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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 854 926 932
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +6
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 79 33 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.030% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 66 31 45
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
26139 30235 31745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.65% 27.37% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21142 24036 24857
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 23 July 2016 within the UK.

GCIA Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 24 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 23 July 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 +86 69 £70,000 +21.73% 13
London +87 51 £71,250 +9.61% 5
South East +22 11 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Berkshire +9 7 £50,000 -11.11%
Reading - 6 £50,000 -
City of London +75 4 £65,000 -
South West +18 4 £57,500 +6.97% 2
Hampshire +4 4 £85,000 +47.82% 1
Bristol - 4 £57,500 - 1
Belfast - 2 £41,250 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £41,250 -
County Antrim - 2 £41,250 -
East of England +20 1 - -
Hertfordshire +17 1 - -
Slough +13 1 £60,000 +9.09%
East Midlands +5 1 £55,000 -29.03%
Chiswick - 1 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -
Northampton - 1 £55,000 -
Leeds - 1 £37,000 - 4
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 - 4
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 - 4

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 135 (87.66%) GCIH
2 130 (84.42%) CISSP
3 103 (66.88%) SIEM
4 87 (56.49%) Information Security
5 66 (42.86%) CEH
5 66 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 60 (38.96%) Cybersecurity
7 57 (37.01%) Firewall
7 57 (37.01%) Security Operations
8 51 (33.12%) Unix
9 50 (32.47%) Windows
9 50 (32.47%) CISM
10 43 (27.92%) Linux
10 43 (27.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 43 (27.92%) SANS
11 39 (25.32%) GIAC
12 38 (24.68%) ITIL
13 37 (24.03%) ArcSight
14 35 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
15 34 (22.08%) Cyberthreat
16 33 (21.43%) GREM
16 33 (21.43%) CREST Certified
16 33 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
17 32 (20.78%) Snort
18 31 (20.13%) SSCP
18 31 (20.13%) Malware Analysis
19 29 (18.83%) GCFA
20 27 (17.53%) Wireshark
21 26 (16.88%) SC Cleared
21 26 (16.88%) Security Cleared

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 (3.90%) IIS
2 1 (0.65%) CloudStack
2 1 (0.65%) CMS
2 1 (0.65%) Drupal
2 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 57 (37.01%) Firewall
3 35 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 27 (17.53%) Wireshark
5 23 (14.94%) tcpdump
6 22 (14.29%) DNS
7 20 (12.99%) Network Security
8 15 (9.74%) HTTP
8 15 (9.74%) SMTP
9 11 (7.14%) Internet
10 9 (5.84%) SSL
11 7 (4.55%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.65%) LAN
12 1 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (15.58%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 6 (3.90%) Brand Awareness
3 6 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.25%) Electronics
4 5 (3.25%) Legal
4 5 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.25%) Marketing
5 4 (2.60%) Military
5 4 (2.60%) Music Industry
6 3 (1.95%) Retail
7 2 (1.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (57.79%) Analyst
2 57 (37.01%) Security Analyst
3 38 (24.68%) Security Manager
4 24 (15.58%) SOC Analyst
5 22 (14.29%) Information Manager
6 21 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
7 18 (11.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 17 (11.04%) Consultant
9 15 (9.74%) Incident Manager
10 12 (7.79%) Information Analyst
10 12 (7.79%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (7.79%) SIEM Analyst
11 11 (7.14%) Incident Analyst
11 11 (7.14%) Operations Manager
12 10 (6.49%) Operational Security Manager
12 10 (6.49%) Operations Analyst
12 10 (6.49%) Security Operations Manager
13 9 (5.84%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 9 (5.84%) Security Operations Analyst
14 8 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) HTML
1 3 (1.95%) OLE
2 1 (0.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.08%) Cyberthreat
2 33 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 25 (16.23%) Management Information System
4 21 (13.64%) Client/Server
5 18 (11.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.90%) CESG
7 6 (3.90%) Cybercrime
7 6 (3.90%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (3.25%) SCADA
9 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.60%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.60%) Social Network
10 1 (0.65%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.12%) Unix
2 50 (32.47%) Windows
3 43 (27.92%) Linux
4 12 (7.79%) Solaris
5 7 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.30%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (66.88%) SIEM
2 87 (56.49%) Information Security
3 60 (38.96%) Cybersecurity
4 57 (37.01%) Security Operations
5 38 (24.68%) ITIL
6 31 (20.13%) Malware Analysis
7 26 (16.88%) Mentoring
7 26 (16.88%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (15.58%) Reverse Engineering
9 21 (13.64%) Analytics
10 20 (12.99%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (12.34%) Coaching
12 18 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (11.69%) Incident Management
13 17 (11.04%) Ethical Hacking
14 15 (9.74%) Computer Forensics
14 15 (9.74%) Open Source
14 15 (9.74%) Protective Monitoring
14 15 (9.74%) Risk Management
15 13 (8.44%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.09%) Python
2 12 (7.79%) C
3 11 (7.14%) SQL
4 7 (4.55%) C#
4 7 (4.55%) C++
4 7 (4.55%) Java
5 5 (3.25%) Perl
6 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.95%) VBScript
7 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.30%) PHP
7 2 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 135 (87.66%) GCIH
2 130 (84.42%) CISSP
3 66 (42.86%) CEH
4 50 (32.47%) CISM
5 43 (27.92%) SANS
6 39 (25.32%) GIAC
7 33 (21.43%) CREST Certified
7 33 (21.43%) GREM
8 31 (20.13%) SSCP
9 29 (18.83%) GCFA
10 26 (16.88%) SC Cleared
10 26 (16.88%) Security Cleared
11 20 (12.99%) Degree
11 20 (12.99%) GCFE
12 14 (9.09%) CISA
13 13 (8.44%) DV Cleared
13 13 (8.44%) ECIH
14 10 (6.49%) CFCE
14 10 (6.49%) EnCE
14 10 (6.49%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (27.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (16.23%) PCI DSS
3 16 (10.39%) COBIT
4 12 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.90%) ISO22301
6 5 (3.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (3.25%) RMADS
7 4 (2.60%) SLA
8 3 (1.95%) GPG13
8 3 (1.95%) HMG Infosec
9 2 (1.30%) COSO
System Software
1 32 (20.78%) Snort
2 24 (15.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (9.74%) RSA enVision
2 13 (8.44%) Nessus
3 11 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (3.90%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (1.95%) QRadar
6 3 (1.95%) RSA Archer
7 2 (1.30%) EnCase
8 1 (0.65%) Ansible
8 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.65%) FTK
8 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.65%) Puppet
8 1 (0.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (24.03%) ArcSight
2 21 (13.64%) Remedy
2 21 (13.64%) Splunk
3 19 (12.34%) LogRhythm
4 13 (8.44%) Qualys
5 7 (4.55%) Sourcefire
6 6 (3.90%) NetWitness
6 6 (3.90%) Sun
7 5 (3.25%) SAP
8 4 (2.60%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.95%) F5
9 3 (1.95%) Forcepoint
9 3 (1.95%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.30%) AlienVault
10 2 (1.30%) Cisco
10 2 (1.30%) FireEye
10 2 (1.30%) Juniper
10 2 (1.30%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.30%) Symantec
10 2 (1.30%) VMware
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