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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 851 867 913
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +46
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 45 74 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.068% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 51
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,250 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-19.61% +44.44%

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
24908 29553 30654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.05% 27.30% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20025 23844 23923
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 September 2016 within the UK.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 18 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 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 +22 44 £61,250 -5.76% 14
London +48 25 £80,000 +23.07% 4
South West -7 9 £55,000 -4.34% 2
South East +19 8 £56,500 -13.07% 5
Bristol 0 6 £52,500 -8.69%
Surrey +18 3 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Hampshire +5 3 £85,000 +47.82%
Berkshire +14 2 £56,500 -19.28% 4
Wiltshire - 2 £58,145 - 1
Swindon - 2 £58,145 - 1
Reading +12 1 £53,000 -11.66% 3
Gloucestershire -10 1 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 - 1
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £42,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £60,000 -
Leeds - 1 £37,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 - 1

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 114 (85.07%) GCIH
2 110 (82.09%) CISSP
3 77 (57.46%) SIEM
4 68 (50.75%) Cybersecurity
5 64 (47.76%) Information Security
6 62 (46.27%) CEH
7 61 (45.52%) TCP/IP
8 58 (43.28%) Firewall
9 51 (38.06%) Windows
9 51 (38.06%) Security Operations
10 48 (35.82%) SANS
10 48 (35.82%) Linux
11 44 (32.84%) Unix
12 40 (29.85%) Intrusion Detection
13 39 (29.10%) CISM
14 33 (24.63%) Malware Analysis
15 32 (23.88%) GIAC
16 30 (22.39%) Mentoring
16 30 (22.39%) ArcSight
17 29 (21.64%) GREM
17 29 (21.64%) Snort
18 27 (20.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 27 (20.15%) Security Operations Centre
19 26 (19.40%) GCFA
20 25 (18.66%) SSCP
20 25 (18.66%) Security Cleared
21 24 (17.91%) SC Cleared
21 24 (17.91%) Cyberthreat
22 23 (17.16%) ITIL
23 22 (16.42%) Client/Server

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 6 (4.48%) IIS
2 1 (0.75%) CMS
2 1 (0.75%) Drupal
2 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) MS Office
2 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (45.52%) TCP/IP
2 58 (43.28%) Firewall
3 40 (29.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 22 (16.42%) Network Security
5 17 (12.69%) Wireshark
6 16 (11.94%) tcpdump
7 15 (11.19%) DNS
8 13 (9.70%) HTTP
8 13 (9.70%) SMTP
9 8 (5.97%) Internet
10 3 (2.24%) SSL
11 2 (1.49%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.75%) LAN
12 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Burp Suite
General
1 17 (12.69%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Aerospace
3 7 (5.22%) Military
4 6 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.73%) Electronics
5 5 (3.73%) Legal
5 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.73%) Marketing
6 4 (2.99%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (53.73%) Analyst
2 52 (38.81%) Security Analyst
3 24 (17.91%) Consultant
4 22 (16.42%) Security Manager
5 19 (14.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 19 (14.18%) SOC Analyst
6 14 (10.45%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (8.96%) Information Manager
8 11 (8.21%) Information Security Manager
9 9 (6.72%) Incident Manager
9 9 (6.72%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (5.97%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 8 (5.97%) Security Consultant
10 8 (5.97%) Security Operations Analyst
11 7 (5.22%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 7 (5.22%) Operations Manager
12 6 (4.48%) Information Analyst
12 6 (4.48%) Information Security Analyst
12 6 (4.48%) Junior
12 6 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.49%) HTML
1 2 (1.49%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.15%) Security Operations Centre
2 24 (17.91%) Cyberthreat
3 22 (16.42%) Client/Server
4 21 (15.67%) Management Information System
5 13 (9.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.48%) Cybercrime
8 5 (3.73%) SCADA
9 4 (2.99%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (2.99%) Social Network
10 2 (1.49%) CESG
10 2 (1.49%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (38.06%) Windows
2 48 (35.82%) Linux
3 44 (32.84%) Unix
4 14 (10.45%) Mac OS X
5 11 (8.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (57.46%) SIEM
2 68 (50.75%) Cybersecurity
3 64 (47.76%) Information Security
4 51 (38.06%) Security Operations
5 33 (24.63%) Malware Analysis
6 30 (22.39%) Mentoring
7 23 (17.16%) ITIL
8 21 (15.67%) Incident Management
8 21 (15.67%) Reverse Engineering
9 19 (14.18%) Open Source
9 19 (14.18%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (14.18%) Vulnerability Management
10 18 (13.43%) Computer Forensics
11 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (11.19%) Analytics
12 15 (11.19%) Coaching
12 15 (11.19%) Risk Management
13 13 (9.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 12 (8.96%) Protective Monitoring
14 12 (8.96%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.43%) C
2 12 (8.96%) Python
3 10 (7.46%) SQL
4 8 (5.97%) C#
4 8 (5.97%) C++
5 4 (2.99%) Java
6 3 (2.24%) Perl
7 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.49%) VBScript
8 1 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 114 (85.07%) GCIH
2 110 (82.09%) CISSP
3 62 (46.27%) CEH
4 48 (35.82%) SANS
5 39 (29.10%) CISM
6 32 (23.88%) GIAC
7 29 (21.64%) GREM
8 26 (19.40%) GCFA
9 25 (18.66%) Security Cleared
9 25 (18.66%) SSCP
10 24 (17.91%) SC Cleared
11 22 (16.42%) CREST Certified
12 21 (15.67%) GCFE
13 20 (14.93%) Degree
14 17 (12.69%) CFCE
15 15 (11.19%) CISA
16 14 (10.45%) CHFI
16 14 (10.45%) ECIH
16 14 (10.45%) GCED
16 14 (10.45%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (14.18%) PCI DSS
3 13 (9.70%) COBIT
4 11 (8.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (4.48%) SLA
6 5 (3.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (3.73%) RMADS
7 1 (0.75%) COSO
7 1 (0.75%) GPG13
7 1 (0.75%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 29 (21.64%) Snort
2 18 (13.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (11.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 13 (9.70%) RSA enVision
3 9 (6.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (5.97%) Nessus
5 6 (4.48%) RSA Security Analytics
6 4 (2.99%) RSA Archer
7 3 (2.24%) QRadar
8 2 (1.49%) EnCase
9 1 (0.75%) Ansible
9 1 (0.75%) FTK
9 1 (0.75%) Puppet
9 1 (0.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (22.39%) ArcSight
2 20 (14.93%) Splunk
3 15 (11.19%) Remedy
4 14 (10.45%) LogRhythm
5 11 (8.21%) Qualys
6 10 (7.46%) Sourcefire
7 7 (5.22%) NetWitness
8 6 (4.48%) Sun
9 5 (3.73%) SAP
10 4 (2.99%) Microsoft
11 3 (2.24%) FireEye
11 3 (2.24%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.24%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.24%) HP
11 3 (2.24%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.24%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.49%) AlienVault
12 2 (1.49%) F5
12 2 (1.49%) Juniper
12 2 (1.49%) Symantec
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