The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 136 173
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.35% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.04% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Median salary - £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.83%  
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 Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 603 766 1002
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 28.96% 33.74% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 484 620 806
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

GIAC
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for GIAC in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) GSEC
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS