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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 437 457 434
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 14 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.038% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 13
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
6678 7802 7529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.15% 32.97% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5027 6151 6001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Hampshire -6 8 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £58,750 - 12
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (85.71%) GCIA
1 18 (85.71%) SIEM
2 13 (61.90%) Wireshark
3 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 11 (52.38%) Cyber Security
4 11 (52.38%) CISSP
5 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) tcpdump
7 8 (38.10%) Sourcefire
7 8 (38.10%) Firewall
8 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 7 (33.33%) Analytics
8 7 (33.33%) LogRhythm
9 6 (28.57%) Splunk
9 6 (28.57%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) CEH
10 5 (23.81%) CISA
10 5 (23.81%) McAfee
10 5 (23.81%) ArcSight
11 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (19.05%) Network Security
11 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
11 4 (19.05%) Information Security
11 4 (19.05%) Cisco
11 4 (19.05%) Symantec
12 3 (14.29%) DNS
12 3 (14.29%) SQL
12 3 (14.29%) GIAC

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Wireshark
2 9 (42.86%) tcpdump
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.76%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (4.76%) VDSL
8 1 (4.76%) SSH
8 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.76%) SSL
8 1 (4.76%) DWDM
8 1 (4.76%) OSPF
8 1 (4.76%) BGP
8 1 (4.76%) RTP
8 1 (4.76%) SS7
8 1 (4.76%) Telnet
8 1 (4.76%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Research Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) SIEM
2 11 (52.38%) Cyber Security
3 7 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security
5 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
7 1 (4.76%) OWASP
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) GCIA
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) CISSP
4 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) CEH
6 5 (23.81%) CISA
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) GIAC
8 2 (9.52%) CISM
8 2 (9.52%) GPEN
9 1 (4.76%) CCNP
9 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (4.76%) SSCP
9 1 (4.76%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) FISMA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Snort
2 1 (4.76%) Xen
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nessus
2 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Sourcefire
2 7 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 6 (28.57%) Splunk
4 5 (23.81%) ArcSight
4 5 (23.81%) McAfee
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Symantec
6 3 (14.29%) Websense
7 2 (9.52%) Trustwave
7 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle
8 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.76%) Qualys
8 1 (4.76%) Acme Packet
8 1 (4.76%) VMware
8 1 (4.76%) Mitel
8 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.76%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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