The table below looks at the statistics for GCIA in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 86 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 1 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.11% 1.38% 4.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 3.55% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 29
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
GCIA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
348 366 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.33% 38.85% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 243 329 242
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCIA across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

GCIA
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCIA across the Southampton region.

GCIA Salary Trend in Southampton

GCIA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing GCIA 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 GCIA.

1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 5 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) GCIH
2 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing GCIA 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 GCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 5 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) GCIH
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm