The table below looks at the statistics for GCIA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 866 858 886
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 45 36 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.032% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.12% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 9
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31999 29947 32812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.78% 26.98% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25677 23968 27487
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,700 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCIA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCIA within the UK.

GCIA Salary Trend in the UK

GCIA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIA over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 45 £50,000 +17.64% 9
South East +1 16 £46,250 -22.91% 4
London +10 13 £50,000 +18.34% 3
Hampshire -3 12 £50,000 - 2
East of England -7 10 £50,000 +17.64%
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 10 £50,000 -
Southampton - 9 £45,000 - 2
South West -15 6 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £52,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 5 £52,500 -
Surrey - 4 £46,250 -
City of London - 1 £65,000 - 1
Gloucester - 1 - -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 87 (80.56%) SIEM
2 75 (69.44%) GCIH
3 55 (50.93%) Wireshark
3 55 (50.93%) SC Cleared
3 55 (50.93%) Security Cleared
3 55 (50.93%) tcpdump
4 52 (48.15%) DV Cleared
5 49 (45.37%) Sourcefire
6 46 (42.59%) TCP/IP
7 43 (39.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 43 (39.81%) Cyber Security
8 42 (38.89%) Linux
9 41 (37.96%) Analytics
10 38 (35.19%) LogRhythm
11 36 (33.33%) Windows
12 31 (28.70%) CISSP
13 29 (26.85%) GIAC
13 29 (26.85%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (25.00%) Information Security
15 24 (22.22%) HTTP
16 22 (20.37%) Firewall
16 22 (20.37%) LAN
16 22 (20.37%) WAN
16 22 (20.37%) Network Security
17 19 (17.59%) LDAP
17 19 (17.59%) FTP
18 18 (16.67%) UNIX
19 17 (15.74%) Degree
19 17 (15.74%) Snort
20 16 (14.81%) Solaris

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.70%) MS Project
3 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.93%) Wireshark
1 55 (50.93%) tcpdump
2 46 (42.59%) TCP/IP
3 43 (39.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (22.22%) HTTP
5 22 (20.37%) Firewall
5 22 (20.37%) LAN
5 22 (20.37%) WAN
5 22 (20.37%) Network Security
6 19 (17.59%) LDAP
6 19 (17.59%) FTP
7 15 (13.89%) SMTP
7 15 (13.89%) DNS
8 10 (9.26%) SSL
9 9 (8.33%) Internet
9 9 (8.33%) SSH
10 5 (4.63%) Telnet
10 5 (4.63%) DHCP
10 5 (4.63%) VPN
11 1 (0.93%) TACACS
General
1 12 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Legal
2 2 (1.85%) Banking
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (92.59%) Analyst
2 72 (66.67%) Security Analyst
3 22 (20.37%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 15 (13.89%) Network Analyst
5 14 (12.96%) IT Security Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) Incident Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Forensic Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Security Operations Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Information Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (1.85%) Security Specialist
10 2 (1.85%) Security Engineer
10 2 (1.85%) Junior
10 2 (1.85%) Security Manager
10 2 (1.85%) Junior Analyst
11 1 (0.93%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) Middleware
2 4 (3.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.85%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.63%) CESG
4 5 (4.63%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.63%) PKI
5 4 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Open Source
6 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.89%) Linux
2 36 (33.33%) Windows
3 18 (16.67%) UNIX
4 16 (14.81%) Solaris
5 5 (4.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (80.56%) SIEM
2 43 (39.81%) Cyber Security
3 41 (37.96%) Analytics
4 27 (25.00%) Information Security
5 15 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (10.19%) Problem Management
6 11 (10.19%) Security Testing
6 11 (10.19%) Time Management
6 11 (10.19%) CRM
7 10 (9.26%) Incident Management
8 9 (8.33%) Investment Management
8 9 (8.33%) Change Control
9 8 (7.41%) Information Assurance
9 8 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (6.48%) Document Management
10 7 (6.48%) ITIL
10 7 (6.48%) Change Management
11 6 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.63%) Computer Forensics
12 5 (4.63%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.48%) SQL
2 2 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (69.44%) GCIH
2 55 (50.93%) SC Cleared
2 55 (50.93%) Security Cleared
3 52 (48.15%) DV Cleared
4 31 (28.70%) CISSP
5 29 (26.85%) GIAC
6 17 (15.74%) Degree
7 15 (13.89%) SSCP
8 10 (9.26%) GSEC
9 7 (6.48%) CEH
10 6 (5.56%) OSCP
11 5 (4.63%) OSCE
11 5 (4.63%) GWAPT
12 4 (3.70%) GPEN
12 4 (3.70%) GCFA
12 4 (3.70%) CISA
12 4 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (3.70%) CNA
12 4 (3.70%) Novell Certification
13 2 (1.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.63%) COSO
2 5 (4.63%) COBIT
3 4 (3.70%) SLA
4 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 17 (15.74%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 49 (45.37%) Sourcefire
2 38 (35.19%) LogRhythm
3 12 (11.11%) Cisco
4 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.70%) Juniper
5 4 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.78%) Symantec
6 3 (2.78%) F5
7 2 (1.85%) McAfee
7 2 (1.85%) Websense
7 2 (1.85%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.85%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.85%) IBM
7 2 (1.85%) Sun
7 2 (1.85%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (0.93%) Qualys
8 1 (0.93%) TippingPoint
8 1 (0.93%) Splunk
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits and much more
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Training
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