Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 288 331
Rank change year-on-year +78 +43 +1
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 45 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.72% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.52% 0.33% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35 8 15
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.65% -3.42% -13.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,200 £79,250 £68,250
South East median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -16.67% +26.32%

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 1789 2765 3746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.56% 31.76% 33.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 2028 2811
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +9.38% +4.35%
10th Percentile £26,150 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Bracknell +42 36 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Reading +45 5 £57,500 +8.49%
GIAC
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 43 (95.56%) CISSP
2 40 (88.89%) SSCP
3 38 (84.44%) CEH
3 38 (84.44%) Security Architecture
4 22 (48.89%) Threat Intelligence
5 21 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (44.44%) Information Security
7 18 (40.00%) CCNP
8 13 (28.89%) Firewall
8 13 (28.89%) Cisco
9 12 (26.67%) CCDP
9 12 (26.67%) Network Security
10 11 (24.44%) Splunk
11 9 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 9 (20.00%) VoIP
12 8 (17.78%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (15.56%) Finance
14 6 (13.33%) Oracle
14 6 (13.33%) Change Control
14 6 (13.33%) GENBAND
15 4 (8.89%) SIEM
15 4 (8.89%) SANS
15 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 4 (8.89%) Time Management
15 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
15 4 (8.89%) ISO 9001
16 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
16 3 (6.67%) ITIL

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 1 (2.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) Network Security
3 9 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.44%) FCoE
5 2 (4.44%) SNMP
6 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
1 2 (4.44%) Redmine
General
1 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Security Engineer
2 17 (37.78%) Analyst
3 16 (35.56%) Security Analyst
4 14 (31.11%) Information Analyst
4 14 (31.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 12 (26.67%) Network Engineer
5 12 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) System Design Authority
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Design Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Radar Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) SIEM Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) SOC Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Security Architecture
2 22 (48.89%) Threat Intelligence
3 20 (44.44%) Information Security
4 9 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (13.33%) Change Control
7 4 (8.89%) SIEM
7 4 (8.89%) Time Management
8 3 (6.67%) Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) ITIL
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.44%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (4.44%) High Availability
9 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.44%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (4.44%) Security Operations
9 2 (4.44%) Smoke Testing
9 2 (4.44%) User Stories
9 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.44%) C
1 2 (4.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 43 (95.56%) CISSP
2 40 (88.89%) SSCP
3 38 (84.44%) CEH
4 21 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (40.00%) CCNP
6 12 (26.67%) CCDP
7 4 (8.89%) SANS
7 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.67%) CCNA
8 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.44%) CISM
9 2 (4.44%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (4.44%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (4.44%) MCSE
9 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.44%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (2.22%) GREM
10 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO 9001
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) NFS
1 2 (4.44%) Samba
1 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
1 2 (4.44%) Nagios
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
1 2 (4.44%) QRadar
1 2 (4.44%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.22%) EnCase
2 1 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.22%) Juniper STRM
2 1 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.22%) RSA enVision
2 1 (2.22%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco
2 11 (24.44%) Splunk
3 6 (13.33%) GENBAND
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) BT
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) EMC
5 2 (4.44%) NetApp
5 2 (4.44%) Remedy
5 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.22%) Sun