Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1038 1090 1162
Rank change year-on-year +52 +72 +61
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 134 100 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.056% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 69 87 86
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -7.69% +36.84%
10th Percentile £37,740 £40,950 £40,500
90th Percentile £71,200 £81,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.67% -7.69% +36.84%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40542 46966 55485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.96% 26.16% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31388 37952 44536
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

GCIA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GCIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 80 £52,500 -26.32% 1
South West +29 31 £46,250 -17.78%
Midlands +33 10 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands +5 9 £50,000 - 1
South East +30 8 £82,500 +37.50% 1
North of England -4 3 £53,000 +43.24% 1
North West - 3 £53,000 - 1
East of England +15 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
GCIA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 119 (88.81%) GCIH
2 97 (72.39%) SIEM
3 94 (70.15%) Information Security
4 92 (68.66%) Windows
5 87 (64.93%) Linux
6 74 (55.22%) GIAC
7 73 (54.48%) Cybersecurity
8 69 (51.49%) SANS
9 66 (49.25%) Firewall
10 61 (45.52%) Security Operations
11 59 (44.03%) CISSP
12 57 (42.54%) Network Security
13 48 (35.82%) Management Information System
13 48 (35.82%) Virtual Machines
14 44 (32.84%) Information Assurance
14 44 (32.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 43 (32.09%) TCP/IP
15 43 (32.09%) Cyberthreat
16 38 (28.36%) CREST Certified
17 37 (27.61%) CSIRT
18 36 (26.87%) Unix
18 36 (26.87%) Security Cleared
19 34 (25.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 34 (25.37%) Oracle
19 34 (25.37%) QRadar
20 33 (24.63%) Degree
21 32 (23.88%) SC Cleared
21 32 (23.88%) Computer Science
22 31 (23.13%) ITIL
22 31 (23.13%) Service Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) IaaS
1 1 (0.75%) PaaS
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (49.25%) Firewall
2 57 (42.54%) Network Security
3 43 (32.09%) TCP/IP
4 21 (15.67%) Internet
5 19 (14.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (4.48%) LAN
6 6 (4.48%) WAN
7 1 (0.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) MySQL
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
General
1 28 (20.90%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Legal
3 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Military
5 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.49%) Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 105 (78.36%) Analyst
2 67 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 37 (27.61%) SOC Analyst
4 24 (17.91%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (11.94%) Cisco Analyst
5 16 (11.94%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 15 (11.19%) Incident Analyst
7 13 (9.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 12 (8.96%) Check Point Analyst
8 12 (8.96%) Information Analyst
8 12 (8.96%) Information Security Analyst
8 12 (8.96%) Senior Security Analyst
9 11 (8.21%) Senior Incident Analyst
10 10 (7.46%) Consultant
11 7 (5.22%) Junior
11 7 (5.22%) Security Specialist
11 7 (5.22%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
12 6 (4.48%) Operations Analyst
12 6 (4.48%) Security Operations Analyst
13 5 (3.73%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (35.82%) Management Information System
2 43 (32.09%) Cyberthreat
3 32 (23.88%) Computer Science
4 29 (21.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (8.96%) Reinsurance
6 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.48%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (3.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (2.24%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.49%) CESG
10 2 (1.49%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.49%) Fintech
11 1 (0.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (68.66%) Windows
2 87 (64.93%) Linux
3 36 (26.87%) Unix
4 1 (0.75%) CentOS
4 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (72.39%) SIEM
2 94 (70.15%) Information Security
3 73 (54.48%) Cybersecurity
4 61 (45.52%) Security Operations
5 44 (32.84%) Information Assurance
6 34 (25.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 31 (23.13%) ITIL
7 31 (23.13%) Service Management
8 29 (21.64%) Mentoring
9 28 (20.90%) Computer Security
10 26 (19.40%) Malware Analysis
11 25 (18.66%) Coaching
11 25 (18.66%) ITSM
12 24 (17.91%) Network Monitoring
12 24 (17.91%) Vulnerability Management
12 24 (17.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 23 (17.16%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 23 (17.16%) Threat Analysis
13 23 (17.16%) Threat Intelligence
14 22 (16.42%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.67%) Java
2 13 (9.70%) SQL
3 11 (8.21%) C
4 2 (1.49%) Python
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 119 (88.81%) GCIH
2 74 (55.22%) GIAC
3 69 (51.49%) SANS
4 59 (44.03%) CISSP
5 38 (28.36%) CREST Certified
6 36 (26.87%) Security Cleared
7 33 (24.63%) Degree
8 32 (23.88%) SC Cleared
9 25 (18.66%) DV Cleared
10 16 (11.94%) CISM
10 16 (11.94%) GSEC
11 14 (10.45%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (8.96%) Novell Certification
13 10 (7.46%) GCFA
14 8 (5.97%) CEH
14 8 (5.97%) GCED
15 6 (4.48%) CCNA
15 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (4.48%) SSCP
16 5 (3.73%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (32.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (12.69%) NIST 800
3 10 (7.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (35.82%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.99%) Snort
Systems Management
1 37 (27.61%) CSIRT
2 34 (25.37%) QRadar
3 26 (19.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 26 (19.40%) Nessus
4 15 (11.19%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.99%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 4 (2.99%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 3 (2.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 2 (1.49%) EnCase
7 2 (1.49%) FTK
Vendors
1 34 (25.37%) Oracle
2 26 (19.40%) BeyondTrust
3 22 (16.42%) McAfee
4 19 (14.18%) Cisco
5 15 (11.19%) Blue Coat
5 15 (11.19%) CheckPoint
5 15 (11.19%) Dell
5 15 (11.19%) FireEye
6 8 (5.97%) ArcSight
6 8 (5.97%) Sun
7 7 (5.22%) Splunk
8 4 (2.99%) NetWitness
8 4 (2.99%) Sourcefire
8 4 (2.99%) Trend Micro
9 3 (2.24%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.49%) Intel
11 1 (0.75%) VMware