The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 623 584 632
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +48
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 23 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.041% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.16% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 1
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12212 11157 12685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.26% 25.18% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9795 9021 11082
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
GCIH
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 £60,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 2 - -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (76.60%) CISSP
2 30 (63.83%) Firewall
3 28 (59.57%) GIAC
4 25 (53.19%) Windows
5 23 (48.94%) Information Security
6 22 (46.81%) Finance
7 20 (42.55%) SIEM
8 17 (36.17%) Degree
9 15 (31.91%) CISM
10 14 (29.79%) Perl
10 14 (29.79%) Wireshark
10 14 (29.79%) Computer Forensics
11 13 (27.66%) GCFA
11 13 (27.66%) ITIL
12 11 (23.40%) GCIA
12 11 (23.40%) Snort
13 10 (21.28%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (21.28%) Banking
13 10 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (19.15%) ArcSight
14 9 (19.15%) LogLogic
14 9 (19.15%) Data Security
15 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
15 8 (17.02%) Service Management
15 8 (17.02%) SQL
15 8 (17.02%) Symantec
15 8 (17.02%) CEH
15 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
15 8 (17.02%) Information Assurance
16 7 (14.89%) PCI DSS

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (10.64%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) Firewall
2 14 (29.79%) Wireshark
3 6 (12.77%) Internet
3 6 (12.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.64%) VoIP
4 5 (10.64%) DNS
4 5 (10.64%) Wireless
4 5 (10.64%) Network Security
5 3 (6.38%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) AppScan
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Security Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Operations Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Security Operations Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Security Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Operations Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Penetration Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Security Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Security Operations Manager
7 4 (8.51%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Information Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Sales Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Head of Security
9 2 (4.26%) Information Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) AS400
3 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.26%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) UNIX
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.64%) OS/390
3 5 (10.64%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Information Security
2 20 (42.55%) SIEM
3 14 (29.79%) Computer Forensics
4 13 (27.66%) ITIL
5 10 (21.28%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Data Security
7 8 (17.02%) Service Management
7 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
7 8 (17.02%) Information Assurance
8 7 (14.89%) ITSM
8 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
9 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
9 6 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (10.64%) Security Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
11 4 (8.51%) Cyber Security
11 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) Perl
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) Python
3 7 (14.89%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (76.60%) CISSP
2 28 (59.57%) GIAC
3 17 (36.17%) Degree
4 15 (31.91%) CISM
5 13 (27.66%) GCFA
6 11 (23.40%) GCIA
7 8 (17.02%) CEH
7 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
8 6 (12.77%) CISA
9 5 (10.64%) GWAPT
9 5 (10.64%) GPEN
9 5 (10.64%) OSCP
9 5 (10.64%) OSCE
9 5 (10.64%) CISMP
9 5 (10.64%) GSEC
10 4 (8.51%) EnCE
11 2 (4.26%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (14.89%) PCI DSS
3 5 (10.64%) COBIT
4 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Snort
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) ArcSight
1 9 (19.15%) LogLogic
2 8 (17.02%) Symantec
3 7 (14.89%) Q1 Labs
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 3 (6.38%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.13%) Qualys
7 1 (2.13%) F5
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-80,000
Posted: 4 days ago