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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
UK / England
Rank 693 783 876
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +93
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 125 140 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.53% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 86 111 41
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,581 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
19346 26458 27245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.75% 27.71% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15371 21442 21889
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +70 72 £60,000 -4.00% 3
West Midlands +49 21 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West +23 15 £33,581 -44.03% 1
South East +69 14 £50,000 -16.66% 3
East Midlands +8 1 £47,500 -13.63%
North West -27 1 - - 1
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 128 (74.42%) GCIA
2 121 (70.35%) CISSP
3 113 (65.70%) Cybersecurity
4 98 (56.98%) Windows
5 96 (55.81%) Information Security
6 92 (53.49%) Linux
7 78 (45.35%) GIAC
7 78 (45.35%) SIEM
8 77 (44.77%) Firewall
9 75 (43.60%) SANS
10 64 (37.21%) Security Operations
10 64 (37.21%) CEH
11 59 (34.30%) Network Security
12 58 (33.72%) Unix
12 58 (33.72%) TCP/IP
13 53 (30.81%) Intrusion Detection
14 47 (27.33%) Vulnerability Management
14 47 (27.33%) Malware Analysis
15 45 (26.16%) Security Operations Centre
16 43 (25.00%) CISM
17 37 (21.51%) Degree
17 37 (21.51%) Computer Security
17 37 (21.51%) Security Monitoring
18 35 (20.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 34 (19.77%) Management Information System
20 32 (18.60%) Mentoring
20 32 (18.60%) Forensic Analysis
21 29 (16.86%) CSIRT
21 29 (16.86%) Cyberthreat
21 29 (16.86%) ArcSight

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 17 (9.88%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.91%) Apache
2 5 (2.91%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 77 (44.77%) Firewall
2 59 (34.30%) Network Security
3 58 (33.72%) TCP/IP
4 53 (30.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 26 (15.12%) Wireshark
6 10 (5.81%) DNS
6 10 (5.81%) Internet
6 10 (5.81%) VPN
7 7 (4.07%) HTTP
8 6 (3.49%) DHCP
8 6 (3.49%) FTP
8 6 (3.49%) ICMP
8 6 (3.49%) IPv4
8 6 (3.49%) IPv6
8 6 (3.49%) POP3
8 6 (3.49%) SMTP
8 6 (3.49%) SNMP
9 5 (2.91%) SSL
10 4 (2.33%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.30%) Big Data
2 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.40%) InfluxDB
4 8 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
General
1 24 (13.95%) Finance
2 17 (9.88%) Legal
3 6 (3.49%) Retail
4 5 (2.91%) Military
5 4 (2.33%) Banking
6 3 (1.74%) German Language
7 2 (1.16%) French Language
8 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 108 (62.79%) Analyst
2 64 (37.21%) Security Analyst
3 44 (25.58%) SOC Analyst
4 34 (19.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 18 (10.47%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (9.88%) Monitoring Analyst
7 14 (8.14%) Consultant
8 11 (6.40%) Malware Analyst
8 11 (6.40%) Security Specialist
9 9 (5.23%) Security Operations Specialist
10 8 (4.65%) Junior
10 8 (4.65%) Junior Analyst
10 8 (4.65%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 8 (4.65%) Senior Security Analyst
10 8 (4.65%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) Vulnerability Analyst
11 7 (4.07%) CISSP Analyst
11 7 (4.07%) Cyberthreat Analyst
11 7 (4.07%) Incident Analyst
11 7 (4.07%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.65%) .NET
2 5 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (2.91%) HTML
2 5 (2.91%) PCRE
2 5 (2.91%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.16%) Security Operations Centre
2 34 (19.77%) Management Information System
3 29 (16.86%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (7.56%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.81%) Cyber Attack
5 10 (5.81%) Data Centre
6 9 (5.23%) iPad
7 8 (4.65%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.49%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (2.91%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (1.74%) CESG
10 3 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.16%) PKI
12 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (56.98%) Windows
2 92 (53.49%) Linux
3 58 (33.72%) Unix
4 15 (8.72%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.49%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.91%) CentOS
9 4 (2.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.58%) AIX
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (65.70%) Cybersecurity
2 96 (55.81%) Information Security
3 78 (45.35%) SIEM
4 64 (37.21%) Security Operations
5 47 (27.33%) Malware Analysis
5 47 (27.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 37 (21.51%) Computer Security
6 37 (21.51%) Security Monitoring
7 32 (18.60%) Forensic Analysis
7 32 (18.60%) Mentoring
8 27 (15.70%) Risk Management
8 27 (15.70%) Threat Detection
9 26 (15.12%) Incident Management
10 24 (13.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 23 (13.37%) Computer Forensics
11 23 (13.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 22 (12.79%) Analytics
13 17 (9.88%) E-Discovery
13 17 (9.88%) Network Design
13 17 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.70%) SQL
2 17 (9.88%) Java
3 8 (4.65%) C
4 7 (4.07%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.07%) Python
5 6 (3.49%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.91%) C#
6 5 (2.91%) Ruby
7 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 128 (74.42%) GCIA
2 121 (70.35%) CISSP
3 78 (45.35%) GIAC
4 75 (43.60%) SANS
5 64 (37.21%) CEH
6 43 (25.00%) CISM
7 37 (21.51%) Degree
8 27 (15.70%) Network+ Certification
9 25 (14.53%) GREM
10 22 (12.79%) Security Cleared
11 20 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (10.47%) CNA
12 18 (10.47%) GCED
12 18 (10.47%) Novell Certification
13 17 (9.88%) CREST Certified
13 17 (9.88%) GCFA
13 17 (9.88%) SC Cleared
14 14 (8.14%) CCNA
14 14 (8.14%) CCNP
15 13 (7.56%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.56%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.74%) GPG13
4 3 (1.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.16%) QA
5 2 (1.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.58%) COBIT
6 1 (0.58%) COSO
6 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.58%) SAS 70
System Software
1 23 (13.37%) Snort
2 15 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (4.65%) ProxySG
5 5 (2.91%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (20.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 29 (16.86%) CSIRT
3 17 (9.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (8.14%) Nessus
5 12 (6.98%) QRadar
6 10 (5.81%) EnCase
7 9 (5.23%) FTK
7 9 (5.23%) RSA enVision
8 7 (4.07%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (4.07%) Nmap
9 5 (2.91%) Fluentd
10 4 (2.33%) Grafana
10 4 (2.33%) Kibana
10 4 (2.33%) logstash
11 3 (1.74%) WSUS
12 2 (1.16%) RSA Archer
12 2 (1.16%) RSA Security Analytics
13 1 (0.58%) IBM BigFix
13 1 (0.58%) SCCM
13 1 (0.58%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 29 (16.86%) ArcSight
2 26 (15.12%) FireEye
3 21 (12.21%) LogRhythm
4 20 (11.63%) CheckPoint
4 20 (11.63%) Sun
5 15 (8.72%) Cisco
6 14 (8.14%) Blue Coat
7 12 (6.98%) NetWitness
8 11 (6.40%) Palo Alto
9 9 (5.23%) LogLogic
9 9 (5.23%) Microsoft
10 8 (4.65%) Sourcefire
11 7 (4.07%) Intel Security
11 7 (4.07%) Splunk
12 6 (3.49%) Dell
12 6 (3.49%) Oracle
13 5 (2.91%) AlienVault
13 5 (2.91%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.91%) Sophos
13 5 (2.91%) TippingPoint
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 25 days ago