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

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 184 194
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.025% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.12% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £52,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £56,630 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.29% +13.26%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 917 822 1084
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.22% 23.69% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 725 694 861
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

GIAC
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for GIAC in Manchester

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

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cybercrime
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Management Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle