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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
UK
Rank 775 843 917
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +74
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 77 82 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.083% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 64 61 38
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £49,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £38,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £102,500 £55,750
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
21275 27519 29284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.27% 27.99% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16764 22024 23422
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +81 76 £52,500 -12.50% 11
London +73 26 £55,000 -13.72% 5
South East +70 23 £53,000 -27.14% 2
West Midlands +32 23 £50,500 -8.18% 1
Berkshire +65 20 £46,500 -2.10% 2
Birmingham +4 10 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Maidenhead - 10 £37,500 - 2
Warwickshire - 7 £60,000 -
Worcestershire - 6 £50,000 -
Malvern - 6 £50,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 6 £56,250 -
City of London +34 4 £58,750 -42.96% 3
South West +8 4 - - 2
Bristol +4 4 - - 2
Surrey - 3 £55,000 -
Reading +31 2 £61,500 +29.47%
Leatherhead - 2 £55,000 -
Warwick - 1 £67,500 -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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%) CISSP
2 89 (73.55%) GCIH
3 81 (66.94%) Cybersecurity
4 75 (61.98%) SIEM
5 66 (54.55%) Windows
6 61 (50.41%) Linux
6 61 (50.41%) CEH
7 51 (42.15%) SANS
8 50 (41.32%) Security Operations
9 44 (36.36%) Information Security
10 40 (33.06%) Firewall
11 36 (29.75%) GIAC
12 35 (28.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
13 34 (28.10%) Security Operations Centre
13 34 (28.10%) Analytics
14 31 (25.62%) Mentoring
15 29 (23.97%) Network Security
16 27 (22.31%) Malware Analysis
16 27 (22.31%) Security Monitoring
17 25 (20.66%) Unix
18 24 (19.83%) Cyberthreat
18 24 (19.83%) Vulnerability Management
19 23 (19.01%) Cisco Certification
20 21 (17.36%) ArcSight
20 21 (17.36%) GREM
21 20 (16.53%) Windows Server
21 20 (16.53%) Big Data
21 20 (16.53%) CISM
21 20 (16.53%) C

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 18 (14.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
2 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 40 (33.06%) Firewall
2 35 (28.93%) Intrusion Detection
2 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
3 29 (23.97%) Network Security
4 10 (8.26%) DNS
5 6 (4.96%) DHCP
5 6 (4.96%) FTP
5 6 (4.96%) HTTP
5 6 (4.96%) ICMP
5 6 (4.96%) IPv4
5 6 (4.96%) IPv6
5 6 (4.96%) POP3
5 6 (4.96%) SMTP
5 6 (4.96%) SNMP
5 6 (4.96%) VPN
6 5 (4.13%) Internet
7 4 (3.31%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.31%) SSL
7 4 (3.31%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.83%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) Big Data
2 12 (9.92%) NoSQL
2 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
General
1 10 (8.26%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Games
3 5 (4.13%) German Language
4 3 (2.48%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.48%) Military
5 2 (1.65%) French Language
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (57.02%) Analyst
2 44 (36.36%) Security Analyst
3 36 (29.75%) SOC Analyst
4 15 (12.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 13 (10.74%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.44%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Security Operations Specialist
7 9 (7.44%) Security Specialist
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Security Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Operations Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Security Operations Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) CISSP Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Security Support Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.09%) .NET
2 9 (7.44%) ZeroMQ
3 7 (5.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.10%) Security Operations Centre
2 24 (19.83%) Cyberthreat
3 20 (16.53%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.26%) Client/Server
5 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.44%) Data Centre
6 7 (5.79%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (4.13%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.65%) CESG
8 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 66 (54.55%) Windows
2 61 (50.41%) Linux
3 25 (20.66%) Unix
4 20 (16.53%) Windows Server
5 18 (14.88%) CentOS
6 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.44%) Mac OS X
8 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (66.94%) Cybersecurity
2 75 (61.98%) SIEM
3 50 (41.32%) Security Operations
4 44 (36.36%) Information Security
5 34 (28.10%) Analytics
6 31 (25.62%) Mentoring
7 27 (22.31%) Malware Analysis
7 27 (22.31%) Security Monitoring
8 24 (19.83%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (16.53%) Incident Management
10 17 (14.05%) Risk Management
11 16 (13.22%) Presales
12 15 (12.40%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 14 (11.57%) Forensic Analysis
13 14 (11.57%) Open Source
13 14 (11.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 12 (9.92%) Digital Forensics
14 12 (9.92%) Threat Detection
15 11 (9.09%) Cyber Intelligence
16 10 (8.26%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.53%) C
2 11 (9.09%) Java
3 4 (3.31%) SQL
4 2 (1.65%) C#
4 2 (1.65%) C++
4 2 (1.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 92 (76.03%) CISSP
2 89 (73.55%) GCIH
3 61 (50.41%) CEH
4 51 (42.15%) SANS
5 36 (29.75%) GIAC
6 23 (19.01%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (17.36%) GREM
8 20 (16.53%) CISM
9 17 (14.05%) CCNA
10 16 (13.22%) Security Cleared
11 15 (12.40%) GSEC
12 14 (11.57%) CCNP
12 14 (11.57%) GCFA
13 13 (10.74%) SC Cleared
14 12 (9.92%) CREST Certified
14 12 (9.92%) GCED
15 11 (9.09%) Degree
16 10 (8.26%) CFCE
16 10 (8.26%) GCFE
17 9 (7.44%) ECIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) PCI DSS
1 12 (9.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.09%) Snort
3 5 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (12.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 12 (9.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (6.61%) Grafana
4 7 (5.79%) CSIRT
4 7 (5.79%) QRadar
5 6 (4.96%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 5 (4.13%) Nessus
6 5 (4.13%) RSA Security Analytics
7 4 (3.31%) EnCase
8 3 (2.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (2.48%) FTK
8 3 (2.48%) Nmap
8 3 (2.48%) RSA enVision
9 2 (1.65%) RSA Archer
9 2 (1.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (17.36%) ArcSight
2 12 (9.92%) FireEye
3 10 (8.26%) Splunk
4 9 (7.44%) Apple
4 9 (7.44%) Google
4 9 (7.44%) LogRhythm
4 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.96%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.96%) Cisco
5 6 (4.96%) Palo Alto
6 5 (4.13%) NetWitness
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle
6 5 (4.13%) Sourcefire
7 4 (3.31%) HP
7 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.48%) AlienVault
8 3 (2.48%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.65%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.65%) Qualys
10 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive with great benefits
Posted: 24 days ago