The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for GCIH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 187 188
Rank change year-on-year +27 +1  
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 9 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.30% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 0.44% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 11
Median salary £38,500 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.37% +19.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £58,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.89% +30.55%  

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 Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 940 1137 1334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 31.72% 33.50% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 744 953 1092
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GCIH
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GCIH in Hampshire

GCIH
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for GCIH in Hampshire

GCIH
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCIH in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GCIH in Hampshire

GCIH
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Basingstoke - 4 £42,500 -
Farnborough +7 2 £33,500 -37.67%
Fleet - 1 £50,000 -
GCIH
South East

GCIH
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 34 (97.14%) GIAC
2 31 (88.57%) SIEM
3 29 (82.86%) Information Assurance
3 29 (82.86%) PCI DSS
3 29 (82.86%) Information Security
3 29 (82.86%) ITIL
4 28 (80.00%) Windows
5 27 (77.14%) Change Management
5 27 (77.14%) GAP Analysis
5 27 (77.14%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (77.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 27 (77.14%) Data Centre
5 27 (77.14%) Security Operations
6 26 (74.29%) Technical Architecture
7 25 (71.43%) Finance
8 24 (68.57%) B2B
8 24 (68.57%) Risk Management
8 24 (68.57%) Line Management
9 18 (51.43%) Firewall
10 16 (45.71%) Cisco
11 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
11 15 (42.86%) WAN
11 15 (42.86%) DHCP
11 15 (42.86%) LAN
11 15 (42.86%) ICMP
11 15 (42.86%) WSUS
11 15 (42.86%) Qualys
12 14 (40.00%) SaaS
12 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008

GCIH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 14 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) DHCP
2 15 (42.86%) ICMP
2 15 (42.86%) LAN
2 15 (42.86%) WAN
3 14 (40.00%) SSL
4 13 (37.14%) ADSL
4 13 (37.14%) DNS
4 13 (37.14%) Ethernet
4 13 (37.14%) HSRP
4 13 (37.14%) IPsec
4 13 (37.14%) ISDN
4 13 (37.14%) MPLS
4 13 (37.14%) PSTN
4 13 (37.14%) SNMP
4 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (37.14%) X.25
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
General
1 25 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Administrator
1 14 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 14 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (77.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (37.14%) Driving Licence
3 13 (37.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (5.71%) iPad
7 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Unix
5 1 (2.86%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) SIEM
2 29 (82.86%) Information Assurance
2 29 (82.86%) Information Security
2 29 (82.86%) ITIL
3 27 (77.14%) Change Management
3 27 (77.14%) GAP Analysis
3 27 (77.14%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (77.14%) Security Operations
3 27 (77.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 26 (74.29%) Technical Architecture
5 24 (68.57%) B2B
5 24 (68.57%) Line Management
5 24 (68.57%) Risk Management
6 14 (40.00%) Server Hardening
6 14 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 13 (37.14%) Network Management
8 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
9 3 (8.57%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (8.57%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (97.14%) GIAC
2 14 (40.00%) MCSA
2 14 (40.00%) MCSE
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.43%) CISSP
3 4 (11.43%) GCIA
4 3 (8.57%) CEH
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) GCFA
4 3 (8.57%) GREM
4 3 (8.57%) SANS
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (82.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) COBIT
2 1 (2.86%) COSO
2 1 (2.86%) SAS 70
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (37.14%) Firmware
3 2 (5.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) WSUS
2 14 (40.00%) Nessus
3 3 (8.57%) EnCase
3 3 (8.57%) FTK
4 2 (5.71%) RSA enVision
5 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (2.86%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) Qualys
3 14 (40.00%) VMware
4 13 (37.14%) TOWER Software
5 4 (11.43%) F5
6 3 (8.57%) Intel
7 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
7 2 (5.71%) LogLogic
7 2 (5.71%) NetWitness
8 1 (2.86%) CA