The first table below looks at the demand for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 123 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.11% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £53,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,698 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.39% +11.11%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
716 790 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.43% 39.40% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 586 652 778
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GIAC
Cambridgeshire

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

GIAC
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the Cambridge region.

GIAC Salary Trend in Cambridge

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) SSCP
1 6 (75.00%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) OWASP
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (25.00%) Snort
4 2 (25.00%) GCIA
4 2 (25.00%) GCIH
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Operations Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
1 3 (37.50%) OWASP
1 3 (37.50%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) SSCP
1 6 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 2 (25.00%) GCIA
3 2 (25.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper
1 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint