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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 212 222 206
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 9 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.037% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.11% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
2062 1901 1778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.72% 34.72% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1323 1412
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 +12 7 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Bracknell - 2 £75,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £55,000 - 1
GIAC
South East

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (50.00%) CEH
5 5 (50.00%) CISM
5 5 (50.00%) Wireless
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) DMZ
5 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) CCNP
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (50.00%) Wireless Security
5 5 (50.00%) Database Security
5 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (40.00%) Cyber Security
6 4 (40.00%) CRISC
6 4 (40.00%) CISA
6 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
6 4 (40.00%) Retail
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Banking
7 3 (30.00%) Telecoms

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) DMZ
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) SCADA
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) CESG
2 2 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Database Security
2 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Online Security
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) CEH
2 5 (50.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CRISC
3 4 (40.00%) CISA
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) COBIT
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead
Church International
Salary: £50k to £60k
Posted: 18 days ago