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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 159 163 159
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 21 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.63% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 1.98% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 4
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
860 656 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.73% 20.22% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 758 489 482
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 24 December 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 31 (100.00%) CISSP
1 31 (100.00%) Information Security
1 31 (100.00%) CEH
2 28 (90.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (74.19%) CISM
4 21 (67.74%) PCI DSS
5 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
5 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
6 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
7 7 (22.58%) SIEM
8 6 (19.35%) B2C
9 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (16.13%) Security Testing
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (9.68%) SLA
11 3 (9.68%) Firewall
12 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (9.68%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Analyst
1 31 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Information Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (3.23%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
2 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
3 7 (22.58%) SIEM
4 6 (19.35%) B2C
5 5 (16.13%) Security Testing
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) CISSP
1 31 (100.00%) CEH
2 23 (74.19%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (90.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (67.74%) PCI DSS
3 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (9.68%) SLA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago