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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 837 849 881
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +32
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 62 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.023% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.083% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 53 16 8
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 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%

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
31403 28879 33391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.15% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24333 23456 28266
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 20 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 29 August 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
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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 -5 54 £45,000 -25.00% 7
South East +24 45 £45,000 -25.00% 4
Hampshire +26 42 £45,000 -25.00% 4
Southampton - 24 £45,000 - 2
Scotland - 8 - -
London -13 7 £60,000 - 3
Edinburgh - 7 - -
Basingstoke +1 3 £60,000 -
Reading - 3 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 -
City of London -7 1 £67,500 -55.00% 1
North West - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £47,500 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 80 (81.63%) SIEM
2 66 (67.35%) Security Cleared
3 64 (65.31%) SC Cleared
3 64 (65.31%) GCIH
4 63 (64.29%) Sourcefire
4 63 (64.29%) DV Cleared
5 55 (56.12%) Analytics
6 48 (48.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 44 (44.90%) Wireshark
8 43 (43.88%) Cyber Security
8 43 (43.88%) LogRhythm
9 40 (40.82%) tcpdump
10 36 (36.73%) Windows
11 34 (34.69%) Linux
12 30 (30.61%) Information Security
13 29 (29.59%) Firewall
14 28 (28.57%) TCP/IP
15 26 (26.53%) CISSP
15 26 (26.53%) GIAC
16 21 (21.43%) UNIX
17 20 (20.41%) Network Security
18 19 (19.39%) HTTP
19 18 (18.37%) Snort
20 15 (15.31%) Solaris
21 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
21 14 (14.29%) Degree
22 13 (13.27%) LDAP
22 13 (13.27%) Cisco
22 13 (13.27%) LAN
22 13 (13.27%) WAN

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 48 (48.98%) Intrusion Detection
2 44 (44.90%) Wireshark
3 40 (40.82%) tcpdump
4 29 (29.59%) Firewall
5 28 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 20 (20.41%) Network Security
7 19 (19.39%) HTTP
8 13 (13.27%) FTP
8 13 (13.27%) LDAP
8 13 (13.27%) LAN
8 13 (13.27%) WAN
9 12 (12.24%) DNS
10 11 (11.22%) Internet
11 10 (10.20%) SSL
11 10 (10.20%) SSH
12 9 (9.18%) SMTP
13 7 (7.14%) VPN
14 3 (3.06%) HTTPS
15 2 (2.04%) Wireless
16 1 (1.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.02%) Big Data
General
1 10 (10.20%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 94 (95.92%) Analyst
2 75 (76.53%) Security Analyst
3 19 (19.39%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 16 (16.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 13 (13.27%) Network Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Incident Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Network Security Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Security Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Forensic Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Information Analyst
10 2 (2.04%) Consultant
10 2 (2.04%) Junior
10 2 (2.04%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (2.04%) Senior IT Security Analyst
11 1 (1.02%) Principle Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) Middleware
2 4 (4.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.18%) PKI
3 6 (6.12%) CESG
4 5 (5.10%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) Open Source
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.73%) Windows
2 34 (34.69%) Linux
3 21 (21.43%) UNIX
4 15 (15.31%) Solaris
5 5 (5.10%) AIX
6 1 (1.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (81.63%) SIEM
2 55 (56.12%) Analytics
3 43 (43.88%) Cyber Security
4 30 (30.61%) Information Security
5 10 (10.20%) ITIL
5 10 (10.20%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.18%) Security Testing
7 7 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
7 7 (7.14%) Network Architecture
7 7 (7.14%) Change Control
7 7 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (6.12%) Document Management
8 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.12%) Change Management
8 6 (6.12%) Data Security
8 6 (6.12%) Information Assurance
8 6 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) SQL
2 2 (2.04%) Python
2 2 (2.04%) C
2 2 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (67.35%) Security Cleared
2 64 (65.31%) GCIH
2 64 (65.31%) SC Cleared
3 63 (64.29%) DV Cleared
4 26 (26.53%) GIAC
4 26 (26.53%) CISSP
5 14 (14.29%) Degree
6 10 (10.20%) CEH
7 8 (8.16%) GSEC
8 7 (7.14%) SSCP
9 4 (4.08%) CISA
9 4 (4.08%) GWAPT
9 4 (4.08%) GPEN
9 4 (4.08%) OSCP
9 4 (4.08%) OSCE
10 3 (3.06%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (3.06%) CNA
10 3 (3.06%) Novell Certification
11 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.12%) COBIT
3 5 (5.10%) COSO
4 4 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (3.06%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 63 (64.29%) Sourcefire
2 43 (43.88%) LogRhythm
3 13 (13.27%) Cisco
4 8 (8.16%) Juniper
5 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.12%) IBM
6 6 (6.12%) Symantec
6 6 (6.12%) Fortinet
7 5 (5.10%) McAfee
7 5 (5.10%) Websense
8 4 (4.08%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.08%) HP
8 4 (4.08%) Dell
9 2 (2.04%) Trend Micro
9 2 (2.04%) F5
9 2 (2.04%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.04%) Sun
10 1 (1.02%) LogLogic
10 1 (1.02%) Qualys
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago