The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 88 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 13 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.97% 1.04% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 4.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £57,500 £51,698 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,698 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.28% +3.39%
GIAC
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
426 359 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.91% 24.95% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 277 219 255
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

GIAC
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

GIAC Salary Trend in Edinburgh

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 23 (95.83%) CISSP
1 23 (95.83%) Firewall
1 23 (95.83%) CEH
1 23 (95.83%) Intrusion Detection
2 19 (79.17%) SIEM
3 15 (62.50%) SSCP
4 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Windows
5 12 (50.00%) Degree
6 11 (45.83%) Regular Expression
6 11 (45.83%) Analytics
6 11 (45.83%) Visualisation
6 11 (45.83%) Open Source
6 11 (45.83%) XML
6 11 (45.83%) Linux
7 9 (37.50%) Finance
8 8 (33.33%) Information Security
8 8 (33.33%) GCIA
8 8 (33.33%) CISA
8 8 (33.33%) tcpdump
8 8 (33.33%) Security Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Network Security
9 4 (16.67%) Sourcefire
9 4 (16.67%) LogRhythm
10 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) Firewall
1 23 (95.83%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (33.33%) Network Security
2 8 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Security Specialist
3 7 (29.17%) Security Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) XML
1 11 (45.83%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Visualisation
1 11 (45.83%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) SIEM
2 11 (45.83%) Analytics
3 8 (33.33%) Information Security
3 8 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) EAI
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Python
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) CISSP
1 23 (95.83%) CEH
2 15 (62.50%) SSCP
3 12 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (33.33%) CISA
4 8 (33.33%) GCIA
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.50%) MCSE
5 3 (12.50%) MCSA
6 2 (8.33%) VCP4
7 1 (4.17%) ISEB
7 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) Sourcefire
2 4 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago