Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 211 172
Rank change year-on-year +17 -39 +26
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.077% 0.084% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.28% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 11
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -20.69% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £39,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,500 £81,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +18.42%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 997 1421 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.74% 29.85% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 729 926 944
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,150 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £70,875
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in Birmingham

GIAC
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIAC in Birmingham.

Salary trend for GIAC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Threat Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Novell Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Information Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Security Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Security Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Threat Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) Compliance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
1 3 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Novell Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware