The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 181 166 152
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.027% 0.081% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.37% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £20,500 £45,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.44% -20.35%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
GCIH
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
878 818 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.53% 22.16% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 705 686 450
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCIH across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

GCIH
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCIH across the Leeds region.

GCIH Salary Trend in Leeds

GCIH
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SSCP
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 1 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 1 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SSCP
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA