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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 415 436 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 31 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.005% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.015% -
Number of salaries quoted 31 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
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
7305 6668 7854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.30% 31.62% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5572 5389 6701
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +17 28 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 39 (100.00%) GCIA
2 36 (92.31%) SIEM
3 32 (82.05%) SC Cleared
3 32 (82.05%) Security Cleared
4 31 (79.49%) Sourcefire
5 30 (76.92%) DV Cleared
6 29 (74.36%) Wireshark
7 26 (66.67%) Cyber Security
8 25 (64.10%) tcpdump
9 22 (56.41%) Analytics
10 19 (48.72%) LogRhythm
11 16 (41.03%) Linux
12 15 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (30.77%) Windows
14 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (25.64%) GIAC
16 9 (23.08%) HTTP
16 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
17 8 (20.51%) Solaris
17 8 (20.51%) Cisco
18 7 (17.95%) Internet
18 7 (17.95%) ITIL
18 7 (17.95%) Finance
18 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
18 7 (17.95%) Network Security
18 7 (17.95%) Change Control
19 6 (15.38%) Network Architecture
19 6 (15.38%) Information Assurance
19 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
19 6 (15.38%) PKI

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (10.26%) MS Project
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (74.36%) Wireshark
2 25 (64.10%) tcpdump
3 15 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (23.08%) HTTP
5 7 (17.95%) Network Security
5 7 (17.95%) Internet
6 6 (15.38%) Firewall
6 6 (15.38%) SSH
6 6 (15.38%) SSL
6 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 6 (15.38%) VPN
6 6 (15.38%) LAN
6 6 (15.38%) WAN
7 3 (7.69%) SMTP
7 3 (7.69%) FTP
7 3 (7.69%) DNS
7 3 (7.69%) LDAP
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Analyst
2 26 (66.67%) Security Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 10 (25.64%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Network Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Forensic Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Incident Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) PKI
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 8 (20.51%) Solaris
4 5 (12.82%) AIX
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) SIEM
2 26 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 22 (56.41%) Analytics
4 7 (17.95%) Change Control
4 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
4 7 (17.95%) ITIL
5 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.38%) Information Assurance
5 6 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) Document Management
6 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security
7 3 (7.69%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.13%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) GCIA
2 32 (82.05%) SC Cleared
2 32 (82.05%) Security Cleared
3 30 (76.92%) DV Cleared
4 10 (25.64%) GIAC
5 6 (15.38%) CISSP
6 5 (12.82%) Degree
7 3 (7.69%) SSCP
8 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 5 (12.82%) COSO
2 5 (12.82%) COBIT
3 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Sourcefire
2 19 (48.72%) LogRhythm
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) Juniper
5 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.13%) Symantec
5 2 (5.13%) McAfee
5 2 (5.13%) Websense
5 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
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