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 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 Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 226 242 238
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 14 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.13% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.43% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 1
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
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
1809 1840 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.26% 30.27% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1401 1371
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing GCIA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIA across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the South West

GCIA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the South West 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
Bristol +11 10 £37,500 +53.06%
Gloucestershire -4 4 £66,500 +26.66%
GCIA
England

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing GCIA 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 West region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 28 (93.33%) SIEM
2 26 (86.67%) CISSP
2 26 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 25 (83.33%) ArcSight
4 24 (80.00%) GCIH
5 23 (76.67%) SANS
6 19 (63.33%) LogRhythm
7 16 (53.33%) Mentoring
8 15 (50.00%) CREST Certified
8 15 (50.00%) ITIL
8 15 (50.00%) Firewall
8 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (46.67%) Protective Monitoring
10 13 (43.33%) Security Architecture
10 13 (43.33%) Snort
11 12 (40.00%) Splunk
11 12 (40.00%) Coaching
12 11 (36.67%) ITSM
12 11 (36.67%) Service Management
12 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
13 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 10 (33.33%) Internet
13 10 (33.33%) Information Security
13 10 (33.33%) RSA enVision
14 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
14 9 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
14 9 (30.00%) Network Security
15 7 (23.33%) Windows
15 7 (23.33%) Linux

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) Internet
3 9 (30.00%) Network Security
4 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (10.00%) tcpdump
6 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Military
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Security Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) SOC Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Operational Security Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.67%) SOC Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Network Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Principal Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) SIEM
2 16 (53.33%) Mentoring
3 15 (50.00%) ITIL
4 14 (46.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 13 (43.33%) Security Architecture
6 12 (40.00%) Coaching
7 11 (36.67%) ITSM
7 11 (36.67%) Service Management
8 10 (33.33%) Information Security
8 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
10 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (13.33%) Computer Forensics
12 4 (13.33%) Computer Security
12 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
13 3 (10.00%) Security Management
13 3 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) CISSP
1 26 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 24 (80.00%) GCIH
4 23 (76.67%) SANS
5 15 (50.00%) CREST Certified
6 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) CEH
8 4 (13.33%) GIAC
8 4 (13.33%) GREM
8 4 (13.33%) GSEC
9 3 (10.00%) CISA
9 3 (10.00%) CISM
10 2 (6.67%) ISSAP
11 1 (3.33%) CFCE
11 1 (3.33%) Degree
11 1 (3.33%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.00%) GPG13
2 3 (10.00%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Snort
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) RSA enVision
2 4 (13.33%) Nessus
3 2 (6.67%) QRadar
4 1 (3.33%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) ArcSight
2 19 (63.33%) LogRhythm
3 12 (40.00%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.33%) AlienVault
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) VMware