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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 598 639 690
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +51
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 60 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.054% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 52 21 17
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £57,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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
10693 11682 12781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.37% 26.23% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8914 9587 10385
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £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 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 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 3 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 +60 7 £70,000 +27.27% 2
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 93 (83.78%) CISSP
2 75 (67.57%) SIEM
3 74 (66.67%) CEH
4 65 (58.56%) Information Security
5 54 (48.65%) Ethical Hacking
6 49 (44.14%) GIAC
7 44 (39.64%) GCIA
7 44 (39.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 43 (38.74%) Cybersecurity
9 35 (31.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 34 (30.63%) Management Information System
11 33 (29.73%) Cyberthreat
12 30 (27.03%) Degree
13 29 (26.13%) Finance
13 29 (26.13%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (25.23%) Firewall
14 28 (25.23%) Snort
15 27 (24.32%) CISM
16 26 (23.42%) Security Operations
17 25 (22.52%) Unix
18 24 (21.62%) Windows
18 24 (21.62%) Wireshark
19 23 (20.72%) Network Security
20 22 (19.82%) tcpdump
20 22 (19.82%) Threat Analysis
21 21 (18.92%) ITIL
22 20 (18.02%) Perl
22 20 (18.02%) Client/Server
22 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
22 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012

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 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.23%) Firewall
2 24 (21.62%) Wireshark
3 23 (20.72%) Network Security
4 22 (19.82%) tcpdump
5 16 (14.41%) DNS
6 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 12 (10.81%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (9.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (8.11%) HTTP
9 9 (8.11%) SMTP
10 8 (7.21%) Wireless
11 6 (5.41%) LAN
11 6 (5.41%) WAN
12 3 (2.70%) Internet
13 2 (1.80%) VoIP
13 2 (1.80%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.80%) AppScan
2 2 (1.80%) Paros
General
1 29 (26.13%) Finance
2 15 (13.51%) Legal
3 10 (9.01%) Law
4 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (50.45%) Analyst
2 51 (45.95%) Security Analyst
3 31 (27.93%) Incident Manager
4 20 (18.02%) Security Manager
5 19 (17.12%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 18 (16.22%) IT Manager
7 16 (14.41%) SIEM Analyst
8 15 (13.51%) Forensic Manager
8 15 (13.51%) Information Analyst
8 15 (13.51%) Information Security Analyst
9 12 (10.81%) Incident Analyst
9 12 (10.81%) Information Manager
9 12 (10.81%) Information Security Manager
10 10 (9.01%) Operations Analyst
10 10 (9.01%) Security Operations Analyst
11 9 (8.11%) SOC Analyst
12 7 (6.31%) Consultant
12 7 (6.31%) Security Engineer
12 7 (6.31%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) WSH
2 3 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 34 (30.63%) Management Information System
3 33 (29.73%) Cyberthreat
4 29 (26.13%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (18.02%) Client/Server
6 12 (10.81%) PKI
7 7 (6.31%) Cyber Attack
7 7 (6.31%) Mathematics
8 6 (5.41%) Cybercrime
9 5 (4.50%) Data Conversion
10 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
10 4 (3.60%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.80%) Social Network
13 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Unix
2 24 (21.62%) Windows
3 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
3 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (16.22%) Linux
5 14 (12.61%) Solaris
6 11 (9.91%) FreeBSD
6 11 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (67.57%) SIEM
2 65 (58.56%) Information Security
3 54 (48.65%) Ethical Hacking
4 44 (39.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 43 (38.74%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (23.42%) Security Operations
7 22 (19.82%) Threat Analysis
8 21 (18.92%) ITIL
9 15 (13.51%) Data Privacy
9 15 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (10.81%) Identity Access Management
10 12 (10.81%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.91%) Open Source
12 10 (9.01%) Digital Forensics
12 10 (9.01%) Incident Management
12 10 (9.01%) OSINT
13 9 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering
13 9 (8.11%) SDLC
13 9 (8.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 8 (7.21%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.02%) Perl
1 20 (18.02%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.41%) Bash Shell
2 16 (14.41%) Ruby
3 14 (12.61%) SQL
4 11 (9.91%) Python
5 5 (4.50%) PHP
6 4 (3.60%) Java
7 3 (2.70%) C#
7 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.80%) C++
9 1 (0.90%) C
9 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 93 (83.78%) CISSP
2 74 (66.67%) CEH
3 49 (44.14%) GIAC
4 44 (39.64%) GCIA
5 30 (27.03%) Degree
6 27 (24.32%) CISM
7 19 (17.12%) SANS
8 12 (10.81%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (10.81%) Security+ Certification
9 10 (9.01%) SSCP
10 9 (8.11%) GISF
10 9 (8.11%) GSEC
11 7 (6.31%) EnCE
12 6 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (5.41%) GCFA
13 5 (4.50%) CISA
14 3 (2.70%) CHFI
14 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
14 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
15 2 (1.80%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.11%) COBIT
3 7 (6.31%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (25.23%) Snort
2 9 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.80%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (16.22%) Nessus
2 15 (13.51%) Nmap
3 14 (12.61%) EnCase
4 8 (7.21%) QRadar
5 5 (4.50%) RSA enVision
6 3 (2.70%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (2.70%) WMI
7 2 (1.80%) FTK
7 2 (1.80%) HP Fortify
7 2 (1.80%) RSA Archer
7 2 (1.80%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.90%) Ansible
8 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) Remedy
2 12 (10.81%) VMware
3 11 (9.91%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.01%) ArcSight
5 9 (8.11%) Citrix
5 9 (8.11%) Splunk
6 6 (5.41%) Qualys
7 5 (4.50%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.60%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.70%) NetWitness
9 3 (2.70%) SAP
10 2 (1.80%) F5
10 2 (1.80%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.80%) Juniper
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle
10 2 (1.80%) Symantec
11 1 (0.90%) LogLogic
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 DOE plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago