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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 221 246 238
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 19 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.066% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 1
Median salary £53,750 £51,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +28.12%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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
1809 1840 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.26% 30.27% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1401 1371
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 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 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 3 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 +11 10 £37,500 -25.00%
Gloucestershire +5 9 £65,000 +23.80%
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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 29 (96.67%) SIEM
2 27 (90.00%) ArcSight
3 25 (83.33%) CISSP
4 24 (80.00%) GCIA
5 23 (76.67%) LogRhythm
5 23 (76.67%) SC Cleared
5 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
6 19 (63.33%) SANS
7 18 (60.00%) Snort
8 16 (53.33%) RSA enVision
9 15 (50.00%) CREST Certified
9 15 (50.00%) ITIL
9 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (50.00%) Mentoring
10 14 (46.67%) Protective Monitoring
10 14 (46.67%) Firewall
11 12 (40.00%) Coaching
12 11 (36.67%) Splunk
12 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
12 11 (36.67%) Security Architecture
12 11 (36.67%) ITSM
12 11 (36.67%) Service Management
13 10 (33.33%) Internet
13 10 (33.33%) Information Security
13 10 (33.33%) GIAC
14 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
14 9 (30.00%) Wireshark
15 7 (23.33%) Windows
15 7 (23.33%) Linux
15 7 (23.33%) Security Operations

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 14 (46.67%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) Internet
3 9 (30.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (10.00%) tcpdump
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
3 11 (36.67%) Security Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Operational Security Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Manager
7 2 (6.67%) SOC Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Junior
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Network Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Principal Security Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Cyberthreat
1 7 (23.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (20.00%) iPad
3 5 (16.67%) Digital Media
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) SIEM
2 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 15 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 14 (46.67%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (40.00%) Coaching
5 11 (36.67%) ITSM
5 11 (36.67%) Security Architecture
5 11 (36.67%) Service Management
6 10 (33.33%) Information Security
7 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (23.33%) Security Operations
9 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (10.00%) ISMS
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
10 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
10 3 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
10 3 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) CISSP
2 24 (80.00%) GCIA
3 23 (76.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
4 19 (63.33%) SANS
5 15 (50.00%) CREST Certified
6 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) GIAC
8 4 (13.33%) GREM
9 3 (10.00%) CEH
9 3 (10.00%) CISA
9 3 (10.00%) CISM
10 1 (3.33%) CFCE
10 1 (3.33%) Degree
10 1 (3.33%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.00%) GPG13
2 3 (10.00%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) RSA enVision
2 3 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) ArcSight
2 23 (76.67%) LogRhythm
3 11 (36.67%) Splunk
4 6 (20.00%) LogLogic
4 6 (20.00%) NetWitness