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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 839 858 905
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +47
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 43 73 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.071% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 40 59 52
Median salary £61,250 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.76% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,250 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-19.61% +44.44%
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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
23270 27745 28667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.97% 27.13% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18784 22487 22585
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GCIA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

GCIA Salary Histogram in England

GCIA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +61 24 £80,000 +23.07% 4
South West -10 9 £55,000 -4.34% 2
South East +30 8 £56,500 -13.07% 5
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 - 1
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GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing GCIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 103 (83.74%) GCIH
2 99 (80.49%) CISSP
3 72 (58.54%) SIEM
4 64 (52.03%) Cybersecurity
5 59 (47.97%) Information Security
6 55 (44.72%) CEH
7 54 (43.90%) Firewall
7 54 (43.90%) TCP/IP
8 49 (39.84%) Security Operations
9 47 (38.21%) SANS
10 43 (34.96%) Windows
11 39 (31.71%) Linux
11 39 (31.71%) CISM
12 37 (30.08%) Unix
13 35 (28.46%) Intrusion Detection
14 32 (26.02%) GIAC
15 31 (25.20%) Malware Analysis
16 30 (24.39%) Mentoring
16 30 (24.39%) ArcSight
17 29 (23.58%) GREM
17 29 (23.58%) Snort
18 27 (21.95%) Security Operations Centre
19 26 (21.14%) GCFA
20 25 (20.33%) SSCP
20 25 (20.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 24 (19.51%) Security Cleared
22 23 (18.70%) SC Cleared
22 23 (18.70%) ITIL
23 22 (17.89%) Client/Server
23 22 (17.89%) Cyberthreat

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
2 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (43.90%) Firewall
1 54 (43.90%) TCP/IP
2 35 (28.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (16.26%) Network Security
4 17 (13.82%) Wireshark
5 15 (12.20%) DNS
5 15 (12.20%) tcpdump
6 13 (10.57%) HTTP
6 13 (10.57%) SMTP
7 8 (6.50%) Internet
8 3 (2.44%) SSL
9 2 (1.63%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.81%) LAN
10 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Burp Suite
General
1 14 (11.38%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Aerospace
3 7 (5.69%) Military
4 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.07%) Electronics
5 5 (4.07%) Legal
5 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.07%) Marketing
6 4 (3.25%) Music Industry
6 4 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (54.47%) Analyst
2 49 (39.84%) Security Analyst
3 22 (17.89%) Consultant
4 21 (17.07%) Security Manager
5 19 (15.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 19 (15.45%) SOC Analyst
6 14 (11.38%) Senior Consultant
7 11 (8.94%) Information Manager
7 11 (8.94%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (7.32%) Incident Manager
8 9 (7.32%) Operations Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 8 (6.50%) Security Consultant
9 8 (6.50%) Security Operations Analyst
10 7 (5.69%) Operations Manager
11 6 (4.88%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 6 (4.88%) Information Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) Operational Security Manager
11 6 (4.88%) Security Operations Manager
11 6 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.95%) Security Operations Centre
2 22 (17.89%) Client/Server
2 22 (17.89%) Cyberthreat
3 21 (17.07%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.25%) Cybercrime
7 4 (3.25%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (3.25%) SCADA
7 4 (3.25%) Social Network
8 2 (1.63%) CESG
9 1 (0.81%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.96%) Windows
2 39 (31.71%) Linux
3 37 (30.08%) Unix
4 14 (11.38%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.81%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (58.54%) SIEM
2 64 (52.03%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (47.97%) Information Security
4 49 (39.84%) Security Operations
5 31 (25.20%) Malware Analysis
6 30 (24.39%) Mentoring
7 23 (18.70%) ITIL
8 19 (15.45%) Reverse Engineering
8 19 (15.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (14.63%) Open Source
10 16 (13.01%) Computer Forensics
10 16 (13.01%) Incident Management
11 15 (12.20%) Coaching
11 15 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (10.57%) Risk Management
14 12 (9.76%) Analytics
14 12 (9.76%) Protective Monitoring
14 12 (9.76%) Security Architecture
14 12 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.38%) C
2 11 (8.94%) Python
3 8 (6.50%) C#
3 8 (6.50%) C++
3 8 (6.50%) SQL
4 4 (3.25%) Java
5 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.63%) Perl
5 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.81%) PHP
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
6 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (83.74%) GCIH
2 99 (80.49%) CISSP
3 55 (44.72%) CEH
4 47 (38.21%) SANS
5 39 (31.71%) CISM
6 32 (26.02%) GIAC
7 29 (23.58%) GREM
8 26 (21.14%) GCFA
9 25 (20.33%) SSCP
10 24 (19.51%) Security Cleared
11 23 (18.70%) SC Cleared
12 20 (16.26%) CREST Certified
13 19 (15.45%) GCFE
14 17 (13.82%) CFCE
14 17 (13.82%) Degree
15 15 (12.20%) CISA
16 14 (11.38%) CHFI
16 14 (11.38%) ECIH
16 14 (11.38%) GCED
16 14 (11.38%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (10.57%) COBIT
2 13 (10.57%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (4.88%) SLA
4 4 (3.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (3.25%) RMADS
5 1 (0.81%) COSO
5 1 (0.81%) GPG13
5 1 (0.81%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 29 (23.58%) Snort
2 18 (14.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (13.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 13 (10.57%) RSA enVision
3 8 (6.50%) Nessus
3 8 (6.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (3.25%) RSA Archer
5 3 (2.44%) QRadar
5 3 (2.44%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (1.63%) EnCase
7 1 (0.81%) Ansible
7 1 (0.81%) FTK
7 1 (0.81%) Puppet
7 1 (0.81%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) ArcSight
2 20 (16.26%) Splunk
3 14 (11.38%) LogRhythm
4 13 (10.57%) Remedy
5 8 (6.50%) Qualys
6 7 (5.69%) Sourcefire
7 6 (4.88%) Sun
8 5 (4.07%) SAP
9 4 (3.25%) NetWitness
10 3 (2.44%) FireEye
10 3 (2.44%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.44%) HP
10 3 (2.44%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.63%) AlienVault
11 2 (1.63%) F5
11 2 (1.63%) Juniper
11 2 (1.63%) Symantec
11 2 (1.63%) VMware
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