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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 143 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.25% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Median salary £77,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+72.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +5.76%
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
708 680 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.04% 33.46% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 480 544 569
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 £27,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

GIAC Salary Histogram in Birmingham

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (92.31%) CISSP
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) CLAS
2 10 (76.92%) SANS
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
4 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (15.38%) CEH
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (15.38%) SIEM
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (7.69%) HP Fortify
5 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (7.69%) Veracode
5 1 (7.69%) RSA enVision
5 1 (7.69%) NetWitness
5 1 (7.69%) iPad
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
5 1 (7.69%) LogLogic
5 1 (7.69%) CRISC
5 1 (7.69%) OSCP

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AppScan
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Architect
1 10 (76.92%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
2 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) OWASP
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 10 (76.92%) CLAS
2 10 (76.92%) SANS
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CEH
5 1 (7.69%) CISM
5 1 (7.69%) CRISC
5 1 (7.69%) GCIH
5 1 (7.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Fortify
1 1 (7.69%) RSA enVision
1 1 (7.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Imperva
2 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
2 1 (7.69%) LogLogic
2 1 (7.69%) NetIQ
2 1 (7.69%) NetWitness
2 1 (7.69%) Qualys
2 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
2 1 (7.69%) Veracode