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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 416 433 432
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 22 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.039% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 12
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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
6406 7631 7299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.09% 33.44% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 6111 5861
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 12 £56,250 - 12
Hampshire -3 6 £45,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £56,250 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 2 £57,500 - 4
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (87.50%) GCIA
2 27 (84.38%) SIEM
3 22 (68.75%) Cyber Security
3 22 (68.75%) CISSP
4 17 (53.13%) Wireshark
5 16 (50.00%) Analytics
6 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) CEH
8 10 (31.25%) GIAC
9 9 (28.13%) Firewall
9 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
9 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) Malware Analysis
10 8 (25.00%) tcpdump
11 7 (21.88%) Sourcefire
11 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.88%) Windows
12 6 (18.75%) Linux
12 6 (18.75%) ITIL
12 6 (18.75%) SSCP
12 6 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
12 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (18.75%) Service Continuity Management
12 6 (18.75%) Splunk
12 6 (18.75%) LogRhythm
13 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
13 5 (15.63%) VTSP
13 5 (15.63%) Information Security

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) Wireshark
2 9 (28.13%) Firewall
3 8 (25.00%) tcpdump
4 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) Network Security
6 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (9.38%) DNS
7 1 (3.13%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.13%) DWDM
7 1 (3.13%) OSPF
7 1 (3.13%) VDSL
7 1 (3.13%) SSH
7 1 (3.13%) ADSL
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) PBX
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) SMTP
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
1 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Security Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Research Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Incident Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Security Officer
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) SIEM
2 22 (68.75%) Cyber Security
3 16 (50.00%) Analytics
4 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (18.75%) Service Continuity Management
6 5 (15.63%) Information Security
7 4 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
10 1 (3.13%) Digital Forensics
10 1 (3.13%) Computer Security
10 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
10 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 1 (3.13%) E-Discovery
10 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
10 1 (3.13%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) GCIA
2 22 (68.75%) CISSP
3 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
4 11 (34.38%) CEH
5 10 (31.25%) GIAC
6 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) SSCP
8 5 (15.63%) VTSP
8 5 (15.63%) CISA
9 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) GPEN
10 3 (9.38%) CISM
11 2 (6.25%) GCFA
11 2 (6.25%) EnCE
12 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
12 1 (3.13%) CCVP
12 1 (3.13%) CCNP
12 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.13%) FISMA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Snort
2 1 (3.13%) Xen
2 1 (3.13%) Kamailio
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nessus
2 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Sourcefire
2 6 (18.75%) Splunk
2 6 (18.75%) LogRhythm
3 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
3 5 (15.63%) McAfee
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Symantec
5 3 (9.38%) Websense
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Trustwave
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) Qualys
7 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.13%) Acme Packet
7 1 (3.13%) Mitel
7 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.13%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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