The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 193 212 180
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.064% 0.079% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.36% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.73%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,849 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.39% +5.69%
GIAC
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1072 1104 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.83% 21.77% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 832 928 674
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

GIAC
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GIAC Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

GIAC
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 3 £45,000 -9.09%
GIAC
Yorkshire

GIAC
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 34 (100.00%) CISSP
1 34 (100.00%) Information Security
2 32 (94.12%) CEH
3 29 (85.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (82.35%) PCI DSS
5 15 (44.12%) CISM
6 14 (41.18%) Management Information System
6 14 (41.18%) Security Testing
7 12 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 11 (32.35%) Risk Management
9 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
9 9 (26.47%) SIEM
10 8 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Firewall
12 5 (14.71%) SLA
13 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (11.76%) ITIL
14 3 (8.82%) B2C
15 2 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
15 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (20.59%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Analyst
1 34 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 20 (58.82%) Information Analyst
2 20 (58.82%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (41.18%) Security Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Risk Management
4 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
4 9 (26.47%) SIEM
5 8 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) B2C
8 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) CISSP
2 32 (94.12%) CEH
3 15 (44.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (85.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (82.35%) PCI DSS
3 12 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (14.71%) SLA