Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 213 224
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +19
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 10 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.22% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 1.66% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Leeds median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.90% +104.23% -21.11%
10th Percentile £70,500 £68,625 £30,950
90th Percentile £88,875 £76,375 £69,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £77,500 £73,750 £35,500
% change year-on-year +5.08% +107.75% -21.11%

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 690 1,023 1,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.50% 20.66% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 551 794 1,090
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in Leeds

GIAC
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for GIAC in Leeds

GIAC
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for GIAC in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Leeds region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (90.00%) CISA
2 9 (90.00%) CISM
2 9 (90.00%) CEH
2 9 (90.00%) SANS
3 8 (80.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (80.00%) CSSLP
3 8 (80.00%) Information Security
3 8 (80.00%) SSCP
4 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (50.00%) Secure Coding
6 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (40.00%) Big Data
6 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (40.00%) Data Engineering
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Legal
6 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
6 4 (40.00%) Business Development
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
7 3 (30.00%) Change Control
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
1 8 (80.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (40.00%) IT Architect
2 4 (40.00%) IT Security Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Security Technical Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Secure Coding
4 4 (40.00%) Business Development
4 4 (40.00%) Data Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
4 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (90.00%) CEH
2 9 (90.00%) CISA
2 9 (90.00%) CISM
2 9 (90.00%) SANS
3 8 (80.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (80.00%) CSSLP
3 8 (80.00%) SSCP
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) CRISC
5 1 (10.00%) ECSA
5 1 (10.00%) GCIA
5 1 (10.00%) GCIH
5 1 (10.00%) GSEC
5 1 (10.00%) GSNA
5 1 (10.00%) IRCA
5 1 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (10.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) COSO
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS