The first table below looks at the demand for GCIH in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.05% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +63.63%
Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 66 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.04% 31.28% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 90
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GCIH
England

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCIH across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

GCIH
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCIH across the Midlands region.

GCIH Salary Trend in the Midlands

GCIH
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 10 (62.50%) VoIP
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
1 10 (62.50%) Wireless
1 10 (62.50%) CEH
1 10 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Security Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Open Source
1 10 (62.50%) GWAPT
1 10 (62.50%) GPEN
1 10 (62.50%) OSCP
1 10 (62.50%) OSCE
2 6 (37.50%) Cyber Security
2 6 (37.50%) GIAC
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (37.50%) CISM
2 6 (37.50%) CISSP

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 10 (62.50%) VoIP
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
1 10 (62.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Tester
1 10 (62.50%) Senior Tester
1 10 (62.50%) Penetration Tester
1 10 (62.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 6 (37.50%) Security Operations Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Open Source
2 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Security Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Cyber Security
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CEH
1 10 (62.50%) GWAPT
1 10 (62.50%) GPEN
1 10 (62.50%) OSCP
1 10 (62.50%) OSCE
2 6 (37.50%) GIAC
2 6 (37.50%) CISM
2 6 (37.50%) CISSP