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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 781 883 939
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +56
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 110 56 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.056% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 90 53 38
Median salary £58,750 £55,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
24784 27554 31063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.99% 27.35% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20162 21836 25104
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GCIH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

GCIH Salary Histogram in England

GCIH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 58 £65,000 +18.18% 4
South East +32 20 £52,500 -4.54%
South West +21 15 £55,000 -2.22%
Yorkshire +13 6 - - 2
East Midlands - 5 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
North West +17 2 £44,750 -12.68%
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 200 (81.30%) CISSP
2 179 (72.76%) SIEM
3 125 (50.81%) Information Security
3 125 (50.81%) GCIA
4 108 (43.90%) CEH
5 95 (38.62%) GIAC
6 78 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
7 71 (28.86%) Ethical Hacking
8 70 (28.46%) Security Operations
9 69 (28.05%) Snort
9 69 (28.05%) Firewall
10 61 (24.80%) ArcSight
11 58 (23.58%) Cyberthreat
11 58 (23.58%) SANS
12 56 (22.76%) Windows
13 55 (22.36%) ITIL
14 53 (21.54%) Wireshark
15 52 (21.14%) Management Information System
15 52 (21.14%) CISM
16 51 (20.73%) TCP/IP
17 49 (19.92%) Finance
18 48 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 48 (19.51%) Vulnerability Management
19 46 (18.70%) Linux
20 45 (18.29%) Unix
21 42 (17.07%) Degree
22 41 (16.67%) Network Security
23 35 (14.23%) tcpdump
23 35 (14.23%) SSCP
23 35 (14.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

GCIH
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 2 (0.81%) CloudStack
2 1 (0.41%) Apache
2 1 (0.41%) JBoss
2 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (28.05%) Firewall
2 53 (21.54%) Wireshark
3 51 (20.73%) TCP/IP
4 41 (16.67%) Network Security
5 35 (14.23%) tcpdump
6 29 (11.79%) DNS
7 28 (11.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 17 (6.91%) Internet
9 14 (5.69%) HTTP
9 14 (5.69%) SMTP
10 12 (4.88%) LAN
10 12 (4.88%) Reverse Proxy
10 12 (4.88%) WAN
11 10 (4.07%) SSL
12 8 (3.25%) HTTPS
12 8 (3.25%) Wireless
13 2 (0.81%) Software-Defined Networking
13 2 (0.81%) VoIP
13 2 (0.81%) Wireless Security
14 1 (0.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.41%) Big Data
1 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (6.50%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.81%) AppScan
2 2 (0.81%) Paros
General
1 49 (19.92%) Finance
2 21 (8.54%) Legal
3 12 (4.88%) Law
4 7 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.44%) Brand Awareness
6 5 (2.03%) Electronics
6 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.03%) Marketing
7 4 (1.63%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.81%) Games
8 2 (0.81%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 151 (61.38%) Analyst
2 107 (43.50%) Security Analyst
3 46 (18.70%) SOC Analyst
4 33 (13.41%) Incident Manager
5 32 (13.01%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 29 (11.79%) Security Manager
7 23 (9.35%) IT Manager
7 23 (9.35%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (7.32%) Information Analyst
8 18 (7.32%) Information Security Analyst
8 18 (7.32%) SIEM Analyst
9 16 (6.50%) Operations Analyst
10 15 (6.10%) Forensic Manager
10 15 (6.10%) Security Engineer
11 14 (5.69%) Information Manager
11 14 (5.69%) Information Security Manager
11 14 (5.69%) Senior Security Analyst
12 13 (5.28%) Incident Analyst
12 13 (5.28%) Security Operations Analyst
13 12 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.03%) WSH
2 2 (0.81%) .NET
2 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.81%) Web Services
3 1 (0.41%) HTML
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (23.58%) Cyberthreat
2 52 (21.14%) Management Information System
3 35 (14.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 34 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (13.41%) Security Operations Centre
6 22 (8.94%) Client/Server
7 16 (6.50%) PKI
8 9 (3.66%) iPad
9 8 (3.25%) Computer Science
9 8 (3.25%) Cyber Attack
10 7 (2.85%) Mathematics
11 6 (2.44%) CESG
11 6 (2.44%) Cybercrime
11 6 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (2.03%) Data Conversion
13 4 (1.63%) Social Network
14 2 (0.81%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.76%) Windows
2 46 (18.70%) Linux
3 45 (18.29%) Unix
4 20 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (7.72%) Windows Server
6 18 (7.32%) Solaris
7 12 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (4.47%) FreeBSD
8 11 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.44%) Kali Linux
10 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (72.76%) SIEM
2 125 (50.81%) Information Security
3 78 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
4 71 (28.86%) Ethical Hacking
5 70 (28.46%) Security Operations
6 55 (22.36%) ITIL
7 48 (19.51%) Vulnerability Management
8 30 (12.20%) Reverse Engineering
9 25 (10.16%) Mentoring
10 24 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
11 22 (8.94%) Analytics
11 22 (8.94%) Digital Forensics
11 22 (8.94%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 22 (8.94%) Security Architecture
12 21 (8.54%) Malware Analysis
12 21 (8.54%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (8.13%) Coaching
13 20 (8.13%) Threat Analysis
14 18 (7.32%) Incident Management
15 17 (6.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.35%) Perl
2 22 (8.94%) Python
3 20 (8.13%) Ruby
4 19 (7.72%) PowerShell
5 16 (6.50%) Bash Shell
6 15 (6.10%) SQL
7 10 (4.07%) C#
8 9 (3.66%) C++
8 9 (3.66%) Java
9 4 (1.63%) PHP
10 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) C
11 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 200 (81.30%) CISSP
2 125 (50.81%) GCIA
3 108 (43.90%) CEH
4 95 (38.62%) GIAC
5 58 (23.58%) SANS
6 52 (21.14%) CISM
7 42 (17.07%) Degree
8 35 (14.23%) SSCP
9 30 (12.20%) CREST Certified
9 30 (12.20%) Security Cleared
10 28 (11.38%) SC Cleared
11 23 (9.35%) GCFA
12 21 (8.54%) GREM
13 16 (6.50%) CISA
14 14 (5.69%) DV Cleared
15 13 (5.28%) CompTIA Security+
15 13 (5.28%) Security+ Certification
16 12 (4.88%) ECIH
16 12 (4.88%) EnCE
17 9 (3.66%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (12.60%) PCI DSS
3 18 (7.32%) COBIT
4 6 (2.44%) ISO22301
5 5 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.63%) COSO
6 4 (1.63%) GPG13
6 4 (1.63%) HMG Infosec
7 3 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (28.05%) Snort
2 14 (5.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (12.60%) Nessus
2 25 (10.16%) RSA enVision
3 19 (7.72%) EnCase
4 17 (6.91%) Nmap
5 9 (3.66%) QRadar
6 3 (1.22%) RSA Archer
6 3 (1.22%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.81%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.81%) FTK
7 2 (0.81%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.81%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.81%) WMI
8 1 (0.41%) Ansible
8 1 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (24.80%) ArcSight
2 34 (13.82%) Splunk
3 24 (9.76%) LogRhythm
4 21 (8.54%) Remedy
5 16 (6.50%) VMware
6 14 (5.69%) NetWitness
7 12 (4.88%) Red Hat
8 11 (4.47%) Qualys
9 9 (3.66%) LogLogic
9 9 (3.66%) Sourcefire
10 8 (3.25%) Citrix
10 8 (3.25%) Intel Security
11 5 (2.03%) F5
11 5 (2.03%) SAP
12 3 (1.22%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.22%) Juniper
12 3 (1.22%) Symantec
13 2 (0.81%) AlienVault
13 2 (0.81%) Cisco
13 2 (0.81%) Oracle
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