The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 248 - 265
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.096% - 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £60,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
GCIH
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2153 2446 2411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.51% 30.71% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1704 1954 1971
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

GCIH
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

GCIH Salary Trend in the East of England

GCIH
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIH across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

GCIH Salary Histogram in the East of England

GCIH
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Essex - 1 £47,500 -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 12 (60.00%) CISSP
1 12 (60.00%) GCIA
2 10 (50.00%) SSCP
2 10 (50.00%) SIEM
3 9 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (45.00%) Problem Management
3 9 (45.00%) Network Security
3 9 (45.00%) Time Management
3 9 (45.00%) CRM
3 9 (45.00%) LAN
3 9 (45.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) Nessus
4 8 (40.00%) GIAC
4 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (15.00%) GSEC
5 3 (15.00%) CISA
5 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.00%) CRISC
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Security
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) CISM
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
1 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (45.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) SIEM
2 9 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (45.00%) Time Management
2 9 (45.00%) CRM
2 9 (45.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Security
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Information Management
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Password Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CISSP
1 12 (60.00%) GCIA
2 10 (50.00%) SSCP
3 8 (40.00%) GIAC
4 3 (15.00%) CISA
4 3 (15.00%) GSEC
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) CRISC
5 2 (10.00%) CISM
6 1 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (5.00%) GCED
6 1 (5.00%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Nessus