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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 817 871 836
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -35
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 54 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.042% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51 37 22
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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
26734 30152 28170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.16% 27.29% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21202 24348 23009
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £69,000 £65,000 £67,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
South East +27 22 £55,000 +22.22% 14
London +48 20 £56,250 -16.66% 4
East of England +26 6 £55,000 -4.34% 2
South West -9 4 £56,250 +50.00% 2
Yorkshire +12 1 £20,500 -54.44%
North West - 1 £47,500 - 1
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 65 (63.11%) GCIA
2 54 (52.43%) CISSP
3 50 (48.54%) Cyber Security
4 45 (43.69%) SIEM
4 45 (43.69%) GIAC
5 38 (36.89%) Windows
6 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
6 34 (33.01%) Malware Analysis
7 32 (31.07%) Intrusion Detection
8 31 (30.10%) Snort
8 31 (30.10%) Firewall
9 29 (28.16%) Wireshark
10 28 (27.18%) Linux
11 27 (26.21%) Information Security
11 27 (26.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 23 (22.33%) Security Cleared
13 22 (21.36%) Network Security
14 21 (20.39%) Analytics
14 21 (20.39%) Management Information System
14 21 (20.39%) Finance
15 20 (19.42%) Incident Management
16 19 (18.45%) Penetration Testing
17 18 (17.48%) CEH
17 18 (17.48%) SC Cleared
18 17 (16.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 17 (16.50%) Degree
19 16 (15.53%) Reverse Engineering
19 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
20 15 (14.56%) Security Architecture
21 14 (13.59%) PCI DSS

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (8.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
2 32 (31.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 31 (30.10%) Firewall
4 29 (28.16%) Wireshark
5 22 (21.36%) Network Security
6 12 (11.65%) tcpdump
7 7 (6.80%) Internet
8 6 (5.83%) Wireless
9 5 (4.85%) DNS
9 5 (4.85%) Wireless Security
10 2 (1.94%) Telnet
10 2 (1.94%) SMTP
10 2 (1.94%) DHCP
10 2 (1.94%) FTP
10 2 (1.94%) HTTP
10 2 (1.94%) SSL
11 1 (0.97%) LDAP
11 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.97%) ADSL
11 1 (0.97%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) MySQL
1 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (20.39%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Legal
3 8 (7.77%) Banking
4 6 (5.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Advertising
5 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (56.31%) Analyst
2 37 (35.92%) Security Analyst
3 14 (13.59%) Consultant
4 12 (11.65%) Security Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) Operations Analyst
5 11 (10.68%) Security Operations Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Cyber Security Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (4.85%) Malware Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Network Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Security Specialist
12 3 (2.91%) IT Security Engineer
12 3 (2.91%) Security Officer
12 3 (2.91%) Forensic Investigator
13 2 (1.94%) Cyber Security Consultant
13 2 (1.94%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) .NET
1 1 (0.97%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) PKI
4 4 (3.88%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (3.88%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.89%) Windows
2 28 (27.18%) Linux
3 14 (13.59%) UNIX
4 5 (4.85%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.85%) zOS
5 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.97%) AIX
6 1 (0.97%) Solaris
6 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.54%) Cyber Security
2 45 (43.69%) SIEM
3 34 (33.01%) Malware Analysis
4 27 (26.21%) Information Security
4 27 (26.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 21 (20.39%) Analytics
6 20 (19.42%) Incident Management
7 19 (18.45%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (15.53%) Reverse Engineering
8 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
9 15 (14.56%) Security Architecture
10 13 (12.62%) Information Assurance
11 12 (11.65%) People Management
11 12 (11.65%) Performance Management
11 12 (11.65%) Computer Security
11 12 (11.65%) ITIL
12 9 (8.74%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (8.74%) Network Architecture
13 7 (6.80%) Service Continuity Management
14 5 (4.85%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) SQL
2 2 (1.94%) Python
3 1 (0.97%) C
3 1 (0.97%) C++
3 1 (0.97%) Java
3 1 (0.97%) Perl
3 1 (0.97%) PHP
3 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (63.11%) GCIA
2 54 (52.43%) CISSP
3 45 (43.69%) GIAC
4 23 (22.33%) Security Cleared
5 18 (17.48%) CEH
5 18 (17.48%) SC Cleared
6 17 (16.50%) Degree
7 14 (13.59%) SSCP
8 13 (12.62%) CISA
9 12 (11.65%) DV Cleared
10 10 (9.71%) GCFA
10 10 (9.71%) CISM
11 9 (8.74%) EnCE
12 8 (7.77%) VTSP
12 8 (7.77%) GSEC
13 7 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (5.83%) GPEN
14 6 (5.83%) Security+ Certification
14 6 (5.83%) CCNA
15 5 (4.85%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (13.59%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.88%) COBIT
4 1 (0.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.97%) FISMA
System Software
1 31 (30.10%) Snort
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Xen
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Nessus
2 2 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) LogRhythm
2 12 (11.65%) ArcSight
3 9 (8.74%) Splunk
4 7 (6.80%) Sourcefire
5 6 (5.83%) LogLogic
5 6 (5.83%) Symantec
6 5 (4.85%) McAfee
7 4 (3.88%) Cisco
8 3 (2.91%) Websense
9 2 (1.94%) Q1 Labs
9 2 (1.94%) Trustwave
9 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle
10 1 (0.97%) IBM
10 1 (0.97%) Remedy
10 1 (0.97%) HP
10 1 (0.97%) Dell
10 1 (0.97%) Juniper
Slough, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
South West London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago