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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 235 217 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.083% 0.019% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.068% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
1837 1480 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.66% 28.02% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1442 1214 1618
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 27 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £52,500 - 5
Bristol -3 2 £24,500 -38.75% 3
GCIA
England

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (81.82%) SIEM
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) SSL
3 7 (63.64%) Telnet
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) LDAP
3 7 (63.64%) SMTP
3 7 (63.64%) DHCP
3 7 (63.64%) FTP
3 7 (63.64%) HTTP
3 7 (63.64%) GCIH
3 7 (63.64%) tcpdump
3 7 (63.64%) Snort
3 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
4 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (54.55%) Analytics
4 6 (54.55%) LogRhythm
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) CISSP
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
8 2 (18.18%) Information Security
8 2 (18.18%) GSEC
9 1 (9.09%) Information Management

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) SSL
2 7 (63.64%) LDAP
2 7 (63.64%) SMTP
2 7 (63.64%) DHCP
2 7 (63.64%) FTP
2 7 (63.64%) HTTP
2 7 (63.64%) Telnet
2 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
2 7 (63.64%) tcpdump
3 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Network Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Blog
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) SIEM
2 6 (54.55%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
4 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) GCIH
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) GSEC
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) CISM
6 1 (9.09%) CEH
6 1 (9.09%) GWAPT
6 1 (9.09%) OSCP
6 1 (9.09%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) LogRhythm
2 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
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