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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 823 808 873
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +65
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 48 59 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.058% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.22% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 13
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
28725 27364 30672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.56% 26.89% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23141 21834 25967
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 -3 14 £57,500 +35.29% 5
East of England -12 12 £50,000 +17.64%
South East -4 9 £55,000 -8.33% 6
South West -8 7 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire -23 4 £23,250 -5.10% 2
East Midlands +10 1 £45,000 -26.53%
West Midlands -20 1 £70,000 +27.27%
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 70 (72.92%) GCIA
2 69 (71.88%) SIEM
3 41 (42.71%) CISSP
3 41 (42.71%) Wireshark
4 39 (40.63%) SC Cleared
4 39 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 37 (38.54%) GIAC
5 37 (38.54%) Windows
6 35 (36.46%) tcpdump
7 34 (35.42%) Sourcefire
7 34 (35.42%) DV Cleared
8 31 (32.29%) Linux
9 30 (31.25%) Cyber Security
10 29 (30.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 28 (29.17%) TCP/IP
11 28 (29.17%) Analytics
12 27 (28.13%) LogRhythm
13 22 (22.92%) Firewall
14 19 (19.79%) Snort
14 19 (19.79%) GCFA
14 19 (19.79%) Degree
15 18 (18.75%) Network Security
15 18 (18.75%) UNIX
15 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (17.71%) LAN
16 17 (17.71%) WAN
16 17 (17.71%) SSCP
16 17 (17.71%) Penetration Testing
17 15 (15.63%) HTTP
18 14 (14.58%) Information Security

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.17%) MS Project
3 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 41 (42.71%) Wireshark
2 35 (36.46%) tcpdump
3 29 (30.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 28 (29.17%) TCP/IP
5 22 (22.92%) Firewall
6 18 (18.75%) Network Security
7 17 (17.71%) LAN
7 17 (17.71%) WAN
8 15 (15.63%) HTTP
9 13 (13.54%) DNS
10 10 (10.42%) SSL
10 10 (10.42%) Internet
10 10 (10.42%) SMTP
10 10 (10.42%) LDAP
10 10 (10.42%) FTP
11 9 (9.38%) VPN
12 5 (5.21%) DHCP
12 5 (5.21%) Telnet
12 5 (5.21%) SSH
13 3 (3.13%) Wireless
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Legal
3 3 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (69.79%) Analyst
2 41 (42.71%) Security Analyst
3 11 (11.46%) IT Security Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Incident Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Network Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Security Operations Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Forensic Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Sales Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Tester
8 3 (3.13%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (2.08%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.08%) Junior
9 2 (2.08%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.21%) PKI
4 4 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.13%) Open Source
5 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.54%) Windows
2 31 (32.29%) Linux
3 18 (18.75%) UNIX
4 11 (11.46%) Solaris
5 5 (5.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (71.88%) SIEM
2 30 (31.25%) Cyber Security
3 28 (29.17%) Analytics
4 17 (17.71%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (14.58%) Information Security
6 13 (13.54%) Computer Forensics
6 13 (13.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 11 (11.46%) CRM
8 11 (11.46%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
8 11 (11.46%) Time Management
9 10 (10.42%) Information Assurance
10 9 (9.38%) Security Testing
10 9 (9.38%) Change Control
11 8 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (8.33%) ITIL
11 8 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
12 7 (7.29%) Document Management
12 7 (7.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) Perl
1 5 (5.21%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) C
3 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (72.92%) GCIA
2 41 (42.71%) CISSP
3 39 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 39 (40.63%) Security Cleared
4 37 (38.54%) GIAC
5 34 (35.42%) DV Cleared
6 19 (19.79%) Degree
6 19 (19.79%) GCFA
7 17 (17.71%) SSCP
8 12 (12.50%) CISA
9 11 (11.46%) CEH
10 6 (6.25%) EnCE
11 5 (5.21%) GSEC
11 5 (5.21%) OSCP
12 4 (4.17%) OSCE
12 4 (4.17%) GWAPT
12 4 (4.17%) CISM
13 3 (3.13%) GPEN
14 2 (2.08%) BC Cleared
15 1 (1.04%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.29%) SLA
3 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.21%) COBIT
3 5 (5.21%) COSO
4 2 (2.08%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.04%) QA
5 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (19.79%) Snort
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (35.42%) Sourcefire
2 27 (28.13%) LogRhythm
3 12 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 4 (4.17%) Juniper
6 3 (3.13%) Symantec
7 2 (2.08%) McAfee
7 2 (2.08%) Websense
7 2 (2.08%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.08%) HP
7 2 (2.08%) Dell
7 2 (2.08%) IBM
7 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.08%) F5
7 2 (2.08%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.08%) LogLogic
8 1 (1.04%) Splunk
8 1 (1.04%) Qualys
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