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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 428 441 439
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 14 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.067% 0.035% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.10% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 6
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £59,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £53,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +26.47%
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
6576 7769 7326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.37% 33.92% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5079 6115 5930
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 - 8 £56,250 - 4
Hampshire -6 2 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £56,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £57,500 - 3
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 21 (65.63%) Cyber Security
3 21 (65.63%) CISSP
4 17 (53.13%) Wireshark
5 16 (50.00%) Analytics
6 11 (34.38%) GIAC
6 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
6 11 (34.38%) CEH
7 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 10 (31.25%) Firewall
7 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
7 10 (31.25%) Malware Analysis
8 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 8 (25.00%) tcpdump
9 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.00%) Windows
10 7 (21.88%) Linux
10 7 (21.88%) Sourcefire
11 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (18.75%) Splunk
11 6 (18.75%) ITIL
11 6 (18.75%) SSCP
11 6 (18.75%) Service Continuity Management
11 6 (18.75%) LogRhythm
12 5 (15.63%) Information Security
12 5 (15.63%) McAfee
12 5 (15.63%) ArcSight

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 10 (31.25%) Firewall
3 8 (25.00%) tcpdump
3 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (9.38%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (3.13%) VDSL
5 1 (3.13%) SSH
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) DWDM
5 1 (3.13%) OSPF
5 1 (3.13%) BGP
5 1 (3.13%) RTP
5 1 (3.13%) SS7
5 1 (3.13%) Telnet
5 1 (3.13%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (9.38%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
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%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Security Officer
8 1 (3.13%) Incident Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Network Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) SIEM
2 21 (65.63%) Cyber Security
3 16 (50.00%) Analytics
4 10 (31.25%) Malware Analysis
5 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL
6 6 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (18.75%) Service Continuity Management
7 5 (15.63%) Information Security
8 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (9.38%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) Open Source
10 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
10 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
11 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.13%) Coaching
11 1 (3.13%) Boundary Protection
11 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) GCIA
2 21 (65.63%) CISSP
3 11 (34.38%) GIAC
3 11 (34.38%) CEH
3 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) SSCP
7 5 (15.63%) VTSP
8 4 (12.50%) Degree
8 4 (12.50%) CISA
9 3 (9.38%) CISM
9 3 (9.38%) GPEN
10 2 (6.25%) EnCE
10 2 (6.25%) GCFA
11 1 (3.13%) CCVP
11 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
11 1 (3.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Snort
2 1 (3.13%) Xen
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Kamailio
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%) Trustwave
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.13%) Qualys
7 1 (3.13%) Acme Packet
7 1 (3.13%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) Mitel
7 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago