The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 208 224 208
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 7 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.034% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.093% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 10
Average salary £58,500 £67,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £65,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+23.15% -13.63%
GIAC
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1696 2161 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.36% 36.90% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1314 1368
Average salary £47,500 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.55% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GIAC
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

GIAC Salary Trend in Berkshire

GIAC
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

GIAC Salary Histogram in Berkshire

GIAC
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £66,250 -
Slough - 3 £57,500 - 1
GIAC
South East

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing GIAC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIAC.

1 12 (85.71%) CISSP
2 9 (64.29%) GCIH
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security
4 7 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) SIEM
5 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
7 4 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) SSCP
7 4 (28.57%) CISM
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (28.57%) CEH
7 4 (28.57%) Snort
7 4 (28.57%) GCIA
8 3 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (21.43%) GCFA
8 3 (21.43%) McAfee
8 3 (21.43%) UNIX
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) WAN

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing GIAC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIAC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
1 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) DMZ
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless Security
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) SIEM
3 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
5 3 (21.43%) Service Continuity Management
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (14.29%) Database Security
6 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) CISSP
2 9 (64.29%) GCIH
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) CEH
4 4 (28.57%) SSCP
4 4 (28.57%) CISM
4 4 (28.57%) GCIA
5 3 (21.43%) GCFA
5 3 (21.43%) GPEN
5 3 (21.43%) GREM
5 3 (21.43%) EnCE
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) CCNP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) McAfee
1 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
2 2 (14.29%) Sourcefire
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) Websense
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) FireEye
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago