The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 223 - 204
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 2 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% - 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 12
Average salary £40,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +63.63%
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1640 1877 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.27% 34.88% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1618 1869
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GCIH
England

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 £40,000 -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) GCFA
1 13 (100.00%) GCIA
1 13 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) Computer Security
2 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 12 (92.31%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) ArcSight
4 6 (46.15%) GSEC
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
4 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) LogLogic
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (7.69%) GIAC
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (7.69%) Snort
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) EnCE

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Team Leader
3 5 (38.46%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Information Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Computer Security
1 12 (92.31%) ITIL
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) GCFA
1 13 (100.00%) GCIA
1 13 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) CISSP
3 6 (46.15%) GSEC
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) EnCE
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.69%) LogLogic