The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 235 253
Rank change year-on-year -35 +18  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.029% 0.036% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £46,250 £44,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.35% -5.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1513 1354 1535
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.10% 24.14% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1179 1139 1229
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,168
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

GIAC
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for GIAC in the North West

GIAC
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -31 2 £46,250 +3.35% 1
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cybercrime
2 1 (50.00%) GREM
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
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%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
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%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Cybercrime
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
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
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) EnCE
1 1 (50.00%) GCFA
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
1 1 (50.00%) GREM
1 1 (50.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
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