The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 445 467
Rank change year-on-year +66 +22  
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 10 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.067% 0.083% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 11
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -22.72% +15.78%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4093 6048 6695
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.62% 31.24% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3344 4893 5011
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GCIA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing GCIA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for GCIA in the South East

GCIA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for GCIA in the South East

GCIA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCIA in the South East over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for GCIA in the South East

GCIA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Berkshire +27 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Hampshire - 4 £33,500 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
GCIA
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 South East region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 38 (97.44%) CISSP
2 35 (89.74%) CEH
3 34 (87.18%) Windows
4 32 (82.05%) Linux
4 32 (82.05%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (71.79%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (71.79%) CentOS
5 28 (71.79%) Windows Server
6 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
7 26 (66.67%) Analytics
8 20 (51.28%) NoSQL
9 19 (48.72%) Digital Forensics
9 19 (48.72%) Big Data
10 18 (46.15%) SIEM
11 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
11 17 (43.59%) Cyber Intelligence
12 16 (41.03%) Presales
13 15 (38.46%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 15 (38.46%) Cyberthreat
13 15 (38.46%) Grafana
13 15 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
13 15 (38.46%) C
13 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (35.90%) ZeroMQ
14 14 (35.90%) Mentoring
14 14 (35.90%) Google
14 14 (35.90%) Apple
15 13 (33.33%) Java
15 13 (33.33%) .NET
15 13 (33.33%) Microservices

GCIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 28 (71.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) SSH
4 1 (2.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) NoSQL
2 19 (48.72%) Big Data
3 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) InfluxDB
General
1 11 (28.21%) Games
2 5 (12.82%) German Language
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Applications Support
2 15 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Security Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Security Support Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Support Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
6 6 (15.38%) Applications Support Specialist
6 6 (15.38%) Support Specialist
7 5 (12.82%) Security Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) CISSP Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Network Support
9 3 (7.69%) Systems Support
10 2 (5.13%) Junior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) ZeroMQ
2 13 (33.33%) .NET
3 12 (30.77%) JSON
4 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (7.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Linux
3 28 (71.79%) CentOS
3 28 (71.79%) Windows Server
4 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (66.67%) Analytics
3 19 (48.72%) Digital Forensics
4 18 (46.15%) SIEM
5 17 (43.59%) Cyber Intelligence
6 16 (41.03%) Presales
7 15 (38.46%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 15 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
8 14 (35.90%) Mentoring
9 13 (33.33%) Microservices
10 7 (17.95%) Open Source
11 5 (12.82%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 4 (10.26%) Information Security
12 4 (10.26%) Malware Analysis
12 4 (10.26%) Malware Reverse Engineering
12 4 (10.26%) Reverse Engineering
12 4 (10.26%) Security Monitoring
13 3 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) C
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (97.44%) CISSP
2 35 (89.74%) CEH
3 12 (30.77%) GCIH
4 8 (20.51%) SANS
5 5 (12.82%) GIAC
5 5 (12.82%) GREM
5 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.26%) GCFA
7 1 (2.56%) CISM
7 1 (2.56%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (2.56%) EnCE
7 1 (2.56%) GCFE
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.56%) COSO
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) SAS 70
System Software
1 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) Grafana
2 5 (12.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (10.26%) EnCase
4 3 (7.69%) FTK
5 2 (5.13%) Graphite
5 2 (5.13%) Kibana
5 2 (5.13%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (2.56%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (2.56%) SCCM
6 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Apple
1 14 (35.90%) Google
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Intel
3 3 (7.69%) Juniper
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.56%) CA
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Qualys
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat