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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 180 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.059% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
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
802 872 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.62% 22.35% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 668 697 895
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 £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
2 2 (66.67%) GCIH
2 2 (66.67%) GCFA
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) CFCE
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
2 2 (66.67%) GCIH
2 2 (66.67%) GCFA
2 2 (66.67%) CFCE