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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 845 848 857
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 54 62 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.053% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.20% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 16
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +28.57%

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
30325 31410 28892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.32% 26.98% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24528 24339 23469
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 2015 within the UK.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 30 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 1 September 2015. 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
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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 +21 53 £65,000 +44.44% 39
London +12 18 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South East -26 10 £65,000 +44.44% 17
South West - 10 £57,500 - 5
Bristol - 7 £57,500 - 4
City of London +36 5 £66,250 -1.85% 1
East Midlands - 5 £77,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Northampton - 3 - -
Berkshire +16 2 £68,750 +25.00% 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £77,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £65,000 - 5
East of England - 2 £65,000 - 5
Worcestershire - 2 £65,000 - 2
Nottingham - 2 £77,500 -
Oxford - 2 £65,000 - 2
Chiswick - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £65,000 - 2
Hertford - 2 £65,000 - 2
Worcester - 2 £65,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £65,000 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £65,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 - 5
Hertfordshire - 2 £65,000 - 3
Hampshire -19 1 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 84 (84.85%) GCIH
2 73 (73.74%) CISSP
3 69 (69.70%) SIEM
4 42 (42.42%) TCP/IP
5 37 (37.37%) CEH
5 37 (37.37%) Wireshark
5 37 (37.37%) Cyber Security
6 33 (33.33%) Analytics
6 33 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 29 (29.29%) Malware Analysis
8 28 (28.28%) Firewall
8 28 (28.28%) GIAC
9 26 (26.26%) Network Security
10 25 (25.25%) CISA
10 25 (25.25%) Windows
11 23 (23.23%) ArcSight
12 22 (22.22%) Management Information System
13 21 (21.21%) Splunk
14 20 (20.20%) Information Security
15 18 (18.18%) Incident Management
15 18 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
15 18 (18.18%) LogRhythm
16 17 (17.17%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (17.17%) SSCP
17 16 (16.16%) SQL
17 16 (16.16%) Linux
17 16 (16.16%) Snort
18 15 (15.15%) UNIX
18 15 (15.15%) McAfee
19 14 (14.14%) Finance

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 42 (42.42%) TCP/IP
2 37 (37.37%) Wireshark
3 33 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 28 (28.28%) Firewall
5 26 (26.26%) Network Security
6 10 (10.10%) tcpdump
7 9 (9.09%) SSL
8 7 (7.07%) DNS
9 6 (6.06%) DHCP
10 5 (5.05%) FTP
10 5 (5.05%) HTTP
10 5 (5.05%) LDAP
10 5 (5.05%) Internet
10 5 (5.05%) Telnet
10 5 (5.05%) Wireless
10 5 (5.05%) Wireless Security
10 5 (5.05%) SMTP
11 3 (3.03%) IPsec
12 1 (1.01%) LAN
12 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Military
5 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (54.55%) Analyst
2 32 (32.32%) Security Analyst
3 25 (25.25%) Consultant
4 14 (14.14%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Architect
6 12 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (12.12%) Principal Consultant
6 12 (12.12%) Principal Architect
6 12 (12.12%) Principal Solutions Architect
7 10 (10.10%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
8 9 (9.09%) Security Manager
9 7 (7.07%) Network Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Security Operations Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Malware Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Network Intrusion Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Information Manager
11 4 (4.04%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.08%) PKI
3 7 (7.07%) Cryptography
3 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.03%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.01%) BYOD
6 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.01%) Blog
6 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.25%) Windows
2 16 (16.16%) Linux
3 15 (15.15%) UNIX
4 8 (8.08%) Solaris
5 5 (5.05%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (69.70%) SIEM
2 37 (37.37%) Cyber Security
3 33 (33.33%) Analytics
4 29 (29.29%) Malware Analysis
5 20 (20.20%) Information Security
6 18 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 18 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 17 (17.17%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (14.14%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (13.13%) ITIL
10 11 (11.11%) Service Continuity Management
11 10 (10.10%) Reverse Engineering
12 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (7.07%) Malware Detection\Protection
13 6 (6.06%) Information Management
13 6 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 5 (5.05%) Information Assurance
14 5 (5.05%) Open Source
14 5 (5.05%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.16%) SQL
2 12 (12.12%) C
3 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 84 (84.85%) GCIH
2 73 (73.74%) CISSP
3 37 (37.37%) CEH
4 28 (28.28%) GIAC
5 25 (25.25%) CISA
6 17 (17.17%) SSCP
7 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared
7 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
8 13 (13.13%) GREM
8 13 (13.13%) GCFA
9 12 (12.12%) GSEC
10 9 (9.09%) VTSP
11 8 (8.08%) DV Cleared
11 8 (8.08%) Degree
12 7 (7.07%) CISM
12 7 (7.07%) GCED
13 6 (6.06%) CCNA
13 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (5.05%) Security+ Certification
14 5 (5.05%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.13%) PCI DSS
2 8 (8.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.02%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) Snort
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) ArcSight
2 21 (21.21%) Splunk
3 18 (18.18%) LogRhythm
4 15 (15.15%) McAfee
5 14 (14.14%) SolarWinds
5 14 (14.14%) Trustwave
6 11 (11.11%) Symantec
7 9 (9.09%) Sourcefire
8 8 (8.08%) Fortinet
8 8 (8.08%) Juniper
9 7 (7.07%) Qualys
9 7 (7.07%) F5
10 4 (4.04%) HP
11 3 (3.03%) Cisco
11 3 (3.03%) BMC
11 3 (3.03%) Remedy
11 3 (3.03%) LogLogic
12 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.02%) FireEye
13 1 (1.01%) Q1 Labs
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