The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 205 217
Rank change year-on-year +35 +12  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 9 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 6
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.69%  

GIAC is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 934 1464 1777
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.29% 32.28% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 724 1125 1199
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing GIAC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in Berkshire

GIAC
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for GIAC in Berkshire

GIAC
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GIAC in Berkshire

GIAC
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Bracknell +27 6 £65,000 +62.50% 2
Reading +25 3 - - 1
GIAC
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (75.00%) SSCP
3 6 (50.00%) CEH
3 6 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) SANS
4 5 (41.67%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Information Security
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) Puppet
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (25.00%) FCoE
6 3 (25.00%) High Availability
6 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Change Control
6 3 (25.00%) Redmine
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) Ansible
6 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) FCoE
2 3 (25.00%) SNMP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Information Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) System Design Authority
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Design Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF Architect
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) High Availability
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) V-Model
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (25.00%) C
1 3 (25.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (75.00%) SSCP
3 6 (50.00%) CEH
4 5 (41.67%) SANS
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) CISA
7 2 (16.67%) CISM
7 2 (16.67%) IISP
8 1 (8.33%) CCDP
8 1 (8.33%) CCNP
8 1 (8.33%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) NFS
1 3 (25.00%) Samba
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) EMC
1 3 (25.00%) NetApp
1 3 (25.00%) Remedy
1 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago