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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 138 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.045% - 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
783 562 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.91% 26.88% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 700 506 392
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GCFA
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) GCFA
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago