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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 170 186 139
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -47
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 15 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 0.027% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 0.11% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £54,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.97%
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
794 939 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.77% 25.53% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 643 787 499
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (100.00%) CISSP
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
1 19 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (94.74%) PCI DSS
3 11 (57.89%) Security Testing
3 11 (57.89%) CEH
4 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 7 (36.84%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
5 7 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (31.58%) CISM
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.79%) CISA
8 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Law
10 1 (5.26%) ITIL
10 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (36.84%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Analyst
1 17 (89.47%) Security Analyst
2 14 (73.68%) Information Analyst
2 14 (73.68%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Security Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Information Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Security Testing
3 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
4 7 (36.84%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (57.89%) CEH
3 6 (31.58%) CISM
4 3 (15.79%) CISA
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (94.74%) PCI DSS
3 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago