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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 389 455 464
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +9
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 18 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.088% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 8
Median salary £51,500 £68,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £60,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £79,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.83% +20.00%
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
4866 6591 7303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.04% 30.56% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3892 5339 5504
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +62 14 £51,500 -14.16%
Surrey - 3 £50,000 -
Hampshire +2 1 £60,000 - 1
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 26 (92.86%) CISSP
2 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) CEH
3 16 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 15 (53.57%) Network Security
4 15 (53.57%) GCIA
5 14 (50.00%) Firewall
6 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
6 13 (46.43%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
7 12 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
8 11 (39.29%) InfluxDB
9 10 (35.71%) Wireshark
9 10 (35.71%) Security Operations Centre
9 10 (35.71%) Security Operations
10 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
10 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (32.14%) Nessus
10 9 (32.14%) Degree
10 9 (32.14%) MCP
10 9 (32.14%) Linux
11 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
11 8 (28.57%) CISA
11 8 (28.57%) GIAC
11 8 (28.57%) Blue Coat
11 8 (28.57%) ProxySG
11 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008

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 13 (46.43%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) Network Security
2 14 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
4 10 (35.71%) Wireshark
5 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) InfluxDB
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Big Data
5 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (17.86%) Aerospace
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Military
2 4 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (10.71%) German Language
4 2 (7.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) SOC Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) CISSP Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) CISSP Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
5 4 (14.29%) Cybercrime
5 4 (14.29%) SCADA
6 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) CentOS
6 4 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 12 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (35.71%) Security Operations
4 8 (28.57%) SIEM
5 7 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
5 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (21.43%) Information Security
7 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Analytics
8 4 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 4 (14.29%) Use Case
8 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
9 3 (10.71%) Remediation Plan
9 3 (10.71%) Threat Management
10 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
10 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) CISSP
2 17 (60.71%) CEH
3 15 (53.57%) GCIA
4 9 (32.14%) Degree
4 9 (32.14%) MCP
5 8 (28.57%) CISA
5 8 (28.57%) GIAC
5 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 6 (21.43%) CREST Certified
7 5 (17.86%) GCFE
7 5 (17.86%) GREM
7 5 (17.86%) SANS
8 4 (14.29%) CCNA
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (14.29%) GSEC
8 4 (14.29%) OSCP
8 4 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (14.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.29%) RMADS
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Nessus
2 4 (14.29%) Grafana
3 3 (10.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (7.14%) QRadar
5 1 (3.57%) EnCase
5 1 (3.57%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Blue Coat
1 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 7 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 4 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Sun
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Splunk
6 1 (3.57%) FireEye
6 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.57%) NetWitness
6 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.57%) Qualys
6 1 (3.57%) Rapid7
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.57%) TippingPoint