The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 179 145 153
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +8
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 3 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.080% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 1.53% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £70,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +33.33%
GIAC
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
928 654 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.62% 25.13% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 763 490 516
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) CEH
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) CISM
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 2 (28.57%) Websense
5 2 (28.57%) SSCP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) CISA
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Information Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Principle Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Business Development
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) CEH
3 4 (57.14%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) GCIA
4 2 (28.57%) GCIH
4 2 (28.57%) SSCP
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Dell
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee
1 2 (28.57%) Websense
1 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
1 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
1 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
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