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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank - 101 105
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.70% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £55,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +59.42%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +10.57%
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
331 430 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.24% 29.59% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 181 295 238
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,535 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) SIEM
3 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (40.00%) GCIA
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) CEH
4 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) SSCP
5 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Data Security
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Splunk
5 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (20.00%) IT Audit

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Associate Director
2 1 (20.00%) IT Director
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) GCIA
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk