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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 582 632 602
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -30
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 25 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.055% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 4
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
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
11871 10971 11209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.76% 25.52% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9689 8831 9313
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 - 7 £55,000 - 1
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 29 (69.05%) GIAC
2 28 (66.67%) Windows
3 22 (52.38%) CISSP
3 22 (52.38%) GCIA
4 21 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (42.86%) GCFA
5 18 (42.86%) UNIX
6 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
7 16 (38.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (33.33%) Snort
9 12 (28.57%) Linux
10 11 (26.19%) Firewall
10 11 (26.19%) Information Security
10 11 (26.19%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (23.81%) Network Security
11 10 (23.81%) Information Assurance
12 9 (21.43%) Security Architecture
12 9 (21.43%) Performance Management
12 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
12 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
12 9 (21.43%) People Management
12 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
12 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (21.43%) Degree
12 9 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
12 9 (21.43%) CISA
13 8 (19.05%) Reverse Engineering
13 8 (19.05%) SIEM
14 7 (16.67%) Cyber Security
14 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
2 16 (38.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (26.19%) Firewall
4 10 (23.81%) Network Security
5 6 (14.29%) Internet
6 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.38%) DNS
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
1 6 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Security Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Incident Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Forensic Investigator
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) UNIX
3 12 (28.57%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) zOS
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (26.19%) Information Security
2 11 (26.19%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (23.81%) Information Assurance
4 9 (21.43%) Security Architecture
4 9 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 9 (21.43%) People Management
4 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 9 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
5 8 (19.05%) Reverse Engineering
5 8 (19.05%) SIEM
6 7 (16.67%) Cyber Security
7 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (11.90%) Network Architecture
8 4 (9.52%) Computer Security
9 3 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (4.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) GIAC
2 22 (52.38%) CISSP
2 22 (52.38%) GCIA
3 18 (42.86%) GCFA
4 9 (21.43%) Degree
4 9 (21.43%) CISA
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (16.67%) CCNA
6 5 (11.90%) CEH
6 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.90%) EnCE
7 3 (7.14%) CISM
7 3 (7.14%) VCP4
8 2 (4.76%) GPEN
8 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) SSCP
9 1 (2.38%) GSEC
9 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
1 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Snort
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco
2 2 (4.76%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.76%) LogLogic
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Juniper
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec
3 1 (2.38%) Remedy
3 1 (2.38%) Splunk
3 1 (2.38%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.38%) Q1 Labs
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