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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 851 840 856
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 47 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.079% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 45 15 14
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 £33,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £49,250
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
29502 27726 30996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.14% 27.21% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23315 22608 26793
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 23 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 23 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 +25 38 £45,000 -10.00% 7
London -40 5 £33,250 -44.58%
South West -10 1 £37,500 -34.78%
East of England -17 1 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
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GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 60 (78.95%) SIEM
2 49 (64.47%) Security Cleared
3 48 (63.16%) DV Cleared
4 46 (60.53%) SC Cleared
4 46 (60.53%) Analytics
4 46 (60.53%) GCIH
5 44 (57.89%) Sourcefire
6 36 (47.37%) LogRhythm
7 30 (39.47%) Cyber Security
7 30 (39.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 28 (36.84%) Windows
9 26 (34.21%) Linux
9 26 (34.21%) Wireshark
10 23 (30.26%) Firewall
11 22 (28.95%) Information Security
12 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
13 18 (23.68%) CISSP
14 16 (21.05%) tcpdump
15 15 (19.74%) DNS
16 14 (18.42%) Cisco
16 14 (18.42%) Snort
17 13 (17.11%) GIAC
17 13 (17.11%) Solaris
17 13 (17.11%) HTTP
18 12 (15.79%) CEH
18 12 (15.79%) PCI DSS
19 11 (14.47%) Degree
19 11 (14.47%) Finance
20 10 (13.16%) GSEC
20 10 (13.16%) SSL

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 3 (3.95%) IIS
1 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Project
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (39.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 26 (34.21%) Wireshark
3 23 (30.26%) Firewall
4 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 16 (21.05%) tcpdump
6 15 (19.74%) DNS
7 13 (17.11%) HTTP
8 10 (13.16%) SSL
9 9 (11.84%) LAN
9 9 (11.84%) WAN
10 8 (10.53%) Network Security
11 7 (9.21%) SMTP
11 7 (9.21%) FTP
11 7 (9.21%) LDAP
11 7 (9.21%) VPN
12 6 (7.89%) SSH
13 3 (3.95%) NetScaler
13 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (3.95%) SAN
13 3 (3.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.32%) Big Data
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Military
5 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (84.21%) Analyst
2 52 (68.42%) Security Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Incident Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Security Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Operations Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Security Operations Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.63%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Middleware
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) PKI
2 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) CESG
3 5 (6.58%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Linux
3 13 (17.11%) Solaris
4 10 (13.16%) UNIX
5 5 (6.58%) AIX
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (78.95%) SIEM
2 46 (60.53%) Analytics
3 30 (39.47%) Cyber Security
4 22 (28.95%) Information Security
5 10 (13.16%) ITIL
6 8 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (9.21%) Digital Forensics
7 7 (9.21%) Network Architecture
8 6 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.89%) Change Management
9 5 (6.58%) Document Management
9 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.58%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (5.26%) Computer Security
10 4 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.63%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) Python
2 4 (5.26%) Perl
3 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.63%) C
4 2 (2.63%) PHP
4 2 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (64.47%) Security Cleared
2 48 (63.16%) DV Cleared
3 46 (60.53%) SC Cleared
3 46 (60.53%) GCIH
4 18 (23.68%) CISSP
5 13 (17.11%) GIAC
6 12 (15.79%) CEH
7 11 (14.47%) Degree
8 10 (13.16%) GSEC
9 6 (7.89%) SSCP
10 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (6.58%) CCNA
10 5 (6.58%) GCFA
11 3 (3.95%) GCWN
11 3 (3.95%) GCFW
11 3 (3.95%) GWAPT
11 3 (3.95%) GPEN
12 2 (2.63%) GCED
12 2 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (1.32%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.89%) COBIT
3 5 (6.58%) COSO
4 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) Snort
2 3 (3.95%) XenApp
2 3 (3.95%) vSphere
2 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 44 (57.89%) Sourcefire
2 36 (47.37%) LogRhythm
3 14 (18.42%) Cisco
4 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.21%) Fortinet
6 6 (7.89%) Juniper
7 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.58%) HP
7 5 (6.58%) Dell
8 4 (5.26%) Symantec
8 4 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.95%) McAfee
9 3 (3.95%) Websense
9 3 (3.95%) VMware
9 3 (3.95%) Citrix
9 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.63%) F5
10 2 (2.63%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.63%) IBM
11 1 (1.32%) Sun
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