The table below looks at the statistics for GCIA in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 620 646 625
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 20 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.040% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 6
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £57,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,900 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
GCIA
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11619 12572 11881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.10% 25.46% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9544 10200 9681
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in London

GCIA
Salary Trend in London

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

GCIA Salary Trend in London

GCIA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIA across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

GCIA Salary Histogram in London

GCIA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
City of London - 8 £55,000 - 1
GCIA
England

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing GCIA 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 GCIA.

1 26 (72.22%) GCIH
2 25 (69.44%) TCP/IP
3 24 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 21 (58.33%) Windows
5 20 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 19 (52.78%) GIAC
7 18 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
8 15 (41.67%) Firewall
8 15 (41.67%) Information Security
9 14 (38.89%) Snort
9 14 (38.89%) Linux
9 14 (38.89%) CISSP
10 12 (33.33%) Incident Management
10 12 (33.33%) Cyber Security
10 12 (33.33%) Information Assurance
11 11 (30.56%) Security Architecture
11 11 (30.56%) People Management
11 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
11 11 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (30.56%) Performance Management
11 11 (30.56%) PCI DSS
12 10 (27.78%) Network Security
13 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (19.44%) SIEM
13 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (19.44%) CCNA
13 7 (19.44%) Finance
14 6 (16.67%) UNIX
14 6 (16.67%) GSEC
14 6 (16.67%) Banking

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing GCIA 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 GCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) TCP/IP
2 24 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (41.67%) Firewall
4 10 (27.78%) Network Security
5 5 (13.89%) Wireless
5 5 (13.89%) Internet
6 4 (11.11%) Wireless Security
7 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Analyst
2 20 (55.56%) Security Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Malware Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 3 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
4 5 (13.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
3 15 (41.67%) Information Security
4 12 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 12 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 12 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 11 (30.56%) Security Architecture
5 11 (30.56%) Performance Management
5 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
5 11 (30.56%) People Management
6 7 (19.44%) SIEM
7 6 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 6 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (13.89%) Network Architecture
8 5 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (11.11%) Information Management
9 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
9 4 (11.11%) Password Management
10 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) GCIH
2 19 (52.78%) GIAC
3 14 (38.89%) CISSP
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (19.44%) CCNA
5 6 (16.67%) GSEC
6 5 (13.89%) SSCP
7 4 (11.11%) CISA
7 4 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (11.11%) GCWN
7 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) GCED
8 3 (8.33%) GCFA
9 2 (5.56%) CEH
9 2 (5.56%) OSCP
9 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.78%) EnCE
10 1 (2.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (30.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) Juniper
2 2 (5.56%) Symantec
2 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
2 2 (5.56%) LogLogic
2 2 (5.56%) Q1 Labs
3 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.78%) Splunk
3 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago