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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 843 943 953
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +10
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 89 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.031% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 35 30
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £46,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £68,000 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%

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
26061 30373 32695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.33% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21094 24061 25904
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GCIA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016 within the UK.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +94 79 £65,000 +18.18% 12
London +67 54 £65,000 +13.04% 7
South East +32 12 £55,000 -4.34% 2
South West +26 9 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Bristol +28 8 £37,500 +53.06% 1
Reading +25 8 £50,000 -23.07%
Berkshire +20 8 £50,000 -13.04%
City of London +62 5 £65,000 -31.57% 2
Hampshire 0 2 £72,500 +31.81% 2
Oxfordshire -6 2 £74,000 +31.55%
Belfast - 2 £41,250 -
County Antrim - 2 £41,250 -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £41,250 -
East of England +29 1 - -
Hertfordshire +26 1 - -
Gloucestershire +1 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Chiswick - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
Northampton - 1 £55,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £77,500 -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing GCIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GCIA.

1 146 (87.43%) CISSP
2 139 (83.23%) GCIH
3 118 (70.66%) SIEM
4 91 (54.49%) Information Security
5 72 (43.11%) CEH
6 63 (37.72%) TCP/IP
7 57 (34.13%) CISM
7 57 (34.13%) Security Operations
8 56 (33.53%) Firewall
8 56 (33.53%) Cybersecurity
9 49 (29.34%) Unix
10 46 (27.54%) SANS
11 45 (26.95%) Windows
12 44 (26.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 43 (25.75%) GIAC
14 40 (23.95%) Linux
14 40 (23.95%) SSCP
14 40 (23.95%) ArcSight
15 39 (23.35%) ITIL
15 39 (23.35%) Intrusion Detection
16 35 (20.96%) Cyberthreat
17 33 (19.76%) GREM
17 33 (19.76%) Security Operations Centre
18 32 (19.16%) CREST Certified
18 32 (19.16%) Snort
19 30 (17.96%) Malware Analysis
20 29 (17.37%) PCI DSS
20 29 (17.37%) Security Cleared
21 28 (16.77%) GCFA
21 28 (16.77%) Management Information System

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.40%) IIS
2 2 (1.20%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) Drupal
3 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (37.72%) TCP/IP
2 56 (33.53%) Firewall
3 39 (23.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 27 (16.17%) Wireshark
5 25 (14.97%) tcpdump
6 23 (13.77%) DNS
7 21 (12.57%) Network Security
8 15 (8.98%) HTTP
8 15 (8.98%) SMTP
9 12 (7.19%) Internet
10 10 (5.99%) SSL
11 8 (4.79%) HTTPS
12 2 (1.20%) LAN
12 2 (1.20%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (1.20%) WAN
13 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.60%) Burp Suite
General
1 23 (13.77%) Finance
2 6 (3.59%) Brand Awareness
2 6 (3.59%) Retail
2 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.99%) Aerospace
3 5 (2.99%) Electronics
3 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.99%) Marketing
4 4 (2.40%) Military
4 4 (2.40%) Music Industry
4 4 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.20%) Games
6 2 (1.20%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 101 (60.48%) Analyst
2 68 (40.72%) Security Analyst
3 45 (26.95%) Security Manager
4 29 (17.37%) Information Manager
5 28 (16.77%) Information Security Manager
6 26 (15.57%) SOC Analyst
7 19 (11.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 16 (9.58%) Incident Manager
9 14 (8.38%) Information Analyst
9 14 (8.38%) Information Security Analyst
10 13 (7.78%) Incident Analyst
10 13 (7.78%) SIEM Analyst
11 11 (6.59%) Consultant
11 11 (6.59%) Operations Analyst
11 11 (6.59%) Operations Manager
11 11 (6.59%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (5.99%) Operational Security Manager
12 10 (5.99%) Security Operations Analyst
12 10 (5.99%) Security Operations Manager
13 9 (5.39%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.80%) HTML
1 3 (1.80%) OLE
2 2 (1.20%) .NET
2 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.96%) Cyberthreat
2 33 (19.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 28 (16.77%) Management Information System
4 21 (12.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 19 (11.38%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.79%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.19%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.59%) CESG
8 6 (3.59%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (2.40%) Cybercrime
9 4 (2.40%) Social Network
10 3 (1.80%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.80%) SCADA
11 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (29.34%) Unix
2 45 (26.95%) Windows
3 40 (23.95%) Linux
4 12 (7.19%) Solaris
5 3 (1.80%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.80%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (70.66%) SIEM
2 91 (54.49%) Information Security
3 57 (34.13%) Security Operations
4 56 (33.53%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (23.35%) ITIL
6 30 (17.96%) Malware Analysis
7 26 (15.57%) Reverse Engineering
7 26 (15.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (14.37%) Analytics
9 23 (13.77%) Mentoring
10 21 (12.57%) Incident Management
10 21 (12.57%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (11.98%) Ethical Hacking
12 19 (11.38%) Coaching
13 18 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (9.58%) Computer Forensics
14 16 (9.58%) Protective Monitoring
15 15 (8.98%) Investment Management
16 14 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (7.78%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.58%) Python
2 9 (5.39%) C
2 9 (5.39%) SQL
3 8 (4.79%) C#
3 8 (4.79%) C++
3 8 (4.79%) Java
4 6 (3.59%) Perl
5 4 (2.40%) PHP
5 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.80%) VBScript
7 2 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 146 (87.43%) CISSP
2 139 (83.23%) GCIH
3 72 (43.11%) CEH
4 57 (34.13%) CISM
5 46 (27.54%) SANS
6 43 (25.75%) GIAC
7 40 (23.95%) SSCP
8 33 (19.76%) GREM
9 32 (19.16%) CREST Certified
10 29 (17.37%) Security Cleared
11 28 (16.77%) GCFA
12 27 (16.17%) SC Cleared
13 20 (11.98%) Degree
14 18 (10.78%) CISA
15 14 (8.38%) DV Cleared
15 14 (8.38%) EnCE
15 14 (8.38%) GCFE
15 14 (8.38%) GPEN
16 13 (7.78%) CCFP
17 9 (5.39%) ECIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (26.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (17.37%) PCI DSS
3 16 (9.58%) COBIT
4 12 (7.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.59%) ISO22301
6 4 (2.40%) GPG13
6 4 (2.40%) HMG Infosec
6 4 (2.40%) SLA
7 3 (1.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (1.80%) RMADS
8 2 (1.20%) COSO
System Software
1 32 (19.16%) Snort
2 28 (16.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (9.58%) Nessus
2 15 (8.98%) RSA enVision
3 11 (6.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (4.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (4.79%) RSA Security Analytics
5 6 (3.59%) QRadar
6 4 (2.40%) RSA Archer
7 2 (1.20%) EnCase
7 2 (1.20%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.20%) WMI
8 1 (0.60%) Ansible
8 1 (0.60%) FTK
8 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (23.95%) ArcSight
2 22 (13.17%) Remedy
3 20 (11.98%) Splunk
4 19 (11.38%) LogRhythm
5 13 (7.78%) Qualys
6 7 (4.19%) NetWitness
7 6 (3.59%) Intel Security
7 6 (3.59%) Sourcefire
8 5 (2.99%) F5
8 5 (2.99%) SAP
9 4 (2.40%) Sun
10 3 (1.80%) AlienVault
10 3 (1.80%) Cisco
10 3 (1.80%) Forcepoint
10 3 (1.80%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.80%) Juniper
10 3 (1.80%) Symantec
10 3 (1.80%) VMware
11 2 (1.20%) HP
11 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds
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