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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 88 94
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 7 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.84% 1.13% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 2.80% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 2
Median salary £37,500 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.42% +55.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.31% +11.50%  

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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 324 429 376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 38.66% 40.36% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 245 286 285
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +7 2 £37,500 -48.27%
Gloucester -1 2 £48,750 -17.02%
GIAC
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 31 (83.78%) C
2 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
3 29 (78.38%) Linux
4 28 (75.68%) CCNA
4 28 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (75.68%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (70.27%) SANS
5 26 (70.27%) CISSP
6 24 (64.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (64.86%) MCSE
6 24 (64.86%) SSCP
6 24 (64.86%) Network+ Certification
6 24 (64.86%) Linux+ Certification
6 24 (64.86%) Reverse Engineering
6 24 (64.86%) DV Cleared
7 22 (59.46%) Ethical Hacking
7 22 (59.46%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (59.46%) Firewall
8 20 (54.05%) Security+ Certification
8 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
8 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
8 20 (54.05%) CompTIA Security+
9 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (40.54%) C++
10 15 (40.54%) Java
11 14 (37.84%) C#
11 14 (37.84%) Windows
12 12 (32.43%) STL
12 12 (32.43%) Objective-C
12 12 (32.43%) Games

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 8 (21.62%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.51%) FCoE
3 5 (13.51%) SNMP
4 4 (10.81%) HTTP
4 4 (10.81%) Internet
4 4 (10.81%) Junos
4 4 (10.81%) SSL
4 4 (10.81%) Wireshark
5 3 (8.11%) Wireless
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Hadoop
2 8 (21.62%) Apache Hive
2 8 (21.62%) Big Data
3 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Redmine
3 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (10.81%) Bitbucket
3 4 (10.81%) CodeSonar
3 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) git-flow
3 4 (10.81%) Robot Framework
3 4 (10.81%) Selenium
4 3 (8.11%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (32.43%) Games
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Platform Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Network Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Software Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Test Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Java EE
1 12 (32.43%) STL
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.81%) Django
2 4 (10.81%) LAMP
2 4 (10.81%) Node.js
2 4 (10.81%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (10.81%) REST
2 4 (10.81%) SOAP
2 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Cybercrime
1 4 (10.81%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.81%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
1 4 (10.81%) iPad
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) Android
3 11 (29.73%) Apple iOS
4 7 (18.92%) Mac OS X
5 4 (10.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (64.86%) Reverse Engineering
3 22 (59.46%) Ethical Hacking
3 22 (59.46%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
5 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (32.43%) Coaching
6 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
6 12 (32.43%) Multithreading
7 9 (24.32%) User Stories
8 5 (13.51%) High Availability
9 4 (10.81%) API Design
9 4 (10.81%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.81%) Kanban
9 4 (10.81%) Mobile Development
9 4 (10.81%) Presales
9 4 (10.81%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (10.81%) SIEM
9 4 (10.81%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) C
2 15 (40.54%) C++
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 14 (37.84%) C#
4 12 (32.43%) Objective-C
5 10 (27.03%) Python
6 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
7 5 (13.51%) Korn
8 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.81%) Perl
8 4 (10.81%) PHP
8 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (10.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 28 (75.68%) CCNA
2 28 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (70.27%) CISSP
3 26 (70.27%) SANS
4 24 (64.86%) DV Cleared
4 24 (64.86%) Linux+ Certification
4 24 (64.86%) MCSE
4 24 (64.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (64.86%) Network+ Certification
4 24 (64.86%) SSCP
5 20 (54.05%) CompTIA Security+
5 20 (54.05%) Security+ Certification
6 5 (13.51%) CREST Certified
6 5 (13.51%) GPEN
7 4 (10.81%) Degree
7 4 (10.81%) GSEC
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (10.81%) JNCIA
7 4 (10.81%) MBCS
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) NFS
2 5 (13.51%) Samba
2 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
3 4 (10.81%) Docker
3 4 (10.81%) Snort
3 4 (10.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Ansible
2 5 (13.51%) Nagios
3 4 (10.81%) RSA enVision
3 4 (10.81%) Salt
4 3 (8.11%) EnCase
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) VMware
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) EMC
3 5 (13.51%) NetApp
3 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
4 4 (10.81%) ArcSight
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Cloudera
4 4 (10.81%) Juniper
4 4 (10.81%) LogLogic
4 4 (10.81%) NetWitness
5 2 (5.41%) LogRhythm