Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 304 258
Rank change year-on-year +18 -46 +47
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 40 30 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.30% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 0.97% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 58
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18% -12.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,875 £40,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% -

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,970 3,087 3,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.03% 30.64% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,236 2,374 2,806
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in the South West

GIAC
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for GIAC in the South West

GIAC
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in the South West over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for GIAC in the South West

GIAC
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Gloucestershire +36 37 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +14 2 £55,000 - 1
Somerset - 1 £80,000 -
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 40 (100.00%) CISSP
2 38 (95.00%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 29 (72.50%) DV Cleared
4 29 (72.50%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (72.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (72.50%) CCNA
4 29 (72.50%) C
4 29 (72.50%) Linux
4 29 (72.50%) MCSE
4 29 (72.50%) SSCP
4 29 (72.50%) Network+ Certification
4 29 (72.50%) Linux+ Certification
4 29 (72.50%) SANS
4 29 (72.50%) CompTIA Security+
5 27 (67.50%) Software Engineering
6 25 (62.50%) User Stories
6 25 (62.50%) Bash Shell
6 25 (62.50%) Puppet
6 25 (62.50%) Windows
7 23 (57.50%) TCP/IP
7 23 (57.50%) Firewall
7 23 (57.50%) JIRA
8 22 (55.00%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (55.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 21 (52.50%) Python
9 21 (52.50%) Test Automation
10 19 (47.50%) Reverse Engineering
10 19 (47.50%) Java EE
10 19 (47.50%) Multithreading

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (37.50%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
1 23 (57.50%) TCP/IP
2 15 (37.50%) HTTP
2 15 (37.50%) SSL
3 8 (20.00%) FCoE
3 8 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) Big Data
2 15 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 15 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 15 (37.50%) MySQL
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (57.50%) JIRA
2 15 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (37.50%) Bitbucket
2 15 (37.50%) CodeSonar
2 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (37.50%) git-flow
2 15 (37.50%) Robot Framework
2 15 (37.50%) Selenium
3 8 (20.00%) Redmine
General
1 12 (30.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) C# Software Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Java Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Software Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Test Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Trainer
6 3 (7.50%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Security Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) Java EE
1 19 (47.50%) STL
2 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 15 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 15 (37.50%) Django
2 15 (37.50%) LAMP
2 15 (37.50%) Node.js
2 15 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (37.50%) REST
2 15 (37.50%) SOAP
2 15 (37.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Cyberattack
1 7 (17.50%) Social Media
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Linux
2 25 (62.50%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) Android
3 15 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 15 (37.50%) Mac OS X
4 4 (10.00%) Unix
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Fedora
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (67.50%) Software Engineering
3 25 (62.50%) User Stories
4 22 (55.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 22 (55.00%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (52.50%) Test Automation
6 19 (47.50%) Multithreading
6 19 (47.50%) Reverse Engineering
7 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (40.00%) Coaching
8 15 (37.50%) API Design
8 15 (37.50%) Kanban
8 15 (37.50%) Scrum
9 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
10 10 (25.00%) High Availability
10 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
12 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
13 3 (7.50%) Protective Monitoring
13 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) C
2 25 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 21 (52.50%) Python
4 19 (47.50%) C#
4 19 (47.50%) C++
4 19 (47.50%) Java
4 19 (47.50%) Objective-C
5 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
6 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 15 (37.50%) PHP
7 8 (20.00%) Korn
8 4 (10.00%) Perl
8 4 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) CISSP
2 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (72.50%) CCNA
3 29 (72.50%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (72.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 29 (72.50%) DV Cleared
3 29 (72.50%) Linux+ Certification
3 29 (72.50%) MCSE
3 29 (72.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (72.50%) Network+ Certification
3 29 (72.50%) SANS
3 29 (72.50%) SSCP
4 11 (27.50%) CEH
5 7 (17.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (10.00%) DBS Check
7 3 (7.50%) GPEN
7 3 (7.50%) OSCP
8 1 (2.50%) CISM
8 1 (2.50%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (7.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Docker
2 15 (37.50%) vSphere
3 10 (25.00%) NFS
3 10 (25.00%) Samba
3 10 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (20.00%) VMware NSX
5 2 (5.00%) VirtualBox
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) Xen
6 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (62.50%) Puppet
2 15 (37.50%) Salt
3 10 (25.00%) Ansible
3 10 (25.00%) Nagios
3 10 (25.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.00%) OpenNMS
4 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) EMC
2 10 (25.00%) NetApp
2 10 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.00%) Dell
3 2 (5.00%) Hortonworks
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat