The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 63 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.49% - 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% - 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £58,500 - £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
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 Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
156 193 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.24% 38.45% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 129 172 148
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

GIAC
Salary Trend in Slough

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

GIAC Salary Trend in Slough

GIAC
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIAC across the Slough region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

GIAC Salary Histogram in Slough

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) GCIA
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) GCIA
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee