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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank - 214 208
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.019% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.066% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Average salary - £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +66.36%
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
1620 1524 2141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.57% 29.35% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1298 1898
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) GCFA
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Security
2 2 (66.67%) GSEC
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Snort
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) EnCE
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (33.33%) LogLogic
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Security
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) GCFA
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) GSEC
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) EnCE
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (33.33%) LogLogic