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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 790 896 933
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +37
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 99 48 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.047% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 82 48 39
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £49,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £101,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
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
24083 28049 30787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.42% 27.22% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19751 22425 24542
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 2 July 2016.

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 2 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +66 63 £65,000 -14.75% 7
South East +35 13 £50,000 -13.04% 4
South West +30 10 £55,000 -8.33% 2
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
East of England +43 3 £36,000 -34.54%
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
North West +23 2 £44,750 -5.78% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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.

1 184 (80.70%) CISSP
2 163 (71.49%) SIEM
3 127 (55.70%) GCIA
4 116 (50.88%) Information Security
5 100 (43.86%) CEH
6 92 (40.35%) GIAC
7 80 (35.09%) Security Operations
8 76 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
9 64 (28.07%) Firewall
9 64 (28.07%) Snort
10 63 (27.63%) ArcSight
11 62 (27.19%) Ethical Hacking
12 60 (26.32%) SANS
13 57 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 56 (24.56%) Windows
15 50 (21.93%) CISM
15 50 (21.93%) Cyberthreat
16 49 (21.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 48 (21.05%) Management Information System
17 48 (21.05%) Linux
18 47 (20.61%) Unix
18 47 (20.61%) Wireshark
19 46 (20.18%) ITIL
19 46 (20.18%) Vulnerability Management
20 42 (18.42%) Security Operations Centre
20 42 (18.42%) Finance
21 41 (17.98%) Degree
22 39 (17.11%) Network Security
23 37 (16.23%) Intrusion Detection
24 36 (15.79%) CREST Certified

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 2 (0.88%) CloudStack
1 2 (0.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.44%) Apache
2 1 (0.44%) JBoss
2 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (28.07%) Firewall
2 57 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 47 (20.61%) Wireshark
4 39 (17.11%) Network Security
5 37 (16.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 29 (12.72%) tcpdump
7 27 (11.84%) DNS
8 16 (7.02%) Internet
9 14 (6.14%) HTTP
9 14 (6.14%) SMTP
10 9 (3.95%) LAN
10 9 (3.95%) WAN
11 8 (3.51%) HTTPS
11 8 (3.51%) SSL
11 8 (3.51%) Wireless
12 6 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
13 2 (0.88%) VoIP
13 2 (0.88%) Wireless Security
14 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 11 (4.82%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.88%) AppScan
2 2 (0.88%) Paros
General
1 42 (18.42%) Finance
2 17 (7.46%) Legal
3 10 (4.39%) Law
4 6 (2.63%) Brand Awareness
5 5 (2.19%) Electronics
5 5 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.19%) Marketing
5 5 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.75%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.88%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) Military
7 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.88%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 140 (61.40%) Analyst
2 94 (41.23%) Security Analyst
3 48 (21.05%) SOC Analyst
4 29 (12.72%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 28 (12.28%) Security Manager
6 27 (11.84%) Incident Manager
7 22 (9.65%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (8.33%) Consultant
9 17 (7.46%) Information Analyst
9 17 (7.46%) Information Security Analyst
9 17 (7.46%) IT Manager
10 14 (6.14%) Information Manager
10 14 (6.14%) Information Security Manager
10 14 (6.14%) Operations Analyst
10 14 (6.14%) SIEM Analyst
11 13 (5.70%) Security Operations Analyst
12 12 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
12 12 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
13 11 (4.82%) Operations Manager
14 10 (4.39%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.19%) WSH
2 2 (0.88%) .NET
2 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.88%) Web Services
3 1 (0.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.44%) Middleware
3 1 (0.44%) REST
3 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.93%) Cyberthreat
2 48 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 42 (18.42%) Security Operations Centre
4 28 (12.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 25 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (10.09%) Client/Server
7 10 (4.39%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.95%) iPad
9 8 (3.51%) Cyber Attack
9 8 (3.51%) Cybercrime
9 8 (3.51%) PKI
10 7 (3.07%) Mathematics
11 6 (2.63%) CESG
11 6 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (2.19%) Data Conversion
13 4 (1.75%) Social Network
14 2 (0.88%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.56%) Windows
2 48 (21.05%) Linux
3 47 (20.61%) Unix
4 15 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.14%) Solaris
5 14 (6.14%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.63%) FreeBSD
7 6 (2.63%) Kali Linux
7 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.19%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (71.49%) SIEM
2 116 (50.88%) Information Security
3 80 (35.09%) Security Operations
4 76 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 62 (27.19%) Ethical Hacking
6 46 (20.18%) ITIL
6 46 (20.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 31 (13.60%) Mentoring
8 29 (12.72%) Reverse Engineering
9 28 (12.28%) Malware Analysis
10 25 (10.96%) Analytics
11 23 (10.09%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (9.65%) Security Architecture
13 21 (9.21%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 20 (8.77%) Coaching
15 19 (8.33%) Open Source
16 18 (7.89%) Digital Forensics
16 18 (7.89%) Incident Management
16 18 (7.89%) Protective Monitoring
17 16 (7.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.77%) Python
2 16 (7.02%) Perl
3 15 (6.58%) SQL
4 14 (6.14%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.70%) Ruby
6 11 (4.82%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.95%) C#
7 9 (3.95%) Java
8 8 (3.51%) C++
9 5 (2.19%) C
10 4 (1.75%) PHP
11 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 184 (80.70%) CISSP
2 127 (55.70%) GCIA
3 100 (43.86%) CEH
4 92 (40.35%) GIAC
5 60 (26.32%) SANS
6 50 (21.93%) CISM
7 41 (17.98%) Degree
8 36 (15.79%) CREST Certified
9 27 (11.84%) GCFA
9 27 (11.84%) GREM
9 27 (11.84%) SSCP
10 26 (11.40%) Security Cleared
11 25 (10.96%) SC Cleared
12 17 (7.46%) CISA
13 16 (7.02%) ECIH
14 14 (6.14%) DV Cleared
15 13 (5.70%) GCFE
16 10 (4.39%) EnCE
17 8 (3.51%) CHFI
17 8 (3.51%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (21.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (11.40%) PCI DSS
3 16 (7.02%) COBIT
4 8 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.63%) ISO22301
6 4 (1.75%) GPG13
6 4 (1.75%) HMG Infosec
7 3 (1.32%) SLA
8 2 (0.88%) COSO
8 2 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 64 (28.07%) Snort
2 14 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (11.40%) RSA enVision
2 23 (10.09%) Nessus
3 12 (5.26%) EnCase
3 12 (5.26%) Nmap
4 8 (3.51%) QRadar
5 6 (2.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.75%) RSA Archer
6 4 (1.75%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.88%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.88%) FTK
7 2 (0.88%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.88%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.88%) WMI
8 1 (0.44%) Ansible
8 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (27.63%) ArcSight
2 30 (13.16%) Splunk
3 22 (9.65%) LogRhythm
4 21 (9.21%) Remedy
5 14 (6.14%) NetWitness
5 14 (6.14%) VMware
6 11 (4.82%) Qualys
6 11 (4.82%) Sourcefire
7 9 (3.95%) LogLogic
8 8 (3.51%) Citrix
8 8 (3.51%) Intel Security
9 7 (3.07%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.19%) F5
10 5 (2.19%) SAP
11 4 (1.75%) Juniper
11 4 (1.75%) Sun
12 3 (1.32%) Cisco
12 3 (1.32%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.32%) Symantec
13 2 (0.88%) Oracle
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