The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 86 87
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 0 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.61% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.06% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,750 £53,000
% change year-on-year -19.28% +5.18%  

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 Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 267 388 396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 24.10% 29.35% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 155 268 234
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

GIAC
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for GIAC in Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
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