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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 836 854 835
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 47 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.038% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 25
Average salary £47,500 £57,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.74% +21.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £79,400 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
28267 30447 29309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.39% 27.21% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22284 24566 23908
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 25 £50,000 -25.92% 8
South East +20 14 £45,000 - 13
East of England - 4 £47,500 -
South West -20 2 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Yorkshire -1 1 £20,500 -54.44% 1
North West - 1 £55,000 - 2
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 61 (62.89%) GCIA
2 44 (45.36%) CISSP
3 42 (43.30%) TCP/IP
4 41 (42.27%) Windows
4 41 (42.27%) SIEM
5 34 (35.05%) Cyber Security
5 34 (35.05%) GIAC
6 32 (32.99%) Intrusion Detection
7 31 (31.96%) Vulnerability Management
8 30 (30.93%) Firewall
9 29 (29.90%) Snort
9 29 (29.90%) Linux
10 25 (25.77%) Malware Analysis
11 24 (24.74%) Network Security
11 24 (24.74%) Information Security
12 22 (22.68%) Wireshark
13 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
14 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
15 19 (19.59%) Finance
16 18 (18.56%) Degree
16 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
17 16 (16.49%) Mentoring
17 16 (16.49%) CISA
17 16 (16.49%) Penetration Testing
17 16 (16.49%) UNIX
17 16 (16.49%) SSCP
18 15 (15.46%) Reverse Engineering
18 15 (15.46%) Security Architecture
18 15 (15.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 15 (15.46%) PCI DSS

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 42 (43.30%) TCP/IP
2 32 (32.99%) Intrusion Detection
3 30 (30.93%) Firewall
4 24 (24.74%) Network Security
5 22 (22.68%) Wireshark
6 14 (14.43%) tcpdump
7 9 (9.28%) Wireless
8 8 (8.25%) LAN
8 8 (8.25%) WAN
9 7 (7.22%) Internet
10 6 (6.19%) DNS
11 5 (5.15%) Wireless Security
12 3 (3.09%) Telnet
12 3 (3.09%) SSL
12 3 (3.09%) SMTP
12 3 (3.09%) DHCP
12 3 (3.09%) FTP
12 3 (3.09%) HTTP
13 2 (2.06%) LDAP
13 2 (2.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) MySQL
1 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Legal
3 7 (7.22%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (61.86%) Analyst
2 42 (43.30%) Security Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Security Engineer
4 11 (11.34%) Operations Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Security Operations Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Malware Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.09%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Tester
8 3 (3.09%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Security Officer
8 3 (3.09%) Incident Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Forensic Investigator
9 2 (2.06%) Information Security Officer
9 2 (2.06%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) .NET
1 1 (1.03%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.28%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Open Source
3 5 (5.15%) PKI
4 4 (4.12%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.27%) Windows
2 29 (29.90%) Linux
3 16 (16.49%) UNIX
4 5 (5.15%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.15%) zOS
5 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.03%) AIX
6 1 (1.03%) Solaris
6 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.27%) SIEM
2 34 (35.05%) Cyber Security
3 31 (31.96%) Vulnerability Management
4 25 (25.77%) Malware Analysis
5 24 (24.74%) Information Security
6 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
7 16 (16.49%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (16.49%) Mentoring
8 15 (15.46%) Reverse Engineering
8 15 (15.46%) Security Architecture
9 13 (13.40%) Information Assurance
9 13 (13.40%) People Management
10 12 (12.37%) Performance Management
11 10 (10.31%) Computer Security
11 10 (10.31%) Analytics
12 9 (9.28%) Network Architecture
13 7 (7.22%) Digital Forensics
13 7 (7.22%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
13 7 (7.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) Python
3 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) C++
3 1 (1.03%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) Perl
3 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (62.89%) GCIA
2 44 (45.36%) CISSP
3 34 (35.05%) GIAC
4 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
5 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
5 18 (18.56%) Degree
6 16 (16.49%) SSCP
6 16 (16.49%) CISA
7 14 (14.43%) CEH
8 13 (13.40%) DV Cleared
9 11 (11.34%) CISM
10 10 (10.31%) GCFA
11 9 (9.28%) GSEC
12 7 (7.22%) Security+ Certification
12 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (7.22%) GPEN
13 6 (6.19%) CCNA
14 5 (5.15%) GCWN
14 5 (5.15%) EnCE
14 5 (5.15%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (15.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.06%) HIPAA
2 2 (2.06%) COBIT
3 1 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.03%) FISMA
System Software
1 29 (29.90%) Snort
2 1 (1.03%) Xen
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) Kamailio
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) Nessus
2 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) LogRhythm
2 9 (9.28%) Splunk
2 9 (9.28%) ArcSight
2 9 (9.28%) Sourcefire
3 6 (6.19%) Symantec
3 6 (6.19%) Cisco
4 5 (5.15%) McAfee
5 3 (3.09%) Websense
5 3 (3.09%) LogLogic
6 2 (2.06%) Q1 Labs
6 2 (2.06%) Trustwave
6 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.03%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) Dell
7 1 (1.03%) Juniper
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle
7 1 (1.03%) IBM
7 1 (1.03%) VMware
London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £68000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60 - 80k plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago