The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 153 147 173
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.17% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.67% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Median salary £48,750 £57,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.21% +76.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £57,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £47,858
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,849
% change year-on-year
- +8.16%
GIAC
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
774 744 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.45% 25.37% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 456 464 621
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

GIAC
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

GIAC Salary Trend in Scotland

GIAC
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow - 2 £48,750 -
Edinburgh -4 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
GIAC
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 19 (86.36%) CEH
2 18 (81.82%) SIEM
2 18 (81.82%) Security Operations
3 17 (77.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 17 (77.27%) Network Security
4 13 (59.09%) CISSP
4 13 (59.09%) Information Security
5 11 (50.00%) CISA
6 9 (40.91%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (40.91%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) tcpdump
7 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 8 (36.36%) GCIA
8 7 (31.82%) Data Analytics
8 7 (31.82%) Analytics
8 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (31.82%) Retail
8 7 (31.82%) Use Case
8 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
9 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
9 2 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (9.09%) LogRhythm
9 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (9.09%) QRadar
9 2 (9.09%) SANS
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco
9 2 (9.09%) CISM
9 2 (9.09%) Firewall

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Network Security
2 9 (40.91%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (36.36%) tcpdump
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Security Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Consultant
3 8 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Network Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Network Intrusion Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Security Consultant
4 7 (31.82%) IT Consultant
4 7 (31.82%) IT Security Consultant
4 7 (31.82%) Lead Security Consultant
4 7 (31.82%) SOC Consultant
4 7 (31.82%) Technology Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) ArcSight Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Security Operations
1 18 (81.82%) SIEM
2 13 (59.09%) Information Security
3 7 (31.82%) Analytics
3 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (31.82%) Data Analytics
3 7 (31.82%) Use Case
4 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Data Security
5 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) CEH
2 13 (59.09%) CISSP
3 11 (50.00%) CISA
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) GCIA
6 2 (9.09%) CISM
6 2 (9.09%) SANS
6 2 (9.09%) SSCP
7 1 (4.55%) GCIH
7 1 (4.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) HIPAA
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
1 2 (9.09%) LogRhythm
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (4.55%) Splunk