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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
UK / England
Rank 734 823 884
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +61
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 79 76 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.081% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 66 61 37
Median salary £52,750 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.60% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £102,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.83% +20.00%

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
19952 25963 27283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.22% 27.81% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15892 21015 21944
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GCIA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

GCIA Salary Histogram in England

GCIA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +69 27 £55,000 -15.38% 5
South East +80 24 £51,500 -29.20% 6
West Midlands +24 22 £50,500 -8.18% 2
South West +4 6 £32,500 -25.71% 1
GCIA
UK

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing GCIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 91 (75.21%) CISSP
2 88 (72.73%) GCIH
3 81 (66.94%) Cybersecurity
4 74 (61.16%) SIEM
5 69 (57.02%) Windows
6 64 (52.89%) Linux
7 60 (49.59%) CEH
8 52 (42.98%) SANS
9 51 (42.15%) Security Operations
10 45 (37.19%) Information Security
11 39 (32.23%) Firewall
12 38 (31.40%) GIAC
13 35 (28.93%) Security Operations Centre
13 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
14 34 (28.10%) Intrusion Detection
15 33 (27.27%) Analytics
16 32 (26.45%) Mentoring
17 29 (23.97%) Network Security
18 28 (23.14%) Malware Analysis
19 26 (21.49%) Unix
19 26 (21.49%) Security Monitoring
20 24 (19.83%) Vulnerability Management
21 23 (19.01%) Cyberthreat
21 23 (19.01%) Cisco Certification
22 21 (17.36%) GREM
22 21 (17.36%) Windows Server
23 20 (16.53%) Big Data
23 20 (16.53%) ArcSight
23 20 (16.53%) CISM
23 20 (16.53%) C

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (15.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
2 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 39 (32.23%) Firewall
2 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
3 34 (28.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 29 (23.97%) Network Security
5 10 (8.26%) DNS
6 6 (4.96%) DHCP
6 6 (4.96%) FTP
6 6 (4.96%) HTTP
6 6 (4.96%) ICMP
6 6 (4.96%) Internet
6 6 (4.96%) IPv4
6 6 (4.96%) IPv6
6 6 (4.96%) POP3
6 6 (4.96%) SMTP
6 6 (4.96%) SNMP
6 6 (4.96%) VPN
7 5 (4.13%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.31%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.31%) SSL
9 1 (0.83%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) Big Data
2 13 (10.74%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
General
1 10 (8.26%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Games
3 5 (4.13%) German Language
4 3 (2.48%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.48%) Military
5 2 (1.65%) French Language
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (57.02%) Analyst
2 43 (35.54%) Security Analyst
3 37 (30.58%) SOC Analyst
4 15 (12.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 14 (11.57%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Consultant
6 10 (8.26%) Security Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.44%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Security Operations Specialist
7 9 (7.44%) Security Specialist
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Security Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Monitoring Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Operations Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Security Operations Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Security Support Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) .NET
2 10 (8.26%) ZeroMQ
3 7 (5.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.93%) Security Operations Centre
2 23 (19.01%) Cyberthreat
3 20 (16.53%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.26%) Client/Server
5 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.44%) Data Centre
6 7 (5.79%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (4.13%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.65%) CESG
8 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (57.02%) Windows
2 64 (52.89%) Linux
3 26 (21.49%) Unix
4 21 (17.36%) Windows Server
5 19 (15.70%) CentOS
6 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.44%) Mac OS X
7 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (66.94%) Cybersecurity
2 74 (61.16%) SIEM
3 51 (42.15%) Security Operations
4 45 (37.19%) Information Security
5 33 (27.27%) Analytics
6 32 (26.45%) Mentoring
7 28 (23.14%) Malware Analysis
8 26 (21.49%) Security Monitoring
9 24 (19.83%) Vulnerability Management
10 18 (14.88%) Incident Management
11 17 (14.05%) Presales
11 17 (14.05%) Risk Management
12 16 (13.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 15 (12.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 14 (11.57%) Forensic Analysis
14 14 (11.57%) Open Source
15 12 (9.92%) Digital Forensics
15 12 (9.92%) Threat Detection
16 11 (9.09%) Cyber Intelligence
17 10 (8.26%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.53%) C
2 13 (10.74%) Java
3 4 (3.31%) SQL
4 1 (0.83%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) C++
4 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 91 (75.21%) CISSP
2 88 (72.73%) GCIH
3 60 (49.59%) CEH
4 52 (42.98%) SANS
5 38 (31.40%) GIAC
6 23 (19.01%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (17.36%) GREM
8 20 (16.53%) CISM
9 17 (14.05%) CCNA
9 17 (14.05%) Security Cleared
10 16 (13.22%) GSEC
11 14 (11.57%) CCNP
11 14 (11.57%) GCFA
11 14 (11.57%) SC Cleared
12 13 (10.74%) GCED
13 11 (9.09%) CREST Certified
14 10 (8.26%) CFCE
14 10 (8.26%) DV Cleared
14 10 (8.26%) GCFE
15 9 (7.44%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.26%) PCI DSS
2 10 (8.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (14.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.92%) Snort
3 6 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 13 (10.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (6.61%) Grafana
4 7 (5.79%) CSIRT
4 7 (5.79%) QRadar
5 5 (4.13%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 5 (4.13%) Nessus
6 4 (3.31%) EnCase
6 4 (3.31%) Nmap
6 4 (3.31%) RSA Security Analytics
7 3 (2.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 3 (2.48%) FTK
8 2 (1.65%) RSA Archer
8 2 (1.65%) RSA enVision
8 2 (1.65%) WSUS
9 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) ArcSight
2 14 (11.57%) FireEye
3 10 (8.26%) Apple
3 10 (8.26%) Google
4 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.61%) Cisco
5 8 (6.61%) LogRhythm
5 8 (6.61%) Splunk
6 7 (5.79%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.96%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.13%) Oracle
9 4 (3.31%) HP
9 4 (3.31%) NetWitness
9 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.31%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.48%) AlienVault
10 3 (2.48%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.65%) VMware
12 1 (0.83%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.83%) Juniper
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