The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 17 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.00% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
GCIH
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
316 256 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.18% 31.18% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 273 254 252
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

GCIH
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

GCIH Salary Trend in Southampton

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 27 (100.00%) GCIA
1 27 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 27 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (96.30%) Sourcefire
3 23 (85.19%) Cyber Security
4 22 (81.48%) Wireshark
5 21 (77.78%) SIEM
6 19 (70.37%) tcpdump
7 16 (59.26%) LogRhythm
7 16 (59.26%) Analytics
8 10 (37.04%) GIAC
8 10 (37.04%) Linux
8 10 (37.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (25.93%) Network Security
9 7 (25.93%) Change Control
9 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
9 7 (25.93%) Internet
10 6 (22.22%) Information Assurance
11 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
12 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
13 3 (11.11%) DNS
13 3 (11.11%) Windows
13 3 (11.11%) Solaris
13 3 (11.11%) LDAP
13 3 (11.11%) LAN
13 3 (11.11%) WAN
13 3 (11.11%) SMTP
13 3 (11.11%) FTP

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 22 (81.48%) Wireshark
2 19 (70.37%) tcpdump
3 10 (37.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (25.93%) Internet
4 7 (25.93%) Network Security
5 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 3 (11.11%) LDAP
6 3 (11.11%) LAN
6 3 (11.11%) WAN
6 3 (11.11%) SMTP
6 3 (11.11%) FTP
6 3 (11.11%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Security Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Network Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Forensic Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Cyber Security
2 21 (77.78%) SIEM
3 16 (59.26%) Analytics
4 7 (25.93%) Change Control
4 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
5 6 (22.22%) Information Assurance
6 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Information Security
7 3 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) GCIA
1 27 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 27 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) GIAC
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Sourcefire
2 16 (59.26%) LogRhythm