The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank - - 141
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,698 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.39% +11.11%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
922 757 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.94% 35.46% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 661 532 748
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GIAC
Berkshire

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 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) GPEN
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ISMS
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) GPEN
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001