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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank - - 251
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +8.42%
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
1723 1557 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.53% 23.24% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1311 1574
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Degree