The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 85 78 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 21 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.98% 1.68% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 3.86% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 2
Median salary £48,500 £75,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.33% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +9.45%

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
466 389 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.00% 43.46% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 378 282 295
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

GIAC
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

GIAC Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

GIAC
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

GIAC Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

GIAC
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -10 3 £65,000 -13.33%
Gloucester -14 2 £48,750 -18.75%
GIAC
South West

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 60 (90.91%) C
1 60 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 59 (89.39%) CCNA
2 59 (89.39%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (84.85%) SANS
4 54 (81.82%) CISSP
4 54 (81.82%) Linux
5 52 (78.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (78.79%) MCSE
5 52 (78.79%) SSCP
5 52 (78.79%) Network+ Certification
5 52 (78.79%) Linux+ Certification
5 52 (78.79%) Cybersecurity
6 47 (71.21%) DV Cleared
7 45 (68.18%) Reverse Engineering
8 43 (65.15%) Ethical Hacking
9 42 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
9 42 (63.64%) Security+ Certification
9 42 (63.64%) Software Engineering
9 42 (63.64%) CompTIA Security+
10 41 (62.12%) Firewall
11 40 (60.61%) TCP/IP
12 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (45.45%) C++
13 30 (45.45%) Java
14 29 (43.94%) C#
14 29 (43.94%) STL
14 29 (43.94%) Objective-C
14 29 (43.94%) Java EE
14 29 (43.94%) Multithreading

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (25.76%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
1 7 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 41 (62.12%) Firewall
2 40 (60.61%) TCP/IP
3 11 (16.67%) FCoE
3 11 (16.67%) SNMP
4 7 (10.61%) HTTP
4 7 (10.61%) Internet
4 7 (10.61%) Junos
4 7 (10.61%) SSL
5 2 (3.03%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 18 (27.27%) Big Data
3 17 (25.76%) Apache Hive
4 7 (10.61%) MySQL
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) JIRA
2 11 (16.67%) Redmine
3 7 (10.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (10.61%) Bitbucket
3 7 (10.61%) CodeSonar
3 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.61%) git-flow
3 7 (10.61%) Robot Framework
3 7 (10.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.52%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (37.88%) Games
2 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Platform Engineer
2 17 (25.76%) Software Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Consultant
3 12 (18.18%) Software Consultant
3 12 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Test Consultant
3 12 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Administrator
4 8 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Network Systems Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (12.12%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 8 (12.12%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) Java EE
1 29 (43.94%) STL
2 7 (10.61%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
2 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.61%) Django
2 7 (10.61%) LAMP
2 7 (10.61%) Node.js
2 7 (10.61%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (10.61%) REST
2 7 (10.61%) SOAP
2 7 (10.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Cybercrime
2 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (10.61%) Driving Licence
2 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 54 (81.82%) Linux
2 18 (27.27%) Android
2 18 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 16 (24.24%) Windows
4 12 (18.18%) Unix
5 8 (12.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (78.79%) Cybersecurity
2 45 (68.18%) Reverse Engineering
3 43 (65.15%) Ethical Hacking
4 42 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
4 42 (63.64%) Software Engineering
5 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (43.94%) Multithreading
7 25 (37.88%) Coaching
7 25 (37.88%) Mentoring
8 18 (27.27%) User Stories
9 11 (16.67%) High Availability
10 10 (15.15%) Mobile Development
11 7 (10.61%) API Design
11 7 (10.61%) Data Protection
11 7 (10.61%) DoDAF
11 7 (10.61%) Information Assurance
11 7 (10.61%) Kanban
11 7 (10.61%) Presales
11 7 (10.61%) V-Model
11 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (90.91%) C
2 30 (45.45%) C++
2 30 (45.45%) Java
3 29 (43.94%) C#
3 29 (43.94%) Objective-C
4 19 (28.79%) Python
5 18 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 12 (18.18%) Perl
6 12 (18.18%) VB
7 11 (16.67%) Korn
8 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
8 7 (10.61%) PHP
8 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 59 (89.39%) CCNA
2 59 (89.39%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (84.85%) SANS
4 54 (81.82%) CISSP
5 52 (78.79%) Linux+ Certification
5 52 (78.79%) MCSE
5 52 (78.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (78.79%) Network+ Certification
5 52 (78.79%) SSCP
6 47 (71.21%) DV Cleared
7 42 (63.64%) CompTIA Security+
7 42 (63.64%) Security+ Certification
8 7 (10.61%) GSEC
8 7 (10.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (10.61%) JNCIA
8 7 (10.61%) MBCS
9 4 (6.06%) CREST Certified
9 4 (6.06%) GPEN
10 3 (4.55%) Tigerscheme
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.67%) NFS
2 11 (16.67%) Samba
2 11 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 7 (10.61%) Docker
3 7 (10.61%) vSphere
4 3 (4.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) Puppet
2 11 (16.67%) Ansible
2 11 (16.67%) Nagios
3 7 (10.61%) Salt
4 2 (3.03%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.52%) EnCase
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) VMware
2 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.67%) EMC
3 11 (16.67%) NetApp
3 11 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 7 (10.61%) Cisco
4 7 (10.61%) Cloudera
4 7 (10.61%) Juniper
5 3 (4.55%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.03%) LogLogic
6 2 (3.03%) NetWitness
7 1 (1.52%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.52%) Sourcefire