Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 210 229
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 +5
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 18 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.38% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% 1.72% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 14
Leeds median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +27.27% +22.22%
10th Percentile £39,750 £56,125 £39,375
90th Percentile £87,875 £74,875 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £75,000 £71,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +29.55% +22.22%

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 671 1,045 1,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.23% 20.71% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 551 842 1,127
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £58,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% -

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for GIAC in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 18 (100.00%) CISA
1 18 (100.00%) CISM
1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
1 18 (100.00%) SANS
2 17 (94.44%) CompTIA Security+
3 13 (72.22%) Information Security
3 13 (72.22%) SSCP
3 13 (72.22%) CEH
3 13 (72.22%) CSSLP
4 10 (55.56%) Secure Coding
4 10 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (50.00%) Business Development
5 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (38.89%) Security Architecture
7 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 5 (27.78%) Legal
8 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
8 5 (27.78%) Data Governance
8 5 (27.78%) Big Data
8 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (27.78%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (27.78%) Data Engineering
9 4 (22.22%) Security Operations

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 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) IaaS
2 4 (22.22%) PaaS
2 4 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
1 4 (22.22%) MPLS
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
1 4 (22.22%) SMTP
1 4 (22.22%) SNMP
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) VLAN
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
1 4 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Legal
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Architect
1 13 (72.22%) Security Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (22.22%) IT Architect
2 4 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) IT Security Architect
2 4 (22.22%) IT Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Security Technical Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 10 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (55.56%) Secure Coding
3 9 (50.00%) Business Development
3 9 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (38.89%) Security Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) Data Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) Data Governance
7 4 (22.22%) Change Control
7 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
7 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
7 4 (22.22%) SIEM
7 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CISA
1 18 (100.00%) CISM
1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
1 18 (100.00%) SANS
2 17 (94.44%) CompTIA Security+
3 13 (72.22%) CEH
3 13 (72.22%) CSSLP
3 13 (72.22%) SSCP
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) CRISC
5 1 (5.56%) GSNA
5 1 (5.56%) IRCA
5 1 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (5.56%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 4 (22.22%) ISO 31000
3 2 (11.11%) GDPR
4 1 (5.56%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (5.56%) COBIT
4 1 (5.56%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory