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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 579 618 607
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -11
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 43 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.034% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 39 14 13
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +28.57%
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
11079 11515 11073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.10% 24.81% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9181 9170 9053
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%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 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 +31 9 £64,500 +7.50% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £70,000 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (55.56%) CISSP
2 31 (49.21%) GIAC
3 27 (42.86%) Cyber Security
4 25 (39.68%) SIEM
5 23 (36.51%) GCIA
6 22 (34.92%) Information Security
6 22 (34.92%) TCP/IP
7 19 (30.16%) GCFA
7 19 (30.16%) Finance
8 18 (28.57%) Windows
9 16 (25.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 16 (25.40%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (23.81%) Degree
10 15 (23.81%) EnCE
11 14 (22.22%) Snort
11 14 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (20.63%) Qualys
12 13 (20.63%) Computer Security
13 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
13 12 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
13 12 (19.05%) CEH
13 12 (19.05%) UNIX
13 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
13 12 (19.05%) Firewall
14 10 (15.87%) Risk Management
14 10 (15.87%) Incident Management
14 10 (15.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 10 (15.87%) Analytics
14 10 (15.87%) Malware Analysis
14 10 (15.87%) GREM

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.92%) TCP/IP
2 16 (25.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (19.05%) Firewall
4 7 (11.11%) Wireshark
5 4 (6.35%) Network Security
5 4 (6.35%) Wireless Security
5 4 (6.35%) Wireless
6 1 (1.59%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Analyst
2 30 (47.62%) Security Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Management Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Incident Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Junior
8 2 (3.17%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Security Operations Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Incident Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Forensic Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.76%) Cryptography
2 3 (4.76%) PKI
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) BYOD
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Blog
4 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) UNIX
3 9 (14.29%) Linux
4 6 (9.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) Cyber Security
2 25 (39.68%) SIEM
3 22 (34.92%) Information Security
4 16 (25.40%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (20.63%) Computer Security
7 12 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (15.87%) Risk Management
8 10 (15.87%) Incident Management
8 10 (15.87%) Analytics
8 10 (15.87%) Malware Analysis
9 9 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (11.11%) ISMS
10 7 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) Security Management
10 7 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
11 6 (9.52%) Identity Management
11 6 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
12 5 (7.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) Perl
1 8 (12.70%) Python
1 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.59%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (55.56%) CISSP
2 31 (49.21%) GIAC
3 23 (36.51%) GCIA
4 19 (30.16%) GCFA
5 15 (23.81%) Degree
5 15 (23.81%) EnCE
6 12 (19.05%) CEH
6 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 10 (15.87%) GREM
8 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 7 (11.11%) CISA
10 6 (9.52%) CISM
10 6 (9.52%) GCED
10 6 (9.52%) SSCP
11 5 (7.94%) GSEC
12 4 (6.35%) GCWN
12 4 (6.35%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
14 2 (3.17%) PhD
14 2 (3.17%) CFCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 7 (11.11%) COBIT
4 6 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) Snort
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Qualys
2 9 (14.29%) Splunk
2 9 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 8 (12.70%) FireEye
3 8 (12.70%) Sourcefire
4 7 (11.11%) VMware
4 7 (11.11%) Symantec
5 6 (9.52%) Juniper
5 6 (9.52%) Fortinet
5 6 (9.52%) F5
6 5 (7.94%) LogLogic
7 1 (1.59%) Q1 Labs
7 1 (1.59%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.59%) McAfee
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco
7 1 (1.59%) Intel
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