The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank - - 65
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
123 94 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.07% 14.07% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 92 77 140
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -