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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 79 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.37% - 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
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
213 313 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.59% 35.73% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 193 289 257
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 December 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 22 (100.00%) GCIA
1 22 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 22 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 21 (95.45%) tcpdump
2 21 (95.45%) SIEM
2 21 (95.45%) Sourcefire
3 17 (77.27%) Cyber Security
4 13 (59.09%) Linux
5 12 (54.55%) GIAC
5 12 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (40.91%) Internet
6 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
6 9 (40.91%) Change Control
6 9 (40.91%) Analytics
6 9 (40.91%) LogRhythm
7 8 (36.36%) Network Security
7 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (36.36%) Information Assurance
8 5 (22.73%) Information Security
8 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) Solaris
8 5 (22.73%) LDAP
8 5 (22.73%) LAN
8 5 (22.73%) WAN
8 5 (22.73%) SMTP
8 5 (22.73%) FTP
8 5 (22.73%) HTTP

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 21 (95.45%) tcpdump
3 12 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (40.91%) Internet
5 8 (36.36%) Network Security
6 5 (22.73%) LDAP
6 5 (22.73%) LAN
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 5 (22.73%) SMTP
6 5 (22.73%) FTP
6 5 (22.73%) HTTP
6 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Security Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Network Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Forensic Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Cyber Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) SIEM
2 17 (77.27%) Cyber Security
3 9 (40.91%) Change Control
3 9 (40.91%) Analytics
3 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
4 8 (36.36%) Information Assurance
5 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Information Security
5 5 (22.73%) Computer Forensics
5 5 (22.73%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) GCIA
1 22 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) GIAC
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Snort
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Sourcefire
2 9 (40.91%) LogRhythm