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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 130 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.052% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £78,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +7.31%
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
657 593 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.43% 31.00% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 519 520 532
Average salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,250 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) SSCP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) GCFA
2 6 (85.71%) CEH
3 5 (71.43%) SIEM
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Information Security
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (42.86%) CISA
5 3 (42.86%) CRISC
5 3 (42.86%) ISACA
6 2 (28.57%) OSCP
6 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 1 (14.29%) Network Security
7 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Security Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) SSCP
2 6 (85.71%) GCFA
2 6 (85.71%) CEH
3 3 (42.86%) CISA
3 3 (42.86%) CRISC
3 3 (42.86%) ISACA
4 2 (28.57%) OSCP
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
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