The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 237 237 250
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.016% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.063% 0.065% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £51,698 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +3.39%
GIAC
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1585 1539 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.01% 22.78% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1178 1438
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £52,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GIAC
Salary Trend in the North West

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

GIAC Salary Trend in the North West

GIAC
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £55,000 - 2
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) GCFA
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) CFCE

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) GCFA
1 1 (100.00%) CFCE
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago