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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 833 841 860
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 43 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.025% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.093% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 7
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +15.62%
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
29079 27016 30725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.21% 26.58% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23170 22290 25824
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
South East +15 28 £45,000 -25.00% 3
London +9 7 £65,000 +54.76% 3
South West -23 4 £52,500 +31.25% 4
East of England -15 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
GCIA
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GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 82 (91.11%) SIEM
2 64 (71.11%) Security Cleared
2 64 (71.11%) GCIH
3 62 (68.89%) SC Cleared
4 61 (67.78%) DV Cleared
5 54 (60.00%) Sourcefire
6 49 (54.44%) Wireshark
7 48 (53.33%) Analytics
8 44 (48.89%) tcpdump
9 41 (45.56%) LogRhythm
10 39 (43.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 38 (42.22%) Linux
11 38 (42.22%) Cyber Security
12 33 (36.67%) Windows
13 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
14 22 (24.44%) GIAC
15 21 (23.33%) CISSP
15 21 (23.33%) Information Security
16 20 (22.22%) HTTP
17 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (20.00%) Snort
19 16 (17.78%) Firewall
19 16 (17.78%) Solaris
20 15 (16.67%) LAN
20 15 (16.67%) WAN
21 14 (15.56%) SMTP
21 14 (15.56%) FTP
21 14 (15.56%) DNS
21 14 (15.56%) UNIX
21 14 (15.56%) LDAP

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.44%) MS Project
3 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 49 (54.44%) Wireshark
2 44 (48.89%) tcpdump
3 39 (43.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 20 (22.22%) HTTP
6 16 (17.78%) Firewall
7 15 (16.67%) LAN
7 15 (16.67%) WAN
8 14 (15.56%) SMTP
8 14 (15.56%) LDAP
8 14 (15.56%) FTP
8 14 (15.56%) DNS
9 13 (14.44%) Network Security
10 10 (11.11%) SSL
11 9 (10.00%) Internet
12 6 (6.67%) SSH
12 6 (6.67%) VPN
13 4 (4.44%) DHCP
13 4 (4.44%) Telnet
14 1 (1.11%) TACACS
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (93.33%) Analyst
2 58 (64.44%) Security Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 15 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Network Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Incident Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Forensic Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Information Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Consultant
9 2 (2.22%) Junior
9 2 (2.22%) Junior Analyst
10 1 (1.11%) Information Security Specialist
10 1 (1.11%) Incident Manager
10 1 (1.11%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.67%) PKI
4 5 (5.56%) CESG
4 5 (5.56%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Open Source
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.22%) Linux
2 33 (36.67%) Windows
3 16 (17.78%) Solaris
4 14 (15.56%) UNIX
5 5 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (91.11%) SIEM
2 48 (53.33%) Analytics
3 38 (42.22%) Cyber Security
4 21 (23.33%) Information Security
5 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
6 9 (10.00%) Change Control
7 8 (8.89%) Information Assurance
7 8 (8.89%) ITIL
8 7 (7.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (7.78%) Document Management
8 7 (7.78%) Security Testing
8 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.67%) Digital Forensics
9 6 (6.67%) Network Architecture
9 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.67%) Change Management
10 5 (5.56%) Computer Forensics
10 5 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) C
3 1 (1.11%) Perl
3 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 64 (71.11%) GCIH
1 64 (71.11%) Security Cleared
2 62 (68.89%) SC Cleared
3 61 (67.78%) DV Cleared
4 22 (24.44%) GIAC
5 21 (23.33%) CISSP
6 11 (12.22%) Degree
7 8 (8.89%) SSCP
8 5 (5.56%) GSEC
9 4 (4.44%) CEH
9 4 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (4.44%) CNA
9 4 (4.44%) Novell Certification
10 3 (3.33%) GCFA
11 2 (2.22%) BC Cleared
11 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.22%) CCNA
12 1 (1.11%) CCNP
12 1 (1.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.67%) COBIT
3 5 (5.56%) COSO
4 4 (4.44%) SLA
4 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 54 (60.00%) Sourcefire
2 41 (45.56%) LogRhythm
3 11 (12.22%) Cisco
4 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.44%) Juniper
5 4 (4.44%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.33%) Symantec
7 2 (2.22%) McAfee
7 2 (2.22%) Websense
7 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.22%) F5
7 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.22%) IBM
7 2 (2.22%) Sun
7 2 (2.22%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (1.11%) Splunk
8 1 (1.11%) Qualys
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