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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 616 610 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 14 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.025% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.098% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 0
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
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
11176 11217 12183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.55% 25.16% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9155 9027 10234
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 3 £75,000 - 3
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (74.07%) GIAC
2 19 (70.37%) GCFA
3 18 (66.67%) CISSP
4 16 (59.26%) Windows
5 12 (44.44%) UNIX
6 11 (40.74%) GCIA
7 10 (37.04%) Firewall
7 10 (37.04%) Degree
8 9 (33.33%) CISA
8 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (29.63%) Information Security
9 8 (29.63%) SIEM
10 7 (25.93%) Computer Forensics
11 6 (22.22%) Linux
11 6 (22.22%) EnCE
12 5 (18.52%) Perl
12 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
12 5 (18.52%) SLA
12 5 (18.52%) Cisco
12 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
12 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
12 5 (18.52%) Snort
12 5 (18.52%) Network Security
13 4 (14.81%) GSEC
13 4 (14.81%) CEH
13 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (14.81%) Computer Security
13 4 (14.81%) Digital Forensics
13 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Security Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Operations Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Security Operations Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Sales Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Forensic Investigator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) UNIX
3 6 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (29.63%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) SIEM
3 7 (25.93%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Security
4 4 (14.81%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (11.11%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) People Management
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) GIAC
2 19 (70.37%) GCFA
3 18 (66.67%) CISSP
4 11 (40.74%) GCIA
5 10 (37.04%) Degree
6 9 (33.33%) CISA
7 6 (22.22%) EnCE
8 4 (14.81%) GSEC
8 4 (14.81%) CEH
9 1 (3.70%) CISM
9 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (3.70%) SSCP
9 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) OSCP
9 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Snort
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Juniper
2 1 (3.70%) Splunk
2 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
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