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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 609 623 601
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 17 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.015% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.061% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 13
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +28.57%
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
11224 11523 11077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.15% 24.80% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9309 9178 9057
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +22 5 £66,250 -1.85% 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
GCIA
England

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (79.31%) GCIH
2 21 (72.41%) CISSP
3 16 (55.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
4 13 (44.83%) SIEM
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) GIAC
6 10 (34.48%) CEH
6 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
7 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
7 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (31.03%) Information Security
7 9 (31.03%) Linux
7 9 (31.03%) Firewall
7 9 (31.03%) Finance
8 8 (27.59%) Analytics
8 8 (27.59%) Cyber Security
9 7 (24.14%) Symantec
9 7 (24.14%) GSEC
10 6 (20.69%) UNIX
10 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (20.69%) Sourcefire
10 6 (20.69%) Snort
10 6 (20.69%) Juniper
10 6 (20.69%) Solaris
10 6 (20.69%) SSCP
10 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (20.69%) CISA
10 6 (20.69%) Qualys
10 6 (20.69%) Network Security

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
3 9 (31.03%) Firewall
4 6 (20.69%) Network Security
5 4 (13.79%) Wireless Security
5 4 (13.79%) Wireless
6 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 16 (55.17%) Security Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) PKI
3 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) BYOD
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 6 (20.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) SIEM
2 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
3 9 (31.03%) Information Security
3 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (27.59%) Analytics
4 8 (27.59%) Cyber Security
5 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Information Management
7 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
7 4 (13.79%) Password Management
8 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
8 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
8 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) GCIH
2 21 (72.41%) CISSP
3 11 (37.93%) GIAC
4 10 (34.48%) CEH
5 7 (24.14%) GSEC
6 6 (20.69%) SSCP
6 6 (20.69%) CISA
6 6 (20.69%) GCED
7 5 (17.24%) GCFA
8 4 (13.79%) GCWN
8 4 (13.79%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (13.79%) GREM
9 3 (10.34%) CISM
10 2 (6.90%) EnCE
10 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 2 (6.90%) CFCE
10 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
11 1 (3.45%) VTSP
11 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
11 1 (3.45%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
2 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Snort
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Symantec
2 6 (20.69%) F5
2 6 (20.69%) Juniper
2 6 (20.69%) Sourcefire
2 6 (20.69%) Fortinet
2 6 (20.69%) Qualys
3 3 (10.34%) ArcSight
4 2 (6.90%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) LogLogic
5 1 (3.45%) Q1 Labs
5 1 (3.45%) Trustwave
5 1 (3.45%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) CA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago