The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank - 189 -
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.028% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.096% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
GIAC
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
814 1045 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.50% 28.87% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 693 829 723
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

GIAC
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC across the Manchester region.

GIAC Salary Trend in Manchester

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (100.00%) CISSP
1 13 (100.00%) CISM
1 13 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (92.31%) SIEM
3 8 (61.54%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (61.54%) Digital Forensics
3 8 (61.54%) GCIH
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) Intranet
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 4 (30.77%) COBIT
5 4 (30.77%) CEH
5 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
5 4 (30.77%) OWASP
5 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
5 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (30.77%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (30.77%) SANS
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) GCIA
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) QA
6 1 (7.69%) RMADS

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (30.77%) Internet
1 4 (30.77%) Intranet
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) IT Security Specialist
1 8 (61.54%) Security Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) SOC Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
1 13 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 12 (92.31%) SIEM
3 8 (61.54%) Digital Forensics
3 8 (61.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
5 4 (30.77%) OWASP
5 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CISM
1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) GCIH
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) CEH
4 4 (30.77%) SANS
5 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (7.69%) CLAS
5 1 (7.69%) GCIA
5 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PA-DSS
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) RMADS
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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