The table below looks at the statistics for GCIA in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 124 128 123
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 12 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.66% 0.053% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 0.18% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 3
Average salary £58,750 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
GCIA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
652 559 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 36.06% 29.47% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 567 437 355
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCIA across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

GCIA
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCIA across the Bristol region.

GCIA Salary Trend in Bristol

GCIA
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

GCIA Salary Histogram in Bristol

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing GCIA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GCIA.

1 25 (100.00%) CISSP
2 22 (88.00%) SIEM
3 21 (84.00%) GCIH
4 20 (80.00%) ArcSight
5 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
6 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
7 15 (60.00%) Network Security
7 15 (60.00%) LogRhythm
8 12 (48.00%) Splunk
9 11 (44.00%) SANS
9 11 (44.00%) Firewall
10 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
11 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
11 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
11 7 (28.00%) ITIL
11 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (28.00%) Wireshark
12 6 (24.00%) CISA
12 6 (24.00%) Intel Security
12 6 (24.00%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (24.00%) QRadar
13 5 (20.00%) CREST Certified
13 5 (20.00%) Coaching
13 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
14 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
14 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
14 4 (16.00%) Computer Security
14 4 (16.00%) GSEC
14 4 (16.00%) Computer Forensics

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing GCIA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Network Security
2 11 (44.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) Internet
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Analyst
2 15 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Principal Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Principal Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Operational Security Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Principal Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Manager
6 1 (4.00%) SOC Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) SIEM
2 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (20.00%) Coaching
6 4 (16.00%) Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (16.00%) Computer Security
6 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (16.00%) ITSM
6 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (16.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (16.00%) Web Design
7 3 (12.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (12.00%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Service Continuity Management
8 2 (8.00%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (84.00%) GCIH
3 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (44.00%) SANS
6 6 (24.00%) CISA
7 5 (20.00%) CREST Certified
8 4 (16.00%) CEH
8 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) GSEC
9 3 (12.00%) GIAC
9 3 (12.00%) SSCP
10 2 (8.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) GPG13
2 2 (8.00%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Snort
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) QRadar
2 3 (12.00%) Nessus
2 3 (12.00%) RSA enVision
3 1 (4.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) ArcSight
2 15 (60.00%) LogRhythm
3 12 (48.00%) Splunk
4 6 (24.00%) Intel Security
5 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (16.00%) Trustwave
7 1 (4.00%) AlienVault
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) VMware