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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 816 831 858
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +27
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 50 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.032% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.12% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 49 31 9
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
28931 27477 30865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.54% 26.87% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23292 21935 26132
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +26 20 £46,250 -22.91% 6
London +28 15 £50,000 +17.64% 5
East of England -12 9 £50,000 +17.64%
South West -11 6 £52,500 -12.50% 1
GCIA
UK

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 77 (77.78%) SIEM
2 70 (70.71%) GCIH
3 49 (49.49%) SC Cleared
3 49 (49.49%) Security Cleared
4 46 (46.46%) Wireshark
4 46 (46.46%) DV Cleared
5 45 (45.45%) tcpdump
5 45 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 43 (43.43%) Cyber Security
7 41 (41.41%) Sourcefire
8 40 (40.40%) Linux
9 35 (35.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 34 (34.34%) Windows
11 33 (33.33%) Analytics
12 30 (30.30%) LogRhythm
12 30 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (29.29%) CISSP
14 27 (27.27%) GIAC
15 24 (24.24%) Information Security
16 22 (22.22%) LAN
16 22 (22.22%) WAN
17 20 (20.20%) HTTP
18 19 (19.19%) Snort
19 16 (16.16%) Solaris
20 15 (15.15%) LDAP
20 15 (15.15%) FTP
20 15 (15.15%) SMTP
20 15 (15.15%) Firewall
20 15 (15.15%) DNS
20 15 (15.15%) SSCP

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.04%) MS Project
3 2 (2.02%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 46 (46.46%) Wireshark
2 45 (45.45%) tcpdump
2 45 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 35 (35.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 22 (22.22%) LAN
4 22 (22.22%) WAN
5 20 (20.20%) HTTP
6 15 (15.15%) Firewall
6 15 (15.15%) DNS
6 15 (15.15%) SMTP
6 15 (15.15%) LDAP
6 15 (15.15%) FTP
7 14 (14.14%) Network Security
8 10 (10.10%) SSL
9 9 (9.09%) Internet
10 5 (5.05%) SSH
10 5 (5.05%) Telnet
10 5 (5.05%) VPN
10 5 (5.05%) DHCP
11 1 (1.01%) TACACS
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Legal
2 2 (2.02%) Banking
2 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (88.89%) Analyst
2 61 (61.62%) Security Analyst
3 19 (19.19%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 12 (12.12%) IT Security Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Incident Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Network Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Forensic Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Information Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.02%) Consultant
8 2 (2.02%) Junior
8 2 (2.02%) Security Specialist
8 2 (2.02%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (2.02%) Security Manager
9 1 (1.01%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.05%) CESG
4 5 (5.05%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.05%) PKI
5 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.01%) Open Source
6 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.40%) Linux
2 34 (34.34%) Windows
3 16 (16.16%) Solaris
4 14 (14.14%) UNIX
5 5 (5.05%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (77.78%) SIEM
2 43 (43.43%) Cyber Security
3 33 (33.33%) Analytics
4 24 (24.24%) Information Security
5 15 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (12.12%) Incident Management
7 11 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 11 (11.11%) Time Management
7 11 (11.11%) CRM
8 10 (10.10%) Information Assurance
9 9 (9.09%) Investment Management
9 9 (9.09%) Change Control
9 9 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (7.07%) Security Testing
10 7 (7.07%) ITIL
10 7 (7.07%) Change Management
10 7 (7.07%) Document Management
11 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) Python
2 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.01%) C
2 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (70.71%) GCIH
2 49 (49.49%) SC Cleared
2 49 (49.49%) Security Cleared
3 46 (46.46%) DV Cleared
4 29 (29.29%) CISSP
5 27 (27.27%) GIAC
6 15 (15.15%) SSCP
7 14 (14.14%) Degree
8 6 (6.06%) GSEC
9 5 (5.05%) GCFA
10 4 (4.04%) CNA
10 4 (4.04%) Novell Certification
10 4 (4.04%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (3.03%) CEH
12 2 (2.02%) BC Cleared
12 2 (2.02%) CISM
12 2 (2.02%) OSCP
13 1 (1.01%) OSCE
13 1 (1.01%) GWAPT
13 1 (1.01%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.05%) COSO
2 5 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.05%) COBIT
3 4 (4.04%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 19 (19.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 41 (41.41%) Sourcefire
2 30 (30.30%) LogRhythm
3 12 (12.12%) Cisco
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.04%) Juniper
5 4 (4.04%) Fortinet
5 4 (4.04%) F5
6 3 (3.03%) Symantec
7 2 (2.02%) McAfee
7 2 (2.02%) Websense
7 2 (2.02%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.02%) IBM
7 2 (2.02%) Sun
7 2 (2.02%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) Dell
7 2 (2.02%) TippingPoint
8 1 (1.01%) Splunk
8 1 (1.01%) Qualys
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus and more
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + more
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 23 days ago