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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
South West / Bristol
Rank 119 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.46% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 1.38% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Median salary - £38,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +20.00%

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
470 581 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.62% 33.53% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 354 513 455
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) GCIA
1 6 (100.00%) Snort
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
1 6 (100.00%) Coaching
1 6 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 6 (100.00%) SANS
2 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (66.67%) FireEye
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Nmap
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) GIAC
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 4 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring

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 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) SOC Analyst
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Coaching
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) ITSM
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) GCIA
1 6 (100.00%) SANS
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) GIAC
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Nmap
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (33.33%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (100.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (66.67%) FireEye
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk