Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 592 615
Rank change year-on-year +73 +23 -3
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 17 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.057% 0.074% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 25
South East median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £50,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £73,250 £83,125 £65,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% +22.22%

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 8336 11945 13414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.86% 31.37% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6779 9676 10282
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,025
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -

GCIA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GCIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 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
Berkshire +46 9 £40,000 -20.00%
Hampshire +30 6 £34,500 -53.22% 1
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -
GCIA
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 14 (82.35%) CEH
2 14 (82.35%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (76.47%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (52.94%) CentOS
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
6 8 (47.06%) Cyber Intelligence
6 8 (47.06%) Analytics
6 8 (47.06%) GCIH
7 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
7 7 (41.18%) Digital Forensics
7 7 (41.18%) Threat Intelligence
7 7 (41.18%) Grafana
7 7 (41.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 6 (35.29%) SIEM
8 6 (35.29%) Big Data
9 5 (29.41%) Microservices
9 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
9 5 (29.41%) SANS
9 5 (29.41%) Information Security
9 5 (29.41%) JSON
9 5 (29.41%) C
9 5 (29.41%) Java
9 5 (29.41%) .NET
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 4 (23.53%) SQL
10 4 (23.53%) Apple

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 9 (52.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
2 6 (35.29%) Big Data
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) InfluxDB
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Applications Support
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Security Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Support
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) CISSP Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) SOC Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) JSON
2 4 (23.53%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) CentOS
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (47.06%) Analytics
2 8 (47.06%) Cyber Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) Digital Forensics
3 7 (41.18%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (35.29%) SIEM
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 5 (29.41%) Microservices
6 4 (23.53%) Presales
7 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Computer Security
8 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
8 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
8 2 (11.76%) Open Source
8 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 14 (82.35%) CEH
3 8 (47.06%) GCIH
4 5 (29.41%) SANS
5 3 (17.65%) GCFA
5 3 (17.65%) GIAC
5 3 (17.65%) GREM
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) COSO
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SAS 70
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Grafana
2 3 (17.65%) EnCase
2 3 (17.65%) FTK
3 2 (11.76%) Graphite
3 2 (11.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (11.76%) Kibana
3 2 (11.76%) Prometheus
4 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (5.88%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Apple
1 4 (23.53%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Intel
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) CA
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Qualys
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