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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank - 147 157
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.077% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.30% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £21,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +66.36%
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
942 673 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.99% 25.82% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 785 501 518
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Websense
1 3 (100.00%) SSCP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Snort
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Principle Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) SSCP
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Websense
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight