The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 884 837 911
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +74
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 33 46 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.041% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.15% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 12
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +72.72%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +63.63%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 20 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -62 29 £45,000 -5.26% 5
South East -34 15 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire -23 14 £45,000 - 2
Southampton -21 13 £45,000 - 2
London -51 6 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Leeds - 3 £45,000 - 2
Leicester - 3 £42,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £42,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £42,000 -
South Wales - 2 - -
South West - 2 £40,000 -
Wales - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Bridgend - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £90,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £90,000 -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 46 (61.33%) Firewall
2 43 (57.33%) SIEM
3 40 (53.33%) GCIH
4 37 (49.33%) CISSP
5 34 (45.33%) GIAC
6 33 (44.00%) Network Security
7 31 (41.33%) CEH
8 28 (37.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
9 27 (36.00%) Windows
10 26 (34.67%) DV Cleared
11 25 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 23 (30.67%) Information Security
13 22 (29.33%) Sourcefire
13 22 (29.33%) Linux
14 19 (25.33%) Cisco
14 19 (25.33%) GCFA
14 19 (25.33%) Analytics
15 18 (24.00%) tcpdump
15 18 (24.00%) GSEC
15 18 (24.00%) Computer Security
15 18 (24.00%) PCI DSS
16 17 (22.67%) DNS
16 17 (22.67%) ITIL
17 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
17 16 (21.33%) Security Testing
18 15 (20.00%) CISA
18 15 (20.00%) Cyber Security
19 14 (18.67%) LogRhythm
20 12 (16.00%) Microsoft

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.33%) IIS
1 10 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 46 (61.33%) Firewall
2 33 (44.00%) Network Security
3 28 (37.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 25 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 18 (24.00%) tcpdump
6 17 (22.67%) DNS
7 12 (16.00%) Wireshark
8 11 (14.67%) Wireless
9 9 (12.00%) NetScaler
9 9 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (12.00%) SAN
10 6 (8.00%) Internet
11 5 (6.67%) LAN
11 5 (6.67%) WAN
12 4 (5.33%) SSL
13 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
14 2 (2.67%) Cisco PIX
14 2 (2.67%) IntruShield
14 2 (2.67%) SMTP
14 2 (2.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Military
3 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (66.67%) Analyst
2 30 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 17 (22.67%) Network Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.67%) Information Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Network Security Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.67%) Security Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) Network Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.00%) PKI
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) CESG
3 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) Linux
3 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.67%) UNIX
5 2 (2.67%) Solaris
6 1 (1.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) SIEM
2 23 (30.67%) Information Security
3 19 (25.33%) Analytics
4 18 (24.00%) Computer Security
5 17 (22.67%) ITIL
6 16 (21.33%) Security Testing
7 15 (20.00%) Cyber Security
8 9 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Computer Forensics
9 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
10 6 (8.00%) Business Development
10 6 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (5.33%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (5.33%) Service Management
12 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
13 2 (2.67%) Resource Management
13 2 (2.67%) Investment Management
13 2 (2.67%) Data Analysis
13 2 (2.67%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (2.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.67%) Perl
4 7 (9.33%) Python
5 6 (8.00%) Ruby
5 6 (8.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (53.33%) GCIH
2 37 (49.33%) CISSP
3 34 (45.33%) GIAC
4 31 (41.33%) CEH
5 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
6 26 (34.67%) DV Cleared
7 19 (25.33%) GCFA
8 18 (24.00%) GSEC
9 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
10 15 (20.00%) CISA
11 12 (16.00%) GCFW
11 12 (16.00%) GCWN
12 11 (14.67%) CCNA
12 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (13.33%) GWAPT
13 10 (13.33%) GPEN
14 5 (6.67%) SSCP
15 3 (4.00%) Degree
16 2 (2.67%) Security+ Certification
16 2 (2.67%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Snort
2 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.00%) vSphere
3 9 (12.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Sourcefire
2 19 (25.33%) Cisco
3 14 (18.67%) LogRhythm
4 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.67%) Fortinet
5 11 (14.67%) HP
5 11 (14.67%) Dell
5 11 (14.67%) CheckPoint
6 10 (13.33%) ArcSight
7 9 (12.00%) SolarWinds
7 9 (12.00%) Citrix
7 9 (12.00%) Juniper
7 9 (12.00%) VMware
8 6 (8.00%) IBM
9 5 (6.67%) Symantec
9 5 (6.67%) McAfee
10 4 (5.33%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.00%) Websense
12 2 (2.67%) Trend Micro
12 2 (2.67%) Splunk
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Training
Posted: 18 days ago