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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 808 891 909
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +18
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 88 54 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.052% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 73 51 44
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £105,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
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
24299 28004 29344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.47% 27.21% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19897 22423 23160
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +71 58 £67,500 -18.18% 5
South East +35 13 £60,000 +4.34% 2
East of England +36 5 £36,000 -34.54%
South West +20 5 £61,250 +2.08% 1
West Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
North West +24 2 £44,750 -5.78%
East Midlands +2 2 £55,000 -32.30%
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 164 (80.00%) CISSP
2 140 (68.29%) SIEM
3 122 (59.51%) GCIA
4 102 (49.76%) Information Security
5 88 (42.93%) CEH
6 81 (39.51%) GIAC
7 79 (38.54%) Security Operations
8 74 (36.10%) Cybersecurity
9 62 (30.24%) Firewall
10 57 (27.80%) TCP/IP
11 56 (27.32%) Windows
11 56 (27.32%) ArcSight
12 53 (25.85%) Snort
13 49 (23.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 49 (23.90%) SANS
14 47 (22.93%) Ethical Hacking
14 47 (22.93%) Linux
14 47 (22.93%) Management Information System
15 45 (21.95%) Cyberthreat
16 44 (21.46%) Unix
17 43 (20.98%) CISM
17 43 (20.98%) Wireshark
17 43 (20.98%) Vulnerability Management
18 41 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
19 40 (19.51%) ITIL
20 39 (19.02%) Finance
21 38 (18.54%) Degree
21 38 (18.54%) Network Security
22 37 (18.05%) CREST Certified
23 34 (16.59%) Mentoring

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 (1.95%) IIS
2 1 (0.49%) Apache
2 1 (0.49%) CloudStack
2 1 (0.49%) JBoss
2 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (30.24%) Firewall
2 57 (27.80%) TCP/IP
3 43 (20.98%) Wireshark
4 38 (18.54%) Network Security
5 33 (16.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (12.20%) tcpdump
7 23 (11.22%) DNS
8 15 (7.32%) Internet
9 14 (6.83%) HTTP
9 14 (6.83%) SMTP
10 8 (3.90%) LAN
10 8 (3.90%) WAN
10 8 (3.90%) Wireless
11 7 (3.41%) HTTPS
11 7 (3.41%) SSL
12 2 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.98%) VoIP
12 2 (0.98%) Wireless Security
13 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.49%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.98%) AppScan
2 2 (0.98%) Paros
General
1 39 (19.02%) Finance
2 16 (7.80%) Legal
3 7 (3.41%) Law
4 6 (2.93%) Brand Awareness
5 5 (2.44%) Electronics
5 5 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.44%) Marketing
5 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.95%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.95%) Military
6 4 (1.95%) Music Industry
6 4 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (59.02%) Analyst
2 82 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 41 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
4 27 (13.17%) Security Manager
5 25 (12.20%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 24 (11.71%) Consultant
7 23 (11.22%) Incident Manager
8 17 (8.29%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (6.83%) Information Analyst
9 14 (6.83%) Information Security Analyst
9 14 (6.83%) IT Manager
9 14 (6.83%) Operations Analyst
10 13 (6.34%) Security Operations Analyst
11 12 (5.85%) Information Manager
11 12 (5.85%) Information Security Manager
12 11 (5.37%) Operations Manager
12 11 (5.37%) Security Consultant
12 11 (5.37%) SIEM Analyst
13 10 (4.88%) Operational Security Manager
13 10 (4.88%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.44%) WSH
2 2 (0.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.49%) HTML
3 1 (0.49%) Middleware
3 1 (0.49%) REST
3 1 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.93%) Management Information System
2 45 (21.95%) Cyberthreat
3 41 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 23 (11.22%) Client/Server
5 22 (10.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (5.37%) Computer Science
8 10 (4.88%) Cybercrime
8 10 (4.88%) iPad
9 7 (3.41%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (3.41%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.93%) CESG
10 6 (2.93%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (2.44%) Data Conversion
12 4 (1.95%) PKI
12 4 (1.95%) SCADA
12 4 (1.95%) Social Network
13 3 (1.46%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.98%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 56 (27.32%) Windows
2 47 (22.93%) Linux
3 44 (21.46%) Unix
4 11 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.88%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.39%) Solaris
7 7 (3.41%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.44%) Kali Linux
9 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.98%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (68.29%) SIEM
2 102 (49.76%) Information Security
3 79 (38.54%) Security Operations
4 74 (36.10%) Cybersecurity
5 47 (22.93%) Ethical Hacking
6 43 (20.98%) Vulnerability Management
7 40 (19.51%) ITIL
8 34 (16.59%) Mentoring
9 31 (15.12%) Malware Analysis
10 27 (13.17%) Reverse Engineering
11 25 (12.20%) Analytics
12 24 (11.71%) Security Architecture
13 20 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
14 19 (9.27%) Coaching
14 19 (9.27%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 18 (8.78%) Open Source
15 18 (8.78%) Protective Monitoring
16 17 (8.29%) Digital Forensics
17 16 (7.80%) Incident Management
17 16 (7.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.78%) Python
2 13 (6.34%) SQL
3 11 (5.37%) Perl
4 9 (4.39%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.39%) Ruby
5 8 (3.90%) C#
5 8 (3.90%) Java
6 7 (3.41%) C
6 7 (3.41%) C++
7 6 (2.93%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.98%) PHP
9 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 164 (80.00%) CISSP
2 122 (59.51%) GCIA
3 88 (42.93%) CEH
4 81 (39.51%) GIAC
5 49 (23.90%) SANS
6 43 (20.98%) CISM
7 38 (18.54%) Degree
8 37 (18.05%) CREST Certified
9 31 (15.12%) GREM
10 30 (14.63%) GCFA
11 23 (11.22%) SC Cleared
11 23 (11.22%) Security Cleared
11 23 (11.22%) SSCP
12 19 (9.27%) ECIH
12 19 (9.27%) GCFE
13 16 (7.80%) CISA
14 13 (6.34%) DV Cleared
15 12 (5.85%) CFCE
16 11 (5.37%) CHFI
16 11 (5.37%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (23.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (10.24%) PCI DSS
3 16 (7.80%) COBIT
4 7 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.93%) ISO22301
6 4 (1.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (1.95%) RMADS
7 3 (1.46%) GPG13
7 3 (1.46%) HMG Infosec
8 2 (0.98%) COSO
8 2 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (25.85%) Snort
2 14 (6.83%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (13.17%) RSA enVision
2 17 (8.29%) Nessus
3 8 (3.90%) EnCase
3 8 (3.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (3.90%) Nmap
4 7 (3.41%) QRadar
5 3 (1.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (1.46%) RSA Archer
5 3 (1.46%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (0.98%) FTK
6 2 (0.98%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.98%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.49%) Ansible
7 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 56 (27.32%) ArcSight
2 28 (13.66%) Splunk
3 22 (10.73%) LogRhythm
4 19 (9.27%) Remedy
5 14 (6.83%) VMware
6 13 (6.34%) NetWitness
7 11 (5.37%) Qualys
8 10 (4.88%) LogLogic
9 8 (3.90%) Citrix
10 7 (3.41%) Sourcefire
11 6 (2.93%) Sun
12 5 (2.44%) SAP
13 4 (1.95%) Intel Security
14 3 (1.46%) F5
14 3 (1.46%) Fortinet
14 3 (1.46%) Juniper
14 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.98%) Cisco
15 2 (0.98%) FireEye
15 2 (0.98%) Symantec
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