Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 363 356
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 14 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.056% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 4
North West median annual salary £50,000 £77,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.48% +63.16% -
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2826 2808 3305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.39% 22.51% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2162 2235 2533
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GIAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -19 13 £50,000 -
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 14 (100.00%) CISSP
1 14 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 13 (92.86%) Smart Meter
3 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (71.43%) Information Assurance
4 7 (50.00%) OAuth
4 7 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
4 7 (50.00%) OpenID
4 7 (50.00%) REST
4 7 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 7 (50.00%) SABSA
4 7 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (50.00%) SAML
4 7 (50.00%) SSCP
4 7 (50.00%) SOAP
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (50.00%) CCIE
4 7 (50.00%) CISM
4 7 (50.00%) Process Management
4 7 (50.00%) Security Management
4 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (50.00%) IPsec

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) IPsec
1 7 (50.00%) Network Security
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Operations Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Smart Metering Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) OAuth
1 7 (50.00%) OpenID
1 7 (50.00%) REST
1 7 (50.00%) SAML
1 7 (50.00%) SOAP
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Smart Meter
2 7 (50.00%) CESG
2 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (50.00%) PKI
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 10 (71.43%) Information Assurance
3 7 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
3 7 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Process Management
3 7 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 7 (50.00%) SABSA
3 7 (50.00%) Security Management
3 7 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) CCIE
3 7 (50.00%) CEH
3 7 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) CISM
3 7 (50.00%) GCIH
3 7 (50.00%) ISSAP
3 7 (50.00%) SSCP
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Capita