The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GCIH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 570 670
Rank change year-on-year +4 +100  
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 49 62 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.15% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.64% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 18
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £48,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £80,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -  

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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8446 9755 11623
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.06% 24.38% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6517 8175 9486
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

GCIH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

GCIH
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for GCIH in London

GCIH
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCIH in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GCIH in London

GCIH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +31 13 £65,000 +4.00%
GCIH
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 126 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
2 108 (75.00%) Information Security
3 105 (72.92%) GCIA
4 78 (54.17%) Linux
5 73 (50.69%) Windows
6 71 (49.31%) GIAC
7 69 (47.92%) Network Security
8 66 (45.83%) CISSP
9 63 (43.75%) SANS
10 60 (41.67%) Firewall
11 57 (39.58%) CISM
12 55 (38.19%) Security Operations
13 54 (37.50%) Malware Analysis
14 52 (36.11%) Unix
15 51 (35.42%) Computer Security
16 49 (34.03%) Intrusion Detection
17 47 (32.64%) CEH
18 43 (29.86%) Incident Management
19 42 (29.17%) Finance
19 42 (29.17%) SIEM
19 42 (29.17%) Security Monitoring
20 41 (28.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 39 (27.08%) Forensic Analysis
22 38 (26.39%) Penetration Testing
23 37 (25.69%) Vulnerability Management
24 36 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
24 36 (25.00%) SQL
25 35 (24.31%) CSIRT
26 34 (23.61%) Management Information System
26 34 (23.61%) GSEC

GCIH
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.08%) Apache
1 3 (2.08%) Apache Spark
1 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) IaaS
1 1 (0.69%) PaaS
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (47.92%) Network Security
2 60 (41.67%) Firewall
3 49 (34.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (15.97%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.56%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.78%) Internet
7 3 (2.08%) VoIP
7 3 (2.08%) Wireless
8 1 (0.69%) LDAP
8 1 (0.69%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.86%) Big Data
2 3 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.69%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) AppScan
1 3 (2.08%) Metasploit
1 3 (2.08%) Paros
General
1 42 (29.17%) Finance
2 21 (14.58%) Legal
3 11 (7.64%) Military
4 8 (5.56%) Banking
5 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (60.42%) Analyst
2 55 (38.19%) Security Analyst
3 39 (27.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 25 (17.36%) Monitoring Analyst
5 20 (13.89%) Malware Analyst
5 20 (13.89%) SOC Analyst
6 16 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Investigator
6 16 (11.11%) Security Investigator
7 12 (8.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 11 (7.64%) Consultant
8 11 (7.64%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 11 (7.64%) Security Consultant
9 10 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (6.25%) Forensic Consultant
10 9 (6.25%) Security Incident Consultant
10 9 (6.25%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 9 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) Information Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.64%) HTML
1 11 (7.64%) Web Services
2 4 (2.78%) Regular Expression
3 3 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (2.08%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 34 (23.61%) Management Information System
3 24 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
4 19 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (4.17%) iPad
7 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (54.17%) Linux
2 73 (50.69%) Windows
3 52 (36.11%) Unix
4 3 (2.08%) Android
4 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.08%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
2 108 (75.00%) Information Security
3 55 (38.19%) Security Operations
4 54 (37.50%) Malware Analysis
5 51 (35.42%) Computer Security
6 43 (29.86%) Incident Management
7 42 (29.17%) Security Monitoring
7 42 (29.17%) SIEM
8 41 (28.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 39 (27.08%) Forensic Analysis
10 38 (26.39%) Penetration Testing
11 37 (25.69%) Vulnerability Management
12 30 (20.83%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 30 (20.83%) Threat Intelligence
13 28 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (18.06%) Kalman Filter
14 26 (18.06%) Threat Analysis
15 24 (16.67%) Attack Monitoring
15 24 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
16 22 (15.28%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.64%) C#
3 11 (7.64%) Java
4 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.78%) Python
5 3 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 105 (72.92%) GCIA
2 71 (49.31%) GIAC
3 66 (45.83%) CISSP
4 63 (43.75%) SANS
5 57 (39.58%) CISM
6 47 (32.64%) CEH
7 34 (23.61%) GSEC
8 32 (22.22%) GCED
9 30 (20.83%) CREST Certified
10 23 (15.97%) Network+ Certification
11 22 (15.28%) CNA
11 22 (15.28%) Degree
11 22 (15.28%) Novell Certification
12 18 (12.50%) GPEN
13 16 (11.11%) GCFA
14 11 (7.64%) CHFI
14 11 (7.64%) CISA
14 11 (7.64%) GAWN
15 8 (5.56%) GREM
16 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.94%) NIST 800
3 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.69%) GPG13
System Software
1 17 (11.81%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (6.25%) Snort
3 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (24.31%) CSIRT
2 29 (20.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 24 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 17 (11.81%) EnCase
4 17 (11.81%) FTK
5 12 (8.33%) Nessus
5 12 (8.33%) QRadar
6 9 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (4.17%) RSA enVision
8 4 (2.78%) WebInspect
9 3 (2.08%) Fluentd
9 3 (2.08%) HP Fortify
9 3 (2.08%) Kibana
9 3 (2.08%) logstash
9 3 (2.08%) Nmap
10 1 (0.69%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.69%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 21 (14.58%) Sun
2 15 (10.42%) Cisco
3 11 (7.64%) ArcSight
3 11 (7.64%) FireEye
4 9 (6.25%) BeyondTrust
4 9 (6.25%) McAfee
4 9 (6.25%) Oracle
5 8 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 8 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 8 (5.56%) Dell
6 6 (4.17%) LogLogic
6 6 (4.17%) NetWitness
7 4 (2.78%) Sourcefire
7 4 (2.78%) Splunk
8 3 (2.08%) AlienVault
8 3 (2.08%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.08%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.08%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.08%) Sophos
8 3 (2.08%) TippingPoint
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
The Workshop
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago