Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 783 831
Rank change year-on-year +71 +48 +55
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 128 67 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.088% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 82 60 74
London median annual salary £63,750 £70,000 £62,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.93% +12.45% -11.07%
10th Percentile £39,100 £41,175 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,625 £112,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% +30.00%

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 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 16842 18300 22763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.42% 24.07% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12580 15190 18572
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%
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% - -

GCIH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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 +37 29 £65,000 +44.44% 1
West London +7 2 £42,500 -6.59%
GCIH
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 97 (75.78%) Cybersecurity
2 95 (74.22%) Information Security
3 91 (71.09%) GIAC
4 80 (62.50%) SIEM
5 75 (58.59%) GCIA
6 69 (53.91%) Linux
7 62 (48.44%) Windows
8 58 (45.31%) Firewall
8 58 (45.31%) Network Security
8 58 (45.31%) Security Operations
9 50 (39.06%) Finance
10 48 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
11 46 (35.94%) Information Assurance
12 45 (35.16%) Degree
13 42 (32.81%) CISSP
14 41 (32.03%) CSIRT
14 41 (32.03%) Threat Intelligence
14 41 (32.03%) QRadar
14 41 (32.03%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 38 (29.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 36 (28.13%) Computer Science
17 35 (27.34%) SANS
18 34 (26.56%) Malware Analysis
18 34 (26.56%) Oracle
18 34 (26.56%) Management Information System
19 29 (22.66%) Nessus
20 28 (21.88%) Vulnerability Management
20 28 (21.88%) Security Monitoring
21 27 (21.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 27 (21.09%) Cyberthreat

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 8 (6.25%) Apache
1 8 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) IaaS
1 1 (0.78%) PaaS
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (45.31%) Firewall
1 58 (45.31%) Network Security
2 17 (13.28%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.03%) Internet
5 5 (3.91%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.13%) VoIP
7 3 (2.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) Big Data
1 8 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) AppScan
1 3 (2.34%) Metasploit
1 3 (2.34%) Paros
General
1 50 (39.06%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Legal
3 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Games
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (60.16%) Analyst
2 55 (42.97%) Security Analyst
3 20 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
5 15 (11.72%) Incident Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Check Point Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Cisco Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Information Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 11 (8.59%) Senior Incident Analyst
8 10 (7.81%) Junior
9 9 (7.03%) Incident Manager
9 9 (7.03%) Senior Security Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Operations Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Security Operations Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Incident Handler
11 5 (3.91%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.38%) Web Services
2 8 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (6.25%) PCRE
2 8 (6.25%) Regular Expression
3 3 (2.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 34 (26.56%) Management Information System
3 27 (21.09%) Cyberthreat
4 25 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (14.84%) Cyber Attack
6 12 (9.38%) Reinsurance
7 6 (4.69%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (3.13%) Cybercrime
8 4 (3.13%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.34%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.56%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.56%) Fintech
10 2 (1.56%) iPad
11 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (53.91%) Linux
2 62 (48.44%) Windows
3 12 (9.38%) Unix
4 3 (2.34%) Android
4 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.34%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (75.78%) Cybersecurity
2 95 (74.22%) Information Security
3 80 (62.50%) SIEM
4 58 (45.31%) Security Operations
5 46 (35.94%) Information Assurance
6 41 (32.03%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 41 (32.03%) Threat Intelligence
7 38 (29.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 34 (26.56%) Malware Analysis
9 28 (21.88%) Security Monitoring
9 28 (21.88%) Vulnerability Management
10 27 (21.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 25 (19.53%) Computer Security
11 25 (19.53%) Threat Analysis
12 24 (18.75%) Incident Management
13 20 (15.63%) Forensic Analysis
14 17 (13.28%) Analytics
14 17 (13.28%) Computer Forensics
14 17 (13.28%) Security Architecture
15 15 (11.72%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.38%) Python
2 11 (8.59%) Ruby
2 11 (8.59%) SQL
3 9 (7.03%) C
4 8 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.34%) Perl
6 1 (0.78%) C#
6 1 (0.78%) Java
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 91 (71.09%) GIAC
2 75 (58.59%) GCIA
3 45 (35.16%) Degree
4 42 (32.81%) CISSP
5 35 (27.34%) SANS
6 23 (17.97%) CREST Certified
7 21 (16.41%) CEH
7 21 (16.41%) CISM
8 17 (13.28%) GSEC
9 16 (12.50%) GCFA
10 11 (8.59%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (8.59%) Novell Certification
10 11 (8.59%) OSCP
11 9 (7.03%) CISA
11 9 (7.03%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (6.25%) GCED
13 5 (3.91%) GPEN
13 5 (3.91%) GREM
14 3 (2.34%) CFCE
14 3 (2.34%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.72%) NIST 800
3 8 (6.25%) GPG13
4 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (7.81%) Snort
3 8 (6.25%) HDFS
4 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (32.03%) CSIRT
1 41 (32.03%) QRadar
2 29 (22.66%) Nessus
3 23 (17.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 15 (11.72%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (6.25%) Suricata
6 5 (3.91%) EnCase
7 3 (2.34%) Fluentd
7 3 (2.34%) HP Fortify
7 3 (2.34%) Nmap
7 3 (2.34%) WebInspect
8 2 (1.56%) FTK
8 2 (1.56%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 34 (26.56%) Oracle
2 26 (20.31%) BeyondTrust
3 23 (17.97%) FireEye
4 17 (13.28%) Cisco
5 15 (11.72%) Blue Coat
5 15 (11.72%) CheckPoint
5 15 (11.72%) Dell
5 15 (11.72%) McAfee
6 8 (6.25%) ArcSight
6 8 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 8 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 8 (6.25%) Sophos
6 8 (6.25%) Sourcefire
6 8 (6.25%) Sun
6 8 (6.25%) TippingPoint
7 6 (4.69%) AlienVault
7 6 (4.69%) LogRhythm
7 6 (4.69%) Splunk
8 2 (1.56%) LogLogic
8 2 (1.56%) NetWitness