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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 868 901 859
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -42
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 34 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.031% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.11% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 21
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%

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
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 30 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 3 July 2015. 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 +22 32 £55,000 +22.22% 43
South East +1 13 £57,500 +27.77% 13
London +26 10 £61,250 +22.50% 6
Berkshire - 7 £57,500 - 5
South West -2 4 £47,500 +26.66% 3
East of England +10 3 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Slough - 3 £55,000 - 2
Basingstoke +26 2 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Hertfordshire +5 2 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Hampshire -29 2 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £57,500 - 3
Cheltenham - 2 £47,500 - 1
Manchester - 2 £47,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £56,250 -
North West - 2 £47,500 - 8
Abingdon - 1 £57,500 -
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -
City of London - 1 £95,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £57,500 - 2
Newbury - 1 £55,000 -
Oxford - 1 £55,000 -
Reading - 1 £65,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £55,000 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £57,500 - 1
Bath - 1 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £57,500 -
Watford - 1 £55,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £57,500 - 1

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 66 (73.33%) GCIH
2 58 (64.44%) SIEM
3 57 (63.33%) CISSP
4 37 (41.11%) Firewall
5 35 (38.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 35 (38.89%) GIAC
6 34 (37.78%) Cyber Security
7 32 (35.56%) TCP/IP
8 31 (34.44%) Malware Analysis
9 29 (32.22%) Windows
10 28 (31.11%) CEH
10 28 (31.11%) Vulnerability Management
11 26 (28.89%) Wireshark
12 25 (27.78%) Network Security
13 23 (25.56%) Linux
14 22 (24.44%) Analytics
15 21 (23.33%) tcpdump
15 21 (23.33%) Snort
16 20 (22.22%) Information Security
16 20 (22.22%) Security Cleared
16 20 (22.22%) CISA
17 19 (21.11%) Management Information System
18 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
19 15 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
20 14 (15.56%) Incident Management
20 14 (15.56%) Finance
20 14 (15.56%) SQL
20 14 (15.56%) DV Cleared
21 13 (14.44%) Security Architecture
21 13 (14.44%) ITIL

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (41.11%) Firewall
2 35 (38.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 32 (35.56%) TCP/IP
4 26 (28.89%) Wireshark
5 25 (27.78%) Network Security
6 21 (23.33%) tcpdump
7 8 (8.89%) DNS
8 7 (7.78%) DHCP
8 7 (7.78%) SSL
9 6 (6.67%) Internet
9 6 (6.67%) Telnet
9 6 (6.67%) Wireless
9 6 (6.67%) FTP
9 6 (6.67%) HTTP
9 6 (6.67%) LDAP
9 6 (6.67%) SMTP
10 5 (5.56%) Wireless Security
11 1 (1.11%) LAN
11 1 (1.11%) WAN
11 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Banking
2 6 (6.67%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Advertising
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (70.00%) Analyst
2 36 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 17 (18.89%) Network Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Malware Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Information Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Security Manager
10 3 (3.33%) IT Security Engineer
11 2 (2.22%) Security Officer
11 2 (2.22%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) PKI
5 4 (4.44%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Blog
7 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.22%) Windows
2 23 (25.56%) Linux
3 11 (12.22%) UNIX
4 5 (5.56%) zOS
5 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (64.44%) SIEM
2 34 (37.78%) Cyber Security
3 31 (34.44%) Malware Analysis
4 28 (31.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (24.44%) Analytics
6 20 (22.22%) Information Security
7 15 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (15.56%) Incident Management
9 13 (14.44%) Security Architecture
9 13 (14.44%) ITIL
10 12 (13.33%) Information Assurance
11 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
12 9 (10.00%) People Management
12 9 (10.00%) Performance Management
13 8 (8.89%) Security Testing
14 7 (7.78%) Ethical Hacking
14 7 (7.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (7.78%) Reverse Engineering
14 7 (7.78%) Service Continuity Management
15 6 (6.67%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 66 (73.33%) GCIH
2 57 (63.33%) CISSP
3 35 (38.89%) GIAC
4 28 (31.11%) CEH
5 20 (22.22%) CISA
5 20 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
7 14 (15.56%) DV Cleared
8 13 (14.44%) SSCP
9 12 (13.33%) GSEC
10 9 (10.00%) VTSP
11 8 (8.89%) CCNA
11 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (6.67%) CISM
12 6 (6.67%) Degree
12 6 (6.67%) GCED
13 5 (5.56%) GCWN
13 5 (5.56%) Security+ Certification
14 4 (4.44%) GCFA
15 3 (3.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.33%) SLA
4 2 (2.22%) COBIT
5 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (23.33%) Snort
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Nessus
2 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) LogRhythm
2 8 (8.89%) Splunk
2 8 (8.89%) ArcSight
3 7 (7.78%) Sourcefire
3 7 (7.78%) Cisco
3 7 (7.78%) Symantec
4 5 (5.56%) McAfee
5 4 (4.44%) Juniper
5 4 (4.44%) LogLogic
5 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.33%) Websense
7 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.22%) Q1 Labs
7 2 (2.22%) Trustwave
7 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.11%) Qualys
8 1 (1.11%) CA
8 1 (1.11%) HP
8 1 (1.11%) Dell
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