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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 135 131
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 1 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.052% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 1.34% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 5
Median salary - £77,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +72.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -8.69%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 494 672 659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 25.53% 28.24% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 376 437 519
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing GIAC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 24 June 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 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) CISM
2 8 (88.89%) CEH
2 8 (88.89%) SIEM
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) OSCP
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) ZAP BI
5 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 4 (44.44%) Coaching
5 4 (44.44%) Skype
5 4 (44.44%) OWASP
5 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
5 4 (44.44%) Burp Suite
5 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
5 4 (44.44%) Threat Detection
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
5 4 (44.44%) Fiddler
5 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Information Security
5 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (44.44%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (33.33%) GCIA
6 3 (33.33%) GCIH

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Skype
2 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
3 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Burp Suite
1 4 (44.44%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Security Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) SIEM
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) OWASP
3 4 (44.44%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
3 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Threat Detection
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CISM
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (88.89%) CEH
3 5 (55.56%) OSCP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) GCIA
4 3 (33.33%) GCIH
4 3 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (33.33%) SANS
5 1 (11.11%) CISA
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) GCFA
5 1 (11.11%) GCFE
5 1 (11.11%) GREM
5 1 (11.11%) IISP
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory