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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 813 884 897
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +13
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 72 67 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.066% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 61 54 53
Median salary £62,500 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £105,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
23610 27917 29423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.12% 27.34% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19309 22619 22982
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +50 48 £67,500 -1.81% 2
South East +34 11 £60,000 -11.11% 6
South West +11 6 £55,000 +4.76% 2
East of England - 5 £36,000 -
East Midlands +3 2 £45,000 -44.61% 1
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 141 (77.90%) CISSP
2 116 (64.09%) GCIA
3 115 (63.54%) SIEM
4 84 (46.41%) Information Security
5 79 (43.65%) Cybersecurity
6 75 (41.44%) CEH
7 72 (39.78%) Security Operations
8 70 (38.67%) GIAC
9 63 (34.81%) Firewall
10 55 (30.39%) TCP/IP
10 55 (30.39%) Windows
11 48 (26.52%) Linux
12 47 (25.97%) ArcSight
13 45 (24.86%) Snort
13 45 (24.86%) Unix
14 42 (23.20%) Management Information System
15 41 (22.65%) SANS
16 38 (20.99%) Cyberthreat
16 38 (20.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 37 (20.44%) Degree
17 37 (20.44%) Wireshark
18 36 (19.89%) Network Security
18 36 (19.89%) Security Operations Centre
19 35 (19.34%) Intrusion Detection
19 35 (19.34%) CISM
20 33 (18.23%) Finance
20 33 (18.23%) Malware Analysis
21 32 (17.68%) Mentoring
22 31 (17.13%) ITIL
23 30 (16.57%) Vulnerability Management

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 4 (2.21%) IIS
2 1 (0.55%) Apache
2 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.55%) JBoss
2 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
2 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (34.81%) Firewall
2 55 (30.39%) TCP/IP
3 37 (20.44%) Wireshark
4 36 (19.89%) Network Security
5 35 (19.34%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (11.05%) DNS
7 19 (10.50%) tcpdump
8 14 (7.73%) HTTP
8 14 (7.73%) SMTP
9 10 (5.52%) Internet
10 8 (4.42%) LAN
10 8 (4.42%) WAN
10 8 (4.42%) Wireless
11 6 (3.31%) HTTPS
11 6 (3.31%) SSL
12 3 (1.66%) VPN
13 2 (1.10%) VoIP
14 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.55%) LDAP
14 1 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.55%) Big Data
1 1 (0.55%) InfluxDB
1 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (18.23%) Finance
2 13 (7.18%) Legal
3 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.76%) Electronics
4 5 (2.76%) Law
4 5 (2.76%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.76%) Marketing
5 4 (2.21%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.21%) Military
5 4 (2.21%) Music Industry
5 4 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.66%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.10%) Publishing
7 2 (1.10%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (55.25%) Analyst
2 67 (37.02%) Security Analyst
3 39 (21.55%) SOC Analyst
4 24 (13.26%) Consultant
5 23 (12.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 21 (11.60%) Security Manager
7 16 (8.84%) Incident Manager
8 13 (7.18%) Operations Analyst
9 12 (6.63%) IT Manager
9 12 (6.63%) Security Operations Analyst
9 12 (6.63%) Senior Consultant
10 11 (6.08%) Security Consultant
11 10 (5.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 10 (5.52%) Operations Manager
11 10 (5.52%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.97%) Operational Security Manager
12 9 (4.97%) Security Operations Manager
13 8 (4.42%) Junior
13 8 (4.42%) Junior Analyst
14 7 (3.87%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) WSH
2 1 (0.55%) HTML
2 1 (0.55%) Middleware
2 1 (0.55%) REST
2 1 (0.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.20%) Management Information System
2 38 (20.99%) Cyberthreat
3 36 (19.89%) Security Operations Centre
4 19 (10.50%) Client/Server
5 15 (8.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (6.08%) Computer Science
7 10 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.52%) Cybercrime
7 10 (5.52%) iPad
8 7 (3.87%) Cyber Attack
8 7 (3.87%) Mathematics
9 6 (3.31%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (2.21%) SCADA
10 4 (2.21%) Smart Meter
10 4 (2.21%) Social Network
11 3 (1.66%) CESG
12 2 (1.10%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.10%) Data Conversion
12 2 (1.10%) PKI
13 1 (0.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 55 (30.39%) Windows
2 48 (26.52%) Linux
3 45 (24.86%) Unix
4 10 (5.52%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.31%) Solaris
5 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (63.54%) SIEM
2 84 (46.41%) Information Security
3 79 (43.65%) Cybersecurity
4 72 (39.78%) Security Operations
5 33 (18.23%) Malware Analysis
6 32 (17.68%) Mentoring
7 31 (17.13%) ITIL
8 30 (16.57%) Vulnerability Management
9 27 (14.92%) Ethical Hacking
10 26 (14.36%) Security Architecture
11 24 (13.26%) Reverse Engineering
12 23 (12.71%) Analytics
13 20 (11.05%) Incident Management
14 19 (10.50%) Open Source
15 18 (9.94%) Coaching
15 18 (9.94%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (9.94%) Protective Monitoring
16 15 (8.29%) Risk Management
16 15 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (7.73%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.73%) Python
2 10 (5.52%) C
3 9 (4.97%) C#
3 9 (4.97%) SQL
4 8 (4.42%) C++
5 7 (3.87%) Java
6 5 (2.76%) Perl
7 4 (2.21%) Ruby
8 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.66%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 141 (77.90%) CISSP
2 116 (64.09%) GCIA
3 75 (41.44%) CEH
4 70 (38.67%) GIAC
5 41 (22.65%) SANS
6 37 (20.44%) Degree
7 35 (19.34%) CISM
8 29 (16.02%) CREST Certified
9 28 (15.47%) GREM
10 26 (14.36%) GCFA
11 25 (13.81%) SSCP
12 21 (11.60%) SC Cleared
12 21 (11.60%) Security Cleared
13 19 (10.50%) GCFE
14 17 (9.39%) ECIH
15 16 (8.84%) CISA
16 15 (8.29%) CFCE
17 14 (7.73%) CHFI
18 12 (6.63%) DV Cleared
19 10 (5.52%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (11.60%) PCI DSS
3 16 (8.84%) COBIT
4 6 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (2.21%) RMADS
5 4 (2.21%) SLA
6 3 (1.66%) ISO22301
7 2 (1.10%) COSO
7 2 (1.10%) GPG13
7 2 (1.10%) HMG Infosec
7 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 45 (24.86%) Snort
2 15 (8.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (13.81%) RSA enVision
2 12 (6.63%) Nessus
3 10 (5.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (3.87%) QRadar
5 5 (2.76%) EnCase
6 4 (2.21%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.10%) FTK
8 2 (1.10%) Nmap
8 2 (1.10%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.55%) Ansible
9 1 (0.55%) Puppet
9 1 (0.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (25.97%) ArcSight
2 22 (12.15%) Splunk
3 19 (10.50%) LogRhythm
4 14 (7.73%) NetWitness
4 14 (7.73%) Remedy
5 10 (5.52%) LogLogic
5 10 (5.52%) Qualys
6 8 (4.42%) Sourcefire
7 7 (3.87%) VMware
8 6 (3.31%) Sun
9 5 (2.76%) SAP
10 4 (2.21%) Citrix
11 3 (1.66%) FireEye
11 3 (1.66%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.66%) Juniper
11 3 (1.66%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.10%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.10%) F5
12 2 (1.10%) Symantec
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Hampshire
aap3
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago