The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCIH 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 Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 208 169 174
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +5
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.020% 0.083% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% 0.33% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £47,500 - £21,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
GCIH
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1183 900 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.75% 24.97% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 930 700 687
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCIH across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

GCIH
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCIH across the West Yorkshire region.

GCIH Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

GCIH
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the West Yorkshire region 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wakefield - 1 £47,500 -
GCIH
Yorkshire

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SSCP
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Websense
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) GIAC
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (50.00%) Snort

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing GCIH 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 GCIH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Principle Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SSCP
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
1 3 (75.00%) Websense
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight