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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 424 453 477
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +24
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 19 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.066% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 9
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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
6010 6685 7882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.20% 31.32% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 4989 6249
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +22 12 £52,500 -10.63%
Oxfordshire - 4 £74,000 -
Hampshire +4 2 £47,500 +5.55%
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 29 (78.38%) CISSP
2 26 (70.27%) GCIA
3 25 (67.57%) SIEM
4 18 (48.65%) Information Security
5 17 (45.95%) Windows
6 14 (37.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 13 (35.14%) Finance
7 13 (35.14%) ITIL
8 12 (32.43%) Firewall
8 12 (32.43%) Reverse Engineering
9 11 (29.73%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
10 10 (27.03%) GIAC
10 10 (27.03%) Python
10 10 (27.03%) Security Operations
11 9 (24.32%) Unix
11 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
11 9 (24.32%) Analytics
12 8 (21.62%) ArcSight
12 8 (21.62%) SANS
13 7 (18.92%) Security Operations Centre
13 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (18.92%) MCSE
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
13 7 (18.92%) VMware
14 6 (16.22%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (16.22%) Risk Management

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 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) JBoss
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.51%) SSL
5 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) WAN
7 1 (2.70%) DNS
7 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.70%) LDAP
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security
7 1 (2.70%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Analyst
2 15 (40.54%) Security Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) SOC Analyst
4 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Security Officer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Information Officer
7 4 (10.81%) Information Security Officer
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) IT Manager
9 1 (2.70%) IT Security Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) IT Security Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Risk Management Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.92%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (10.81%) CESG
4 4 (10.81%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Unix
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.81%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) SIEM
2 18 (48.65%) Information Security
3 14 (37.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 13 (35.14%) ITIL
5 12 (32.43%) Reverse Engineering
6 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (27.03%) Security Operations
8 9 (24.32%) Analytics
9 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (16.22%) Data Security
10 6 (16.22%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (16.22%) Open Source
10 6 (16.22%) Project Management
10 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
10 6 (16.22%) Security Patching
11 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
12 4 (10.81%) Network Management
12 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) Perl
2 6 (16.22%) Ruby
3 4 (10.81%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) CISSP
2 26 (70.27%) GCIA
3 10 (27.03%) GIAC
4 8 (21.62%) SANS
5 7 (18.92%) MCSE
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (16.22%) CEH
6 6 (16.22%) CREST Certified
6 6 (16.22%) ECIH
6 6 (16.22%) GCFA
6 6 (16.22%) GREM
6 6 (16.22%) SSCP
7 4 (10.81%) GCFE
8 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.41%) Degree
10 1 (2.70%) CISM
10 1 (2.70%) EnCE
10 1 (2.70%) MCSA
10 1 (2.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
3 6 (16.22%) COBIT
3 6 (16.22%) COSO
4 4 (10.81%) ISO22301
5 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Snort
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) RSA enVision
1 2 (5.41%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) EnCase
2 1 (2.70%) Nessus
2 1 (2.70%) Nmap
2 1 (2.70%) QRadar
2 1 (2.70%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) ArcSight
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Sourcefire
4 4 (10.81%) Intel Security
5 2 (5.41%) LogRhythm
5 2 (5.41%) NetWitness
5 2 (5.41%) Qualys
5 2 (5.41%) Splunk
6 1 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) LogLogic
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec