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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 218 - 201
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 8 0 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% - 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% - 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 30
Average salary £55,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
2042 1917 1916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.08% 33.60% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1298 1364
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 27 April 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 - 6 £55,000 - 6
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 -
GIAC
South East

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (94.12%) CISSP
2 14 (82.35%) Information Security
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) CEH
3 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
4 11 (64.71%) DNS
4 11 (64.71%) LAN
4 11 (64.71%) WAN
4 11 (64.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (64.71%) Finance
5 10 (58.82%) Wireless
5 10 (58.82%) Wireless Security
5 10 (58.82%) DHCP
5 10 (58.82%) VPN
5 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (58.82%) DMZ
5 10 (58.82%) CCNP
5 10 (58.82%) Network Security
5 10 (58.82%) Database Security
5 10 (58.82%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (41.18%) Degree
6 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
7 6 (35.29%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) SIEM
8 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (29.41%) Cyber Security
8 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
9 4 (23.53%) CISA
9 4 (23.53%) CISM

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) LAN
2 11 (64.71%) WAN
2 11 (64.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (58.82%) Network Security
3 10 (58.82%) Wireless Security
3 10 (58.82%) DMZ
3 10 (58.82%) DHCP
3 10 (58.82%) VPN
3 10 (58.82%) Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
5 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Security Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Information Security Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
2 2 (11.76%) CESG
2 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (11.76%) SCADA
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 10 (58.82%) Database Security
2 10 (58.82%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (58.82%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (35.29%) SIEM
4 5 (29.41%) Cyber Security
5 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Business Development
6 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) CISSP
2 12 (70.59%) CEH
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) CCNP
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) CISA
5 4 (23.53%) CISM
5 4 (23.53%) CRISC
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) GCIH
6 2 (11.76%) SSCP
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) HP
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec
1 2 (11.76%) McAfee
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
1 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Websense
2 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
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