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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 141 157 149
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 30 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.87% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.52% 2.05% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
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
852 683 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.65% 20.99% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 744 527 467
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) CISSP
1 42 (100.00%) Information Security
1 42 (100.00%) CEH
2 37 (88.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (71.43%) PCI DSS
4 27 (64.29%) CISM
5 18 (42.86%) Management Information System
6 17 (40.48%) Risk Management
7 15 (35.71%) E-Commerce
8 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 10 (23.81%) Security Testing
9 9 (21.43%) SIEM
10 6 (14.29%) B2C
10 6 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (11.90%) SLA
11 5 (11.90%) Firewall
12 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (9.52%) ITIL

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (11.90%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Analyst
1 42 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 18 (42.86%) Information Analyst
2 18 (42.86%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (40.48%) Risk Management
3 15 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 10 (23.81%) Security Testing
5 9 (21.43%) SIEM
6 6 (14.29%) B2C
6 6 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) CISSP
1 42 (100.00%) CEH
2 27 (64.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (88.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (71.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (11.90%) SLA