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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 801 806 864
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +58
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 49 40 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.042% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.15% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 39 39 9
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,600 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
27142 25948 28987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.47% 27.13% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21880 20643 24475
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +13 18 £45,000 -21.73% 8
East of England +4 14 £60,000 +41.17%
South East -20 7 £48,750 -30.35% 4
Yorkshire -7 4 £23,250 -5.10%
North West - 3 £37,500 -
South West -17 2 - - 1
East Midlands +10 1 £45,000 -26.53%
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (65.26%) GCIA
2 55 (57.89%) SIEM
3 41 (43.16%) GIAC
4 39 (41.05%) Windows
5 36 (37.89%) CISSP
6 35 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 32 (33.68%) Wireshark
8 31 (32.63%) SC Cleared
8 31 (32.63%) Security Cleared
9 30 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 30 (31.58%) Linux
9 30 (31.58%) tcpdump
10 28 (29.47%) Cyber Security
11 27 (28.42%) Sourcefire
12 26 (27.37%) DV Cleared
12 26 (27.37%) LogRhythm
13 25 (26.32%) Network Security
14 22 (23.16%) Snort
14 22 (23.16%) UNIX
14 22 (23.16%) Vulnerability Management
14 22 (23.16%) Analytics
15 18 (18.95%) Information Security
16 17 (17.89%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (17.89%) Incident Management
17 16 (16.84%) GCFA
17 16 (16.84%) Degree
17 16 (16.84%) SSCP
18 15 (15.79%) Firewall
18 15 (15.79%) Management Information System
18 15 (15.79%) Nessus

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 32 (33.68%) Wireshark
3 30 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 30 (31.58%) tcpdump
4 25 (26.32%) Network Security
5 15 (15.79%) Firewall
6 14 (14.74%) LAN
6 14 (14.74%) WAN
7 12 (12.63%) Internet
8 9 (9.47%) DNS
9 8 (8.42%) SMTP
9 8 (8.42%) FTP
9 8 (8.42%) HTTP
9 8 (8.42%) LDAP
10 5 (5.26%) SSL
10 5 (5.26%) DHCP
10 5 (5.26%) Telnet
11 3 (3.16%) Wireless
12 1 (1.05%) VPN
12 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.26%) Legal
2 5 (5.26%) Advertising
3 4 (4.21%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Finance
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (62.11%) Analyst
2 32 (33.68%) Security Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Security Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Network Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Security Operations Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.21%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Forensic Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (3.16%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Tester
9 2 (2.11%) Junior
9 2 (2.11%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Forensic Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.11%) Open Source
6 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) Windows
2 30 (31.58%) Linux
3 22 (23.16%) UNIX
4 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.21%) Solaris
5 3 (3.16%) zOS
6 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.05%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.89%) SIEM
2 28 (29.47%) Cyber Security
3 22 (23.16%) Vulnerability Management
3 22 (23.16%) Analytics
4 18 (18.95%) Information Security
5 17 (17.89%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (17.89%) Incident Management
6 12 (12.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
7 11 (11.58%) CRM
7 11 (11.58%) Computer Forensics
7 11 (11.58%) Time Management
7 11 (11.58%) Problem Management
7 11 (11.58%) Information Assurance
8 10 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
8 10 (10.53%) Security Architecture
9 8 (8.42%) Computer Security
9 8 (8.42%) People Management
10 7 (7.37%) Change Control
10 7 (7.37%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) Perl
3 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.05%) C
3 1 (1.05%) C++
3 1 (1.05%) Java
3 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (65.26%) GCIA
2 41 (43.16%) GIAC
3 36 (37.89%) CISSP
4 31 (32.63%) SC Cleared
4 31 (32.63%) Security Cleared
5 26 (27.37%) DV Cleared
6 16 (16.84%) GCFA
6 16 (16.84%) Degree
6 16 (16.84%) SSCP
7 13 (13.68%) CISA
7 13 (13.68%) CEH
8 5 (5.26%) GPEN
8 5 (5.26%) OSCP
8 5 (5.26%) CISM
8 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (5.26%) CCNA
9 4 (4.21%) OSCE
9 4 (4.21%) GWAPT
10 3 (3.16%) EnCE
11 2 (2.11%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) PCI DSS
1 10 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.32%) SLA
3 2 (2.11%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.05%) QA
4 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (23.16%) Snort
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) Nessus
2 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Sourcefire
2 26 (27.37%) LogRhythm
3 9 (9.47%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) Splunk
5 4 (4.21%) Symantec
5 4 (4.21%) McAfee
5 4 (4.21%) Websense
6 3 (3.16%) ArcSight
6 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.16%) Juniper
7 2 (2.11%) HP
7 2 (2.11%) Dell
7 2 (2.11%) IBM
7 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.11%) LogLogic
8 1 (1.05%) Qualys
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.05%) Remedy
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LA International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 23 days ago