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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 854 896 837
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -59
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 54 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.027% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 40
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £42,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £57,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
30528 32813 31018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.49% 27.15% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23935 26202 24931
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +46 47 £47,500 +5.55% 23
London +39 20 £45,000 -21.73% 5
South East +16 14 £45,000 - 9
Hampshire -6 9 £45,000 - 1
South West -16 8 £52,500 +31.25% 6
City of London - 8 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +22 6 - -
Edinburgh +21 6 - -
Gloucestershire - 6 £52,500 - 5
Cheltenham - 5 £52,500 - 2
East of England - 4 £47,500 -
Berkshire 0 3 £62,500 -30.55% 7
Bedfordshire - 3 £51,250 -
Bristol -1 2 £24,500 -38.75%
Reading - 2 £65,000 - 6
South Wales -1 1 £35,000 -
Wales -6 1 £35,000 -
Southampton -23 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £62,500 -
Essex - 1 £47,500 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 - 1
Fareham - 1 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £47,500 -
Beaconsfield - 1 £62,500 -
Luton - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £55,000 - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £65,000 -
North West - 1 £55,000 - 2
Surrey - 1 £37,500 -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 61 (64.21%) GCIH
2 54 (56.84%) SIEM
3 50 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 48 (50.53%) CISSP
5 38 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 35 (36.84%) Firewall
7 31 (32.63%) Windows
8 30 (31.58%) GIAC
9 29 (30.53%) Information Security
9 29 (30.53%) Cyber Security
10 27 (28.42%) Vulnerability Management
10 27 (28.42%) Linux
11 25 (26.32%) Network Security
11 25 (26.32%) Malware Analysis
12 24 (25.26%) tcpdump
13 23 (24.21%) Wireshark
14 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
14 22 (23.16%) Snort
15 21 (22.11%) CISA
16 19 (20.00%) CEH
16 19 (20.00%) SC Cleared
17 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (17.89%) Finance
19 16 (16.84%) DV Cleared
19 16 (16.84%) Incident Management
20 15 (15.79%) SSCP
21 14 (14.74%) SQL
21 14 (14.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 14 (14.74%) Security Architecture
22 13 (13.68%) Information Assurance

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 38 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 35 (36.84%) Firewall
4 25 (26.32%) Network Security
5 24 (25.26%) tcpdump
6 23 (24.21%) Wireshark
7 9 (9.47%) LAN
7 9 (9.47%) WAN
8 8 (8.42%) DNS
9 7 (7.37%) SSL
9 7 (7.37%) DHCP
10 6 (6.32%) FTP
10 6 (6.32%) HTTP
10 6 (6.32%) SMTP
10 6 (6.32%) Internet
10 6 (6.32%) Telnet
10 6 (6.32%) Wireless
10 6 (6.32%) LDAP
11 5 (5.26%) Wireless Security
12 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
2 6 (6.32%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Legal
3 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Military
Job Titles
1 76 (80.00%) Analyst
2 53 (55.79%) Security Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) Network Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) Security Operations Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Network Security Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Malware Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Information Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Consultant
10 3 (3.16%) IT Security Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Incident Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) Security Officer
11 2 (2.11%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (2.11%) Senior Network Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.21%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.21%) PKI
5 3 (3.16%) Open Source
6 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.05%) Blog
6 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.63%) Windows
2 27 (28.42%) Linux
3 10 (10.53%) UNIX
4 5 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (56.84%) SIEM
2 29 (30.53%) Cyber Security
2 29 (30.53%) Information Security
3 27 (28.42%) Vulnerability Management
4 25 (26.32%) Malware Analysis
5 16 (16.84%) Incident Management
6 14 (14.74%) Security Architecture
7 13 (13.68%) Information Assurance
8 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
8 12 (12.63%) People Management
9 11 (11.58%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (11.58%) Performance Management
10 10 (10.53%) Analytics
10 10 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (8.42%) Reverse Engineering
11 8 (8.42%) Time Management
11 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
11 8 (8.42%) Security Testing
11 8 (8.42%) CRM
12 7 (7.37%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.74%) SQL
2 1 (1.05%) Python
2 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.05%) C
2 1 (1.05%) C++
2 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 61 (64.21%) GCIH
2 48 (50.53%) CISSP
3 30 (31.58%) GIAC
4 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
5 21 (22.11%) CISA
6 19 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 19 (20.00%) CEH
7 16 (16.84%) DV Cleared
8 15 (15.79%) SSCP
9 13 (13.68%) GSEC
10 9 (9.47%) Degree
11 8 (8.42%) CCNA
11 8 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (6.32%) CISM
13 5 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
13 5 (5.26%) GCWN
13 5 (5.26%) GCED
14 4 (4.21%) OSCP
14 4 (4.21%) GCFA
15 3 (3.16%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.68%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.16%) SLA
4 2 (2.11%) COBIT
5 1 (1.05%) QA
5 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.05%) FISMA
System Software
1 22 (23.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) Nessus
2 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) LogRhythm
2 9 (9.47%) Cisco
2 9 (9.47%) Sourcefire
3 6 (6.32%) Splunk
3 6 (6.32%) ArcSight
4 5 (5.26%) Symantec
4 5 (5.26%) McAfee
5 4 (4.21%) Juniper
5 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.16%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.16%) Websense
7 2 (2.11%) LogLogic
7 2 (2.11%) Q1 Labs
7 2 (2.11%) Trustwave
7 2 (2.11%) TippingPoint
7 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.11%) F5
8 1 (1.05%) Qualys
8 1 (1.05%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.05%) IBM
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £55k plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £68000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago