The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for GCIH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 111 140
Rank change year-on-year -13 +29  
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 15 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.81% 0.51% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.67% 1.71% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

GCIH is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 561 467 599
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 30.19% 29.80% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 951 777 861
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,249 £23,750 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

GCIH
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing GCIH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for GCIH in Bristol

GCIH
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for GCIH in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 across the Bristol region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 31 (100.00%) GCIA
1 31 (100.00%) SIEM
2 30 (96.77%) SC Cleared
2 30 (96.77%) Security Cleared
2 30 (96.77%) CISSP
2 30 (96.77%) Coaching
2 30 (96.77%) SANS
3 29 (93.55%) Network Monitoring
3 29 (93.55%) Unix
3 29 (93.55%) Windows
3 29 (93.55%) Linux
3 29 (93.55%) TCP/IP
3 29 (93.55%) Information Security
3 29 (93.55%) DV Cleared
3 29 (93.55%) Software Engineering
4 26 (83.87%) Internet
4 26 (83.87%) Security Operations
4 26 (83.87%) Security Operations Centre
4 26 (83.87%) Mentoring
5 25 (80.65%) Java
5 25 (80.65%) .NET
6 23 (74.19%) Snort
6 23 (74.19%) LogRhythm
6 23 (74.19%) ArcSight
7 19 (61.29%) GIAC
8 18 (58.06%) Wireshark
8 18 (58.06%) Nmap
8 18 (58.06%) FireEye
9 14 (45.16%) Security Architecture
10 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001

GCIH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) TCP/IP
2 26 (83.87%) Internet
3 18 (58.06%) Wireshark
4 5 (16.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Analyst
2 23 (74.19%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (70.97%) SOC Analyst
4 9 (29.03%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Unix Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Monitoring Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Security Monitoring Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (83.87%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (22.58%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Linux
1 29 (93.55%) Unix
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) SIEM
2 30 (96.77%) Coaching
3 29 (93.55%) Information Security
3 29 (93.55%) Network Monitoring
3 29 (93.55%) Software Engineering
4 26 (83.87%) Mentoring
4 26 (83.87%) Security Operations
5 14 (45.16%) Security Architecture
6 13 (41.94%) ITIL
6 13 (41.94%) ITSM
6 13 (41.94%) Service Management
7 5 (16.13%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (3.23%) Analytics
9 1 (3.23%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 1 (3.23%) Presales
9 1 (3.23%) Security Monitoring
9 1 (3.23%) Threat Intelligence
9 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) GCIA
2 30 (96.77%) CISSP
2 30 (96.77%) SANS
2 30 (96.77%) SC Cleared
2 30 (96.77%) Security Cleared
3 29 (93.55%) DV Cleared
4 19 (61.29%) GIAC
5 13 (41.94%) CREST Certified
6 2 (6.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (58.06%) Nmap
2 5 (16.13%) RSA enVision
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) ArcSight
1 23 (74.19%) LogRhythm
2 18 (58.06%) FireEye
3 5 (16.13%) Splunk