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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 815 892 942
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +50
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 61 63 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.059% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 54 54 47
Median salary £50,250 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £38,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £88,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.83% +20.00%

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
23115 29169 31678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.78% 27.47% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18260 23106 25396
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 23 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 9 December 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
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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 +70 59 £50,250 -17.95% 8
South East +79 21 £50,000 -27.27%
London +68 21 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Berkshire +61 16 £55,250 +10.50%
West Midlands +8 15 £50,500 -22.30% 2
Maidenhead - 7 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 6 £56,250 - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 5 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -4 4 £50,250 -22.69% 1
Surrey - 4 £50,000 -
Malvern - 4 £50,250 - 1
Reading +39 3 £60,000 +20.00%
City of London +27 3 £50,000 -51.45% 1
Camberley - 3 £50,000 -
South West +5 2 £62,500 +45.34% 1
Bristol +8 1 - -
Hampshire +4 1 £60,000 -
Chiswick -5 1 - -
Gloucestershire -18 1 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Warwick - 1 £67,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £62,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £60,000 -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 92 (76.03%) GCIH
2 90 (74.38%) CISSP
3 80 (66.12%) Cybersecurity
4 60 (49.59%) Linux
4 60 (49.59%) SIEM
5 57 (47.11%) Windows
6 52 (42.98%) CEH
7 47 (38.84%) Security Operations
8 45 (37.19%) SANS
9 42 (34.71%) Information Security
10 40 (33.06%) Firewall
11 38 (31.40%) TCP/IP
12 37 (30.58%) GIAC
13 34 (28.10%) Intrusion Detection
13 34 (28.10%) Mentoring
14 33 (27.27%) Malware Analysis
15 32 (26.45%) Security Operations Centre
16 31 (25.62%) GREM
16 31 (25.62%) Network Security
17 27 (22.31%) Analytics
18 26 (21.49%) C
19 25 (20.66%) GCFA
19 25 (20.66%) Cyberthreat
20 22 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
20 22 (18.18%) ArcSight
20 22 (18.18%) Risk Management
20 22 (18.18%) Unix
20 22 (18.18%) GCFE
21 21 (17.36%) CISM
22 20 (16.53%) CREST Certified

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 13 (10.74%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Drupal
3 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
2 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 40 (33.06%) Firewall
2 38 (31.40%) TCP/IP
3 34 (28.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 31 (25.62%) Network Security
5 7 (5.79%) DNS
6 4 (3.31%) DHCP
6 4 (3.31%) FTP
6 4 (3.31%) HTTP
6 4 (3.31%) ICMP
6 4 (3.31%) IPv4
6 4 (3.31%) IPv6
6 4 (3.31%) POP3
6 4 (3.31%) SMTP
6 4 (3.31%) SNMP
6 4 (3.31%) VPN
7 3 (2.48%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.48%) Internet
7 3 (2.48%) SSL
8 2 (1.65%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.83%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) Big Data
2 9 (7.44%) NoSQL
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
General
1 15 (12.40%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Aerospace
3 7 (5.79%) Military
4 6 (4.96%) Games
4 6 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.13%) Legal
6 4 (3.31%) German Language
7 2 (1.65%) French Language
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (52.89%) Analyst
2 46 (38.02%) Security Analyst
3 31 (25.62%) SOC Analyst
4 21 (17.36%) Consultant
4 21 (17.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 14 (11.57%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (7.44%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.61%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (6.61%) Security Operations Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.79%) CISSP Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Senior Security Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Firewall Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Vulnerability Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Cyberthreat Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) .NET
1 6 (4.96%) ZeroMQ
2 5 (4.13%) JSON
3 2 (1.65%) HTML
3 2 (1.65%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.45%) Security Operations Centre
2 25 (20.66%) Cyberthreat
3 17 (14.05%) Management Information System
4 15 (12.40%) Client/Server
5 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.96%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (4.96%) Cybercrime
7 5 (4.13%) SCADA
8 4 (3.31%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.65%) CESG
9 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 60 (49.59%) Linux
2 57 (47.11%) Windows
3 22 (18.18%) Unix
4 15 (12.40%) Windows Server
5 14 (11.57%) Mac OS X
6 13 (10.74%) CentOS
7 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.96%) Solaris
9 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (66.12%) Cybersecurity
2 60 (49.59%) SIEM
3 47 (38.84%) Security Operations
4 42 (34.71%) Information Security
5 34 (28.10%) Mentoring
6 33 (27.27%) Malware Analysis
7 27 (22.31%) Analytics
8 22 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 22 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
9 17 (14.05%) Incident Management
9 17 (14.05%) Open Source
10 14 (11.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (11.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 13 (10.74%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (10.74%) Threat Detection
12 11 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
12 11 (9.09%) Presales
13 9 (7.44%) Protective Monitoring
13 9 (7.44%) Reverse Engineering
14 8 (6.61%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.49%) C
2 11 (9.09%) SQL
3 6 (4.96%) Java
4 3 (2.48%) Python
5 2 (1.65%) C#
5 2 (1.65%) C++
5 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (76.03%) GCIH
2 90 (74.38%) CISSP
3 52 (42.98%) CEH
4 45 (37.19%) SANS
5 37 (30.58%) GIAC
6 31 (25.62%) GREM
7 25 (20.66%) GCFA
8 22 (18.18%) GCFE
9 21 (17.36%) CISM
10 20 (16.53%) CREST Certified
11 18 (14.88%) CFCE
11 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
12 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
13 16 (13.22%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (11.57%) CHFI
14 14 (11.57%) ECIH
14 14 (11.57%) GCED
14 14 (11.57%) GSEC
15 12 (9.92%) CompTIA Security+
15 12 (9.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) PCI DSS
2 12 (9.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (4.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (4.13%) RMADS
5 4 (3.31%) SLA
6 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.26%) Snort
3 3 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (14.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (7.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (4.96%) Grafana
3 6 (4.96%) QRadar
4 5 (4.13%) RSA enVision
4 5 (4.13%) RSA Security Analytics
5 4 (3.31%) Nessus
6 2 (1.65%) EnCase
6 2 (1.65%) RSA Archer
6 2 (1.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) ArcSight
2 12 (9.92%) Splunk
3 10 (8.26%) FireEye
4 9 (7.44%) LogRhythm
5 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.79%) Palo Alto
5 7 (5.79%) Sourcefire
6 6 (4.96%) Apple
6 6 (4.96%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.96%) Google
6 6 (4.96%) Sun
7 5 (4.13%) HP
7 5 (4.13%) NetWitness
8 4 (3.31%) Cisco
8 4 (3.31%) Intel Security
8 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.48%) AlienVault
9 3 (2.48%) Oracle
9 3 (2.48%) Qualys
10 2 (1.65%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40k - £60k plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
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