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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 139 138 142
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.25% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.60% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -
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
770 994 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.56% 41.28% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 558 588 599
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

GIAC Salary Histogram in Reading

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) SANS
3 6 (50.00%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) GCIH
4 4 (33.33%) COBIT
4 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (25.00%) SIEM
5 3 (25.00%) CEH
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) CISA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Snort
6 2 (16.67%) CCNP
6 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
7 1 (8.33%) LogLogic
7 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (8.33%) PKI
7 1 (8.33%) CFCE
7 1 (8.33%) OSCP
7 1 (8.33%) SSAE 16
7 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
7 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Security Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Consultant
3 5 (41.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP Architect
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (8.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) SANS
3 4 (33.33%) GCIH
4 3 (25.00%) CEH
4 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) CISA
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) CFCE
6 1 (8.33%) GCFA
6 1 (8.33%) GCIA
6 1 (8.33%) GREM
6 1 (8.33%) OSCP
6 1 (8.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (8.33%) LogLogic
2 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (8.33%) NetWitness
2 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago