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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 599 636 581
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -55
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 28 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.048% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 12
Average salary £82,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £33,250 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £80,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
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
11146 12157 11182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.15% 25.22% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9069 9755 9044
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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 +39 5 £76,250 +27.08% 3
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (62.26%) CISSP
2 24 (45.28%) GCIA
3 21 (39.62%) GIAC
3 21 (39.62%) Cyber Security
4 20 (37.74%) Information Security
5 18 (33.96%) Finance
5 18 (33.96%) TCP/IP
6 17 (32.08%) Windows
6 17 (32.08%) Malware Analysis
7 16 (30.19%) Snort
7 16 (30.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (28.30%) Firewall
9 14 (26.42%) Degree
10 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
11 12 (22.64%) SIEM
12 11 (20.75%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
13 10 (18.87%) GCFA
13 10 (18.87%) Computer Security
14 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
14 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
14 9 (16.98%) Linux
15 8 (15.09%) CEH
15 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
15 8 (15.09%) Wireshark
15 8 (15.09%) PCI DSS
15 8 (15.09%) Reverse Engineering
15 8 (15.09%) GREM

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) TCP/IP
2 16 (30.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (28.30%) Firewall
4 8 (15.09%) Wireshark
5 7 (13.21%) Network Security
6 5 (9.43%) Wireless
7 4 (7.55%) Internet
7 4 (7.55%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Analyst
2 20 (37.74%) Security Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Management Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Principal Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Incident Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Malware Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Cyber Security Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Forensic Investigator
8 2 (3.77%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Operations Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Cryptography
2 3 (5.66%) PKI
2 3 (5.66%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) UNIX
4 3 (5.66%) zOS
4 3 (5.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Cyber Security
2 20 (37.74%) Information Security
3 17 (32.08%) Malware Analysis
4 12 (22.64%) SIEM
5 11 (20.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Computer Security
7 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
8 8 (15.09%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
9 7 (13.21%) Computer Forensics
9 7 (13.21%) Analytics
10 6 (11.32%) ISMS
10 6 (11.32%) Information Assurance
10 6 (11.32%) Security Management
10 6 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (9.43%) Security Architecture
11 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
11 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.43%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) CISSP
2 24 (45.28%) GCIA
3 21 (39.62%) GIAC
4 14 (26.42%) Degree
5 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
6 10 (18.87%) GCFA
7 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
8 8 (15.09%) GREM
8 8 (15.09%) CEH
9 7 (13.21%) EnCE
10 6 (11.32%) CISA
11 5 (9.43%) CISM
11 5 (9.43%) SSCP
11 5 (9.43%) GSEC
11 5 (9.43%) GCED
12 4 (7.55%) GCWN
12 4 (7.55%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (5.66%) CCNA
13 3 (5.66%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (15.09%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.32%) COBIT
4 3 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) FireEye
2 6 (11.32%) ArcSight
3 5 (9.43%) LogLogic
3 5 (9.43%) Symantec
4 3 (5.66%) Juniper
4 3 (5.66%) Sourcefire
4 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
4 3 (5.66%) Qualys
4 3 (5.66%) F5
5 2 (3.77%) Q1 Labs
6 1 (1.89%) Trustwave
6 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.89%) Splunk
6 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.89%) Intel
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Ealing
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Barnet
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago