Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 764 787 898
Rank change year-on-year +23 +111 +19
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 81 56 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.075% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 24
London median annual salary £52,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £41,100 £40,300
90th Percentile £70,000 £84,000 £86,500
England median annual salary £52,750 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -12.08% -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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16892 17994 22875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.48% 24.04% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12602 14950 18652
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,413
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.97% +6.83%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GCIA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GCIA in London

GCIA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for GCIA in London

GCIA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCIA in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GCIA in London

GCIA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London +15 13 £50,000 -23.08%
GCIA
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 76 (93.83%) GCIH
2 69 (85.19%) GIAC
3 60 (74.07%) Windows
3 60 (74.07%) Cybersecurity
4 59 (72.84%) Information Security
5 57 (70.37%) Linux
6 55 (67.90%) SIEM
7 52 (64.20%) Firewall
8 48 (59.26%) Virtual Machines
9 44 (54.32%) Network Security
9 44 (54.32%) Information Assurance
10 37 (45.68%) CSIRT
11 35 (43.21%) SANS
11 35 (43.21%) Security Operations
12 34 (41.98%) Oracle
13 33 (40.74%) QRadar
14 32 (39.51%) Degree
15 31 (38.27%) Computer Science
16 29 (35.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 26 (32.10%) Nessus
17 26 (32.10%) Management Information System
17 26 (32.10%) Finance
17 26 (32.10%) BeyondTrust
18 25 (30.86%) Computer Security
19 23 (28.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 23 (28.40%) Malware Analysis
19 23 (28.40%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
19 23 (28.40%) Threat Intelligence
20 21 (25.93%) Security Monitoring
21 20 (24.69%) Threat Analysis

GCIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) IaaS
1 1 (1.23%) PaaS
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (64.20%) Firewall
2 44 (54.32%) Network Security
3 12 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) MySQL
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
General
1 26 (32.10%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Legal
3 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (80.25%) Analyst
2 48 (59.26%) Security Analyst
3 20 (24.69%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (19.75%) SOC Analyst
5 15 (18.52%) Incident Analyst
6 12 (14.81%) Check Point Analyst
6 12 (14.81%) Cisco Analyst
6 12 (14.81%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 12 (14.81%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 12 (14.81%) Information Analyst
6 12 (14.81%) Information Security Analyst
7 11 (13.58%) Senior Incident Analyst
8 9 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
9 7 (8.64%) Junior
9 7 (8.64%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 6 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (7.41%) Security Operations Analyst
11 5 (6.17%) Junior Analyst
11 5 (6.17%) Security Specialist
11 5 (6.17%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) Computer Science
2 26 (32.10%) Management Information System
3 19 (23.46%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (14.81%) Reinsurance
5 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.47%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (2.47%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (2.47%) Fintech
8 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (74.07%) Windows
2 57 (70.37%) Linux
3 12 (14.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (74.07%) Cybersecurity
2 59 (72.84%) Information Security
3 55 (67.90%) SIEM
4 44 (54.32%) Information Assurance
5 35 (43.21%) Security Operations
6 29 (35.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 25 (30.86%) Computer Security
8 23 (28.40%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 23 (28.40%) Malware Analysis
8 23 (28.40%) Threat Intelligence
9 21 (25.93%) Security Monitoring
10 20 (24.69%) Threat Analysis
10 20 (24.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 19 (23.46%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (17.28%) Forensic Analysis
12 14 (17.28%) Remediation Plan
12 14 (17.28%) Use Case
13 11 (13.58%) Computer Forensics
13 11 (13.58%) E-Discovery
13 11 (13.58%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (93.83%) GCIH
2 69 (85.19%) GIAC
3 35 (43.21%) SANS
4 32 (39.51%) Degree
5 14 (17.28%) CISSP
6 13 (16.05%) CISM
7 11 (13.58%) GSEC
7 11 (13.58%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (13.58%) Novell Certification
8 8 (9.88%) CREST Certified
8 8 (9.88%) GCED
8 8 (9.88%) GCFA
9 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (3.70%) CEH
11 2 (2.47%) GREM
12 1 (1.23%) CISA
12 1 (1.23%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (18.52%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (59.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (45.68%) CSIRT
2 33 (40.74%) QRadar
3 26 (32.10%) Nessus
4 23 (28.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 15 (18.52%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.70%) EnCase
6 3 (3.70%) FTK
7 1 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Oracle
2 26 (32.10%) BeyondTrust
3 15 (18.52%) Blue Coat
3 15 (18.52%) CheckPoint
3 15 (18.52%) Cisco
3 15 (18.52%) Dell
3 15 (18.52%) FireEye
3 15 (18.52%) McAfee
4 8 (9.88%) Sun
5 2 (2.47%) Intel