Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 128 100
Rank change year-on-year +36 -28 +16
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 37 17 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.26% 1.10% 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.74% 3.15% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 46
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18% -15.38%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £40,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18% -12.00%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 645 540 1,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 39.35% 34.84% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 486 401 772
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in Gloucestershire

GIAC
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for GIAC in Gloucestershire

GIAC
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for GIAC in Gloucestershire

GIAC
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Cheltenham +7 8 £57,500 -17.86%
GIAC
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 37 (100.00%) CISSP
2 35 (94.59%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (78.38%) SANS
3 29 (78.38%) CompTIA Security+
3 29 (78.38%) DV Cleared
3 29 (78.38%) Security Cleared
3 29 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (78.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (78.38%) SSCP
3 29 (78.38%) CCNA
3 29 (78.38%) C
3 29 (78.38%) Linux
3 29 (78.38%) MCSE
3 29 (78.38%) Network+ Certification
3 29 (78.38%) Linux+ Certification
4 27 (72.97%) Software Engineering
5 25 (67.57%) Windows
5 25 (67.57%) Bash Shell
5 25 (67.57%) Puppet
5 25 (67.57%) User Stories
6 23 (62.16%) JIRA
6 23 (62.16%) TCP/IP
6 23 (62.16%) Firewall
7 22 (59.46%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (59.46%) Ethical Hacking
8 21 (56.76%) Python
8 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
9 19 (51.35%) Reverse Engineering
9 19 (51.35%) Multithreading
9 19 (51.35%) STL

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 15 (40.54%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
1 23 (62.16%) TCP/IP
2 15 (40.54%) HTTP
2 15 (40.54%) SSL
3 8 (21.62%) FCoE
3 8 (21.62%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) Big Data
2 15 (40.54%) Apache Hive
2 15 (40.54%) Hadoop
2 15 (40.54%) MySQL
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) JIRA
2 15 (40.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (40.54%) Bitbucket
2 15 (40.54%) CodeSonar
2 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
2 15 (40.54%) git-flow
2 15 (40.54%) Robot Framework
2 15 (40.54%) Selenium
3 8 (21.62%) Redmine
General
1 12 (32.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Software Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) C# Software Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Java Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Software Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Test Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Trainer
6 3 (8.11%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) Java EE
1 19 (51.35%) STL
2 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) .NET Framework
2 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
2 15 (40.54%) Django
2 15 (40.54%) LAMP
2 15 (40.54%) Node.js
2 15 (40.54%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (40.54%) REST
2 15 (40.54%) SOAP
2 15 (40.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Cyberattack
1 5 (13.51%) Social Media
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) Android
3 15 (40.54%) Apple iOS
3 15 (40.54%) Mac OS X
4 4 (10.81%) Unix
5 2 (5.41%) CentOS
5 2 (5.41%) Fedora
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (72.97%) Software Engineering
3 25 (67.57%) User Stories
4 22 (59.46%) Ethical Hacking
4 22 (59.46%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
6 19 (51.35%) Multithreading
6 19 (51.35%) Reverse Engineering
7 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (43.24%) Coaching
8 15 (40.54%) API Design
8 15 (40.54%) Kanban
8 15 (40.54%) Scrum
9 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
10 10 (27.03%) High Availability
10 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (13.51%) Security Operations
12 4 (10.81%) Security Testing
13 3 (8.11%) Protective Monitoring
13 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C
2 25 (67.57%) Bash Shell
3 21 (56.76%) Python
4 19 (51.35%) C#
4 19 (51.35%) C++
4 19 (51.35%) Java
4 19 (51.35%) Objective-C
5 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
6 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
6 15 (40.54%) PHP
7 8 (21.62%) Korn
8 4 (10.81%) Perl
8 4 (10.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) CISSP
2 29 (78.38%) CCNA
2 29 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (78.38%) CompTIA Security+
2 29 (78.38%) DV Cleared
2 29 (78.38%) Linux+ Certification
2 29 (78.38%) MCSE
2 29 (78.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (78.38%) Network+ Certification
2 29 (78.38%) SANS
2 29 (78.38%) Security Cleared
2 29 (78.38%) SSCP
3 8 (21.62%) CEH
4 5 (13.51%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (10.81%) DBS Check
6 3 (8.11%) GPEN
6 3 (8.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (8.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Docker
2 15 (40.54%) vSphere
3 10 (27.03%) NFS
3 10 (27.03%) Samba
3 10 (27.03%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (21.62%) VMware NSX
5 2 (5.41%) VirtualBox
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (67.57%) Puppet
2 15 (40.54%) Salt
3 10 (27.03%) Ansible
3 10 (27.03%) Nagios
3 10 (27.03%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.41%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.41%) OpenNMS
4 2 (5.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) EMC
2 10 (27.03%) NetApp
2 10 (27.03%) SolarWinds
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.41%) Dell
3 2 (5.41%) Hortonworks
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat