Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 107 136
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29 -
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.51% 0.073% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 0.35% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
South Wales median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £54,250 £47,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 275 285 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.42% 20.71% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 210 244 556
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,080 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.41%

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in South Wales

GIAC
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for GIAC in South Wales

GIAC
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Cardiff -15 8 £60,000 +9.09%
GIAC
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) SANS
2 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (62.50%) Data Security
3 5 (62.50%) Nessus
3 5 (62.50%) Nmap
3 5 (62.50%) OSCP
3 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (62.50%) Nexpose
3 5 (62.50%) Welsh Language
3 5 (62.50%) Qualys
3 5 (62.50%) CEH
3 5 (62.50%) Legal
3 5 (62.50%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) GPEN
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
5 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Legal
1 5 (62.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Principal Security Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) Data Security
2 5 (62.50%) Threat Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) SANS
2 5 (62.50%) CEH
2 5 (62.50%) OSCP
3 2 (25.00%) GPEN
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Nessus
1 5 (62.50%) Nexpose
1 5 (62.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Qualys
2 1 (12.50%) LexisNexis