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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 113 133 123
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 10 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.052% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 0.18% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
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
538 550 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.99% 28.83% 31.98%
Number of salaries quoted 459 473 477
Median salary £40,127 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.13% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing GCIH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIH across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

GCIH Salary Histogram in Bristol

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing GCIH 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 Bristol region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
1 17 (100.00%) GCIA
1 17 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 17 (100.00%) SIEM
2 16 (94.12%) ArcSight
2 16 (94.12%) Mentoring
2 16 (94.12%) SANS
2 16 (94.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (94.12%) ITIL
3 15 (88.24%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (70.59%) Service Management
4 12 (70.59%) ITSM
4 12 (70.59%) LogRhythm
4 12 (70.59%) Coaching
4 12 (70.59%) Security Architecture
4 12 (70.59%) DV Cleared
4 12 (70.59%) CREST Certified
5 11 (64.71%) RSA enVision
5 11 (64.71%) Internet
5 11 (64.71%) Information Security
6 10 (58.82%) Snort
6 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
7 7 (41.18%) Splunk
7 7 (41.18%) Firewall
7 7 (41.18%) Windows
7 7 (41.18%) Linux
8 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (35.29%) Unix
8 6 (35.29%) Java

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Internet
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) SOC Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Operations Manager
4 3 (17.65%) SOC Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Operational Security Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Security Operations Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Principal Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) SIEM
2 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 16 (94.12%) Mentoring
3 15 (88.24%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (70.59%) Coaching
4 12 (70.59%) ITSM
4 12 (70.59%) Security Architecture
4 12 (70.59%) Service Management
5 11 (64.71%) Information Security
6 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
7 6 (35.29%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
8 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
8 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
8 4 (23.53%) ISMS
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
8 4 (23.53%) Security Management
8 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
1 17 (100.00%) GCIA
1 17 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (94.12%) SANS
3 12 (70.59%) CREST Certified
3 12 (70.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) CISA
4 4 (23.53%) CISM
5 1 (5.88%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (94.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) GPG13
2 4 (23.53%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) RSA enVision
2 4 (23.53%) Nessus
3 1 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) ArcSight
2 12 (70.59%) LogRhythm
3 7 (41.18%) Splunk