The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 846 862 888
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +26
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 55 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.023% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.084% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 49 18 13
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +84.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31744 29671 33091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24856 23856 28287
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2014 within the UK.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 22 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 30 July 2014. 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 -1 50 £45,000 -25.00% 11
South East +23 41 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Hampshire +26 40 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Southampton +28 23 £42,500 +6.25% 4
London -63 6 £41,625 -30.62% 2
Scotland - 5 - -
Basingstoke - 4 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Reading +2 1 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire -3 1 £55,000 - 1
Bristol -5 1 £37,500 -34.78%
East of England -6 1 £57,500 -
City of London -12 1 £67,500 -55.00% 2
South West -14 1 £37,500 -34.78%
North West - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £57,500 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 - -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 71 (81.61%) SIEM
2 54 (62.07%) Security Cleared
3 52 (59.77%) DV Cleared
4 51 (58.62%) SC Cleared
5 50 (57.47%) GCIH
5 50 (57.47%) Sourcefire
6 48 (55.17%) Analytics
7 41 (47.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 38 (43.68%) LogRhythm
9 32 (36.78%) Cyber Security
10 31 (35.63%) Firewall
10 31 (35.63%) Windows
11 30 (34.48%) Wireshark
12 29 (33.33%) Linux
13 27 (31.03%) tcpdump
14 26 (29.89%) CISSP
15 25 (28.74%) Information Security
16 24 (27.59%) TCP/IP
17 23 (26.44%) GIAC
18 16 (18.39%) CEH
18 16 (18.39%) Network Security
19 15 (17.24%) Snort
19 15 (17.24%) DNS
19 15 (17.24%) Cisco
19 15 (17.24%) HTTP
20 14 (16.09%) Solaris
20 14 (16.09%) UNIX
20 14 (16.09%) Finance
21 11 (12.64%) Degree
22 10 (11.49%) GSEC

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.30%) IIS
1 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Project
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 41 (47.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 31 (35.63%) Firewall
3 30 (34.48%) Wireshark
4 27 (31.03%) tcpdump
5 24 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 16 (18.39%) Network Security
7 15 (17.24%) DNS
7 15 (17.24%) HTTP
8 10 (11.49%) LAN
8 10 (11.49%) WAN
8 10 (11.49%) SSL
9 9 (10.34%) FTP
9 9 (10.34%) LDAP
10 8 (9.20%) SMTP
11 7 (8.05%) VPN
11 7 (8.05%) SSH
12 6 (6.90%) Internet
13 4 (4.60%) Wireless
14 3 (3.45%) HTTPS
15 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) Big Data
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.15%) Military
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (89.66%) Analyst
2 65 (74.71%) Security Analyst
3 16 (18.39%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) IT Security Analyst
5 11 (12.64%) Network Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Incident Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) Network Security Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Security Operations Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Operations Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Security Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Security Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Security Manager
11 2 (2.30%) Senior IT Security Analyst
11 2 (2.30%) Forensic Analyst
11 2 (2.30%) Network Security Consultant
11 2 (2.30%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.30%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Management Information System
1 9 (10.34%) PKI
2 6 (6.90%) CESG
3 5 (5.75%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.30%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.63%) Windows
2 29 (33.33%) Linux
3 14 (16.09%) Solaris
3 14 (16.09%) UNIX
4 5 (5.75%) AIX
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (81.61%) SIEM
2 48 (55.17%) Analytics
3 32 (36.78%) Cyber Security
4 25 (28.74%) Information Security
5 9 (10.34%) Security Testing
5 9 (10.34%) ITIL
6 8 (9.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (8.05%) Digital Forensics
7 7 (8.05%) Network Architecture
8 6 (6.90%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.90%) Change Management
9 5 (5.75%) Document Management
10 4 (4.60%) Information Assurance
10 4 (4.60%) Computer Forensics
11 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.45%) Data Security
11 3 (3.45%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 3 (3.45%) Perl
2 3 (3.45%) Python
3 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.30%) C
4 1 (1.15%) PHP
4 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 52 (59.77%) DV Cleared
3 51 (58.62%) SC Cleared
4 50 (57.47%) GCIH
5 26 (29.89%) CISSP
6 23 (26.44%) GIAC
7 16 (18.39%) CEH
8 11 (12.64%) Degree
9 10 (11.49%) GSEC
10 6 (6.90%) SSCP
10 6 (6.90%) CISA
11 4 (4.60%) GCFW
11 4 (4.60%) GCWN
11 4 (4.60%) GCFA
11 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (4.60%) CCNA
12 3 (3.45%) GPEN
12 3 (3.45%) GWAPT
13 2 (2.30%) GCED
13 2 (2.30%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.90%) COBIT
3 5 (5.75%) COSO
4 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (17.24%) Snort
2 2 (2.30%) vSphere
2 2 (2.30%) XenApp
2 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) SCCM
1 2 (2.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 50 (57.47%) Sourcefire
2 38 (43.68%) LogRhythm
3 15 (17.24%) Cisco
4 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.20%) Juniper
6 7 (8.05%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.90%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.60%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.60%) IBM
8 4 (4.60%) Symantec
8 4 (4.60%) HP
8 4 (4.60%) Dell
9 3 (3.45%) Websense
9 3 (3.45%) McAfee
10 2 (2.30%) F5
10 2 (2.30%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.30%) Trend Micro
10 2 (2.30%) VMware
10 2 (2.30%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Dep on Experience, + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 20 days ago