The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 150 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.080% 0.27% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £58,750 £73,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +28.88%
GIAC
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
779 558 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.05% 30.03% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 508 457 666
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

GIAC
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the Birmingham region.

GIAC Salary Trend in Birmingham

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 7 (70.00%) CISSP
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
1 7 (70.00%) SANS
2 6 (60.00%) CLAS
3 3 (30.00%) OSCP
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) CEH
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Qualys
5 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) OWASP
5 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) iPad
5 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (10.00%) LogLogic
5 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Physics
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (10.00%) GCIH
5 1 (10.00%) Nessus
5 1 (10.00%) Snort
5 1 (10.00%) Nmap
5 1 (10.00%) WebInspect
5 1 (10.00%) AppScan
5 1 (10.00%) CISM

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AppScan
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) OWASP
3 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISSP
1 7 (70.00%) SANS
2 6 (60.00%) CLAS
3 3 (30.00%) OSCP
4 2 (20.00%) CEH
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (10.00%) CISM
5 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
5 1 (10.00%) CRISC
5 1 (10.00%) GCIH
5 1 (10.00%) GPEN
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) Nmap
1 1 (10.00%) RSA enVision
1 1 (10.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Qualys
2 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (10.00%) NetWitness
2 1 (10.00%) Veracode
Birmingham
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