Period
to 9 May 2021

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 6 months to 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 210 257
Rank change year-on-year +36 +47 +23
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 24 6 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.63% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 0.81% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% +15.79% +5.56%
North West median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% -4.35% +15.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 607 738 1,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.97% 16.95% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 430 549 1,109
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,650 £26,000
25th Percentile £39,176 £33,750 £35,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £73,875 £77,500 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in Manchester

GIAC
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GIAC in Manchester.

Salary trend for GIAC in Manchester

GIAC
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing GIAC in Manchester over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for GIAC in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 18 (75.00%) Web Services
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
1 18 (75.00%) Firewall
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (75.00%) DevSecOps
2 17 (70.83%) Infrastructure as Code
2 17 (70.83%) Cyber Intelligence
2 17 (70.83%) Task Automation
2 17 (70.83%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 17 (70.83%) Data Science
2 17 (70.83%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 17 (70.83%) Machine Learning
2 17 (70.83%) Ansible
2 17 (70.83%) Docker
2 17 (70.83%) DevOps
2 17 (70.83%) SDLC
2 17 (70.83%) Public Cloud
2 17 (70.83%) Software Testing
2 17 (70.83%) VLAN
2 17 (70.83%) JIRA
2 17 (70.83%) Oracle
2 17 (70.83%) Subversion
2 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (70.83%) PowerShell
2 17 (70.83%) Azure
2 17 (70.83%) AWS
2 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
2 17 (70.83%) Bash Shell
2 17 (70.83%) Confluence
2 17 (70.83%) Puppet

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 17 (70.83%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 17 (70.83%) AWS
1 17 (70.83%) Azure
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) IPv4
2 17 (70.83%) OSPF
2 17 (70.83%) VLAN
2 17 (70.83%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
1 17 (70.83%) JIRA
1 17 (70.83%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.17%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (70.83%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 17 (70.83%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 17 (70.83%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (75.00%) DevSecOps
2 17 (70.83%) Configuration Management
2 17 (70.83%) Cyber Intelligence
2 17 (70.83%) Data Science
2 17 (70.83%) DevOps
2 17 (70.83%) Infrastructure as Code
2 17 (70.83%) ITIL
2 17 (70.83%) Machine Learning
2 17 (70.83%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 17 (70.83%) Scrum
2 17 (70.83%) SDLC
2 17 (70.83%) Service Management
2 17 (70.83%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 17 (70.83%) Software Testing
2 17 (70.83%) Task Automation
3 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (20.83%) SABSA
3 5 (20.83%) Technology Roadmap
3 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Bash Shell
1 17 (70.83%) PowerShell
1 17 (70.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) RHCE
2 7 (29.17%) CISSP
3 5 (20.83%) SANS
4 1 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (4.17%) CCSP
4 1 (4.17%) CEH
4 1 (4.17%) CISA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (4.17%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Docker
1 17 (70.83%) VMware ESXi
1 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) Ansible
1 17 (70.83%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle
1 17 (70.83%) Red Hat
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Juniper
2 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds