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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 838 919 967
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +48
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 83 48 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.044% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 69 45 32
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £59,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%

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
26629 29765 33279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.53% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21456 23390 26676
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 27 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 30 May 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 +79 77 £60,000 +9.09% 7
London +61 41 £65,000 +30.65% 5
South East +32 16 £52,500 -4.54%
Berkshire +23 12 £50,000 -13.04%
South West +15 12 £43,750 -7.89%
Bristol +16 10 £37,500 +53.06%
Reading +21 9 £50,000 -23.07%
Leeds - 6 - - 2
Yorkshire - 6 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 6 - - 2
Oxfordshire -6 4 £74,000 +31.55%
Scotland +4 3 £60,000 -
Slough +4 3 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £60,000 -
City of London +52 2 £77,500 +51.21% 1
Gloucestershire -7 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £77,500 -
East of England +29 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Hertfordshire +25 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Watford +9 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Cheltenham -13 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
Northampton - 1 £55,000 -
Belfast - 1 £40,000 - 1
County Antrim - 1 £40,000 - 1

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 150 (90.36%) CISSP
2 131 (78.92%) GCIH
3 130 (78.31%) SIEM
4 87 (52.41%) Information Security
5 68 (40.96%) CEH
6 55 (33.13%) CISM
7 54 (32.53%) TCP/IP
8 53 (31.93%) Firewall
9 52 (31.33%) Security Operations
10 51 (30.72%) SSCP
11 43 (25.90%) Cybersecurity
12 42 (25.30%) ITIL
13 41 (24.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 40 (24.10%) ArcSight
14 40 (24.10%) GIAC
15 38 (22.89%) Unix
15 38 (22.89%) Windows
15 38 (22.89%) SANS
16 35 (21.08%) Intrusion Detection
17 34 (20.48%) Cyberthreat
18 32 (19.28%) Snort
18 32 (19.28%) Active Directory
18 32 (19.28%) PCI DSS
19 31 (18.67%) Security Cleared
19 31 (18.67%) Linux
19 31 (18.67%) Security Operations Centre
20 30 (18.07%) GREM
21 29 (17.47%) Management Information System
22 28 (16.87%) SC Cleared
22 28 (16.87%) tcpdump

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 2 (1.20%) CloudStack
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (32.53%) TCP/IP
2 53 (31.93%) Firewall
3 35 (21.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 28 (16.87%) tcpdump
5 27 (16.27%) Wireshark
6 23 (13.86%) DNS
7 18 (10.84%) Network Security
8 15 (9.04%) HTTP
8 15 (9.04%) SMTP
9 13 (7.83%) Internet
10 12 (7.23%) SSL
11 8 (4.82%) HTTPS
12 6 (3.61%) LAN
12 6 (3.61%) WAN
13 2 (1.20%) Software-Defined Networking
14 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) Big Data
2 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.60%) Burp Suite
General
1 22 (13.25%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Retail
3 8 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.61%) Brand Awareness
5 5 (3.01%) Electronics
5 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.01%) Marketing
6 4 (2.41%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (1.20%) Military
7 2 (1.20%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (62.65%) Analyst
2 73 (43.98%) Security Analyst
3 49 (29.52%) Security Manager
4 33 (19.88%) Information Manager
5 32 (19.28%) Information Security Manager
6 25 (15.06%) SOC Analyst
7 17 (10.24%) Incident Manager
8 16 (9.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 14 (8.43%) Incident Analyst
9 14 (8.43%) Information Analyst
9 14 (8.43%) Information Security Analyst
9 14 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (8.43%) SIEM Analyst
10 13 (7.83%) Operations Analyst
11 11 (6.63%) Network Analyst
11 11 (6.63%) Operations Manager
12 10 (6.02%) Operational Security Manager
12 10 (6.02%) Security Operations Analyst
12 10 (6.02%) Security Operations Manager
13 9 (5.42%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) .NET
1 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.60%) HTML
2 1 (0.60%) OLE
2 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.48%) Cyberthreat
2 31 (18.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 29 (17.47%) Management Information System
4 23 (13.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 18 (10.84%) Client/Server
6 11 (6.63%) Data Centre
7 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (4.82%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.61%) CESG
9 6 (3.61%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (2.41%) Social Network
11 2 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.20%) PKI
12 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.89%) Unix
1 38 (22.89%) Windows
2 31 (18.67%) Linux
3 9 (5.42%) Solaris
4 4 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.81%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (78.31%) SIEM
2 87 (52.41%) Information Security
3 52 (31.33%) Security Operations
4 43 (25.90%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (25.30%) ITIL
6 24 (14.46%) Vulnerability Management
7 23 (13.86%) Reverse Engineering
8 22 (13.25%) Ethical Hacking
9 21 (12.65%) Analytics
9 21 (12.65%) Malware Analysis
10 19 (11.45%) Incident Management
11 18 (10.84%) Coaching
12 17 (10.24%) Investment Management
12 17 (10.24%) Mentoring
13 16 (9.64%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (9.04%) Protective Monitoring
15 14 (8.43%) Security Architecture
16 13 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (7.83%) Computer Forensics
16 13 (7.83%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.84%) Python
2 9 (5.42%) C#
2 9 (5.42%) C++
3 8 (4.82%) Java
3 8 (4.82%) Perl
4 4 (2.41%) PHP
4 4 (2.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.41%) Ruby
4 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.81%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.20%) C
6 2 (1.20%) SQL
7 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 150 (90.36%) CISSP
2 131 (78.92%) GCIH
3 68 (40.96%) CEH
4 55 (33.13%) CISM
5 51 (30.72%) SSCP
6 40 (24.10%) GIAC
7 38 (22.89%) SANS
8 31 (18.67%) Security Cleared
9 30 (18.07%) GREM
10 28 (16.87%) SC Cleared
11 26 (15.66%) GCFA
12 24 (14.46%) CREST Certified
13 19 (11.45%) CISA
14 18 (10.84%) EnCE
15 17 (10.24%) CCFP
15 17 (10.24%) GPEN
16 16 (9.64%) Degree
17 14 (8.43%) DV Cleared
18 7 (4.22%) GCFE
19 6 (3.61%) ECIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (24.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (19.28%) PCI DSS
3 18 (10.84%) COBIT
4 7 (4.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.61%) ISO22301
6 4 (2.41%) COSO
6 4 (2.41%) GPG13
6 4 (2.41%) HMG Infosec
6 4 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (19.28%) Active Directory
1 32 (19.28%) Snort
2 4 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (11.45%) Nessus
2 14 (8.43%) RSA enVision
3 7 (4.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (4.22%) QRadar
4 6 (3.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (3.61%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (1.81%) RSA Archer
6 2 (1.20%) EnCase
6 2 (1.20%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.20%) WMI
7 1 (0.60%) Ansible
7 1 (0.60%) FTK
7 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (24.10%) ArcSight
2 23 (13.86%) Splunk
3 21 (12.65%) Remedy
4 20 (12.05%) LogRhythm
5 12 (7.23%) Qualys
6 6 (3.61%) Intel Security
7 5 (3.01%) F5
7 5 (3.01%) NetWitness
7 5 (3.01%) SAP
7 5 (3.01%) Sourcefire
7 5 (3.01%) VMware
8 3 (1.81%) AlienVault
8 3 (1.81%) Cisco
8 3 (1.81%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.81%) Juniper
8 3 (1.81%) Symantec
9 2 (1.20%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
London
Astbury Marsden
Salary: Healthy package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Schroders plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago