The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 828 913
Rank change year-on-year +23 +85  
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 52 81 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.088% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 67 38
Median salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,750 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  

GCIA 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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20327 24589 28451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.58% 26.59% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15927 20103 22746
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

GCIA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing GCIA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for GCIA in England

GCIA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GCIA in England

GCIA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCIA in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GCIA in England

GCIA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
London -1 24 £62,500 -3.84% 2
South West +22 23 £57,500 +31.42% 2
West Midlands - 5 £42,500 -
GCIA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 160 (85.56%) GCIH
2 136 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
3 132 (70.59%) Windows
4 131 (70.05%) Information Security
5 127 (67.91%) Linux
6 114 (60.96%) CISSP
7 108 (57.75%) SANS
8 96 (51.34%) Unix
9 95 (50.80%) SIEM
10 88 (47.06%) Security Operations
11 84 (44.92%) Firewall
12 83 (44.39%) GIAC
13 69 (36.90%) TCP/IP
14 62 (33.16%) Security Operations Centre
15 61 (32.62%) Network Security
15 61 (32.62%) CEH
16 60 (32.09%) Intrusion Detection
17 58 (31.02%) Malware Analysis
18 53 (28.34%) Computer Security
19 52 (27.81%) Security Cleared
19 52 (27.81%) Java
20 49 (26.20%) Vulnerability Management
20 49 (26.20%) CISM
21 43 (22.99%) Management Information System
21 43 (22.99%) SC Cleared
22 42 (22.46%) Security Monitoring
23 41 (21.93%) DV Cleared
23 41 (21.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 40 (21.39%) Network Monitoring
24 40 (21.39%) Software Engineering

GCIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (44.92%) Firewall
2 69 (36.90%) TCP/IP
3 61 (32.62%) Network Security
4 60 (32.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 34 (18.18%) Internet
6 21 (11.23%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.60%) DNS
7 3 (1.60%) SSL
8 2 (1.07%) HTTP
8 2 (1.07%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.07%) VPN
9 1 (0.53%) DHCP
9 1 (0.53%) ICMP
9 1 (0.53%) IPv4
9 1 (0.53%) IPv6
9 1 (0.53%) LDAP
9 1 (0.53%) POP3
9 1 (0.53%) SMTP
9 1 (0.53%) SNMP
9 1 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.16%) Big Data
2 10 (5.35%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.07%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.53%) Maltego
General
1 24 (12.83%) Finance
2 21 (11.23%) Legal
3 11 (5.88%) Military
4 8 (4.28%) Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Games
5 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 130 (69.52%) Analyst
2 65 (34.76%) Security Analyst
3 50 (26.74%) SOC Analyst
4 41 (21.93%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 38 (20.32%) Senior Analyst
6 26 (13.90%) Monitoring Analyst
7 20 (10.70%) Malware Analyst
8 18 (9.63%) Senior Security Analyst
9 16 (8.56%) Cybersecurity Investigator
9 16 (8.56%) Security Investigator
10 14 (7.49%) Consultant
10 14 (7.49%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 14 (7.49%) Security Consultant
11 12 (6.42%) Vulnerability Analyst
12 10 (5.35%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
13 9 (4.81%) Forensic Consultant
13 9 (4.81%) Information Analyst
13 9 (4.81%) Information Security Analyst
13 9 (4.81%) Security Incident Consultant
14 8 (4.28%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.04%) .NET
2 11 (5.88%) HTML
3 7 (3.74%) ZeroMQ
4 5 (2.67%) JSON
5 1 (0.53%) Middleware
5 1 (0.53%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 62 (33.16%) Security Operations Centre
2 43 (22.99%) Management Information System
3 27 (14.44%) Cyberthreat
4 22 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 4 (2.14%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.53%) Blog
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.53%) PKI
10 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 132 (70.59%) Windows
2 127 (67.91%) Linux
3 96 (51.34%) Unix
4 12 (6.42%) CentOS
4 12 (6.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) AIX
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
2 131 (70.05%) Information Security
3 95 (50.80%) SIEM
4 88 (47.06%) Security Operations
5 58 (31.02%) Malware Analysis
6 53 (28.34%) Computer Security
7 49 (26.20%) Vulnerability Management
8 42 (22.46%) Security Monitoring
9 41 (21.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 40 (21.39%) Network Monitoring
10 40 (21.39%) Software Engineering
11 39 (20.86%) Forensic Analysis
12 36 (19.25%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 36 (19.25%) Threat Intelligence
13 33 (17.65%) Mentoring
14 31 (16.58%) Coaching
15 29 (15.51%) Incident Management
15 29 (15.51%) Penetration Testing
16 28 (14.97%) Analytics
16 28 (14.97%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.81%) Java
2 38 (20.32%) SQL
3 12 (6.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.88%) C#
5 8 (4.28%) C
6 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.07%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 160 (85.56%) GCIH
2 114 (60.96%) CISSP
3 108 (57.75%) SANS
4 83 (44.39%) GIAC
5 61 (32.62%) CEH
6 52 (27.81%) Security Cleared
7 49 (26.20%) CISM
8 43 (22.99%) SC Cleared
9 41 (21.93%) DV Cleared
10 36 (19.25%) GCED
11 33 (17.65%) GSEC
12 30 (16.04%) CREST Certified
13 26 (13.90%) Network+ Certification
14 22 (11.76%) CNA
14 22 (11.76%) Novell Certification
15 16 (8.56%) GREM
16 11 (5.88%) CHFI
16 11 (5.88%) Degree
16 11 (5.88%) GCFA
16 11 (5.88%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.35%) NIST 800
3 4 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.53%) COBIT
5 1 (0.53%) COSO
5 1 (0.53%) GPG13
5 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) SAS 70
System Software
1 36 (19.25%) Snort
2 17 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (6.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (18.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 33 (17.65%) CSIRT
3 25 (13.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 20 (10.70%) EnCase
4 20 (10.70%) FTK
5 19 (10.16%) Nmap
6 9 (4.81%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (4.81%) Nessus
6 9 (4.81%) QRadar
7 8 (4.28%) RSA enVision
8 7 (3.74%) Grafana
9 3 (1.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (1.07%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 2 (1.07%) Graphite
10 2 (1.07%) Kibana
10 2 (1.07%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.53%) ArcSight ESM
11 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.53%) WebInspect
11 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (20.86%) ArcSight
2 37 (19.79%) LogRhythm
3 27 (14.44%) FireEye
4 21 (11.23%) Sun
5 13 (6.95%) Cisco
5 13 (6.95%) McAfee
6 9 (4.81%) BeyondTrust
6 9 (4.81%) Oracle
7 8 (4.28%) Blue Coat
7 8 (4.28%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.28%) Dell
8 7 (3.74%) Apple
8 7 (3.74%) Google
8 7 (3.74%) Splunk
9 6 (3.21%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.60%) Intel
10 3 (1.60%) Juniper
10 3 (1.60%) VMware
11 1 (0.53%) CA
11 1 (0.53%) Sourcefire
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