Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 191 205
Rank change year-on-year +45 +14 +10
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 5 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.21% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.34% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 11
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% -11.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £44,250 £46,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £69,900 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year -2.65% -3.42% -13.33%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 779 1190 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.32% 34.18% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 595 804 1250
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,600 £28,325 £27,475
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,025
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +9.38% +4.35%

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing GIAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in Reading

GIAC
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for GIAC in Reading

GIAC
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GIAC in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) SANS
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Samba
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 2 (40.00%) SSCP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Unix

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) FCoE
2 2 (40.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) System Design Authority
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Design Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Radar Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SANS
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (40.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SSCP
4 1 (20.00%) CCSA
4 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (20.00%) GCIA
4 1 (20.00%) GCIH
4 1 (20.00%) GREM
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) Samba
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) QRadar
1 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (20.00%) EnCase
2 1 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper STRM
2 1 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (20.00%) RSA enVision
2 1 (20.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (20.00%) Sun