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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
England / South West
Rank 213 233 252
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +19
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 18 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.22% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 0.68% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Median salary £33,581 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-44.03% +41.17%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%

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
1500 1915 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.02% 32.93% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1512 1478
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,050 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +1 11 £48,750 -18.75% 3
Gloucestershire -12 4 £48,750 -18.75%
Devon - 3 £33,581 -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 16 (84.21%) GIAC
2 15 (78.95%) CISSP
2 15 (78.95%) SIEM
3 14 (73.68%) ArcSight
3 14 (73.68%) Snort
4 13 (68.42%) Information Security
4 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
4 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
5 12 (63.16%) Security Operations
5 12 (63.16%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (63.16%) LogRhythm
5 12 (63.16%) GCIA
5 12 (63.16%) Wireshark
5 12 (63.16%) Linux
6 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
6 10 (52.63%) Unix
6 10 (52.63%) Windows
6 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
6 10 (52.63%) Coaching
6 10 (52.63%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (52.63%) SANS
7 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
7 9 (47.37%) Internet
8 8 (42.11%) Java
8 8 (42.11%) .NET
8 8 (42.11%) Nmap
8 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (42.11%) Degree
8 8 (42.11%) FireEye

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 12 (63.16%) Wireshark
2 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 9 (47.37%) Internet
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Analyst
2 13 (68.42%) SOC Analyst
3 11 (57.89%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (47.37%) Security Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Unix Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Forensic Investigator
7 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Security Monitoring Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (21.05%) iPad
3 3 (15.79%) CESG
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Unix
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) SIEM
2 13 (68.42%) Information Security
3 12 (63.16%) Security Operations
4 10 (52.63%) Coaching
4 10 (52.63%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
5 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
6 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) ITSM
7 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
7 5 (26.32%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (26.32%) Service Management
8 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.79%) Line Management
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) GIAC
2 15 (78.95%) CISSP
3 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
4 12 (63.16%) GCIA
5 10 (52.63%) SANS
6 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
7 8 (42.11%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) CREST Certified
8 3 (15.79%) SSCP
9 2 (10.53%) GREM
10 1 (5.26%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (5.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Nmap
2 6 (31.58%) RSA enVision
3 1 (5.26%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) ArcSight
2 12 (63.16%) LogRhythm
3 8 (42.11%) FireEye
4 4 (21.05%) LogLogic
4 4 (21.05%) NetWitness
5 2 (10.53%) Splunk
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