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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 91 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 1 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.11% 0.97% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 2.56% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
357 352 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.49% 37.81% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 252 317 236
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,125 £55,000
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 14 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm