The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 129 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.051% 0.15% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.47% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -32.60%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
GCIH
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
562 632 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.85% 31.63% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 479 474 499
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

GCIH
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

GCIH Salary Trend in Bristol

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing GCIH 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 GCIH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (50.00%) LogLogic