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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 225 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -4.76%
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
1493 1808 1650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.98% 26.13% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1472 1327
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,662 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 13 February 2016. 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 - 10 £57,500 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 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 the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

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