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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 799 900 927
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +27
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 114 47 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.045% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 97 40 34
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £57,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -17.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,250 £79,400
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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
26264 28449 30205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.11% 27.48% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21336 22403 24382
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +51 59 £65,000 +30.00% 5
South West +22 21 £57,500 +21.05%
South East +33 18 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands - 8 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +15 7 £57,500 +180.48%
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 202 (83.13%) CISSP
2 169 (69.55%) SIEM
3 121 (49.79%) Information Security
4 119 (48.97%) GCIA
5 97 (39.92%) CEH
6 95 (39.09%) GIAC
7 79 (32.51%) Cybersecurity
8 70 (28.81%) Ethical Hacking
9 64 (26.34%) Firewall
10 62 (25.51%) Security Operations
11 61 (25.10%) Snort
12 58 (23.87%) SANS
12 58 (23.87%) Cyberthreat
13 57 (23.46%) Windows
14 56 (23.05%) ArcSight
15 52 (21.40%) ITIL
15 52 (21.40%) Management Information System
16 50 (20.58%) CISM
16 50 (20.58%) Vulnerability Management
17 48 (19.75%) Finance
18 47 (19.34%) Network Security
19 45 (18.52%) Wireshark
20 44 (18.11%) TCP/IP
21 43 (17.70%) Linux
22 42 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 38 (15.64%) Unix
23 38 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
24 35 (14.40%) Security Cleared
25 34 (13.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
25 34 (13.99%) Security Operations Centre

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (0.82%) CloudStack
2 1 (0.41%) Apache
2 1 (0.41%) JBoss
2 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (26.34%) Firewall
2 47 (19.34%) Network Security
3 45 (18.52%) Wireshark
4 44 (18.11%) TCP/IP
5 28 (11.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 28 (11.52%) tcpdump
6 23 (9.47%) DNS
7 19 (7.82%) Internet
8 13 (5.35%) LAN
8 13 (5.35%) WAN
9 12 (4.94%) Reverse Proxy
9 12 (4.94%) SSL
10 8 (3.29%) HTTP
10 8 (3.29%) HTTPS
10 8 (3.29%) SMTP
10 8 (3.29%) Wireless
11 2 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.82%) VoIP
11 2 (0.82%) Wireless Security
12 1 (0.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (6.58%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.82%) AppScan
2 2 (0.82%) Paros
General
1 48 (19.75%) Finance
2 19 (7.82%) Legal
3 11 (4.53%) Law
4 7 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.47%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
6 2 (0.82%) Military
6 2 (0.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 151 (62.14%) Analyst
2 106 (43.62%) Security Analyst
3 48 (19.75%) SOC Analyst
4 35 (14.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 30 (12.35%) Incident Manager
6 29 (11.93%) Senior Analyst
7 22 (9.05%) Security Manager
8 19 (7.82%) IT Manager
9 17 (7.00%) Security Engineer
9 17 (7.00%) Senior Security Analyst
10 16 (6.58%) Information Analyst
10 16 (6.58%) Information Security Analyst
10 16 (6.58%) Operations Analyst
10 16 (6.58%) SIEM Analyst
11 14 (5.76%) Forensic Manager
12 13 (5.35%) IT Analyst
12 13 (5.35%) IT Security Analyst
13 12 (4.94%) Incident Analyst
13 12 (4.94%) Information Manager
13 12 (4.94%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.06%) WSH
2 3 (1.23%) .NET
3 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.82%) Web Services
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
4 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (23.87%) Cyberthreat
2 52 (21.40%) Management Information System
3 38 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (13.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 34 (13.99%) Security Operations Centre
5 22 (9.05%) Client/Server
6 16 (6.58%) PKI
7 8 (3.29%) Cyber Attack
8 7 (2.88%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.47%) CESG
9 6 (2.47%) Cybercrime
9 6 (2.47%) iPad
10 5 (2.06%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.06%) Data Conversion
10 5 (2.06%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 57 (23.46%) Windows
2 43 (17.70%) Linux
3 38 (15.64%) Unix
4 21 (8.64%) Solaris
5 20 (8.23%) Windows Server
5 20 (8.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.53%) FreeBSD
7 11 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.47%) Kali Linux
8 6 (2.47%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (69.55%) SIEM
2 121 (49.79%) Information Security
3 79 (32.51%) Cybersecurity
4 70 (28.81%) Ethical Hacking
5 62 (25.51%) Security Operations
6 52 (21.40%) ITIL
7 50 (20.58%) Vulnerability Management
8 31 (12.76%) Reverse Engineering
9 24 (9.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 24 (9.88%) Mentoring
9 24 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
10 23 (9.47%) Security Architecture
11 22 (9.05%) Analytics
11 22 (9.05%) Digital Forensics
11 22 (9.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (9.05%) Threat Analysis
12 20 (8.23%) Coaching
12 20 (8.23%) Incident Management
13 19 (7.82%) Malware Analysis
14 17 (7.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.70%) Perl
2 25 (10.29%) Python
3 22 (9.05%) Ruby
4 20 (8.23%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.00%) Bash Shell
6 15 (6.17%) SQL
7 11 (4.53%) C#
8 10 (4.12%) C++
8 10 (4.12%) Java
9 5 (2.06%) PHP
10 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.82%) C
12 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 202 (83.13%) CISSP
2 119 (48.97%) GCIA
3 97 (39.92%) CEH
4 95 (39.09%) GIAC
5 58 (23.87%) SANS
6 50 (20.58%) CISM
7 35 (14.40%) Security Cleared
8 32 (13.17%) Degree
8 32 (13.17%) SC Cleared
9 29 (11.93%) CREST Certified
10 27 (11.11%) SSCP
11 22 (9.05%) GCFA
12 20 (8.23%) GREM
13 14 (5.76%) CompTIA Security+
13 14 (5.76%) Security+ Certification
14 13 (5.35%) DV Cleared
15 12 (4.94%) CISA
15 12 (4.94%) ECIH
16 11 (4.53%) EnCE
16 11 (4.53%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (11.52%) PCI DSS
3 14 (5.76%) COBIT
4 6 (2.47%) COSO
4 6 (2.47%) ISO22301
4 6 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.23%) GPG13
5 3 (1.23%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (25.10%) Snort
2 8 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (10.70%) Nessus
2 24 (9.88%) RSA enVision
3 18 (7.41%) EnCase
4 17 (7.00%) Nmap
5 9 (3.70%) QRadar
6 6 (2.47%) RSA Security Analytics
7 4 (1.65%) RSA Archer
8 3 (1.23%) WMI
9 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.82%) FTK
9 2 (0.82%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.82%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.41%) Ansible
10 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (23.05%) ArcSight
2 33 (13.58%) Splunk
3 27 (11.11%) LogRhythm
4 19 (7.82%) Remedy
4 19 (7.82%) VMware
5 14 (5.76%) NetWitness
6 12 (4.94%) Red Hat
7 11 (4.53%) Sourcefire
8 9 (3.70%) Citrix
9 8 (3.29%) Intel Security
9 8 (3.29%) LogLogic
9 8 (3.29%) Qualys
10 6 (2.47%) F5
11 4 (1.65%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.65%) Juniper
11 4 (1.65%) Symantec
12 2 (0.82%) AlienVault
12 2 (0.82%) Cisco
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle
12 2 (0.82%) SAP
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