The table below looks at the statistics for GCIA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 810 830 811
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 36 18 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.018% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.067% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 34
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £38,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £57,500 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
GCIA
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29878 26792 27166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.55% 27.25% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23951 21354 22478
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in England

GCIA
Salary Trend in England

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

GCIA Salary Trend in England

GCIA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIA across the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

GCIA Salary Histogram in England

GCIA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the England region over the 3 months to 5 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
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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
London +47 20 £45,000 -21.73% 6
South East -12 12 £46,875 +1.35% 15
South West -25 2 £52,500 +31.25% 4
East of England - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £55,000 -
GCIA
UK

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing GCIA 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 GCIA.

1 58 (70.73%) GCIH
2 50 (60.98%) SIEM
3 49 (59.76%) TCP/IP
4 32 (39.02%) Windows
4 32 (39.02%) Linux
5 30 (36.59%) CISSP
6 29 (35.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 28 (34.15%) Cyber Security
8 27 (32.93%) Information Security
9 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
10 25 (30.49%) Wireshark
11 24 (29.27%) GIAC
12 23 (28.05%) SC Cleared
12 23 (28.05%) tcpdump
13 22 (26.83%) DV Cleared
14 21 (25.61%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
16 19 (23.17%) Snort
17 17 (20.73%) LogRhythm
18 16 (19.51%) Analytics
18 16 (19.51%) Firewall
19 14 (17.07%) Sourcefire
20 13 (15.85%) Nessus
20 13 (15.85%) Network Security
21 12 (14.63%) Information Assurance
21 12 (14.63%) Security Architecture
21 12 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
22 11 (13.41%) Network Monitoring
22 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
22 11 (13.41%) SSCP

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing GCIA 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 GCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 49 (59.76%) TCP/IP
2 29 (35.37%) Intrusion Detection
3 25 (30.49%) Wireshark
4 23 (28.05%) tcpdump
5 16 (19.51%) Firewall
6 13 (15.85%) Network Security
7 11 (13.41%) LAN
7 11 (13.41%) WAN
8 8 (9.76%) FTP
8 8 (9.76%) HTTP
8 8 (9.76%) DNS
8 8 (9.76%) SMTP
8 8 (9.76%) LDAP
8 8 (9.76%) Internet
9 6 (7.32%) Telnet
9 6 (7.32%) DHCP
9 6 (7.32%) SSL
10 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Banking
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (81.71%) Analyst
2 40 (48.78%) Security Analyst
3 8 (9.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Security Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Security Operations Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Network Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Information Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Security Specialist
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Forensic Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Information Security Analyst
9 1 (1.22%) Information Specialist
9 1 (1.22%) Cyber Security Specialist
9 1 (1.22%) Senior Security Analyst
9 1 (1.22%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.02%) Windows
1 32 (39.02%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) UNIX
3 5 (6.10%) zOS
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) SIEM
2 28 (34.15%) Cyber Security
3 27 (32.93%) Information Security
4 20 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (19.51%) Analytics
6 12 (14.63%) Information Assurance
6 12 (14.63%) Security Architecture
6 12 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (13.41%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
8 10 (12.20%) People Management
8 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
9 9 (10.98%) Time Management
9 9 (10.98%) Performance Management
9 9 (10.98%) CRM
10 8 (9.76%) Investment Management
11 7 (8.54%) Reverse Engineering
12 5 (6.10%) Network Architecture
12 5 (6.10%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.22%) C
2 1 (1.22%) C++
2 1 (1.22%) Java
2 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (70.73%) GCIH
2 30 (36.59%) CISSP
3 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
4 24 (29.27%) GIAC
5 23 (28.05%) SC Cleared
6 22 (26.83%) DV Cleared
7 11 (13.41%) SSCP
8 9 (10.98%) Degree
8 9 (10.98%) CCNA
8 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (8.54%) CEH
10 6 (7.32%) GSEC
10 6 (7.32%) GCFA
11 5 (6.10%) OSCP
12 4 (4.88%) CISA
12 4 (4.88%) CISM
13 2 (2.44%) GPEN
14 1 (1.22%) EnCE
14 1 (1.22%) CRISC
14 1 (1.22%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.98%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.88%) SLA
4 1 (1.22%) QA
4 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (23.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) Nessus
2 2 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) LogRhythm
2 14 (17.07%) Sourcefire
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco
4 4 (4.88%) Juniper
4 4 (4.88%) Splunk
5 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.66%) Symantec
6 2 (2.44%) McAfee
6 2 (2.44%) Websense
6 2 (2.44%) TippingPoint
6 2 (2.44%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.44%) F5
6 2 (2.44%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.22%) Qualys
7 1 (1.22%) Q1 Labs
7 1 (1.22%) LogLogic
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