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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 163 163
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.070% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.26% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £48,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 646 776 834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 24.39% 27.07% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 406 408 563
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.88% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (100.00%) SANS

GIAC
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (100.00%) SANS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday