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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 621 579 -
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 13 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.061% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 0
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
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
11387 10997 12888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.72% 24.70% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9090 9081 11010
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 1 - -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (79.07%) CISSP
2 27 (62.79%) GIAC
3 22 (51.16%) Firewall
3 22 (51.16%) Windows
4 20 (46.51%) Information Security
5 17 (39.53%) Finance
5 17 (39.53%) SIEM
6 14 (32.56%) Degree
7 13 (30.23%) GCFA
7 13 (30.23%) CISM
7 13 (30.23%) Perl
8 12 (27.91%) ITIL
8 12 (27.91%) Wireshark
9 11 (25.58%) Snort
10 10 (23.26%) Computer Forensics
10 10 (23.26%) UNIX
10 10 (23.26%) Banking
11 9 (20.93%) ArcSight
11 9 (20.93%) LogLogic
11 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (18.60%) Information Assurance
12 8 (18.60%) GCIA
12 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
12 8 (18.60%) Symantec
12 8 (18.60%) Service Management
13 7 (16.28%) CISA
13 7 (16.28%) Java
13 7 (16.28%) .NET
13 7 (16.28%) ITSM
13 7 (16.28%) Risk Management

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (9.30%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) Firewall
2 12 (27.91%) Wireshark
3 5 (11.63%) Internet
4 4 (9.30%) Wireless
4 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (9.30%) VoIP
4 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.98%) VPN
5 3 (6.98%) DNS
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) AppScan
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Security Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Operations Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Security Operations Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Security Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Security Operations Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Operations Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Security Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Head of Security
7 3 (6.98%) Sales Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Information Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Auditor
8 2 (4.65%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.30%) AS400
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) UNIX
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) OS/390
4 4 (9.30%) Solaris
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Information Security
2 17 (39.53%) SIEM
3 12 (27.91%) ITIL
4 10 (23.26%) Computer Forensics
5 8 (18.60%) Service Management
5 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
5 8 (18.60%) Information Assurance
6 7 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
6 7 (16.28%) ITSM
6 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
6 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Data Security
8 4 (9.30%) Security Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Cyber Security
9 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.98%) Analytics
9 3 (6.98%) Product Management
9 3 (6.98%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Perl
2 7 (16.28%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (79.07%) CISSP
2 27 (62.79%) GIAC
3 14 (32.56%) Degree
4 13 (30.23%) GCFA
4 13 (30.23%) CISM
5 8 (18.60%) GCIA
6 7 (16.28%) CISA
6 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
7 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
7 6 (13.95%) CEH
8 4 (9.30%) CISMP
8 4 (9.30%) EnCE
8 4 (9.30%) GWAPT
8 4 (9.30%) GPEN
8 4 (9.30%) OSCP
8 4 (9.30%) OSCE
9 3 (6.98%) GSEC
10 1 (2.33%) CCNA
10 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.30%) COBIT
2 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Snort
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) ArcSight
1 9 (20.93%) LogLogic
2 8 (18.60%) Symantec
3 7 (16.28%) Q1 Labs
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.33%) Qualys
5 1 (2.33%) F5
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago