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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 96 79 56
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 2 2 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.20% 0.23% 3.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.64% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 21
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
312 314 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.68% 35.64% 35.72%
Number of salaries quoted 252 294 246
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,920 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 11 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (63.64%) Cyber Security
5 6 (54.55%) GCIH
5 6 (54.55%) Sourcefire
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
7 4 (36.36%) LogRhythm
7 4 (36.36%) Analytics
8 3 (27.27%) Network Security
9 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
9 2 (18.18%) Snort
9 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Change Control
9 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
9 2 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (18.18%) Information Security
9 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 2 (18.18%) GIAC
9 2 (18.18%) Windows
9 2 (18.18%) Solaris

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 11 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) FTP
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Security Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Network Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Forensic Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (63.64%) Cyber Security
3 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) GCIH
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) GIAC
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Sourcefire
2 4 (36.36%) LogRhythm