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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England / North West
Rank 242 223 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.017% 0.14% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.072% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £57,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%

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
1380 1504 1829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.27% 26.67% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1196 1470
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -34 1 - -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) ISSAP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) OSCP
3 1 (33.33%) OSCE
3 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISSAP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) OSCE
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec