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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 814 833 857
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +24
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 49 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.024% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.090% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 12
Average salary £48,125 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.79% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £55,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
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
29160 26641 28361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.23% 27.18% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23372 21166 23584
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 24 £45,000 -21.73% 4
South East -7 10 £46,875 -18.47% 10
East of England - 9 £60,000 -
North West - 3 £37,500 -
South West -14 2 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 57 (60.00%) GCIA
2 48 (50.53%) SIEM
3 43 (45.26%) CISSP
3 43 (45.26%) Windows
4 42 (44.21%) GIAC
5 38 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 29 (30.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 29 (30.53%) Linux
7 26 (27.37%) Snort
7 26 (27.37%) Vulnerability Management
8 25 (26.32%) Cyber Security
8 25 (26.32%) Wireshark
9 23 (24.21%) Network Security
9 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
10 22 (23.16%) UNIX
11 21 (22.11%) Information Security
11 21 (22.11%) LogRhythm
12 20 (21.05%) tcpdump
12 20 (21.05%) SC Cleared
12 20 (21.05%) Firewall
13 18 (18.95%) Degree
13 18 (18.95%) GCFA
13 18 (18.95%) Penetration Testing
14 17 (17.89%) DV Cleared
15 16 (16.84%) Analytics
16 14 (14.74%) Reverse Engineering
16 14 (14.74%) Sourcefire
16 14 (14.74%) Incident Management
16 14 (14.74%) Nessus
16 14 (14.74%) CISA

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (1.05%) MS Office
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 29 (30.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 25 (26.32%) Wireshark
4 23 (24.21%) Network Security
5 20 (21.05%) tcpdump
5 20 (21.05%) Firewall
6 11 (11.58%) LAN
6 11 (11.58%) WAN
7 9 (9.47%) Internet
8 8 (8.42%) DNS
9 7 (7.37%) SMTP
9 7 (7.37%) FTP
9 7 (7.37%) HTTP
9 7 (7.37%) LDAP
10 5 (5.26%) DHCP
10 5 (5.26%) SSL
10 5 (5.26%) Telnet
11 4 (4.21%) Wireless
12 1 (1.05%) VoIP
12 1 (1.05%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
1 7 (7.37%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
2 6 (6.32%) Retail
3 5 (5.26%) Legal
3 5 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (58.95%) Analyst
2 32 (33.68%) Security Analyst
3 12 (12.63%) Security Engineer
4 7 (7.37%) Security Operations Analyst
4 7 (7.37%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.16%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (3.16%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Tester
8 3 (3.16%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Forensic Investigator
9 2 (2.11%) Forensic Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.11%) Open Source
4 2 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.05%) PKI
5 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.26%) Windows
2 29 (30.53%) Linux
3 22 (23.16%) UNIX
4 5 (5.26%) zOS
5 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.16%) Solaris
7 1 (1.05%) AIX
7 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.53%) SIEM
2 26 (27.37%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (26.32%) Cyber Security
4 21 (22.11%) Information Security
5 18 (18.95%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (16.84%) Analytics
7 14 (14.74%) Incident Management
7 14 (14.74%) Reverse Engineering
8 13 (13.68%) Mentoring
9 12 (12.63%) Security Architecture
9 12 (12.63%) Information Assurance
9 12 (12.63%) Computer Forensics
10 11 (11.58%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (10.53%) People Management
11 10 (10.53%) CRM
11 10 (10.53%) Time Management
11 10 (10.53%) Problem Management
12 9 (9.47%) Performance Management
13 8 (8.42%) Computer Security
13 8 (8.42%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) Perl
3 1 (1.05%) Python
3 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.05%) C
3 1 (1.05%) C++
3 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (60.00%) GCIA
2 43 (45.26%) CISSP
3 42 (44.21%) GIAC
4 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
5 20 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 18 (18.95%) GCFA
6 18 (18.95%) Degree
7 17 (17.89%) DV Cleared
8 14 (14.74%) CISA
9 13 (13.68%) SSCP
9 13 (13.68%) CEH
10 7 (7.37%) CCNA
10 7 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (7.37%) CISM
10 7 (7.37%) GPEN
11 5 (5.26%) OSCP
11 5 (5.26%) EnCE
12 4 (4.21%) OSCE
12 4 (4.21%) GWAPT
13 2 (2.11%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.32%) SLA
3 2 (2.11%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 26 (27.37%) Snort
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) Nessus
2 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) LogRhythm
2 14 (14.74%) Sourcefire
3 8 (8.42%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) Splunk
4 6 (6.32%) ArcSight
5 4 (4.21%) LogLogic
6 3 (3.16%) Symantec
7 2 (2.11%) McAfee
7 2 (2.11%) Websense
8 1 (1.05%) Remedy
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.05%) Juniper
8 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.05%) Q1 Labs
8 1 (1.05%) Qualys
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