Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 267 318
Rank change year-on-year +64 +51 +10
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 64 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.91% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 51 8 11
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +3.85% +18.18%
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

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 1,853 2,079 3,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.31% 29.51% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,391 1,516 2,638
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +6.06%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
Bracknell +43 47 £45,000 -30.77%
Reading +24 12 £85,000 +38.21%
GIAC
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 64 (100.00%) CISSP
2 55 (85.94%) Security Architecture
3 54 (84.38%) CEH
4 48 (75.00%) SSCP
5 44 (68.75%) Information Security
6 24 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (35.94%) Cisco
8 20 (31.25%) Threat Intelligence
9 16 (25.00%) CCNP
9 16 (25.00%) Network Security
10 15 (23.44%) CISM
10 15 (23.44%) CCDP
11 14 (21.88%) Firewall
11 14 (21.88%) Ethical Hacking
12 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
13 12 (18.75%) Finance
14 10 (15.63%) SANS
14 10 (15.63%) SIEM
15 9 (14.06%) LogRhythm
15 9 (14.06%) Security Operations
15 9 (14.06%) Security Operations Centre
15 9 (14.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 9 (14.06%) CISA
15 9 (14.06%) Linux
15 9 (14.06%) Juniper
15 9 (14.06%) CheckPoint
16 8 (12.50%) CCNA
16 8 (12.50%) Apache
16 8 (12.50%) FreeBSD
16 8 (12.50%) MySQL

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 8 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) Network Security
2 14 (21.88%) Firewall
3 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Security Engineer
2 24 (37.50%) Analyst
2 24 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) Information Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) Information Security Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) Network Engineer
3 15 (23.44%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) SIEM Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.25%) AWS Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Azure Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Designer
6 4 (6.25%) Information Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Radar Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Security Designer
6 4 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) SABSA Security Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
1 1 (1.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 9 (14.06%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) FreeBSD
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (85.94%) Security Architecture
2 44 (68.75%) Information Security
3 20 (31.25%) Threat Intelligence
4 14 (21.88%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (15.63%) SIEM
6 9 (14.06%) Security Operations
7 8 (12.50%) Analytics
7 8 (12.50%) ITIL
7 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.50%) Network Packet Capture
7 8 (12.50%) Open Source
7 8 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (9.38%) Information Security Management
8 6 (9.38%) SABSA
8 6 (9.38%) Security Management
8 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.81%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (7.81%) Threat Modelling
10 4 (6.25%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) CISSP
2 54 (84.38%) CEH
3 48 (75.00%) SSCP
4 24 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (25.00%) CCNP
6 15 (23.44%) CCDP
6 15 (23.44%) CISM
7 10 (15.63%) SANS
8 9 (14.06%) CISA
9 8 (12.50%) CCNA
9 8 (12.50%) CCSA
9 8 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (10.94%) GCIH
11 1 (1.56%) Degree
11 1 (1.56%) Master's Degree
11 1 (1.56%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.38%) COBIT
3 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.56%) GDPR
4 1 (1.56%) PSD2
4 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Juniper STRM
1 8 (12.50%) QRadar
1 8 (12.50%) RSA enVision
1 8 (12.50%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Cisco
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.06%) CheckPoint
3 9 (14.06%) Juniper
3 9 (14.06%) LogRhythm
4 8 (12.50%) IBM
4 8 (12.50%) Sun
5 5 (7.81%) Splunk
6 1 (1.56%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.56%) ForeScout
6 1 (1.56%) GENBAND
6 1 (1.56%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle