (2.78%) PSTN
11 13 (2.78%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.20%) Big Data
2 14 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 9 (1.92%) Apache Hive
4 5 (1.07%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.07%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.07%) ZAP BI
5 4 (0.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (2.35%) Burp Suite
2 9 (1.92%) JIRA
3 7 (1.50%) Fiddler
3 7 (1.50%) Metasploit
4 5 (1.07%) Redmine
5 4 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.85%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.85%) CodeSonar
5 4 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.85%) git-flow
5 4 (0.85%) Robot Framework
5 4 (0.85%) Selenium
6 2 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.21%) AppScan
General
1 164 (35.04%) Finance
2 52 (11.11%) Banking
3 38 (8.12%) Legal
4 24 (5.13%) Games
5 23 (4.91%) Retail
6 16 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 162 (34.62%) Analyst
2 128 (27.35%) Security Analyst
3 60 (12.82%) SOC Analyst
4 52 (11.11%) Architect
5 49 (10.47%) Security Engineer
6 46 (9.83%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 46 (9.83%) Security Manager
7 35 (7.48%) Security Architect
8 30 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
9 29 (6.20%) Information Security Engineer
10 26 (5.56%) Consultant
11 25 (5.34%) Information Analyst
11 25 (5.34%) Information Security Analyst
12 22 (4.70%) Senior Manager
13 21 (4.49%) Incident Manager
14 20 (4.27%) Administrator
15 19 (4.06%) Governance Manager
15 19 (4.06%) Network Engineer
15 19 (4.06%) Security Specialist
16 18 (3.85%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.77%) SailPoint
2 15 (3.21%) .NET
3 13 (2.78%) 802.1X
3 13 (2.78%) Java EE
3 13 (2.78%) STL
4 5 (1.07%) REST
4 5 (1.07%) RESTful
5 4 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.85%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.85%) Django
5 4 (0.85%) LAMP
5 4 (0.85%) Node.js
5 4 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (0.85%) SOAP
5 4 (0.85%) Spring MVC
6 3 (0.64%) Middleware
7 2 (0.43%) J2EE
8 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 114 (24.36%) Management Information System
2 64 (13.68%) Security Operations Centre
3 42 (8.97%) Data Centre
4 38 (8.12%) Cyberthreat
5 34 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (6.84%) Computer Science
7 21 (4.49%) Cyber Attack
8 17 (3.63%) Cybercrime
8 17 (3.63%) Driving Licence
9 15 (3.21%) iPad
10 14 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (1.50%) PMI
13 7 (1.50%) SCADA
14 5 (1.07%) CESG
14 5 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
15 3 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
16 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 166 (35.47%) Linux
2 156 (33.33%) Windows
3 64 (13.68%) Unix
4 18 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.35%) Android
6 11 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.71%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.28%) Kali Linux
8 6 (1.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (65.17%) Information Security
2 209 (44.66%) Cybersecurity
3 192 (41.03%) SIEM
4 130 (27.78%) Security Operations
5 124 (26.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 108 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
7 91 (19.44%) ITIL
8 78 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
9 72 (15.38%) Information Assurance
10 71 (15.17%) Risk Management
11 66 (14.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 63 (13.46%) Incident Management
13 61 (13.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 57 (12.18%) Ethical Hacking
15 53 (11.32%) Mentoring
16 50 (10.68%) OWASP
17 49 (10.47%) Security Architecture
18 47 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
19 43 (9.19%) Change Management
19 43 (9.19%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.26%) C
2 47 (10.04%) Python
3 41 (8.76%) Java
4 33 (7.05%) Perl
5 32 (6.84%) SQL
6 28 (5.98%) Bash Shell
7 26 (5.56%) C++
8 20 (4.27%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.63%) Korn
10 15 (3.21%) C#
11 14 (2.99%) Ruby
12 13 (2.78%) Objective-C
13 12 (2.56%) Bourne shell
14 6 (1.28%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.85%) PHP
15 4 (0.85%) VB
16 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 291 (62.18%) CISSP
2 193 (41.24%) CISM
3 190 (40.60%) SANS
4 129 (27.56%) GCIH
5 127 (27.14%) CEH
6 112 (23.93%) Security Cleared
7 111 (23.72%) CISA
8 95 (20.30%) Degree
9 80 (17.09%) GCIA
10 74 (15.81%) DV Cleared
11 67 (14.32%) Cisco Certification
12 65 (13.89%) SC Cleared
13 60 (12.82%) CCNA
14 59 (12.61%) CREST Certified
15 55 (11.75%) Network+ Certification
16 49 (10.47%) GSEC
17 48 (10.26%) OSCP
18 46 (9.83%) GPEN
19 44 (9.40%) SSCP
20 42 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (20.30%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.42%) COBIT
4 10 (2.14%) SSAE 16
5 8 (1.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (1.07%) QA
6 5 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.64%) SLA
8 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (8.97%) Snort
2 30 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 24 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.78%) Firmware
6 5 (1.07%) NFS
6 5 (1.07%) Samba
6 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.85%) Docker
7 4 (0.85%) vSphere
8 3 (0.64%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.21%) XenApp
9 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 78 (16.67%) Nessus
2 49 (10.47%) McAfee ePO
3 38 (8.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 29 (6.20%) CSIRT
5 23 (4.91%) Nmap
5 23 (4.91%) PowerBroker
6 16 (3.42%) WSUS
7 15 (3.21%) RSA enVision
8 11 (2.35%) OpenVAS
8 11 (2.35%) QRadar
9 10 (2.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 10 (2.14%) Puppet
10 9 (1.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 7 (1.50%) EnCase
11 7 (1.50%) logstash
11 7 (1.50%) WMI
12 6 (1.28%) Ansible
13 5 (1.07%) Nagios
13 5 (1.07%) RSA Security Analytics
14 4 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 55 (11.75%) Splunk
2 54 (11.54%) Intel Security
3 48 (10.26%) Cisco
3 48 (10.26%) CyberArk
4 47 (10.04%) Qualys
5 44 (9.40%) ArcSight
6 41 (8.76%) Microsoft
7 26 (5.56%) Aveksa
8 25 (5.34%) VMware
9 24 (5.13%) FireEye
10 23 (4.91%) Bomgar
10 23 (4.91%) Cybereason
11 22 (4.70%) Symantec
12 21 (4.49%) CheckPoint
12 21 (4.49%) Sun
13 19 (4.06%) LogRhythm
14 18 (3.85%) F5
15 17 (3.63%) Palo Alto
16 16 (3.42%) ServiceNow
17 15 (3.21%) LogLogic
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 25% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
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London
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Salary: £80000 - £650000 per annum + competitive package
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London
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Salary: Competitive
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus & other benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + £10k bonus and other benefits
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