The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 139 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
GIAC
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
946 899 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.48% 37.74% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 570 657 553
Average salary £49,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £30,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GIAC
Salary Trend in Reading

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

GIAC Salary Trend in Reading

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (90.91%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) CEH
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 7 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
5 6 (54.55%) Wireless Security
5 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 6 (54.55%) Wireless
5 6 (54.55%) DHCP
5 6 (54.55%) VPN
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (54.55%) DMZ
5 6 (54.55%) CCNP
5 6 (54.55%) Network Security
5 6 (54.55%) Database Security
5 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) IBM
7 2 (18.18%) CISA
7 2 (18.18%) CISM
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) SSCP

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) Wireless Security
3 6 (54.55%) DMZ
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
5 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
5 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Security Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) CESG
1 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (9.09%) SCADA
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Database Security
2 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
4 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) CEH
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) GCIH
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CRISC
4 2 (18.18%) SSCP
4 2 (18.18%) CISA
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Websense
2 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
2 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
2 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
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