The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 135 - 150
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 8 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% - 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% - 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 7
Average salary £60,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
GIAC
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
636 658 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.72% 34.41% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 516 481 651
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 Hertfordshire

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

GIAC
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GIAC Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

GIAC
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 3 £60,000 -
GIAC
East of England

GIAC
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) GCIH
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) CEH
3 3 (27.27%) COBIT
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) CISA
3 3 (27.27%) CISM

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (72.73%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) GCIH
2 3 (27.27%) CEH
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) CISA
2 3 (27.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
1 3 (27.27%) COBIT