The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 426 414 428
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 13 35 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.16% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.48% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 1
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +28.57%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6504 7359 6714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.25% 33.23% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5210 5612 5417
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,395
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GCIH
Salary Trend in the South East

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

GCIH Salary Trend in the South East

GCIH
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIH across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

GCIH Salary Histogram in the South East

GCIH
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 GCIH within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Berkshire +19 4 £73,750 +34.09% 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £65,000 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £65,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 - 5
Hampshire -13 1 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Surrey - 1 £57,500 - 3
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 (80.56%) CISSP
2 28 (77.78%) GCIA
2 28 (77.78%) SIEM
3 20 (55.56%) Cyber Security
3 20 (55.56%) Wireshark
4 16 (44.44%) GIAC
5 15 (41.67%) CEH
5 15 (41.67%) Analytics
6 13 (36.11%) Malware Analysis
7 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
8 10 (27.78%) ArcSight
8 10 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (25.00%) Splunk
9 9 (25.00%) CISA
9 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (22.22%) Firewall
10 8 (22.22%) SSCP
10 8 (22.22%) McAfee
10 8 (22.22%) LogRhythm
10 8 (22.22%) Service Continuity Management
10 8 (22.22%) Network Security
11 7 (19.44%) Trustwave
11 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
11 7 (19.44%) Windows
12 6 (16.67%) ITIL
12 6 (16.67%) C
12 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 6 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) Wireshark
2 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.22%) Network Security
3 8 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (11.11%) tcpdump
4 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (2.78%) DWDM
6 1 (2.78%) OSPF
6 1 (2.78%) BGP
6 1 (2.78%) RTP
6 1 (2.78%) SS7
6 1 (2.78%) Telnet
6 1 (2.78%) ADSL
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) PBX
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Consultant
2 13 (36.11%) Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Principal Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Development Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.78%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) SIEM
2 20 (55.56%) Cyber Security
3 15 (41.67%) Analytics
4 13 (36.11%) Malware Analysis
5 10 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (22.22%) Service Continuity Management
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (13.89%) Information Security
10 4 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
11 3 (8.33%) Open Source
12 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
12 1 (2.78%) E-Discovery
12 1 (2.78%) Digital Forensics
12 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
12 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
12 1 (2.78%) Computer Security
12 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
12 1 (2.78%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (80.56%) CISSP
2 28 (77.78%) GCIA
3 16 (44.44%) GIAC
4 15 (41.67%) CEH
5 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 9 (25.00%) CISA
7 8 (22.22%) SSCP
8 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 5 (13.89%) EnCE
9 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
9 5 (13.89%) GCFA
9 5 (13.89%) CISM
9 5 (13.89%) VTSP
9 5 (13.89%) GREM
10 4 (11.11%) Degree
11 3 (8.33%) GPEN
12 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
12 1 (2.78%) CCVP
12 1 (2.78%) CCNP
12 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Snort
2 1 (2.78%) Xen
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) ArcSight
2 9 (25.00%) Splunk
3 8 (22.22%) LogRhythm
3 8 (22.22%) McAfee
4 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
4 7 (19.44%) Trustwave
5 3 (8.33%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) FireEye
7 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.78%) Acme Packet
7 1 (2.78%) Websense
7 1 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) Mitel
7 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) HP
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