The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 773 866 863
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -3
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 138 53 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.054% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 107 42 32
Average salary £60,000 £48,125 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.67% -19.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £64,750 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
GCIH
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
26262 26907 26043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.74% 27.59% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21288 21644 20712
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCIH across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in England

GCIH
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCIH across the England region.

GCIH Salary Trend in England

GCIH
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIH across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

GCIH Salary Histogram in England

GCIH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
London +34 55 £61,250 +36.11% 8
East of England +14 24 £60,000 -
North West +23 20 £61,250 +63.33%
South East +2 17 £60,000 +28.00% 3
South West +3 13 £58,750 - 5
East Midlands +4 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire +12 3 £70,000 +201.07% 2
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 197 (79.44%) CISSP
2 165 (66.53%) SIEM
3 122 (49.19%) GCIA
4 114 (45.97%) GIAC
5 106 (42.74%) CEH
6 101 (40.73%) Information Security
7 73 (29.44%) Ethical Hacking
8 72 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
9 69 (27.82%) ArcSight
10 65 (26.21%) Network Security
11 64 (25.81%) Cyberthreat
12 62 (25.00%) Firewall
13 60 (24.19%) Wireshark
13 60 (24.19%) SANS
14 56 (22.58%) TCP/IP
15 53 (21.37%) Windows
16 52 (20.97%) Management Information System
17 49 (19.76%) Splunk
18 47 (18.95%) Snort
19 46 (18.55%) CISM
19 46 (18.55%) Security Operations
20 45 (18.15%) Vulnerability Management
20 45 (18.15%) Penetration Testing
21 41 (16.53%) LogRhythm
22 40 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
23 38 (15.32%) Threat Analysis
24 37 (14.92%) Degree
25 36 (14.52%) CISA
26 35 (14.11%) Unix
26 35 (14.11%) Security Cleared

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing GCIH 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 GCIH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.81%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (26.21%) Network Security
2 62 (25.00%) Firewall
3 60 (24.19%) Wireshark
4 56 (22.58%) TCP/IP
5 40 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (6.05%) Internet
7 14 (5.65%) tcpdump
8 11 (4.44%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (3.23%) LAN
9 8 (3.23%) WAN
10 7 (2.82%) DNS
11 6 (2.42%) Wireless
12 5 (2.02%) SSL
12 5 (2.02%) VoIP
13 4 (1.61%) VPN
14 2 (0.81%) Software-Defined Networking
15 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
15 1 (0.40%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (5.24%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.40%) AppScan
2 1 (0.40%) Paros
General
1 31 (12.50%) Finance
2 22 (8.87%) Legal
3 8 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.82%) Banking
5 6 (2.42%) Law
6 5 (2.02%) Retail
7 2 (0.81%) Games
7 2 (0.81%) Japanese Language
7 2 (0.81%) Military
7 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 143 (57.66%) Analyst
2 107 (43.15%) Security Analyst
3 41 (16.53%) Consultant
4 38 (15.32%) SOC Analyst
5 37 (14.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 35 (14.11%) Senior Analyst
7 31 (12.50%) Principal Consultant
8 28 (11.29%) Incident Manager
9 26 (10.48%) Architect
9 26 (10.48%) Principal Architect
9 26 (10.48%) Principal Solutions Architect
9 26 (10.48%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (7.66%) IT Manager
11 17 (6.85%) Forensic Manager
12 15 (6.05%) IT Analyst
12 15 (6.05%) IT Security Analyst
12 15 (6.05%) Senior Security Analyst
13 13 (5.24%) Operations Analyst
13 13 (5.24%) Security Engineer
14 11 (4.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.61%) .NET
2 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.81%) WSH
3 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 64 (25.81%) Cyberthreat
2 52 (20.97%) Management Information System
3 31 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 30 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (10.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (6.05%) PKI
7 14 (5.65%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.82%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.81%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.40%) BYOD
10 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.40%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.40%) iPad
10 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (21.37%) Windows
2 35 (14.11%) Unix
3 34 (13.71%) Linux
4 24 (9.68%) Solaris
5 14 (5.65%) Windows Server
5 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.03%) FreeBSD
6 10 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.61%) Kali Linux
7 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.21%) zOS
9 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (66.53%) SIEM
2 101 (40.73%) Information Security
3 73 (29.44%) Ethical Hacking
4 72 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
5 46 (18.55%) Security Operations
6 45 (18.15%) Penetration Testing
6 45 (18.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 38 (15.32%) Threat Analysis
8 30 (12.10%) Reverse Engineering
9 27 (10.89%) ITIL
10 26 (10.48%) Malware Analysis
11 25 (10.08%) Digital Forensics
12 23 (9.27%) Risk Management
13 22 (8.87%) Security Management
14 21 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (8.06%) Incident Management
16 18 (7.26%) Analytics
16 18 (7.26%) Data Privacy
17 16 (6.45%) Computer Security
18 15 (6.05%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.50%) Python
2 29 (11.69%) C
3 26 (10.48%) Perl
4 22 (8.87%) PowerShell
5 20 (8.06%) Bash Shell
6 16 (6.45%) C#
6 16 (6.45%) C++
6 16 (6.45%) Ruby
6 16 (6.45%) SQL
7 5 (2.02%) PHP
8 4 (1.61%) Java
9 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 197 (79.44%) CISSP
2 122 (49.19%) GCIA
3 114 (45.97%) GIAC
4 106 (42.74%) CEH
5 60 (24.19%) SANS
6 46 (18.55%) CISM
7 37 (14.92%) Degree
8 36 (14.52%) CISA
9 35 (14.11%) Security Cleared
10 28 (11.29%) GCFA
11 27 (10.89%) SC Cleared
12 23 (9.27%) EnCE
13 22 (8.87%) SSCP
14 16 (6.45%) GREM
15 14 (5.65%) CompTIA Security+
15 14 (5.65%) Security+ Certification
16 13 (5.24%) CREST Certified
17 10 (4.03%) DV Cleared
18 8 (3.23%) OSCP
19 6 (2.42%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 17 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.63%) COBIT
3 9 (3.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.61%) COSO
5 2 (0.81%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (18.95%) Snort
2 11 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (10.89%) QRadar
1 27 (10.89%) RSA enVision
2 20 (8.06%) EnCase
2 20 (8.06%) Nessus
3 12 (4.84%) Nmap
4 9 (3.63%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (1.21%) WMI
6 2 (0.81%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.40%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 69 (27.82%) ArcSight
2 49 (19.76%) Splunk
3 41 (16.53%) LogRhythm
4 31 (12.50%) McAfee
5 25 (10.08%) NetWitness
6 24 (9.68%) SolarWinds
6 24 (9.68%) Trustwave
7 19 (7.66%) VMware
8 18 (7.26%) Sourcefire
9 16 (6.45%) Qualys
10 14 (5.65%) LogLogic
11 11 (4.44%) F5
11 11 (4.44%) Remedy
12 10 (4.03%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.63%) Fortinet
13 9 (3.63%) Juniper
13 9 (3.63%) Symantec
14 6 (2.42%) Palo Alto
15 5 (2.02%) FireEye
16 4 (1.61%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Harris Global
Salary: Very Competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Freshtechit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Hounslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
Twickenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 22 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 23 days ago
Wembley
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 24 days ago