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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 836 861 840
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 45 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.029% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 28
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
31391 28720 30137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.33% 27.26% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24987 22543 24799
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 27 February 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 37 £45,000 +7.14% 19
London +31 20 £45,000 -21.73% 5
South East -4 14 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Hampshire -3 9 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Scotland +4 7 - -
Edinburgh -4 7 - -
City of London - 7 £55,000 - 1
Surrey - 3 £45,000 -
South West -14 2 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Southampton -17 2 £45,000 -2.70%
Portsmouth - 2 £56,875 -
Berkshire +1 1 £80,000 -11.11% 7
Bristol -7 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Fareham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £50,000 -
Beaconsfield - 1 £62,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £80,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £62,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £52,500 - 3
Tadworth - 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 £35,000 - 1
South Wales - 1 £35,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (65.17%) SIEM
2 57 (64.04%) GCIH
3 49 (55.06%) TCP/IP
4 38 (42.70%) CISSP
5 36 (40.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 33 (37.08%) Linux
7 31 (34.83%) Windows
8 30 (33.71%) GIAC
8 30 (33.71%) tcpdump
9 28 (31.46%) Cyber Security
10 26 (29.21%) Security Cleared
11 25 (28.09%) Wireshark
11 25 (28.09%) Information Security
12 23 (25.84%) Firewall
12 23 (25.84%) SC Cleared
13 22 (24.72%) DV Cleared
14 21 (23.60%) Network Security
14 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (21.35%) Vulnerability Management
15 19 (21.35%) Snort
16 17 (19.10%) LogRhythm
17 16 (17.98%) Analytics
18 15 (16.85%) CEH
19 14 (15.73%) Sourcefire
19 14 (15.73%) Nessus
20 13 (14.61%) Root Cause Analysis
21 12 (13.48%) Information Assurance
21 12 (13.48%) Security Architecture
21 12 (13.48%) SSCP
22 11 (12.36%) SQL

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.12%) MS Office
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (55.06%) TCP/IP
2 36 (40.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 30 (33.71%) tcpdump
4 25 (28.09%) Wireshark
5 23 (25.84%) Firewall
6 21 (23.60%) Network Security
7 11 (12.36%) LAN
7 11 (12.36%) WAN
8 8 (8.99%) SMTP
8 8 (8.99%) DNS
8 8 (8.99%) FTP
8 8 (8.99%) HTTP
8 8 (8.99%) LDAP
8 8 (8.99%) Internet
9 6 (6.74%) Telnet
9 6 (6.74%) SSL
9 6 (6.74%) DHCP
10 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Advertising
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (83.15%) Analyst
2 47 (52.81%) Security Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Network Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Security Operations Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Network Security Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Information Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Security Specialist
9 2 (2.25%) Forensic Analyst
10 1 (1.12%) Operations Engineer
10 1 (1.12%) Research Engineer
10 1 (1.12%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.08%) Linux
2 31 (34.83%) Windows
3 10 (11.24%) UNIX
4 5 (5.62%) zOS
5 2 (2.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.17%) SIEM
2 28 (31.46%) Cyber Security
3 25 (28.09%) Information Security
4 19 (21.35%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (17.98%) Analytics
6 13 (14.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (13.48%) Information Assurance
7 12 (13.48%) Security Architecture
8 11 (12.36%) Incident Management
8 11 (12.36%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.24%) People Management
9 10 (11.24%) Problem Management
9 10 (11.24%) Security Testing
9 10 (11.24%) Time Management
9 10 (11.24%) CRM
10 9 (10.11%) Performance Management
11 8 (8.99%) Investment Management
12 7 (7.87%) Reverse Engineering
13 5 (5.62%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.36%) SQL
2 1 (1.12%) Python
2 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.12%) C
2 1 (1.12%) C++
2 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (64.04%) GCIH
2 38 (42.70%) CISSP
3 30 (33.71%) GIAC
4 26 (29.21%) Security Cleared
5 23 (25.84%) SC Cleared
6 22 (24.72%) DV Cleared
7 15 (16.85%) CEH
8 12 (13.48%) SSCP
9 10 (11.24%) CISA
10 9 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (10.11%) CCNA
11 8 (8.99%) Degree
12 5 (5.62%) GSEC
12 5 (5.62%) GCFA
12 5 (5.62%) OSCP
13 3 (3.37%) VCP4
13 3 (3.37%) CISM
14 2 (2.25%) GPEN
15 1 (1.12%) GWAPT
15 1 (1.12%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.49%) SLA
4 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) Nessus
2 2 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) LogRhythm
2 14 (15.73%) Sourcefire
3 11 (12.36%) Cisco
4 4 (4.49%) Juniper
4 4 (4.49%) Splunk
5 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.37%) Symantec
6 2 (2.25%) McAfee
6 2 (2.25%) Websense
6 2 (2.25%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.25%) TippingPoint
6 2 (2.25%) F5
6 2 (2.25%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.12%) LogLogic
7 1 (1.12%) Q1 Labs
7 1 (1.12%) Qualys
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