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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 218 239 240
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 15 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.069% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 2
Median salary £55,000 £56,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,750 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1680 1735 1761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.07% 29.72% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1347 1357 1408
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 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing GCIH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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 +16 10 £37,500 -25.00%
Gloucestershire -1 5 £65,000 +8.33%
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 28 (100.00%) SIEM
2 26 (92.86%) ArcSight
3 23 (82.14%) CISSP
4 22 (78.57%) GCIA
5 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
5 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 21 (75.00%) LogRhythm
6 20 (71.43%) SANS
7 19 (67.86%) Snort
8 17 (60.71%) RSA enVision
9 16 (57.14%) Mentoring
9 16 (57.14%) ITIL
9 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (53.57%) Protective Monitoring
10 15 (53.57%) CREST Certified
11 12 (42.86%) Coaching
11 12 (42.86%) Security Architecture
11 12 (42.86%) DV Cleared
11 12 (42.86%) Service Management
11 12 (42.86%) ITSM
11 12 (42.86%) Information Security
12 11 (39.29%) Internet
12 11 (39.29%) Firewall
13 10 (35.71%) GIAC
13 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
14 9 (32.14%) Wireshark
14 9 (32.14%) Security Operations
14 9 (32.14%) Security Operations Centre
15 8 (28.57%) Splunk
15 8 (28.57%) Windows

GCIH
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 11 (39.29%) Firewall
1 11 (39.29%) Internet
2 9 (32.14%) Wireshark
3 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) tcpdump
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) SOC Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Manager
5 3 (10.71%) SOC Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Operational Security Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Network Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Principal Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (21.43%) iPad
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) SIEM
2 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 16 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 15 (53.57%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (42.86%) Coaching
4 12 (42.86%) Information Security
4 12 (42.86%) ITSM
4 12 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 12 (42.86%) Service Management
5 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 9 (32.14%) Security Operations
7 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
8 4 (14.29%) ISMS
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) CISSP
2 22 (78.57%) GCIA
3 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (71.43%) SANS
5 15 (53.57%) CREST Certified
6 12 (42.86%) DV Cleared
7 10 (35.71%) GIAC
8 4 (14.29%) CEH
8 4 (14.29%) CISA
8 4 (14.29%) CISM
8 4 (14.29%) GREM
9 1 (3.57%) CFCE
9 1 (3.57%) Degree
9 1 (3.57%) GCFA
9 1 (3.57%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) GPG13
2 4 (14.29%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) RSA enVision
2 4 (14.29%) Nessus
3 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) ArcSight
2 21 (75.00%) LogRhythm
3 8 (28.57%) Splunk
4 6 (21.43%) LogLogic
4 6 (21.43%) NetWitness