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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.28% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
GIAC
South Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
146 197 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.33% 30.97% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 127 176 148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

GIAC
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

GIAC Salary Trend in Sheffield

GIAC
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Junior
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Security Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus