Period
to 22 July 2018

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 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 248 306
Rank change year-on-year +7 +58 +14
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 22 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 0.95% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 13
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% - +18.18%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £38,250
90th Percentile £85,500 £77,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -4.35%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,671 1,893 3,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.98% 28.52% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,268 1,433 2,356
Berkshire median annual salary £48,507 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.12% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing GIAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +29 12 £85,000 -
Bracknell -15 10 £45,000 -25.00% 3
GIAC
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 22 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (95.45%) Security Architecture
3 17 (77.27%) Information Security
4 16 (72.73%) CEH
5 11 (50.00%) CISM
6 10 (45.45%) SSCP
7 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (36.36%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) GCIH
9 6 (27.27%) Network Security
9 6 (27.27%) COBIT
9 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (27.27%) Information Security Management
9 6 (27.27%) Security Management
9 6 (27.27%) SABSA
9 6 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (27.27%) SANS
9 6 (27.27%) Threat Intelligence
10 5 (22.73%) CISA
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (18.18%) SIEM
11 4 (18.18%) CRISC
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (13.64%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (13.64%) CCNP
12 3 (13.64%) CCDP

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
1 10 (45.45%) Security Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Security Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) AWS Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Azure Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Designer
4 4 (18.18%) Information Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Security Designer
5 3 (13.64%) Information Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
1 1 (4.55%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Security Architecture
2 17 (77.27%) Information Security
3 6 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security Management
3 6 (27.27%) SABSA
3 6 (27.27%) Security Management
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (27.27%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (18.18%) SIEM
5 3 (13.64%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 2 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.55%) Data Privacy
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
7 1 (4.55%) OWASP
7 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (72.73%) CEH
3 11 (50.00%) CISM
4 10 (45.45%) SSCP
5 7 (31.82%) GCIH
6 6 (27.27%) SANS
7 5 (22.73%) CISA
8 4 (18.18%) CRISC
9 3 (13.64%) CCDP
9 3 (13.64%) CCNP
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (4.55%) Degree
10 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
10 1 (4.55%) PCI QSA
10 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (27.27%) COBIT
3 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.55%) GDPR
4 1 (4.55%) PSD2
4 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee
3 2 (9.09%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.55%) ForeScout
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.55%) NetIQ