The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 607 598 646
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +48
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 16 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.057% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.23% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 1
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
GCIH
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
11646 11087 12905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.74% 25.13% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9273 9061 11095
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 £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in London

GCIH
Salary Trend in London

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

GCIH Salary Trend in London

GCIH
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIH across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

GCIH Salary Histogram in London

GCIH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London -5 3 £60,000 -60.00%
Uxbridge - 2 - -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 34 (82.93%) CISSP
2 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 24 (58.54%) GIAC
3 22 (53.66%) Information Security
4 21 (51.22%) Windows
5 19 (46.34%) Finance
6 16 (39.02%) SIEM
7 15 (36.59%) Degree
8 14 (34.15%) CISM
9 12 (29.27%) Perl
9 12 (29.27%) ITIL
9 12 (29.27%) Wireshark
10 11 (26.83%) Snort
10 11 (26.83%) Computer Forensics
11 10 (24.39%) Banking
11 10 (24.39%) GCFA
12 9 (21.95%) ArcSight
12 9 (21.95%) LogLogic
12 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
13 8 (19.51%) Information Assurance
13 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
13 8 (19.51%) Service Management
13 8 (19.51%) Symantec
14 7 (17.07%) Java
14 7 (17.07%) .NET
14 7 (17.07%) ITSM
14 7 (17.07%) Data Security
14 7 (17.07%) GCIA
14 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (9.76%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) Wireshark
3 5 (12.20%) Internet
4 4 (9.76%) Wireless
4 4 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (9.76%) VoIP
4 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.32%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) DNS
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) AppScan
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 15 (36.59%) Security Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Operations Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Security Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Security Operations Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Operations Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Security Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Sales Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Head of Security
7 3 (7.32%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Information Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) AS400
3 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) FMCG
5 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) UNIX
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) OS/390
4 4 (9.76%) Solaris
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Information Security
2 16 (39.02%) SIEM
3 12 (29.27%) ITIL
4 11 (26.83%) Computer Forensics
5 8 (19.51%) Service Management
5 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
5 8 (19.51%) Information Assurance
6 7 (17.07%) ITSM
6 7 (17.07%) Data Security
6 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
8 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
8 5 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
9 4 (9.76%) Security Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (7.32%) BCP
10 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Perl
2 7 (17.07%) Java
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) CISSP
2 24 (58.54%) GIAC
3 15 (36.59%) Degree
4 14 (34.15%) CISM
5 10 (24.39%) GCFA
6 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.07%) GCIA
8 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
8 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
9 5 (12.20%) CEH
9 5 (12.20%) CISA
10 4 (9.76%) CISMP
10 4 (9.76%) EnCE
10 4 (9.76%) GWAPT
10 4 (9.76%) GPEN
10 4 (9.76%) OSCP
10 4 (9.76%) OSCE
11 3 (7.32%) GSEC
12 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (4.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.76%) COBIT
2 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Snort
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) ArcSight
1 9 (21.95%) LogLogic
2 8 (19.51%) Symantec
3 7 (17.07%) Q1 Labs
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.44%) Qualys
5 1 (2.44%) F5
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