The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 177 184 202
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18  
Permanent jobs citing GIAC 7 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.19% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 1.78% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 12
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 733 1009 1116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 20.33% 22.89% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 613 800 891
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

GIAC
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for GIAC in West Yorkshire

GIAC
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leeds 0 7 £70,000 +27.27%
GIAC
Yorkshire

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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

1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) CISM
3 7 (58.33%) CEH
4 6 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (50.00%) SSCP
4 6 (50.00%) CISA
4 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Legal
4 6 (50.00%) CSSLP
4 6 (50.00%) SANS
4 6 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (33.33%) CISMP
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Nessus
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) CLAS
7 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (16.67%) People Management
7 2 (16.67%) E-Discovery
7 2 (16.67%) Splunk
7 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Computer Science

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Governance Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Information Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP Architect
5 1 (8.33%) CyberArk Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SABSA Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) E-Discovery
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) People Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) SABSA
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (83.33%) CISM
3 7 (58.33%) CEH
4 6 (50.00%) CISA
4 6 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (50.00%) CSSLP
4 6 (50.00%) SANS
4 6 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (50.00%) SSCP
5 4 (33.33%) CISMP
6 2 (16.67%) CLAS
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) CyberArk
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle