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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 834 829 881
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +52
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 54 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.024% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.089% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 53 16 8
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 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
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
29271 26901 31346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.93% 27.03% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22897 22080 26790
Average salary £45,000 £44,145 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 +24 45 £45,000 -25.00% 4
London -13 7 £60,000 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
North West - 1 - -
GCIA
UK

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 74 (84.09%) SIEM
2 65 (73.86%) Security Cleared
3 63 (71.59%) SC Cleared
3 63 (71.59%) DV Cleared
4 61 (69.32%) Sourcefire
5 60 (68.18%) GCIH
6 55 (62.50%) Analytics
7 43 (48.86%) Cyber Security
7 43 (48.86%) LogRhythm
8 40 (45.45%) Wireshark
9 39 (44.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 32 (36.36%) tcpdump
11 30 (34.09%) Windows
12 28 (31.82%) Linux
13 26 (29.55%) Information Security
14 22 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 20 (22.73%) CISSP
15 20 (22.73%) GIAC
16 19 (21.59%) Firewall
17 18 (20.45%) Snort
18 15 (17.05%) HTTP
18 15 (17.05%) UNIX
18 15 (17.05%) Solaris
19 13 (14.77%) LAN
19 13 (14.77%) WAN
20 12 (13.64%) DNS
20 12 (13.64%) Network Security
21 11 (12.50%) Cisco
22 10 (11.36%) SSL
22 10 (11.36%) ITIL

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.55%) MS Project
3 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 40 (45.45%) Wireshark
2 39 (44.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 32 (36.36%) tcpdump
4 22 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 19 (21.59%) Firewall
6 15 (17.05%) HTTP
7 13 (14.77%) LAN
7 13 (14.77%) WAN
8 12 (13.64%) DNS
8 12 (13.64%) Network Security
9 10 (11.36%) SSL
10 9 (10.23%) Internet
10 9 (10.23%) SMTP
10 9 (10.23%) FTP
10 9 (10.23%) LDAP
11 7 (7.95%) VPN
12 6 (6.82%) SSH
13 3 (3.41%) HTTPS
14 1 (1.14%) IPsec
14 1 (1.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.14%) Big Data
General
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 84 (95.45%) Analyst
2 65 (73.86%) Security Analyst
3 19 (21.59%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 16 (18.18%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Network Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Incident Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Information Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Forensic Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Consultant
9 2 (2.27%) Junior
10 1 (1.14%) Management Consultant
10 1 (1.14%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.95%) PKI
3 6 (6.82%) CESG
4 5 (5.68%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Open Source
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) Linux
3 15 (17.05%) UNIX
3 15 (17.05%) Solaris
4 5 (5.68%) AIX
5 1 (1.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (84.09%) SIEM
2 55 (62.50%) Analytics
3 43 (48.86%) Cyber Security
4 26 (29.55%) Information Security
5 10 (11.36%) ITIL
5 10 (11.36%) Incident Management
6 7 (7.95%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (7.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (7.95%) Change Control
6 7 (7.95%) Digital Forensics
6 7 (7.95%) Network Architecture
7 6 (6.82%) Information Assurance
7 6 (6.82%) Document Management
7 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.82%) Change Management
8 5 (5.68%) Security Testing
9 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (4.55%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) Python
2 2 (2.27%) C
2 2 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (73.86%) Security Cleared
2 63 (71.59%) DV Cleared
2 63 (71.59%) SC Cleared
3 60 (68.18%) GCIH
4 20 (22.73%) GIAC
4 20 (22.73%) CISSP
5 10 (11.36%) Degree
6 7 (7.95%) SSCP
7 6 (6.82%) CEH
8 4 (4.55%) GSEC
9 3 (3.41%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (3.41%) CNA
9 3 (3.41%) Novell Certification
10 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.27%) CCNA
10 2 (2.27%) GCFA
10 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.14%) EnCE
11 1 (1.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.82%) COBIT
3 5 (5.68%) COSO
4 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 61 (69.32%) Sourcefire
2 43 (48.86%) LogRhythm
3 11 (12.50%) Cisco
4 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.82%) Juniper
5 6 (6.82%) Fortinet
5 6 (6.82%) Symantec
6 5 (5.68%) McAfee
6 5 (5.68%) Websense
6 5 (5.68%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.55%) HP
7 4 (4.55%) Dell
7 4 (4.55%) IBM
7 4 (4.55%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.27%) F5
8 2 (2.27%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.27%) Sun
9 1 (1.14%) LogLogic
9 1 (1.14%) Qualys
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 18 days ago