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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 420 442 431
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 15 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.085% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.39% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 33
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £57,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £88,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.44%
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
5477 6419 7217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.18% 30.82% 33.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 5177 5524
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,975 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing GCIH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +17 8 £50,000 -25.92% 4
Surrey +19 4 £46,500 -19.13%
Hampshire +5 3 £85,000 +47.82% 1
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing GCIH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 23 (76.67%) CISSP
2 21 (70.00%) GCIA
3 19 (63.33%) Windows
4 17 (56.67%) Firewall
4 17 (56.67%) CEH
5 14 (46.67%) SIEM
5 14 (46.67%) Information Security
6 12 (40.00%) Unix
6 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (40.00%) Network Security
7 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 10 (33.33%) Security Operations
8 8 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (26.67%) Nessus
8 8 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (26.67%) Linux
8 8 (26.67%) Finance
9 7 (23.33%) GIAC
9 7 (23.33%) SSCP
9 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
9 7 (23.33%) Degree
9 7 (23.33%) Wireshark
9 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
9 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
9 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (23.33%) LogRhythm

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) Network Security
3 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (23.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) InfluxDB
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 4 (13.33%) Military
3 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Security Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Junior
5 4 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) SOC Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (13.33%) Cybercrime
4 4 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (13.33%) SCADA
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Unix
3 8 (26.67%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (13.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Information Security
1 14 (46.67%) SIEM
2 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) Analytics
6 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 3 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 3 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Threat Management
8 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) CISSP
2 21 (70.00%) GCIA
3 17 (56.67%) CEH
4 7 (23.33%) Degree
4 7 (23.33%) GIAC
4 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) SSCP
5 6 (20.00%) CISA
5 6 (20.00%) MCP
6 5 (16.67%) CREST Certified
7 4 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (13.33%) GCFE
7 4 (13.33%) IISP
7 4 (13.33%) SANS
7 4 (13.33%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (10.00%) CCNA
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (10.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (13.33%) RMADS
3 4 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (3.33%) COBIT
5 1 (3.33%) COSO
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.33%) Snort
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Nessus
2 3 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.33%) QRadar
3 1 (3.33%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) LogRhythm
2 6 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Remedy
4 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 2 (6.67%) Qualys
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) FireEye
5 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.33%) Rapid7
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) TippingPoint
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