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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 218 223 228
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 6 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.16% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.44% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 1
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -4.76%
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
1707 2055 1808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.86% 37.53% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1410 1252
Average salary £55,000 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.98% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -2 4 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Bracknell 0 1 £40,000 -46.66% 1
Slough - 1 £31,500 - 1
GIAC
South East

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (88.89%) CISSP
2 10 (55.56%) Information Security
3 7 (38.89%) SANS
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) CISM
5 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (27.78%) CCNP
5 5 (27.78%) CEH
5 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 4 (22.22%) COBIT
6 4 (22.22%) GCIH
6 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 4 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Network Security
6 4 (22.22%) SIEM
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
7 3 (16.67%) DMZ
7 3 (16.67%) Internet
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) DHCP
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
1 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) DMZ
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.56%) FTP
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) SMTP
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Security Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Consultant
4 5 (27.78%) Security Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (11.11%) CISSP Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Firewall Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Network Support
7 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 4 (22.22%) SIEM
2 4 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) CISSP
2 7 (38.89%) SANS
3 5 (27.78%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) CEH
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) CISM
4 4 (22.22%) GCIH
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) CISA
7 1 (5.56%) CCNA
7 1 (5.56%) CFCE
7 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) GCFA
7 1 (5.56%) GCIA
7 1 (5.56%) GREM
7 1 (5.56%) OSCP
7 1 (5.56%) PCI QSA
7 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) HIPAA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
2 1 (5.56%) LogLogic
2 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm
2 1 (5.56%) NetWitness
2 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago