The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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)
UK / Scotland
Rank 140 150 146
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 1 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.043% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 1.86% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 3
Median salary £85,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.82% -  
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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 536 807 846
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.31% 27.48% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 330 526 532
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

GIAC
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for GIAC in Scotland

GIAC
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Glasgow +21 1 £85,000 +49.12%
GIAC
UK

GIAC
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) EnCE
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) EnCE
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago