The table below looks at the statistics for GCIA in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 234 228 215
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.063% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -34.78%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
GCIA
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1734 1590 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.51% 25.87% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1223 1270
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCIA across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GCIA
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCIA across the South West region.

GCIA Salary Trend in the South West

GCIA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 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
Bristol -9 3 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 - 2
Somerset - 1 £60,000 - 3
GCIA
England

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing GCIA 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 GCIA.

1 11 (78.57%) SIEM
2 9 (64.29%) Wireshark
3 8 (57.14%) Snort
3 8 (57.14%) tcpdump
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (42.86%) LDAP
5 6 (42.86%) SMTP
5 6 (42.86%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) FTP
5 6 (42.86%) HTTP
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) SSL
5 6 (42.86%) Telnet
6 5 (35.71%) GCIH
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (28.57%) CISSP
8 3 (21.43%) GIAC
8 3 (21.43%) LogRhythm
8 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
8 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
9 2 (14.29%) Splunk
9 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
9 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (14.29%) ITIL

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing GCIA 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 GCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Wireshark
2 8 (57.14%) tcpdump
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) SSL
3 6 (42.86%) Telnet
3 6 (42.86%) LDAP
3 6 (42.86%) SMTP
3 6 (42.86%) DHCP
3 6 (42.86%) FTP
3 6 (42.86%) HTTP
3 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Network Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Network Intrusion Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blog
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) SIEM
2 7 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
6 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) Information Management
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) GCIH
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CISSP
3 3 (21.43%) GIAC
4 2 (14.29%) GSEC
4 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) CEH
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) CISA
5 1 (7.14%) GREM
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
1 3 (21.43%) LogRhythm
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) LogLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Trustwave
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Torquay
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Torquay
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Corsham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago