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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England / North West
Rank - 233 257
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.053% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.21% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £56,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.35% +13.00%  

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 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 1380 1445 1835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.65% 25.42% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1169 1438
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) ISSAP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) OSCP
3 1 (33.33%) OSCE
3 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

GIAC
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISSAP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) OSCE
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago