The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
GIAC
South Wales

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

Qualifications Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 46.81% 17.56% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 29
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

GIAC
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCFW
1 1 (100.00%) GCWN
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Micro
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCFW
1 1 (100.00%) GCWN
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Micro