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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 830 832 869
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +37
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 51 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.023% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.083% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 49 16 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 £33,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £70,000 £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
29706 27697 30988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.15% 27.21% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23439 22567 26764
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 28 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 28 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 +49 42 £45,000 -10.00% 6
London -70 5 £33,250 -44.58% 1
South West -13 1 £37,500 -34.78%
East of England -13 1 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
GCIA
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GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 64 (82.05%) SIEM
2 53 (67.95%) Security Cleared
3 52 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 50 (64.10%) SC Cleared
4 50 (64.10%) GCIH
5 48 (61.54%) Sourcefire
5 48 (61.54%) Analytics
6 38 (48.72%) LogRhythm
7 32 (41.03%) Cyber Security
7 32 (41.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 30 (38.46%) Wireshark
9 28 (35.90%) Windows
10 27 (34.62%) Linux
11 23 (29.49%) Information Security
12 22 (28.21%) Firewall
13 20 (25.64%) TCP/IP
13 20 (25.64%) tcpdump
14 17 (21.79%) CISSP
15 15 (19.23%) DNS
15 15 (19.23%) GIAC
15 15 (19.23%) Snort
16 14 (17.95%) Solaris
16 14 (17.95%) HTTP
17 13 (16.67%) Cisco
18 11 (14.10%) Finance
18 11 (14.10%) PCI DSS
19 10 (12.82%) CEH
19 10 (12.82%) Degree
19 10 (12.82%) SSL
19 10 (12.82%) LAN

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Project
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 30 (38.46%) Wireshark
3 22 (28.21%) Firewall
4 20 (25.64%) TCP/IP
4 20 (25.64%) tcpdump
5 15 (19.23%) DNS
6 14 (17.95%) HTTP
7 10 (12.82%) SSL
7 10 (12.82%) LAN
7 10 (12.82%) WAN
8 9 (11.54%) Network Security
9 8 (10.26%) LDAP
9 8 (10.26%) SMTP
9 8 (10.26%) FTP
10 7 (8.97%) VPN
11 6 (7.69%) SSH
12 4 (5.13%) Internet
13 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
14 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Big Data
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.28%) Military
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (87.18%) Analyst
2 55 (70.51%) Security Analyst
3 16 (20.51%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 13 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Incident Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Security Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Forensic Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.56%) Security Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) PKI
1 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.69%) CESG
3 5 (6.41%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Windows
2 27 (34.62%) Linux
3 14 (17.95%) Solaris
4 10 (12.82%) UNIX
5 5 (6.41%) AIX
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (82.05%) SIEM
2 48 (61.54%) Analytics
3 32 (41.03%) Cyber Security
4 23 (29.49%) Information Security
5 9 (11.54%) ITIL
6 8 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (8.97%) Digital Forensics
7 7 (8.97%) Network Architecture
8 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.69%) Change Management
9 5 (6.41%) Computer Forensics
9 5 (6.41%) Document Management
10 4 (5.13%) Information Assurance
10 4 (5.13%) Computer Security
11 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.85%) Security Testing
11 3 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) Python
2 4 (5.13%) Perl
3 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) Ruby
3 2 (2.56%) PHP
3 2 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (67.95%) Security Cleared
2 52 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 50 (64.10%) SC Cleared
3 50 (64.10%) GCIH
4 17 (21.79%) CISSP
5 15 (19.23%) GIAC
6 10 (12.82%) CEH
6 10 (12.82%) Degree
7 9 (11.54%) GSEC
8 6 (7.69%) SSCP
9 5 (6.41%) GCFA
10 4 (5.13%) CCNA
10 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.56%) GWAPT
11 2 (2.56%) GCED
11 2 (2.56%) GPEN
11 2 (2.56%) GCFW
11 2 (2.56%) GCWN
11 2 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (1.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.69%) COBIT
3 5 (6.41%) COSO
4 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) Snort
2 2 (2.56%) vSphere
2 2 (2.56%) XenApp
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Nessus
1 2 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (61.54%) Sourcefire
2 38 (48.72%) LogRhythm
3 13 (16.67%) Cisco
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 6 (7.69%) Juniper
6 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.13%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.13%) Symantec
7 4 (5.13%) HP
7 4 (5.13%) Dell
8 3 (3.85%) Websense
8 3 (3.85%) McAfee
9 2 (2.56%) F5
9 2 (2.56%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.56%) VMware
9 2 (2.56%) IBM
9 2 (2.56%) Citrix
10 1 (1.28%) Qualys
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