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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 177 145 142
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -3
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.081% 0.22% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.93% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
851 648 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.86% 23.39% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 726 501 500
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

GIAC Salary Histogram in Leeds

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (94.12%) Management Information System
2 16 (94.12%) CEH
3 15 (88.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (88.24%) Information Security
4 14 (82.35%) Risk Management
4 14 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 14 (82.35%) PCI DSS
5 9 (52.94%) GISP
5 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
8 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
8 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (11.76%) GCIA
8 2 (11.76%) GCIH
8 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
8 2 (11.76%) Snort
8 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
8 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
8 2 (11.76%) SIEM
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) UNIX

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.76%) Wireshark
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
1 16 (94.12%) Security Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Information Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Information Security
2 14 (82.35%) Risk Management
3 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
6 2 (11.76%) SIEM
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (5.88%) Business Development
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (94.12%) CEH
3 9 (52.94%) GISP
4 2 (11.76%) GCIA
4 2 (11.76%) GCIH
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) SSCP
5 1 (5.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (88.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 14 (82.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
1 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
1 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) HP
1 2 (11.76%) Dell
1 2 (11.76%) Juniper
1 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec
1 2 (11.76%) McAfee
1 2 (11.76%) Websense