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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 577 636 602
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -34
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 30 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.024% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.095% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 5
Average salary £48,750 £58,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.94% +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
11049 11609 11485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.82% 25.55% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9017 9404 9430
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 £75,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 9 £55,000 - 2
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (59.52%) Windows
1 25 (59.52%) GCIA
2 24 (57.14%) GIAC
3 21 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (47.62%) TCP/IP
4 20 (47.62%) CISSP
5 19 (45.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (42.86%) Snort
7 14 (33.33%) Firewall
8 13 (30.95%) Information Security
9 12 (28.57%) GCFA
9 12 (28.57%) Linux
9 12 (28.57%) UNIX
10 11 (26.19%) Finance
10 11 (26.19%) Network Security
10 11 (26.19%) Cyber Security
10 11 (26.19%) Information Assurance
11 10 (23.81%) Security Architecture
11 10 (23.81%) Performance Management
11 10 (23.81%) PCI DSS
11 10 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
11 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
11 10 (23.81%) People Management
12 8 (19.05%) Reverse Engineering
13 7 (16.67%) CISA
13 7 (16.67%) SIEM
14 6 (14.29%) Degree
14 6 (14.29%) Internet

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) TCP/IP
2 19 (45.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (33.33%) Firewall
4 11 (26.19%) Network Security
5 6 (14.29%) Internet
6 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
6 4 (9.52%) Wireless
7 3 (7.14%) Wireless Security
8 1 (2.38%) DNS
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Advertising
4 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Analyst
2 20 (47.62%) Security Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Security Operations Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Forensic Investigator
6 2 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.14%) PKI
2 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) UNIX
3 5 (11.90%) zOS
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (30.95%) Information Security
3 11 (26.19%) Cyber Security
3 11 (26.19%) Information Assurance
4 10 (23.81%) Security Architecture
4 10 (23.81%) Performance Management
4 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 10 (23.81%) People Management
4 10 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
5 8 (19.05%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (16.67%) SIEM
7 5 (11.90%) Network Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) Computer Forensics
7 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (9.52%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
9 3 (7.14%) Password Management
9 3 (7.14%) Information Management
10 2 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) GCIA
2 24 (57.14%) GIAC
3 20 (47.62%) CISSP
4 12 (28.57%) GCFA
5 7 (16.67%) CISA
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (14.29%) CCNA
6 6 (14.29%) Degree
7 5 (11.90%) EnCE
7 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.14%) GCED
8 3 (7.14%) CEH
8 3 (7.14%) GSEC
8 3 (7.14%) GCWN
8 3 (7.14%) SSCP
8 3 (7.14%) CISM
8 3 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (4.76%) GPEN
9 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (23.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Snort
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Cisco
1 3 (7.14%) ArcSight
1 3 (7.14%) LogLogic
2 2 (4.76%) Q1 Labs
2 2 (4.76%) Symantec
3 1 (2.38%) Remedy
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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