The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 835 838 856
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 39 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.072% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 13
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +84.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £72,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29561 27812 30636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.11% 27.23% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23384 22809 26512
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
GCIA
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +13 30 £45,000 -10.00% 3
London -44 5 £50,000 -16.66%
South West -9 2 £37,500 -34.78%
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £57,500 -
GCIA
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GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 52 (77.61%) SIEM
2 42 (62.69%) Security Cleared
2 42 (62.69%) Analytics
3 41 (61.19%) DV Cleared
4 39 (58.21%) SC Cleared
5 38 (56.72%) Sourcefire
6 36 (53.73%) GCIH
7 32 (47.76%) LogRhythm
8 27 (40.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 26 (38.81%) Cyber Security
10 25 (37.31%) Windows
11 22 (32.84%) Linux
12 21 (31.34%) Firewall
12 21 (31.34%) Information Security
13 19 (28.36%) Wireshark
13 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
14 15 (22.39%) DNS
14 15 (22.39%) CISSP
15 14 (20.90%) Cisco
16 13 (19.40%) Snort
17 12 (17.91%) CEH
17 12 (17.91%) GIAC
17 12 (17.91%) PCI DSS
18 11 (16.42%) HTTP
19 10 (14.93%) Finance
19 10 (14.93%) GSEC
19 10 (14.93%) Solaris
19 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
19 10 (14.93%) tcpdump
20 9 (13.43%) UNIX

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.97%) IIS
1 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Project
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 21 (31.34%) Firewall
3 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
3 19 (28.36%) Wireshark
4 15 (22.39%) DNS
5 11 (16.42%) HTTP
6 10 (14.93%) tcpdump
7 9 (13.43%) SSL
8 8 (11.94%) LAN
8 8 (11.94%) WAN
9 7 (10.45%) Network Security
10 6 (8.96%) SMTP
10 6 (8.96%) FTP
10 6 (8.96%) LDAP
10 6 (8.96%) VPN
11 5 (7.46%) SSH
12 4 (5.97%) NetScaler
12 4 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (5.97%) SAN
12 4 (5.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (82.09%) Analyst
2 45 (67.16%) Security Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Incident Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Security Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.99%) Security Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Security Operations Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Operations Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) CESG
1 6 (8.96%) PKI
2 5 (7.46%) Cryptography
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.49%) Open Source
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Linux
3 10 (14.93%) Solaris
4 9 (13.43%) UNIX
5 4 (5.97%) AIX
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (77.61%) SIEM
2 42 (62.69%) Analytics
3 26 (38.81%) Cyber Security
4 21 (31.34%) Information Security
5 9 (13.43%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (8.96%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (8.96%) Network Architecture
8 5 (7.46%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.97%) Change Management
9 4 (5.97%) Document Management
9 4 (5.97%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.97%) Computer Security
10 3 (4.48%) Computer Forensics
11 2 (2.99%) Data Management
11 2 (2.99%) Data Security
11 2 (2.99%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) Python
2 4 (5.97%) Perl
2 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) C
3 2 (2.99%) PHP
3 2 (2.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (62.69%) Security Cleared
2 41 (61.19%) DV Cleared
3 39 (58.21%) SC Cleared
4 36 (53.73%) GCIH
5 15 (22.39%) CISSP
6 12 (17.91%) GIAC
6 12 (17.91%) CEH
7 10 (14.93%) GSEC
8 9 (13.43%) Degree
9 6 (8.96%) SSCP
9 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (8.96%) CCNA
10 5 (7.46%) GCFA
11 4 (5.97%) GCWN
11 4 (5.97%) GCFW
11 4 (5.97%) GWAPT
11 4 (5.97%) GPEN
12 2 (2.99%) GCED
12 2 (2.99%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (1.49%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.46%) COBIT
3 4 (5.97%) COSO
4 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Snort
2 4 (5.97%) XenApp
2 4 (5.97%) vSphere
2 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) Nessus
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Sourcefire
2 32 (47.76%) LogRhythm
3 14 (20.90%) Cisco
4 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.45%) Fortinet
6 6 (8.96%) HP
6 6 (8.96%) Dell
6 6 (8.96%) Juniper
7 5 (7.46%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.97%) Symantec
8 4 (5.97%) Citrix
8 4 (5.97%) VMware
8 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.48%) McAfee
9 3 (4.48%) Websense
10 2 (2.99%) IBM
10 2 (2.99%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.49%) LogLogic
11 1 (1.49%) Sun
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