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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
England / London
Rank 483 592 627
Rank change year-on-year +109 +35  
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 94 64 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.15% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 0.59% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 66 58 21
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +36.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,250 £60,000
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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7864 10822 10968
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.67% 25.80% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6366 8962 8934
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 March 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 26 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
City of London +55 17 £62,500 -10.71%
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 107 (87.70%) Cybersecurity
2 102 (83.61%) GCIA
3 80 (65.57%) Information Security
4 74 (60.66%) Linux
5 67 (54.92%) Windows
6 66 (54.10%) CISSP
7 61 (50.00%) SANS
8 56 (45.90%) GIAC
9 52 (42.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 51 (41.80%) Firewall
11 50 (40.98%) Unix
11 50 (40.98%) Computer Security
12 49 (40.16%) Malware Analysis
13 48 (39.34%) Security Operations
13 48 (39.34%) CEH
14 46 (37.70%) Network Security
14 46 (37.70%) CISM
15 42 (34.43%) SIEM
15 42 (34.43%) Vulnerability Management
16 37 (30.33%) Security Operations Centre
16 37 (30.33%) Security Monitoring
17 33 (27.05%) Forensic Analysis
17 33 (27.05%) SQL
18 32 (26.23%) CSIRT
19 30 (24.59%) Management Information System
19 30 (24.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 29 (23.77%) Incident Management
20 29 (23.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
21 27 (22.13%) Computer Forensics
22 26 (21.31%) TCP/IP

GCIH
Top Related 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 5 (4.10%) Apache
1 5 (4.10%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 52 (42.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 51 (41.80%) Firewall
3 46 (37.70%) Network Security
4 26 (21.31%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.10%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.82%) LDAP
6 1 (0.82%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) Big Data
2 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
General
1 24 (19.67%) Finance
2 21 (17.21%) Legal
3 11 (9.02%) Military
4 9 (7.38%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (70.49%) Analyst
2 56 (45.90%) Security Analyst
3 37 (30.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 24 (19.67%) Monitoring Analyst
5 22 (18.03%) SOC Analyst
6 20 (16.39%) Malware Analyst
7 13 (10.66%) Consultant
8 12 (9.84%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 11 (9.02%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 11 (9.02%) Security Consultant
9 11 (9.02%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (7.38%) Forensic Consultant
10 9 (7.38%) Security Investigator
10 9 (7.38%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 9 (7.38%) Senior Security Analyst
11 8 (6.56%) Information Analyst
11 8 (6.56%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (6.56%) SIEM Analyst
12 6 (4.92%) Operations Analyst
12 6 (4.92%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.02%) HTML
2 6 (4.92%) Regular Expression
3 5 (4.10%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (4.10%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 30 (24.59%) Management Information System
3 13 (10.66%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (8.20%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.46%) iPad
7 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.82%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 74 (60.66%) Linux
2 67 (54.92%) Windows
3 50 (40.98%) Unix
4 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.46%) Solaris
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (87.70%) Cybersecurity
2 80 (65.57%) Information Security
3 50 (40.98%) Computer Security
4 49 (40.16%) Malware Analysis
5 48 (39.34%) Security Operations
6 42 (34.43%) SIEM
6 42 (34.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 37 (30.33%) Security Monitoring
8 33 (27.05%) Forensic Analysis
9 30 (24.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 29 (23.77%) Incident Management
11 27 (22.13%) Computer Forensics
12 25 (20.49%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (18.85%) Kalman Filter
13 23 (18.85%) Threat Detection
14 22 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (17.21%) E-Discovery
15 21 (17.21%) Network Design
15 21 (17.21%) Threat Analysis
16 20 (16.39%) Attack Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.05%) SQL
2 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.02%) C#
3 11 (9.02%) Java
4 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.92%) Python
5 5 (4.10%) Ruby
6 1 (0.82%) C
6 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 102 (83.61%) GCIA
2 66 (54.10%) CISSP
3 61 (50.00%) SANS
4 56 (45.90%) GIAC
5 48 (39.34%) CEH
6 46 (37.70%) CISM
7 24 (19.67%) GCED
7 24 (19.67%) GSEC
8 23 (18.85%) Network+ Certification
9 22 (18.03%) CNA
9 22 (18.03%) Novell Certification
10 18 (14.75%) CREST Certified
11 16 (13.11%) Degree
12 13 (10.66%) GPEN
12 13 (10.66%) GREM
13 12 (9.84%) CHFI
14 11 (9.02%) GAWN
14 11 (9.02%) GCFA
15 5 (4.10%) OSCP
15 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.74%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.46%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (11.48%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (7.38%) Snort
3 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (26.23%) CSIRT
2 29 (23.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 20 (16.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (9.02%) QRadar
5 10 (8.20%) EnCase
5 10 (8.20%) FTK
6 9 (7.38%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (4.92%) Nessus
8 5 (4.10%) Fluentd
9 4 (3.28%) Kibana
9 4 (3.28%) logstash
10 3 (2.46%) RSA enVision
11 2 (1.64%) RSA Archer
11 2 (1.64%) RSA Security Analytics
11 2 (1.64%) WSUS
12 1 (0.82%) ArcSight ESM
12 1 (0.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Sun
2 19 (15.57%) FireEye
3 14 (11.48%) ArcSight
4 12 (9.84%) CheckPoint
4 12 (9.84%) Cisco
5 9 (7.38%) Intel Security
5 9 (7.38%) Palo Alto
6 8 (6.56%) Blue Coat
6 8 (6.56%) Dell
6 8 (6.56%) Sourcefire
7 6 (4.92%) BeyondTrust
7 6 (4.92%) Oracle
7 6 (4.92%) Splunk
8 5 (4.10%) AlienVault
8 5 (4.10%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.10%) LogRhythm
8 5 (4.10%) NetWitness
8 5 (4.10%) Sophos
8 5 (4.10%) TippingPoint
9 3 (2.46%) LogLogic
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