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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 106 131 115
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 14 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 0.72% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Median salary £45,000 £75,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.51%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%

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
418 554 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.64% 25.82% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 277 416 471
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

GIAC Salary Histogram in Birmingham

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) CEH
1 16 (100.00%) SIEM
2 15 (93.75%) CISSP
3 14 (87.50%) Firewall
4 13 (81.25%) CISM
5 12 (75.00%) Windows
6 11 (68.75%) Security Operations
6 11 (68.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (62.50%) Unix
7 10 (62.50%) Information Security
7 10 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (56.25%) Threat Detection
9 8 (50.00%) SANS
9 8 (50.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (50.00%) GCIA
9 8 (50.00%) GCIH
9 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (50.00%) CCNP
9 8 (50.00%) CCNA
9 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (50.00%) Network Security
9 8 (50.00%) Change Control
9 8 (50.00%) OSCP
9 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (31.25%) ITIL
11 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (25.00%) SharePoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (50.00%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) Skype
4 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Burp Suite
1 4 (25.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Security Operations Specialist
1 9 (56.25%) Security Specialist
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) SIEM
2 11 (68.75%) Security Operations
3 10 (62.50%) Information Security
4 9 (56.25%) Threat Detection
5 8 (50.00%) Change Control
5 8 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Coaching
7 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) OWASP
7 4 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (18.75%) Malware Reverse Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
9 2 (12.50%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CEH
2 15 (93.75%) CISSP
3 13 (81.25%) CISM
4 8 (50.00%) CCNA
4 8 (50.00%) CCNP
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (50.00%) GCIA
4 8 (50.00%) GCIH
4 8 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (50.00%) OSCP
4 8 (50.00%) SANS
5 3 (18.75%) GCFA
5 3 (18.75%) GCFE
5 3 (18.75%) GREM
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) SSCP
6 1 (6.25%) CISA
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
1 1 (6.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Qualys