The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 803 896 949
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +53
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 113 74 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.067% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 93 74 41
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £37,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £93,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +19.44%

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
26007 30378 33083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.66% 27.42% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21039 24079 26193
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 £72,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GCIH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCIH
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCIH within the UK.

GCIH Salary Trend in the UK

GCIH
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCIH over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 within the UK.

GCIH Salary Histogram in the UK

GCIH
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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 +106 101 £62,500 +8.69% 16
London +91 64 £65,000 -14.75% 7
South East +29 13 £50,000 -13.04% 4
South West +15 10 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Reading +15 8 £50,000 -23.07%
Berkshire +13 8 £50,000 -11.11%
Bristol +33 7 £46,250 -7.50% 1
City of London +64 5 £62,500 -16.66% 3
Hampshire +3 4 £55,000 - 4
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
East of England +39 3 £36,000 -34.54%
Hertfordshire +26 3 £36,000 -34.54%
Gloucestershire -3 3 £65,000 +8.33%
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
North West +19 2 £44,750 -5.78% 1
Manchester +10 2 £44,750 -5.78% 1
Scotland -18 2 £60,000 +42.85%
Glasgow -24 2 £60,000 +42.85%
Northern Ireland - 2 £41,250 -
County Antrim - 2 £41,250 -
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £31,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 £41,250 -
Gloucester - 2 £65,000 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Watford +23 1 £36,000 -34.54%

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 199 (81.89%) CISSP
2 167 (68.72%) SIEM
3 139 (57.20%) GCIA
4 124 (51.03%) Information Security
5 107 (44.03%) CEH
6 93 (38.27%) GIAC
7 84 (34.57%) Security Operations
8 81 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
9 68 (27.98%) Firewall
10 64 (26.34%) TCP/IP
10 64 (26.34%) Windows
10 64 (26.34%) Snort
11 63 (25.93%) Ethical Hacking
11 63 (25.93%) ArcSight
12 62 (25.51%) SANS
13 58 (23.87%) Linux
14 54 (22.22%) Unix
15 53 (21.81%) CISM
16 52 (21.40%) Cyberthreat
17 51 (20.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 50 (20.58%) Management Information System
19 49 (20.16%) Finance
20 47 (19.34%) Wireshark
21 46 (18.93%) Degree
21 46 (18.93%) ITIL
21 46 (18.93%) Vulnerability Management
22 43 (17.70%) Intrusion Detection
23 42 (17.28%) Security Operations Centre
24 41 (16.87%) Network Security
25 38 (15.64%) CREST Certified

GCIH
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 4 (1.65%) IIS
2 2 (0.82%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.41%) Apache
3 1 (0.41%) CMS
3 1 (0.41%) Drupal
3 1 (0.41%) JBoss
3 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (27.98%) Firewall
2 64 (26.34%) TCP/IP
3 47 (19.34%) Wireshark
4 43 (17.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 41 (16.87%) Network Security
6 30 (12.35%) tcpdump
7 27 (11.11%) DNS
8 16 (6.58%) Internet
9 14 (5.76%) HTTP
9 14 (5.76%) SMTP
10 9 (3.70%) LAN
10 9 (3.70%) WAN
11 8 (3.29%) HTTPS
11 8 (3.29%) SSL
11 8 (3.29%) Wireless
12 6 (2.47%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
13 2 (0.82%) VoIP
13 2 (0.82%) Wireless Security
14 1 (0.41%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 11 (4.53%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.82%) AppScan
2 2 (0.82%) Paros
General
1 49 (20.16%) Finance
2 17 (7.00%) Legal
3 10 (4.12%) Law
4 6 (2.47%) Brand Awareness
5 5 (2.06%) Electronics
5 5 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.06%) Marketing
5 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.65%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.65%) Music Industry
6 4 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.82%) Games
7 2 (0.82%) Military
7 2 (0.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 144 (59.26%) Analyst
2 97 (39.92%) Security Analyst
3 48 (19.75%) SOC Analyst
4 32 (13.17%) Security Manager
5 29 (11.93%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 29 (11.93%) Incident Manager
6 22 (9.05%) Consultant
6 22 (9.05%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (7.00%) Information Analyst
7 17 (7.00%) Information Manager
7 17 (7.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 17 (7.00%) IT Manager
8 16 (6.58%) Information Security Manager
9 14 (5.76%) Operations Analyst
9 14 (5.76%) SIEM Analyst
10 13 (5.35%) Security Operations Analyst
11 12 (4.94%) Incident Analyst
11 12 (4.94%) Senior Security Analyst
12 11 (4.53%) Operations Manager
13 10 (4.12%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.06%) WSH
2 4 (1.65%) HTML
3 3 (1.23%) OLE
4 2 (0.82%) .NET
4 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.82%) Web Services
5 1 (0.41%) Middleware
5 1 (0.41%) REST
5 1 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.40%) Cyberthreat
2 50 (20.58%) Management Information System
3 42 (17.28%) Security Operations Centre
4 31 (12.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 26 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (9.47%) Client/Server
7 11 (4.53%) Computer Science
8 10 (4.12%) Cybercrime
9 9 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
9 9 (3.70%) iPad
10 8 (3.29%) PKI
11 7 (2.88%) Mathematics
12 6 (2.47%) CESG
12 6 (2.47%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (2.06%) Data Conversion
14 4 (1.65%) Social Network
15 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
15 3 (1.23%) SCADA
16 2 (0.82%) Cryptography
16 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 64 (26.34%) Windows
2 58 (23.87%) Linux
3 54 (22.22%) Unix
4 18 (7.41%) Solaris
5 15 (6.17%) Windows Server
5 15 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.47%) FreeBSD
7 6 (2.47%) Kali Linux
7 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.06%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (68.72%) SIEM
2 124 (51.03%) Information Security
3 84 (34.57%) Security Operations
4 81 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 63 (25.93%) Ethical Hacking
6 46 (18.93%) ITIL
6 46 (18.93%) Vulnerability Management
7 31 (12.76%) Mentoring
7 31 (12.76%) Reverse Engineering
8 30 (12.35%) Malware Analysis
9 28 (11.52%) Analytics
10 27 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
11 22 (9.05%) Incident Management
11 22 (9.05%) Security Architecture
12 21 (8.64%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 20 (8.23%) Coaching
13 20 (8.23%) Digital Forensics
13 20 (8.23%) Open Source
14 18 (7.41%) Protective Monitoring
14 18 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.64%) Python
2 18 (7.41%) Perl
2 18 (7.41%) SQL
3 14 (5.76%) PowerShell
4 13 (5.35%) Ruby
5 11 (4.53%) Bash Shell
6 10 (4.12%) C
7 9 (3.70%) C#
7 9 (3.70%) Java
8 8 (3.29%) C++
9 4 (1.65%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.65%) PHP
9 4 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 199 (81.89%) CISSP
2 139 (57.20%) GCIA
3 107 (44.03%) CEH
4 93 (38.27%) GIAC
5 62 (25.51%) SANS
6 53 (21.81%) CISM
7 46 (18.93%) Degree
8 38 (15.64%) CREST Certified
9 29 (11.93%) GCFA
10 27 (11.11%) GREM
10 27 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 27 (11.11%) SSCP
11 26 (10.70%) SC Cleared
12 17 (7.00%) CISA
13 16 (6.58%) ECIH
14 15 (6.17%) GCFE
15 14 (5.76%) DV Cleared
16 10 (4.12%) CompTIA Security+
16 10 (4.12%) EnCE
16 10 (4.12%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (20.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (13.17%) PCI DSS
3 16 (6.58%) COBIT
4 12 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.47%) ISO22301
6 4 (1.65%) GPG13
6 4 (1.65%) HMG Infosec
6 4 (1.65%) SLA
7 3 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (1.23%) RMADS
8 2 (0.82%) COSO
System Software
1 64 (26.34%) Snort
2 14 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.82%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (10.70%) RSA enVision
2 23 (9.47%) Nessus
3 12 (4.94%) EnCase
3 12 (4.94%) Nmap
4 8 (3.29%) QRadar
5 7 (2.88%) RSA Security Analytics
6 6 (2.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (1.65%) RSA Archer
8 3 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.82%) FTK
9 2 (0.82%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.82%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.82%) WMI
10 1 (0.41%) Ansible
10 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (25.93%) ArcSight
2 30 (12.35%) Splunk
3 22 (9.05%) LogRhythm
3 22 (9.05%) Remedy
4 17 (7.00%) NetWitness
5 14 (5.76%) Qualys
5 14 (5.76%) Sourcefire
5 14 (5.76%) VMware
6 9 (3.70%) LogLogic
7 8 (3.29%) Citrix
7 8 (3.29%) Intel Security
8 7 (2.88%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.06%) F5
9 5 (2.06%) SAP
10 4 (1.65%) Juniper
10 4 (1.65%) Sun
11 3 (1.23%) Cisco
11 3 (1.23%) Forcepoint
11 3 (1.23%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.23%) Symantec
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