The first table below looks at the demand for GCIA in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 29 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 401 439 439
Rank change year-on-year
+38 0
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 42 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.055% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 42 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7605 7213 7967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.59% 32.71% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 5804 6849
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
GCIA
England

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GCIA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

GCIA Salary Trend in the South East

GCIA
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIA across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the South East

GCIA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Hampshire +42 41 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Berkshire +3 1 £55,000 -
GCIA
England

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing GCIA 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 GCIA.

1 49 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 49 (87.50%) Security Cleared
1 49 (87.50%) SIEM
2 48 (85.71%) DV Cleared
3 45 (80.36%) Sourcefire
4 43 (76.79%) Analytics
5 38 (67.86%) LogRhythm
6 30 (53.57%) GCIH
7 28 (50.00%) Cyber Security
8 25 (44.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 25 (44.64%) Wireshark
9 20 (35.71%) tcpdump
10 17 (30.36%) Information Security
10 17 (30.36%) Linux
11 15 (26.79%) Windows
12 14 (25.00%) HTTP
13 13 (23.21%) Solaris
14 12 (21.43%) Snort
15 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
16 9 (16.07%) LAN
16 9 (16.07%) WAN
17 8 (14.29%) SMTP
17 8 (14.29%) FTP
17 8 (14.29%) LDAP
17 8 (14.29%) DNS
18 7 (12.50%) SSL
18 7 (12.50%) VPN
18 7 (12.50%) Firewall
18 7 (12.50%) PKI
18 7 (12.50%) Finance

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing GCIA 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 GCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Project
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (44.64%) Intrusion Detection
1 25 (44.64%) Wireshark
2 20 (35.71%) tcpdump
3 14 (25.00%) HTTP
4 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 9 (16.07%) LAN
5 9 (16.07%) WAN
6 8 (14.29%) SMTP
6 8 (14.29%) FTP
6 8 (14.29%) DNS
6 8 (14.29%) LDAP
7 7 (12.50%) Firewall
7 7 (12.50%) SSL
7 7 (12.50%) VPN
8 6 (10.71%) SSH
9 3 (5.36%) Network Security
9 3 (5.36%) Internet
10 1 (1.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Military
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (100.00%) Analyst
2 47 (83.93%) Security Analyst
3 16 (28.57%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Forensic Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Security Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) PKI
2 6 (10.71%) CESG
3 5 (8.93%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Linux
2 15 (26.79%) Windows
3 13 (23.21%) Solaris
4 6 (10.71%) UNIX
5 5 (8.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) SIEM
2 43 (76.79%) Analytics
3 28 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 17 (30.36%) Information Security
5 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.71%) Network Architecture
6 5 (8.93%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) Document Management
6 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (8.93%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Information Assurance
7 4 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (5.36%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (5.36%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.36%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (3.57%) Change Control
10 1 (1.79%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 49 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 48 (85.71%) DV Cleared
3 30 (53.57%) GCIH
4 7 (12.50%) GIAC
5 6 (10.71%) CISSP
6 5 (8.93%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.93%) COSO
2 5 (8.93%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Sourcefire
2 38 (67.86%) LogRhythm
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
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