Period
to 23 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 223 289
Rank change year-on-year -12 +66 +33
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 28 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.45% 0.46% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 1.60% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 8
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £72,500 £66,125
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -16.67%

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 1,642 1,752 2,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.13% 28.52% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,216 1,383 2,049
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £78,750
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 23 October 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 October 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 -15 22 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Reading +3 4 £90,000 +56.52%
GIAC
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 27 (96.43%) CISSP
2 26 (92.86%) Security Architecture
3 23 (82.14%) CEH
3 23 (82.14%) SSCP
4 13 (46.43%) Information Security
4 13 (46.43%) Network Security
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco
5 11 (39.29%) CCNP
5 11 (39.29%) CCDP
6 7 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) SANS
9 4 (14.29%) CRISC
9 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (14.29%) CISA
9 4 (14.29%) CISM
10 3 (10.71%) SIEM
11 2 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
11 2 (7.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
11 2 (7.14%) Splunk
11 2 (7.14%) Cisco Firepower
11 2 (7.14%) Firewall
11 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
11 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
11 2 (7.14%) McAfee
11 2 (7.14%) Windows
11 2 (7.14%) Linux
11 2 (7.14%) CCNA

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 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Network Security
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) FCoE
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Security Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Information Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Architect
6 2 (7.14%) TOGAF Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Architect
7 1 (3.57%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Security Architecture
2 13 (46.43%) Information Security
3 7 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.71%) SIEM
6 2 (7.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
6 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
7 1 (3.57%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) CISSP
2 23 (82.14%) CEH
2 23 (82.14%) SSCP
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (39.29%) CCDP
4 11 (39.29%) CCNP
5 5 (17.86%) SANS
6 4 (14.29%) CISA
6 4 (14.29%) CISM
6 4 (14.29%) CRISC
7 2 (7.14%) CCNA
8 1 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) GCIA
8 1 (3.57%) GCIH
8 1 (3.57%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (3.57%) MCSE
8 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) NFS
1 1 (3.57%) Samba
1 1 (3.57%) Snort
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) McAfee
3 2 (7.14%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.57%) VMware