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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 138 124 118
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.055% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -34.78%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -16.27%
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
582 527 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.09% 29.10% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 473 376 420
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (100.00%) Snort
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) GCIA
2 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (33.33%) LogLogic
3 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) GCIA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (33.33%) LogLogic
1 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago