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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 181 228 220
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -8
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 3 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 7
Median salary £70,000 £48,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.58% -11.36%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%

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
1118 1821 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.62% 34.16% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 799 1413 1318
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

GIAC Salary Histogram in Berkshire

GIAC
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Reading +36 2 £61,500 +11.81%
Slough +36 1 £90,000 +185.71%
GIAC
South East

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) GCIA
1 3 (60.00%) GCIH
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) GREM
2 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) GCFE
3 1 (20.00%) EnCase
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) GCIA
1 3 (60.00%) GCIH
1 3 (60.00%) GREM
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) EnCE
3 1 (20.00%) GCFA
3 1 (20.00%) GCFE
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EnCase
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
1 1 (20.00%) Nmap
1 1 (20.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Coverity
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Qualys