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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 835 823 891
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +68
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 55 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.022% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.083% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 54 16 8
Average salary £45,000 £51,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +56.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
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
28813 26492 31786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 26.50% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22740 21873 26924
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +30 44 £45,000 -25.00% 4
London -19 8 £57,500 -4.16% 3
East of England -17 1 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
North West - 1 - -
GCIA
UK

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 79 (90.80%) SIEM
2 65 (74.71%) Security Cleared
3 63 (72.41%) SC Cleared
4 62 (71.26%) DV Cleared
5 58 (66.67%) GCIH
6 56 (64.37%) Sourcefire
7 48 (55.17%) Analytics
8 44 (50.57%) Wireshark
9 39 (44.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 39 (44.83%) Cyber Security
9 39 (44.83%) LogRhythm
10 38 (43.68%) tcpdump
11 34 (39.08%) Linux
12 31 (35.63%) Windows
13 25 (28.74%) Information Security
14 22 (25.29%) GIAC
15 19 (21.84%) CISSP
15 19 (21.84%) TCP/IP
15 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (18.39%) HTTP
16 16 (18.39%) Solaris
16 16 (18.39%) Firewall
16 16 (18.39%) Snort
17 14 (16.09%) UNIX
18 13 (14.94%) LAN
18 13 (14.94%) WAN
18 13 (14.94%) Network Security
19 11 (12.64%) Incident Management
19 11 (12.64%) Degree
19 11 (12.64%) Management Information System

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.60%) MS Project
3 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 44 (50.57%) Wireshark
2 39 (44.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 38 (43.68%) tcpdump
4 19 (21.84%) TCP/IP
5 16 (18.39%) HTTP
5 16 (18.39%) Firewall
6 13 (14.94%) Network Security
6 13 (14.94%) LAN
6 13 (14.94%) WAN
7 10 (11.49%) SMTP
7 10 (11.49%) FTP
7 10 (11.49%) LDAP
7 10 (11.49%) DNS
8 9 (10.34%) Internet
9 6 (6.90%) SSL
9 6 (6.90%) SSH
9 6 (6.90%) VPN
10 1 (1.15%) TACACS
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 81 (93.10%) Analyst
2 59 (67.82%) Security Analyst
3 19 (21.84%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 16 (18.39%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Incident Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Network Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Forensic Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Information Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Consultant
9 2 (2.30%) Junior
10 1 (1.15%) Management Consultant
10 1 (1.15%) IT Consultant
10 1 (1.15%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) PKI
4 5 (5.75%) CESG
4 5 (5.75%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Open Source
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.08%) Linux
2 31 (35.63%) Windows
3 16 (18.39%) Solaris
4 14 (16.09%) UNIX
5 5 (5.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (90.80%) SIEM
2 48 (55.17%) Analytics
3 39 (44.83%) Cyber Security
4 25 (28.74%) Information Security
5 11 (12.64%) Incident Management
6 9 (10.34%) Change Control
7 8 (9.20%) Information Assurance
7 8 (9.20%) ITIL
8 7 (8.05%) Document Management
8 7 (8.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (8.05%) Digital Forensics
8 7 (8.05%) Security Testing
9 6 (6.90%) Network Architecture
9 6 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.90%) Computer Forensics
9 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.90%) Change Management
9 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.75%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (5.75%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) C
1 2 (2.30%) Perl
1 2 (2.30%) SQL
1 2 (2.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (74.71%) Security Cleared
2 63 (72.41%) SC Cleared
3 62 (71.26%) DV Cleared
4 58 (66.67%) GCIH
5 22 (25.29%) GIAC
6 19 (21.84%) CISSP
7 11 (12.64%) Degree
8 6 (6.90%) SSCP
9 5 (5.75%) GSEC
10 4 (4.60%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (4.60%) CNA
10 4 (4.60%) Novell Certification
10 4 (4.60%) CEH
11 3 (3.45%) GCFA
12 2 (2.30%) BC Cleared
12 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (2.30%) CCNA
13 1 (1.15%) CCNP
13 1 (1.15%) EnCE
13 1 (1.15%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.90%) COBIT
3 5 (5.75%) COSO
4 4 (4.60%) SLA
4 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Nessus
Vendors
1 56 (64.37%) Sourcefire
2 39 (44.83%) LogRhythm
3 10 (11.49%) Cisco
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) Juniper
5 4 (4.60%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.45%) Symantec
7 2 (2.30%) McAfee
7 2 (2.30%) Websense
7 2 (2.30%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.30%) F5
7 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.30%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) Sun
7 2 (2.30%) HP
7 2 (2.30%) Dell
8 1 (1.15%) Splunk
8 1 (1.15%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.15%) LogLogic
8 1 (1.15%) Qualys
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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