The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 819 812 857
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +45
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 52 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.032% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.12% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 46 17 18
Average salary £56,250 £60,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +81.81%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29671 27684 31075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.14% 27.21% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23418 22529 26784
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,050 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
GCIH
UK

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 July 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 30 July 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
(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 +6 23 £45,000 +12.50% 6
London -48 23 £65,000 +8.33%
East Midlands - 3 £61,250 -
East of England -6 1 £57,500 -
South West -14 1 £37,500 -34.78%
North West - 1 - -
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 54 (56.84%) CISSP
2 50 (52.63%) SIEM
3 49 (51.58%) GCIA
4 47 (49.47%) Firewall
5 39 (41.05%) GIAC
6 38 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 37 (38.95%) Wireshark
7 37 (38.95%) Information Security
7 37 (38.95%) Windows
8 35 (36.84%) DV Cleared
9 32 (33.68%) SC Cleared
10 30 (31.58%) Finance
11 27 (28.42%) Sourcefire
12 26 (27.37%) Analytics
12 26 (27.37%) Cyber Security
13 25 (26.32%) Degree
14 22 (23.16%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (23.16%) ITIL
15 20 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 20 (21.05%) CISM
15 20 (21.05%) LogRhythm
16 19 (20.00%) CEH
16 19 (20.00%) Linux
17 18 (18.95%) Computer Forensics
18 17 (17.89%) Snort
18 17 (17.89%) tcpdump
19 16 (16.84%) Intrusion Detection
19 16 (16.84%) Management Information System
19 16 (16.84%) TCP/IP
20 15 (15.79%) GCFA

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) GroupWise
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Project
1 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 47 (49.47%) Firewall
2 37 (38.95%) Wireshark
3 17 (17.89%) tcpdump
4 16 (16.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (16.84%) TCP/IP
5 13 (13.68%) VPN
6 11 (11.58%) DNS
6 11 (11.58%) VoIP
6 11 (11.58%) Wireless
7 10 (10.53%) SSL
8 9 (9.47%) Internet
8 9 (9.47%) HTTP
9 8 (8.42%) Network Security
10 6 (6.32%) SSH
11 5 (5.26%) LAN
11 5 (5.26%) WAN
12 3 (3.16%) LDAP
12 3 (3.16%) SMTP
12 3 (3.16%) FTP
12 3 (3.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) AppScan
General
1 30 (31.58%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (56.84%) Analyst
2 45 (47.37%) Security Analyst
3 15 (15.79%) Security Manager
4 13 (13.68%) IT Security Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) Security Operations Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) Incident Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) IT Security Manager
9 7 (7.37%) Tester
9 7 (7.37%) Consultant
9 7 (7.37%) Penetration Tester
10 6 (6.32%) Operations Manager
10 6 (6.32%) Security Operations Manager
11 5 (5.26%) Security Tester
11 5 (5.26%) Network Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Security Consultant
12 4 (4.21%) Information Security Manager
12 4 (4.21%) Security Engineer
12 4 (4.21%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) .NET
2 5 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (1.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.37%) Open Source
2 7 (7.37%) PKI
3 5 (5.26%) AS400
4 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.16%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.11%) FMCG
5 2 (2.11%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.95%) Windows
2 19 (20.00%) Linux
3 14 (14.74%) Solaris
4 11 (11.58%) UNIX
5 5 (5.26%) OS/390
5 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (1.05%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) SIEM
2 37 (38.95%) Information Security
3 26 (27.37%) Analytics
3 26 (27.37%) Cyber Security
4 22 (23.16%) Penetration Testing
4 22 (23.16%) ITIL
5 20 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 18 (18.95%) Computer Forensics
7 15 (15.79%) Security Testing
8 12 (12.63%) Information Assurance
9 10 (10.53%) Data Security
10 9 (9.47%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
11 8 (8.42%) Service Management
11 8 (8.42%) Network Architecture
12 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.37%) ITSM
12 7 (7.37%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (6.32%) Business Continuity
13 6 (6.32%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) Perl
2 9 (9.47%) SQL
3 7 (7.37%) Java
4 6 (6.32%) Python
5 2 (2.11%) C
6 1 (1.05%) Ruby
6 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (56.84%) CISSP
2 49 (51.58%) GCIA
3 39 (41.05%) GIAC
4 38 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 35 (36.84%) DV Cleared
6 32 (33.68%) SC Cleared
7 25 (26.32%) Degree
8 20 (21.05%) CISM
9 19 (20.00%) CEH
10 15 (15.79%) GCFA
11 11 (11.58%) GWAPT
11 11 (11.58%) GPEN
11 11 (11.58%) OSCP
11 11 (11.58%) OSCE
12 10 (10.53%) CISA
13 9 (9.47%) CISMP
14 7 (7.37%) GSEC
15 6 (6.32%) SSCP
15 6 (6.32%) EnCE
16 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) PCI DSS
2 12 (12.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (11.58%) COBIT
4 5 (5.26%) COSO
5 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Snort
2 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Nessus
1 2 (2.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Sourcefire
2 20 (21.05%) LogRhythm
3 12 (12.63%) ArcSight
4 11 (11.58%) Symantec
4 11 (11.58%) Cisco
5 10 (10.53%) LogLogic
6 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.37%) Q1 Labs
8 6 (6.32%) Juniper
9 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.26%) Oracle
10 4 (4.21%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.21%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.16%) McAfee
11 3 (3.16%) Websense
12 2 (2.11%) HP
12 2 (2.11%) Dell
12 2 (2.11%) IBM
12 2 (2.11%) F5
13 1 (1.05%) Qualys
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