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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 233 252 258
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.036% 0.047% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.19% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £44,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -
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
1360 1553 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.33% 24.36% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 1253 1231
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

GIAC Salary Histogram in the North West

GIAC
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 2 £44,750 -5.78%
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) GCIH
1 5 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
1 5 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) SSCP

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Security Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) GCIH
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS