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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 209 215 230
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.14% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.41% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Median salary £53,000 £58,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.40% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,600 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £76,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £58,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +23.15%
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
1426 1699 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.65% 33.40% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1246 1321
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough +20 2 £62,500 +8.69%
Reading +5 2 £53,000 -20.00% 3
Bracknell - 2 £40,000 -
GIAC
South East

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNA
2 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security
2 7 (53.85%) SIEM
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Nessus
4 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
5 4 (30.77%) GREM
5 4 (30.77%) Splunk
5 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
5 4 (30.77%) GCIH
6 3 (23.08%) GCFA
6 3 (23.08%) CEH
6 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) CREST Certified
6 3 (23.08%) Nexpose
6 3 (23.08%) RSA Archer
7 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
3 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Security Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SIEM
1 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.69%) OWASP
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) CCNA
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) GCIH
4 4 (30.77%) GREM
5 3 (23.08%) CEH
5 3 (23.08%) CREST Certified
5 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) GCFA
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) ECIH
6 2 (15.38%) GCIA
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) CFCE
7 1 (7.69%) CISA
7 1 (7.69%) CISM
7 1 (7.69%) OSCP
7 1 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Nessus
2 3 (23.08%) Nexpose
2 3 (23.08%) RSA Archer
3 2 (15.38%) Nmap
4 1 (7.69%) OpenVAS
4 1 (7.69%) QRadar
4 1 (7.69%) RSA enVision
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
1 4 (30.77%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
2 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
2 2 (15.38%) Qualys
3 1 (7.69%) Bomgar
3 1 (7.69%) Coverity
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (7.69%) FireEye
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Kaseya
3 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.69%) Rapid7
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
3 1 (7.69%) TippingPoint
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