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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 241 250 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 23 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 0
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
2067 2186 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.42% 29.84% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1743 1674
Average salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +13 22 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (62.07%) CISSP
2 17 (58.62%) Network Security
3 15 (51.72%) SIEM
3 15 (51.72%) GCIA
4 13 (44.83%) SSCP
5 12 (41.38%) GIAC
5 12 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
6 11 (37.93%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (24.14%) Information Security
9 6 (20.69%) CISA
9 6 (20.69%) Process Improvement
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (17.24%) Nessus
10 5 (17.24%) Time Management
10 5 (17.24%) Firewall
10 5 (17.24%) Windows
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) CRM
10 5 (17.24%) LAN
10 5 (17.24%) WAN
11 4 (13.79%) C
11 4 (13.79%) CEH
12 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
12 3 (10.34%) Splunk
12 3 (10.34%) ArcSight
12 3 (10.34%) Wireshark

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Network Security
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (6.90%) Military
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) Security Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Principal Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Principal Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SOC Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) SIEM
2 12 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (37.93%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (24.14%) Information Security
5 6 (20.69%) Process Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) CRM
6 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Time Management
7 3 (10.34%) Document Management
7 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.45%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) CISSP
2 15 (51.72%) GCIA
3 13 (44.83%) SSCP
4 12 (41.38%) GIAC
5 6 (20.69%) CISA
6 4 (13.79%) CEH
7 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
7 2 (6.90%) CASP
7 2 (6.90%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (6.90%) GCED
7 2 (6.90%) GSEC
7 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (3.45%) CISM
8 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) EnCE
8 1 (3.45%) GCFA
8 1 (3.45%) GREM
8 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Nessus
2 3 (10.34%) QRadar
3 1 (3.45%) EnCase
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) ArcSight
1 3 (10.34%) Intel Security
1 3 (10.34%) LogRhythm
1 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
1 3 (10.34%) Splunk
1 3 (10.34%) Trustwave