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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 242 218 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.035% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1878 1619 1874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.38% 28.33% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1432 1324 1615
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 27 April 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 - 2 £47,500 - 4
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) GCIA
3 3 (60.00%) Snort
3 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) FTP
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) Telnet
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) GSEC
5 1 (20.00%) Nessus

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (40.00%) Telnet
2 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) GCIA
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) GSEC
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) GWAPT
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
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