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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 589 628 672
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +44
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 58 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.048% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 20
Median salary £62,500 £52,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.19% -22.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £57,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £80,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +11.11%
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
10144 11256 12607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.04% 25.90% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8428 9231 10244
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing GCIH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

GCIH Salary Histogram in London

GCIH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the London region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +46 3 £70,000 +36.58%
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing GCIH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 104 (85.95%) CISSP
2 86 (71.07%) CEH
3 84 (69.42%) SIEM
4 73 (60.33%) Information Security
5 56 (46.28%) Ethical Hacking
6 55 (45.45%) GCIA
7 50 (41.32%) GIAC
8 47 (38.84%) Cybersecurity
9 44 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
10 40 (33.06%) Management Information System
11 37 (30.58%) Degree
11 37 (30.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 37 (30.58%) Cyberthreat
12 35 (28.93%) Security Operations
13 32 (26.45%) Snort
13 32 (26.45%) CISM
13 32 (26.45%) Firewall
13 32 (26.45%) Finance
14 29 (23.97%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (23.14%) Wireshark
15 28 (23.14%) Unix
16 27 (22.31%) tcpdump
17 26 (21.49%) ITIL
18 23 (19.01%) SANS
19 22 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
19 22 (18.18%) Network Security
19 22 (18.18%) Windows
20 21 (17.36%) Client/Server
20 21 (17.36%) TCP/IP
20 21 (17.36%) DNS

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.45%) Firewall
2 28 (23.14%) Wireshark
3 27 (22.31%) tcpdump
4 22 (18.18%) Network Security
5 21 (17.36%) DNS
5 21 (17.36%) TCP/IP
6 16 (13.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (11.57%) HTTP
7 14 (11.57%) SMTP
8 12 (9.92%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (6.61%) Wireless
10 6 (4.96%) LAN
10 6 (4.96%) WAN
11 3 (2.48%) Internet
12 2 (1.65%) VoIP
12 2 (1.65%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.65%) AppScan
2 2 (1.65%) Paros
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 16 (13.22%) Legal
3 10 (8.26%) Law
4 5 (4.13%) Electronics
4 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.13%) Marketing
4 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.31%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (48.76%) Analyst
2 54 (44.63%) Security Analyst
3 36 (29.75%) Incident Manager
4 27 (22.31%) Security Manager
5 22 (18.18%) IT Manager
6 19 (15.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 18 (14.88%) SIEM Analyst
8 17 (14.05%) Information Analyst
8 17 (14.05%) Information Security Analyst
9 16 (13.22%) Forensic Manager
10 14 (11.57%) Information Manager
10 14 (11.57%) Information Security Manager
11 13 (10.74%) Incident Analyst
12 12 (9.92%) Operations Analyst
12 12 (9.92%) Security Operations Analyst
13 9 (7.44%) Consultant
14 8 (6.61%) Operational Security Manager
14 8 (6.61%) Operations Manager
14 8 (6.61%) Security Operations Manager
15 7 (5.79%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) WSH
2 3 (2.48%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.06%) Management Information System
2 37 (30.58%) Cyberthreat
2 37 (30.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 29 (23.97%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (17.36%) Client/Server
5 12 (9.92%) PKI
6 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.79%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (5.79%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.96%) Cybercrime
7 6 (4.96%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (4.13%) Data Conversion
9 4 (3.31%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (3.31%) Social Network
10 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.14%) Unix
2 22 (18.18%) Windows
3 19 (15.70%) Windows Server
3 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (14.05%) Linux
5 13 (10.74%) Solaris
6 11 (9.09%) FreeBSD
6 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.96%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (69.42%) SIEM
2 73 (60.33%) Information Security
3 56 (46.28%) Ethical Hacking
4 47 (38.84%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
6 35 (28.93%) Security Operations
7 26 (21.49%) ITIL
8 22 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
9 19 (15.70%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (13.22%) Data Privacy
11 13 (10.74%) Reverse Engineering
12 12 (9.92%) Identity Access Management
12 12 (9.92%) PRINCE2
13 11 (9.09%) Incident Management
13 11 (9.09%) Open Source
14 10 (8.26%) Digital Forensics
14 10 (8.26%) OSINT
15 9 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (7.44%) Malware Analysis
16 8 (6.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.53%) Perl
1 20 (16.53%) PowerShell
2 16 (13.22%) Bash Shell
2 16 (13.22%) Ruby
3 15 (12.40%) Python
4 14 (11.57%) SQL
5 7 (5.79%) C#
6 6 (4.96%) C++
7 5 (4.13%) PHP
8 4 (3.31%) Java
9 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 104 (85.95%) CISSP
2 86 (71.07%) CEH
3 55 (45.45%) GCIA
4 50 (41.32%) GIAC
5 37 (30.58%) Degree
6 32 (26.45%) CISM
7 23 (19.01%) SANS
8 15 (12.40%) SSCP
9 12 (9.92%) CompTIA Security+
9 12 (9.92%) Security+ Certification
10 9 (7.44%) CISA
11 8 (6.61%) GISF
11 8 (6.61%) GSEC
12 7 (5.79%) EnCE
13 6 (4.96%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (4.96%) GCFA
14 3 (2.48%) CHFI
14 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
14 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
15 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.57%) COBIT
3 6 (4.96%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (26.45%) Snort
2 14 (11.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (17.36%) Nessus
2 15 (12.40%) Nmap
3 14 (11.57%) EnCase
4 8 (6.61%) QRadar
5 5 (4.13%) RSA enVision
6 3 (2.48%) RSA Archer
6 3 (2.48%) WMI
7 2 (1.65%) FTK
7 2 (1.65%) HP Fortify
7 2 (1.65%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (1.65%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.83%) Ansible
8 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) Remedy
2 12 (9.92%) ArcSight
2 12 (9.92%) Splunk
3 11 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.09%) VMware
4 10 (8.26%) Qualys
5 8 (6.61%) Citrix
6 6 (4.96%) Sourcefire
7 5 (4.13%) SAP
8 4 (3.31%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.48%) F5
9 3 (2.48%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.48%) Juniper
9 3 (2.48%) NetWitness
9 3 (2.48%) Symantec
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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