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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 825 822 871
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +49
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 47 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.031% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.12% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 45 17 10
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
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
28902 26664 31363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.72% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22755 22055 26662
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
South East +16 31 £45,000 -25.00% 3
London -42 13 £70,000 +21.73% 2
East of England -24 1 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
North West - 1 - -
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (58.76%) GCIA
1 57 (58.76%) SIEM
2 49 (50.52%) CISSP
3 46 (47.42%) Security Cleared
4 42 (43.30%) DV Cleared
4 42 (43.30%) Wireshark
4 42 (43.30%) SC Cleared
5 40 (41.24%) GIAC
6 36 (37.11%) Windows
7 35 (36.08%) Sourcefire
8 34 (35.05%) Firewall
8 34 (35.05%) Cyber Security
9 29 (29.90%) Information Security
10 28 (28.87%) Analytics
11 25 (25.77%) tcpdump
11 25 (25.77%) Finance
12 22 (22.68%) Linux
12 22 (22.68%) LogRhythm
13 21 (21.65%) Degree
14 20 (20.62%) ITIL
15 19 (19.59%) Intrusion Detection
16 18 (18.56%) CISM
16 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (17.53%) Snort
18 15 (15.46%) Computer Forensics
18 15 (15.46%) Penetration Testing
18 15 (15.46%) GCFA
19 14 (14.43%) UNIX
19 14 (14.43%) PCI DSS
19 14 (14.43%) Information Assurance

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.12%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.12%) MS Project
3 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 42 (43.30%) Wireshark
2 34 (35.05%) Firewall
3 25 (25.77%) tcpdump
4 19 (19.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (13.40%) TCP/IP
6 12 (12.37%) VPN
6 12 (12.37%) Internet
7 9 (9.28%) HTTP
7 9 (9.28%) Network Security
8 8 (8.25%) Wireless
8 8 (8.25%) VoIP
9 6 (6.19%) WAN
9 6 (6.19%) DNS
9 6 (6.19%) SSL
9 6 (6.19%) SSH
9 6 (6.19%) LAN
10 3 (3.09%) LDAP
10 3 (3.09%) SMTP
10 3 (3.09%) FTP
11 1 (1.03%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) AppScan
General
1 25 (25.77%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.15%) Retail
5 3 (3.09%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (64.95%) Analyst
2 46 (47.42%) Security Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 12 (12.37%) IT Security Analyst
4 12 (12.37%) Security Manager
5 10 (10.31%) Security Operations Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) Operations Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) Incident Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Network Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Operations Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Security Operations Manager
9 5 (5.15%) IT Security Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Security Tester
10 4 (4.12%) Penetration Tester
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Tester
10 4 (4.12%) Security Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Head of Security
11 3 (3.09%) Forensic Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) .NET
2 5 (5.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.37%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.19%) PKI
4 5 (5.15%) Open Source
5 4 (4.12%) AS400
6 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.06%) FMCG
8 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.11%) Windows
2 22 (22.68%) Linux
3 14 (14.43%) UNIX
4 13 (13.40%) Solaris
5 5 (5.15%) AIX
6 4 (4.12%) OS/390
6 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) SIEM
2 34 (35.05%) Cyber Security
3 29 (29.90%) Information Security
4 28 (28.87%) Analytics
5 20 (20.62%) ITIL
6 15 (15.46%) Computer Forensics
6 15 (15.46%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (14.43%) Information Assurance
8 13 (13.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (12.37%) Security Testing
10 11 (11.34%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.28%) Incident Management
12 8 (8.25%) Service Management
12 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
12 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (7.22%) ITSM
13 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
13 7 (7.22%) Document Management
13 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
13 7 (7.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) Perl
2 7 (7.22%) Java
3 5 (5.15%) SQL
3 5 (5.15%) Python
4 2 (2.06%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (58.76%) GCIA
2 49 (50.52%) CISSP
3 46 (47.42%) Security Cleared
4 42 (43.30%) DV Cleared
4 42 (43.30%) SC Cleared
5 40 (41.24%) GIAC
6 21 (21.65%) Degree
7 18 (18.56%) CISM
8 15 (15.46%) GCFA
9 12 (12.37%) CEH
10 11 (11.34%) CISA
11 8 (8.25%) CISMP
11 8 (8.25%) GWAPT
11 8 (8.25%) GPEN
11 8 (8.25%) OSCP
11 8 (8.25%) OSCE
12 5 (5.15%) EnCE
12 5 (5.15%) SSCP
13 4 (4.12%) GSEC
14 2 (2.06%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) PCI DSS
2 13 (13.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (10.31%) COBIT
4 5 (5.15%) COSO
5 4 (4.12%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (17.53%) Snort
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Nessus
2 2 (2.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (36.08%) Sourcefire
2 22 (22.68%) LogRhythm
3 10 (10.31%) ArcSight
3 10 (10.31%) LogLogic
3 10 (10.31%) Symantec
4 9 (9.28%) Cisco
5 7 (7.22%) Q1 Labs
6 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle
7 4 (4.12%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.09%) Juniper
9 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.06%) F5
9 2 (2.06%) HP
9 2 (2.06%) Dell
9 2 (2.06%) IBM
9 2 (2.06%) McAfee
9 2 (2.06%) Websense
9 2 (2.06%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.03%) Qualys
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