The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 429 443 449
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 19 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.085% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.041% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 2
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £50,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +81.81%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7516 7291 7985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.63% 32.88% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5811 5897 6851
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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% -
GCIH
England

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 July 2014.

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 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 +8 18 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Berkshire +11 1 £55,000 -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 26 (92.86%) GCIA
2 22 (78.57%) SIEM
3 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (71.43%) Sourcefire
5 19 (67.86%) Analytics
6 18 (64.29%) LogRhythm
7 17 (60.71%) Wireshark
8 16 (57.14%) Cyber Security
9 13 (46.43%) tcpdump
10 10 (35.71%) Linux
11 9 (32.14%) Windows
12 8 (28.57%) HTTP
13 7 (25.00%) PKI
13 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
13 7 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (25.00%) Solaris
13 7 (25.00%) Firewall
13 7 (25.00%) Finance
13 7 (25.00%) VPN
13 7 (25.00%) SSL
14 6 (21.43%) Cisco
14 6 (21.43%) CISSP
14 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
14 6 (21.43%) SSH
14 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
15 5 (17.86%) Degree
15 5 (17.86%) COBIT
15 5 (17.86%) COSO

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (14.29%) MS Project
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) Wireshark
2 13 (46.43%) tcpdump
3 8 (28.57%) HTTP
4 7 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (25.00%) Firewall
4 7 (25.00%) VPN
4 7 (25.00%) SSL
5 6 (21.43%) SSH
6 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.71%) LAN
7 3 (10.71%) WAN
8 2 (7.14%) DNS
8 2 (7.14%) Internet
8 2 (7.14%) SMTP
8 2 (7.14%) FTP
8 2 (7.14%) LDAP
8 2 (7.14%) Network Security
9 1 (3.57%) IPsec
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Analyst
2 24 (85.71%) Security Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 8 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Forensic Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) CESG
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Solaris
4 5 (17.86%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) SIEM
2 19 (67.86%) Analytics
3 16 (57.14%) Cyber Security
4 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (17.86%) Document Management
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) Information Security
6 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
8 1 (3.57%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) GCIA
2 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 21 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) CISSP
4 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 5 (17.86%) GIAC
5 1 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (17.86%) COBIT
2 5 (17.86%) COSO
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Sourcefire
2 18 (64.29%) LogRhythm
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
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