Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GISP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1179 1223 -
Rank change year-on-year +44 - +1343
Permanent jobs citing GISP 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.001% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.007% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

GISP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43339 49843 59216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.00% 26.20% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33310 39984 47288
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

GISP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GISP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GISP in the UK

GISP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GISP in the UK

GISP
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GISP within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 2 £80,000 +14.29% 1
London -3 2 £80,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing GISP 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 GISP.

1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Fintech
2 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Blockchain

GISP
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Blockchain
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Degree