Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England > South West
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 325 277
Rank change year-on-year +29 -48 +27
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 22 25 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.23% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.80% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 20
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -22.92%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £87,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% -19.23% +8.33%

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 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 3,109 3,115 3,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.77% 29.10% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,174 2,223 2,536
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,075 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,037 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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
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 27 May 2019. 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 -12 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bristol +28 7 £47,500 -44.12% 1
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 22 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (72.73%) CISSP
3 15 (68.18%) SSCP
3 15 (68.18%) CompTIA Security+
4 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
4 14 (63.64%) Network+ Certification
4 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (63.64%) CCNA
4 14 (63.64%) Linux
5 13 (59.09%) Windows
6 12 (54.55%) SIEM
7 11 (50.00%) SANS
8 10 (45.45%) Security Operations
8 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
9 9 (40.91%) JIRA
9 9 (40.91%) Linux+ Certification
9 9 (40.91%) Firewall
9 9 (40.91%) MCSE
9 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
9 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (36.36%) C
10 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
10 8 (36.36%) Threat Intelligence
10 8 (36.36%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 7 (31.82%) Coaching
11 7 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (31.82%) CEH
12 6 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
12 6 (27.27%) Spring MVC
12 6 (27.27%) Kanban

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 5 (22.73%) Apache Spark
1 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (22.73%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (22.73%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (22.73%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
1 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) HTTPS
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security
4 3 (13.64%) FCoE
4 3 (13.64%) SNMP
5 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.55%) HTTP
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) git-flow
3 3 (13.64%) Redmine
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (4.55%) CodeSonar
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Robot Framework
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
1 3 (13.64%) Games
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) C/C++ Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 6 (27.27%) Node.js
1 6 (27.27%) REST
1 6 (27.27%) Spring MVC
2 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
2 5 (22.73%) GraphQL
2 5 (22.73%) Kafka
2 5 (22.73%) React
2 5 (22.73%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) Vue.js
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) Java EE
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) LAMP
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) STL
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Cybercrime
4 1 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Android
3 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 5 (22.73%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 12 (54.55%) SIEM
4 10 (45.45%) Security Operations
5 8 (36.36%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 8 (36.36%) Threat Intelligence
6 7 (31.82%) Coaching
6 7 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (27.27%) API Design
7 6 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (27.27%) Kanban
7 6 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) Scrum
8 5 (22.73%) MVC
8 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (22.73%) Time Management
9 4 (18.18%) Information Security
9 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C
2 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Korn
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) CISSP
2 15 (68.18%) CompTIA Security+
2 15 (68.18%) SSCP
3 14 (63.64%) CCNA
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (63.64%) Network+ Certification
4 11 (50.00%) SANS
5 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) Linux+ Certification
6 9 (40.91%) MCSE
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (31.82%) CEH
8 6 (27.27%) CISM
8 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) GCIA
9 4 (18.18%) GCIH
9 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 1 (4.55%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) NFS
2 3 (13.64%) Samba
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.64%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.55%) Snort
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
2 4 (18.18%) Puppet
3 3 (13.64%) Ansible
3 3 (13.64%) Nagios
3 3 (13.64%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Google
2 4 (18.18%) ArcSight
2 4 (18.18%) LogRhythm
2 4 (18.18%) Splunk
3 3 (13.64%) EMC
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat