The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 233 240 227
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 13 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.017% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.054% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 5
Average salary £58,750 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1918 1864 1579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.58% 31.10% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1513 1287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GCIH
Salary Trend in the South West

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

GCIH Salary Trend in the South West

GCIH
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIH across the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

GCIH Salary Histogram in the South West

GCIH
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 GCIH within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +12 9 £58,750 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £56,250 - 1
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 24 (92.31%) CISSP
1 24 (92.31%) SIEM
2 22 (84.62%) GCIA
3 20 (76.92%) ArcSight
4 18 (69.23%) LogRhythm
5 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
6 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
7 11 (42.31%) Splunk
7 11 (42.31%) Wireshark
7 11 (42.31%) Network Security
8 10 (38.46%) Firewall
9 9 (34.62%) GIAC
10 8 (30.77%) SANS
11 7 (26.92%) Digital Media
11 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
12 6 (23.08%) CISA
12 6 (23.08%) ITIL
12 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (23.08%) Snort
12 6 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
12 6 (23.08%) RSA enVision
13 5 (19.23%) CREST Certified
13 5 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (19.23%) CEH
13 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
14 4 (15.38%) Information Security
14 4 (15.38%) C
14 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Network Security
1 11 (42.31%) Wireshark
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.54%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Consultant
3 7 (26.92%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Principal Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Principal Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Operational Security Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Operations Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Manager
8 1 (3.85%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Digital Media
2 5 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) SIEM
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 6 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (15.38%) Coaching
4 4 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) ITSM
5 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Service Continuity Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) CISSP
2 22 (84.62%) GCIA
3 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
4 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) GIAC
6 8 (30.77%) SANS
7 6 (23.08%) CISA
8 5 (19.23%) CEH
8 5 (19.23%) CREST Certified
9 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
10 3 (11.54%) CISM
10 3 (11.54%) GREM
10 3 (11.54%) SSCP
11 2 (7.69%) GCFA
12 1 (3.85%) CFCE
12 1 (3.85%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) GPG13
2 2 (7.69%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) RSA enVision
2 4 (15.38%) QRadar
3 2 (7.69%) Nessus
4 1 (3.85%) EnCase
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) ArcSight
2 18 (69.23%) LogRhythm
3 11 (42.31%) Splunk
4 4 (15.38%) Intel Security
4 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 4 (15.38%) Trustwave
5 3 (11.54%) LogLogic
5 3 (11.54%) NetWitness
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