The first table below looks at the demand for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 182 142 -
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 1 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.027% 0.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 1.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £54,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +37.50%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
928 694 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.37% 27.23% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 778 494 514
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
GIAC
West Yorkshire

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

GIAC
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

GIAC Salary Trend in Leeds

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) Websense
3 2 (50.00%) SSCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) GCIA
3 2 (50.00%) GCIH
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (50.00%) Snort

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Principle Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) SSCP
2 2 (50.00%) GCIA
2 2 (50.00%) GCIH
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Websense
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (50.00%) Fortinet