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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 133 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.088% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
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
998 864 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.64% 38.10% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 583 596 487
Average salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,100 £57,500 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

GIAC Salary Histogram in Reading

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) DMZ
3 4 (50.00%) CISA
3 4 (50.00%) CISM
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) CEH
3 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless Security
3 4 (50.00%) CRISC
3 4 (50.00%) Database Security
3 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) DMZ
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
1 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (25.00%) SCADA
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) CESG
1 2 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (50.00%) Database Security
2 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CISA
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) CEH
2 4 (50.00%) CRISC
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) COBIT
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago