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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 610 632 614
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 22 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.060% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.23% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 6
Average salary £80,000 £66,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.75% +10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £55,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.12%
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
11457 12906 11301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.57% 25.81% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9328 10405 9180
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +34 2 £76,250 +27.08% 2
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 27 (51.92%) CISSP
2 26 (50.00%) GIAC
3 25 (48.08%) GCIA
3 25 (48.08%) Malware Analysis
4 22 (42.31%) Windows
5 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
6 20 (38.46%) Snort
6 20 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (34.62%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (34.62%) Cyber Security
7 18 (34.62%) Finance
8 17 (32.69%) Information Security
9 15 (28.85%) Firewall
10 14 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (23.08%) Linux
12 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
12 11 (21.15%) Information Assurance
13 10 (19.23%) Reverse Engineering
13 10 (19.23%) PCI DSS
13 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
13 10 (19.23%) Security Architecture
13 10 (19.23%) Degree
13 10 (19.23%) Performance Management
13 10 (19.23%) Mentoring
13 10 (19.23%) People Management
14 9 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (17.31%) Network Security
14 9 (17.31%) GCFA
14 9 (17.31%) Banking
15 8 (15.38%) UNIX

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
2 20 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (28.85%) Firewall
4 9 (17.31%) Network Security
5 6 (11.54%) Wireshark
5 6 (11.54%) Internet
6 5 (9.62%) Wireless
7 4 (7.69%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.92%) DNS
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Legal
5 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Analyst
2 21 (40.38%) Security Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Security Operations Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Malware Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Management Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Forensic Investigator
8 2 (3.85%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Incident Manager
8 2 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Security Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) PKI
3 3 (5.77%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.77%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Linux
3 8 (15.38%) UNIX
4 5 (9.62%) zOS
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Malware Analysis
2 18 (34.62%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (34.62%) Cyber Security
3 17 (32.69%) Information Security
4 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
4 11 (21.15%) Information Assurance
5 10 (19.23%) Reverse Engineering
5 10 (19.23%) Performance Management
5 10 (19.23%) Security Architecture
5 10 (19.23%) Mentoring
5 10 (19.23%) People Management
6 9 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Computer Security
8 7 (13.46%) Computer Forensics
8 7 (13.46%) SIEM
9 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (9.62%) Network Architecture
11 4 (7.69%) ISMS
11 4 (7.69%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Python
2 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) CISSP
2 26 (50.00%) GIAC
3 25 (48.08%) GCIA
4 10 (19.23%) Degree
4 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 9 (17.31%) GCFA
6 8 (15.38%) EnCE
7 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (11.54%) CCNA
8 5 (9.62%) CISM
8 5 (9.62%) SSCP
9 4 (7.69%) CISA
9 4 (7.69%) Security+ Certification
9 4 (7.69%) GSEC
9 4 (7.69%) GCWN
9 4 (7.69%) GCED
10 3 (5.77%) GPEN
10 3 (5.77%) CEH
11 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (19.23%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Snort
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) ArcSight
1 4 (7.69%) LogLogic
2 2 (3.85%) Q1 Labs
2 2 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (1.92%) Remedy
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Intel
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