Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for GCIH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 208 234
Rank change year-on-year -19 +26 +9
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.018% 0.020% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.076% 0.083% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Scotland median annual salary £80,000 £45,000 £39,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.78% +12.85% -
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +20.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1311 1208 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.37% 23.90% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 837 740 1157
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,300 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GCIH
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for GCIH in Scotland

GCIH
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for GCIH in Scotland

GCIH
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Stirling -3 1 £80,000 +77.78%
GCIH
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA

GCIH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001