The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 862 830 874
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +44
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 40 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.031% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.11% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 14
Average salary £57,750 £47,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.57% +72.72%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +63.63%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30945 29335 32637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.07% 27.67% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24956 23943 27872
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GCIH
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -34 21 £67,500 +35.00% 4
South East -13 9 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -56 3 £45,000 +18.42% 2
South West - 2 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £66,500 -
Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
GCIH
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GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 57 (60.64%) CISSP
2 56 (59.57%) Firewall
3 43 (45.74%) Penetration Testing
4 41 (43.62%) GCIA
5 36 (38.30%) GIAC
6 35 (37.23%) Information Security
7 34 (36.17%) CEH
8 33 (35.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 30 (31.91%) Security Testing
9 30 (31.91%) SIEM
10 29 (30.85%) CISM
10 29 (30.85%) ITIL
10 29 (30.85%) Windows
11 28 (29.79%) Security Cleared
12 27 (28.72%) PCI DSS
12 27 (28.72%) GWAPT
12 27 (28.72%) GPEN
12 27 (28.72%) OSCP
12 27 (28.72%) OSCE
12 27 (28.72%) VoIP
12 27 (28.72%) Wireless
13 24 (25.53%) GCFA
13 24 (25.53%) DV Cleared
14 21 (22.34%) Open Source
14 21 (22.34%) Cyber Security
15 19 (20.21%) Computer Security
15 19 (20.21%) Network Security
16 18 (19.15%) Computer Forensics
16 18 (19.15%) CISA
17 17 (18.09%) SQL

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.26%) Apache
2 1 (1.06%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 56 (59.57%) Firewall
2 27 (28.72%) VoIP
2 27 (28.72%) Wireless
3 19 (20.21%) Network Security
4 17 (18.09%) Wireshark
5 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
6 13 (13.83%) VPN
7 8 (8.51%) Internet
8 6 (6.38%) DNS
8 6 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (5.32%) WAN
9 5 (5.32%) LAN
9 5 (5.32%) SSL
10 4 (4.26%) tcpdump
11 3 (3.19%) HTTPS
12 2 (2.13%) HTTP
12 2 (2.13%) IntruShield
12 2 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
13 1 (1.06%) SSH
13 1 (1.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) AppScan
General
1 16 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.06%) Legal
3 1 (1.06%) Military
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) Analyst
2 30 (31.91%) Security Analyst
3 27 (28.72%) Tester
3 27 (28.72%) Penetration Tester
4 17 (18.09%) Security Tester
5 13 (13.83%) Security Manager
6 12 (12.77%) Consultant
7 10 (10.64%) Senior Tester
7 10 (10.64%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 9 (9.57%) Security Operations Manager
8 9 (9.57%) Operations Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Team Leader
10 5 (5.32%) Information Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) IT Security Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Security Consultant
11 4 (4.26%) IT Security Manager
11 4 (4.26%) Information Security Manager
11 4 (4.26%) Information Manager
12 3 (3.19%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) HTML
2 3 (3.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Open Source
2 16 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.26%) AS400
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.13%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.06%) CESG
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) UNIX
3 12 (12.77%) Linux
4 5 (5.32%) Solaris
5 4 (4.26%) OS/390
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (37.23%) Information Security
3 33 (35.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 30 (31.91%) Security Testing
4 30 (31.91%) SIEM
5 29 (30.85%) ITIL
6 21 (22.34%) Cyber Security
7 19 (20.21%) Computer Security
8 18 (19.15%) Computer Forensics
9 14 (14.89%) Analytics
10 11 (11.70%) Information Management
11 9 (9.57%) Security Management
12 8 (8.51%) Data Security
12 8 (8.51%) Service Management
12 8 (8.51%) Incident Management
13 7 (7.45%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (7.45%) Risk Management
13 7 (7.45%) Business Development
13 7 (7.45%) Ethical Hacking
13 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 10 (10.64%) Perl
3 7 (7.45%) Ruby
3 7 (7.45%) PHP
3 7 (7.45%) Python
4 3 (3.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (60.64%) CISSP
2 41 (43.62%) GCIA
3 36 (38.30%) GIAC
4 34 (36.17%) CEH
5 29 (30.85%) CISM
6 28 (29.79%) Security Cleared
7 27 (28.72%) GWAPT
7 27 (28.72%) GPEN
7 27 (28.72%) OSCP
7 27 (28.72%) OSCE
8 24 (25.53%) GCFA
8 24 (25.53%) DV Cleared
9 18 (19.15%) CISA
10 17 (18.09%) CISMP
11 14 (14.89%) Degree
11 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
12 8 (8.51%) GSEC
13 7 (7.45%) SSCP
14 4 (4.26%) Security+ Certification
15 2 (2.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (28.72%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.32%) COBIT
4 3 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.06%) COSO
5 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) ArcSight
2 15 (15.96%) Sourcefire
3 10 (10.64%) LogRhythm
4 9 (9.57%) Symantec
4 9 (9.57%) CheckPoint
5 7 (7.45%) Juniper
5 7 (7.45%) McAfee
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco
5 7 (7.45%) Q1 Labs
6 6 (6.38%) Oracle
7 5 (5.32%) IBM
8 4 (4.26%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.26%) LogLogic
8 4 (4.26%) Splunk
9 3 (3.19%) Websense
9 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.13%) HP
10 2 (2.13%) Dell
10 2 (2.13%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.13%) Varonis
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