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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 92 91 111
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 3 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.74% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 2.89% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £64,375 £53,750 £51,698
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.76% +3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,875 £50,750 £51,540
10% offered a salary of more than £75,875 £56,750 £58,340
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,849
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.39%
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
363 346 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.21% 25.61% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 248 199 238
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

GIAC Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

GIAC
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 12 (100.00%) CISSP
1 12 (100.00%) CISA
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
3 10 (83.33%) SIEM
3 10 (83.33%) Security Operations
4 9 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (75.00%) tcpdump
4 9 (75.00%) GCIA
4 9 (75.00%) CEH
4 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (66.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) SSCP
7 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (8.33%) Data Security
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
7 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
7 1 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (8.33%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (75.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Network Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Network Intrusion Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Associate Director
3 1 (8.33%) IT Director
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Security Operations
1 10 (83.33%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CISA
1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (75.00%) CEH
2 9 (75.00%) GCIA
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk