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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 228 207 212
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 1 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.017% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 0.90% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 8
Average salary £57,500 £35,750 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.83% -19.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2163 2001 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.25% 33.70% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1401 1563
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
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 24 October 2014. 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
Maidenhead - 1 £57,500 -
GIAC
South East

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) AppScan
3 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 3 (50.00%) CSSLP
3 3 (50.00%) SaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Online Security
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) AppScan
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Online Security
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) CSSLP
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
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