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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 607 634 597
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -37
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 20 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.053% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.21% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 4
Average salary £53,500 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.74% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,200 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £80,500 £78,500
UK excluding London average 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
11336 12635 11128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.83% 25.80% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9279 10276 9038
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 £42,500 £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 May 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 May 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
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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 +43 2 £51,250 -14.58% 1
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (62.79%) GCIA
2 24 (55.81%) Malware Analysis
3 23 (53.49%) Windows
4 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
4 22 (51.16%) GIAC
4 22 (51.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (48.84%) CISSP
6 20 (46.51%) Vulnerability Management
6 20 (46.51%) Snort
7 15 (34.88%) Cyber Security
7 15 (34.88%) Firewall
8 14 (32.56%) Finance
8 14 (32.56%) Linux
9 13 (30.23%) Incident Management
9 13 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (30.23%) Information Assurance
10 12 (27.91%) PCI DSS
10 12 (27.91%) Security Architecture
10 12 (27.91%) Performance Management
10 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
10 12 (27.91%) People Management
10 12 (27.91%) Information Security
11 9 (20.93%) Reverse Engineering
11 9 (20.93%) Network Security
11 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (18.60%) UNIX
12 8 (18.60%) Banking
13 7 (16.28%) EnCE
13 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.95%) SIEM

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
1 22 (51.16%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (34.88%) Firewall
3 9 (20.93%) Network Security
4 6 (13.95%) Internet
5 5 (11.63%) Wireshark
5 5 (11.63%) Wireless
6 4 (9.30%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.33%) DNS
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Legal
5 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Analyst
2 23 (53.49%) Security Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Operations Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Security Operations Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Malware Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Forensic Investigator
7 2 (4.65%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Management Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Principal Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) PKI
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
2 3 (6.98%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 8 (18.60%) UNIX
4 5 (11.63%) zOS
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Malware Analysis
2 20 (46.51%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (34.88%) Cyber Security
4 13 (30.23%) Incident Management
4 13 (30.23%) Information Assurance
5 12 (27.91%) Performance Management
5 12 (27.91%) Security Architecture
5 12 (27.91%) Information Security
5 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
5 12 (27.91%) People Management
6 9 (20.93%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (13.95%) SIEM
8 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (11.63%) Network Architecture
9 4 (9.30%) Information Management
9 4 (9.30%) Identity Management
9 4 (9.30%) Password Management
9 4 (9.30%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 3 (6.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) GCIA
2 22 (51.16%) GIAC
3 21 (48.84%) CISSP
4 7 (16.28%) EnCE
4 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.95%) GCFA
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.95%) CCNA
6 5 (11.63%) SSCP
6 5 (11.63%) Degree
7 4 (9.30%) CISA
7 4 (9.30%) CISM
7 4 (9.30%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (9.30%) GSEC
7 4 (9.30%) GCWN
7 4 (9.30%) GCED
8 3 (6.98%) GPEN
8 3 (6.98%) CEH
8 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (27.91%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Snort
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) ArcSight
1 3 (6.98%) LogLogic
2 2 (4.65%) Q1 Labs
2 2 (4.65%) Symantec
3 1 (2.33%) Remedy
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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