Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 192 285
Rank change year-on-year -25 +93 +41
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 35 67 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 1.02% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 3.63% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 29 55 4
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -26.83% +13.36%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £46,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £88,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% -7.32% -12.39%

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 1,579 1,846 2,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.69% 28.04% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,107 1,434 1,754
Berkshire median annual salary £49,969 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.04% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 -39 26 £45,000 - 1
Reading +19 4 £57,500 - 1
GIAC
South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 34 (97.14%) CISSP
2 32 (91.43%) SSCP
3 27 (77.14%) CEH
4 26 (74.29%) Security Architecture
4 26 (74.29%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (54.29%) Network Security
5 19 (54.29%) Cisco
5 19 (54.29%) CCNP
5 19 (54.29%) CCDP
6 8 (22.86%) SANS
7 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (20.00%) CCNA
7 7 (20.00%) Windows
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
7 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (20.00%) Information Security
7 7 (20.00%) Firewall
8 6 (17.14%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (17.14%) Linux+ Certification
8 6 (17.14%) Samba
8 6 (17.14%) VMware
8 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.14%) TDD
8 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (17.14%) JIRA
8 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
8 6 (17.14%) Puppet
8 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (17.14%) FCoE

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 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) Network Security
2 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.14%) FCoE
3 6 (17.14%) SNMP
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Big Data
1 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
1 6 (17.14%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Security Engineer
2 19 (54.29%) Network Engineer
2 19 (54.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Security Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Information Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Lead Architect
4 3 (8.57%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Security Architecture
2 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (20.00%) Information Security
3 6 (17.14%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Analytics
3 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.14%) High Availability
3 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
3 6 (17.14%) Process Improvement
3 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
3 6 (17.14%) Smoke Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Systems Engineering
3 6 (17.14%) TDD
3 6 (17.14%) User Stories
3 6 (17.14%) V-Model
3 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
1 6 (17.14%) C
2 2 (5.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (97.14%) CISSP
2 32 (91.43%) SSCP
3 27 (77.14%) CEH
4 26 (74.29%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (54.29%) CCDP
5 19 (54.29%) CCNP
6 8 (22.86%) SANS
7 7 (20.00%) CCNA
8 6 (17.14%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
8 6 (17.14%) Linux+ Certification
8 6 (17.14%) MCSE
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (17.14%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.57%) Degree
10 1 (2.86%) GCIA
10 1 (2.86%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) NFS
1 6 (17.14%) Samba
1 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (17.14%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Ansible
1 6 (17.14%) Nagios
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
1 6 (17.14%) vCenter Server
2 2 (5.71%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (5.71%) CSIRT
2 2 (5.71%) Nessus
2 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.71%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 6 (17.14%) EMC
2 6 (17.14%) NetApp
2 6 (17.14%) SolarWinds
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.71%) CyberArk
4 2 (5.71%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) LogRhythm
4 2 (5.71%) Meraki
4 2 (5.71%) Okta
4 2 (5.71%) Qualys
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy
4 2 (5.71%) Splunk
4 2 (5.71%) Symantec