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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
UK / England
Rank 755 794 882
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +88
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 85 124 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.48% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 69 96 41
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +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
19886 25711 27295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.17% 27.85% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15846 20798 21984
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 £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 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 +43 38 £60,000 +6.66% 7
West Midlands +24 24 £50,250 -8.63% 1
South East +60 12 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South West +15 10 £33,581 -12.77%
East Midlands +4 1 £47,500 -13.63%
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 98 (72.59%) CISSP
2 92 (68.15%) GCIA
3 79 (58.52%) Cybersecurity
4 71 (52.59%) SIEM
5 65 (48.15%) Windows
6 57 (42.22%) Information Security
7 55 (40.74%) Linux
8 53 (39.26%) Security Operations
9 52 (38.52%) GIAC
10 51 (37.78%) CEH
11 49 (36.30%) Firewall
11 49 (36.30%) SANS
12 43 (31.85%) Network Security
13 42 (31.11%) TCP/IP
14 37 (27.41%) Security Operations Centre
15 36 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
16 31 (22.96%) Mentoring
17 30 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
17 30 (22.22%) Unix
17 30 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
18 29 (21.48%) Degree
19 27 (20.00%) ArcSight
19 27 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
20 26 (19.26%) Management Information System
21 23 (17.04%) Cyberthreat
22 22 (16.30%) Risk Management
22 22 (16.30%) Incident Management
23 21 (15.56%) Snort
23 21 (15.56%) CISM
23 21 (15.56%) Cisco Certification

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 16 (11.85%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.96%) Apache
2 4 (2.96%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) MS Office
2 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 49 (36.30%) Firewall
2 43 (31.85%) Network Security
3 42 (31.11%) TCP/IP
4 36 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (14.81%) Wireshark
6 10 (7.41%) DNS
7 9 (6.67%) VPN
8 6 (4.44%) DHCP
8 6 (4.44%) FTP
8 6 (4.44%) HTTP
8 6 (4.44%) ICMP
8 6 (4.44%) Internet
8 6 (4.44%) IPv4
8 6 (4.44%) IPv6
8 6 (4.44%) POP3
8 6 (4.44%) SMTP
8 6 (4.44%) SNMP
9 4 (2.96%) HTTPS
9 4 (2.96%) SSL
9 4 (2.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) Big Data
1 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.15%) InfluxDB
3 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (10.37%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Retail
3 3 (2.22%) German Language
3 3 (2.22%) Legal
4 2 (1.48%) French Language
5 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (57.04%) Analyst
2 47 (34.81%) Security Analyst
3 40 (29.63%) SOC Analyst
4 15 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 14 (10.37%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) Consultant
6 10 (7.41%) Security Specialist
7 9 (6.67%) Security Operations Specialist
8 8 (5.93%) Monitoring Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (5.93%) Senior Security Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) CISSP Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Cyberthreat Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) IT Security Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Security Operations Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) .NET
2 4 (2.96%) ELK Stack
2 4 (2.96%) PCRE
2 4 (2.96%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.41%) Security Operations Centre
2 26 (19.26%) Management Information System
3 23 (17.04%) Cyberthreat
4 11 (8.15%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 9 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 7 (5.19%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (5.19%) iPad
7 4 (2.96%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.96%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (2.22%) CESG
9 1 (0.74%) PKI
9 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 65 (48.15%) Windows
2 55 (40.74%) Linux
3 30 (22.22%) Unix
4 15 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.93%) Mac OS X
6 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.70%) CentOS
9 4 (2.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (58.52%) Cybersecurity
2 71 (52.59%) SIEM
3 57 (42.22%) Information Security
4 53 (39.26%) Security Operations
5 31 (22.96%) Mentoring
6 30 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
6 30 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
7 27 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (16.30%) Incident Management
8 22 (16.30%) Risk Management
9 20 (14.81%) Analytics
10 17 (12.59%) Forensic Analysis
10 17 (12.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 16 (11.85%) Threat Detection
12 14 (10.37%) Open Source
13 13 (9.63%) Security Architecture
13 13 (9.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 11 (8.15%) Penetration Testing
15 10 (7.41%) Information Assurance
15 10 (7.41%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.67%) C
2 8 (5.93%) Java
2 8 (5.93%) SQL
3 5 (3.70%) Python
4 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.96%) Ruby
5 1 (0.74%) C#
5 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 98 (72.59%) CISSP
2 92 (68.15%) GCIA
3 52 (38.52%) GIAC
4 51 (37.78%) CEH
5 49 (36.30%) SANS
6 29 (21.48%) Degree
7 21 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (15.56%) CISM
8 20 (14.81%) GREM
9 16 (11.85%) Security Cleared
10 15 (11.11%) CCNA
10 15 (11.11%) CREST Certified
11 14 (10.37%) CCNP
11 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
12 13 (9.63%) GCFA
13 12 (8.89%) GCED
13 12 (8.89%) Network+ Certification
14 11 (8.15%) CISA
14 11 (8.15%) OSCP
15 9 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.63%) PCI DSS
3 10 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.96%) SLA
5 3 (2.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.48%) GPG13
6 2 (1.48%) QA
7 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (15.56%) Snort
2 13 (9.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.93%) ProxySG
4 7 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (12.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 13 (9.63%) Nessus
3 12 (8.89%) CSIRT
4 10 (7.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (7.41%) QRadar
5 9 (6.67%) RSA enVision
6 5 (3.70%) EnCase
7 4 (2.96%) Fluentd
7 4 (2.96%) FTK
7 4 (2.96%) Grafana
7 4 (2.96%) Nmap
8 3 (2.22%) Kibana
8 3 (2.22%) logstash
8 3 (2.22%) RSA Security Analytics
9 2 (1.48%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 2 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.48%) RSA Archer
9 2 (1.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 19 (14.07%) FireEye
3 18 (13.33%) LogRhythm
4 16 (11.85%) CheckPoint
5 11 (8.15%) NetWitness
6 10 (7.41%) Blue Coat
6 10 (7.41%) Palo Alto
7 9 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 9 (6.67%) Sourcefire
8 8 (5.93%) Cisco
9 7 (5.19%) LogLogic
9 7 (5.19%) Splunk
10 6 (4.44%) Sun
11 5 (3.70%) Oracle
12 4 (2.96%) AlienVault
12 4 (2.96%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.96%) Sophos
12 4 (2.96%) TippingPoint
13 3 (2.22%) HP
14 2 (1.48%) Dell
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