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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 839 870 858
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -12
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 56 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.031% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 39
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £38,800 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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
30031 31161 30625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.18% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23591 24788 24798
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +10 47 £45,000 - 31
London +26 21 £45,000 -21.73% 5
South East +12 16 £45,000 - 16
Hampshire -5 12 £45,000 - 4
City of London - 9 £55,000 - 2
Scotland +21 8 - -
Edinburgh +5 8 - -
South West -3 6 £52,500 +31.25% 8
Gloucestershire - 4 £52,500 - 5
Cheltenham - 4 £52,500 - 3
East of England - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire +4 2 £60,000 -33.33% 10
Bristol +2 2 £24,500 -38.75% 3
Southampton -26 2 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Portsmouth - 2 £56,875 -
South Wales -8 1 £35,000 -
Wales -12 1 £35,000 -
North West - 1 £55,000 -
Reading - 1 - - 9
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £62,500 -
Essex - 1 £47,500 -
Surrey - 1 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £47,500 -
Beaconsfield - 1 £62,500 -
Fareham - 1 £45,000 -
Luton - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £55,000 -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 64 (65.98%) GCIH
2 58 (59.79%) SIEM
3 51 (52.58%) TCP/IP
4 46 (47.42%) CISSP
5 40 (41.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 33 (34.02%) Windows
7 32 (32.99%) Firewall
8 30 (30.93%) GIAC
8 30 (30.93%) Linux
8 30 (30.93%) Cyber Security
9 28 (28.87%) tcpdump
9 28 (28.87%) Information Security
10 26 (26.80%) Wireshark
11 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
12 24 (24.74%) Network Security
12 24 (24.74%) Vulnerability Management
13 23 (23.71%) Snort
14 22 (22.68%) SC Cleared
15 20 (20.62%) DV Cleared
16 19 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (18.56%) CEH
17 18 (18.56%) CISA
18 16 (16.49%) Finance
19 15 (15.46%) SSCP
19 15 (15.46%) SQL
19 15 (15.46%) LogRhythm
19 15 (15.46%) Analytics
20 13 (13.40%) Security Architecture
20 13 (13.40%) Nessus
20 13 (13.40%) Incident Management

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (52.58%) TCP/IP
2 40 (41.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 32 (32.99%) Firewall
4 28 (28.87%) tcpdump
5 26 (26.80%) Wireshark
6 24 (24.74%) Network Security
7 10 (10.31%) DNS
7 10 (10.31%) LAN
7 10 (10.31%) WAN
8 9 (9.28%) DHCP
8 9 (9.28%) SSL
9 8 (8.25%) FTP
9 8 (8.25%) HTTP
9 8 (8.25%) SMTP
9 8 (8.25%) LDAP
9 8 (8.25%) Telnet
10 6 (6.19%) Internet
11 5 (5.15%) Wireless
12 4 (4.12%) Wireless Security
13 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (16.49%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
2 6 (6.19%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Military
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (82.47%) Analyst
2 53 (54.64%) Security Analyst
3 16 (16.49%) Network Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Operations Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Network Security Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Security Operations Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Information Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (2.06%) Consultant
9 2 (2.06%) Senior Network Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Senior Security Engineer
10 1 (1.03%) Information Security Officer
10 1 (1.03%) Junior Analyst
10 1 (1.03%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.09%) Open Source
4 3 (3.09%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.03%) Blog
5 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.02%) Windows
2 30 (30.93%) Linux
3 10 (10.31%) UNIX
4 5 (5.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.79%) SIEM
2 30 (30.93%) Cyber Security
3 28 (28.87%) Information Security
4 24 (24.74%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (15.46%) Analytics
6 13 (13.40%) Security Architecture
6 13 (13.40%) Incident Management
7 12 (12.37%) Information Assurance
8 11 (11.34%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (11.34%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (11.34%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.34%) People Management
9 10 (10.31%) Performance Management
10 9 (9.28%) Time Management
10 9 (9.28%) Problem Management
10 9 (9.28%) CRM
11 8 (8.25%) Security Testing
11 8 (8.25%) Reverse Engineering
12 7 (7.22%) Investment Management
13 6 (6.19%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) Python
2 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.03%) C
2 1 (1.03%) C++
2 1 (1.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 64 (65.98%) GCIH
2 46 (47.42%) CISSP
3 30 (30.93%) GIAC
4 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
5 22 (22.68%) SC Cleared
6 20 (20.62%) DV Cleared
7 18 (18.56%) CEH
7 18 (18.56%) CISA
8 15 (15.46%) SSCP
9 11 (11.34%) GSEC
10 9 (9.28%) Degree
11 8 (8.25%) CCNA
11 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (5.15%) CISM
12 5 (5.15%) GCFA
13 4 (4.12%) GCWN
13 4 (4.12%) Security+ Certification
13 4 (4.12%) GCED
13 4 (4.12%) OSCP
14 2 (2.06%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.09%) SLA
4 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) COBIT
4 1 (1.03%) QA
4 1 (1.03%) FISMA
System Software
1 23 (23.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) Nessus
2 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) LogRhythm
2 10 (10.31%) Cisco
2 10 (10.31%) Sourcefire
3 5 (5.15%) Splunk
3 5 (5.15%) ArcSight
3 5 (5.15%) Symantec
4 4 (4.12%) McAfee
4 4 (4.12%) Juniper
4 4 (4.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.09%) Fortinet
5 3 (3.09%) Websense
6 2 (2.06%) LogLogic
6 2 (2.06%) Q1 Labs
6 2 (2.06%) F5
6 2 (2.06%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.03%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.03%) Qualys
7 1 (1.03%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.03%) IBM
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