Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GCIH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 527 514 547
Rank change year-on-year -13 +33 +56
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 10 22 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.034% 0.076% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 28
South East median annual salary £70,000 £61,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.82% +23.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £50,375 £33,125 £44,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,834 7,996 11,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.79% 27.63% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,043 6,479 8,961
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

GCIH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for GCIH in the South East

GCIH
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for GCIH in the South East

GCIH
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCIH in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for GCIH in the South East

GCIH
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 GCIH within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Surrey - 5 £70,000 -
Thames Valley +6 2 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Berkshire -6 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £90,000 -
GCIH
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing GCIH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) CEH
2 8 (80.00%) GCIA
3 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (60.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 5 (50.00%) SANS
4 5 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (50.00%) Change Management
4 5 (50.00%) CCSP
4 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (40.00%) Electronics
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (40.00%) Marketing
5 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) SAP
5 4 (40.00%) SIEM
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management

GCIH
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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
1 5 (50.00%) Information Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (60.00%) Information Assurance
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (40.00%) SIEM
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (20.00%) Content Development
5 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CEH
2 8 (80.00%) GCIA
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 5 (50.00%) CCSP
4 5 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (50.00%) SANS
5 2 (20.00%) CREST Certified
5 2 (20.00%) GWAPT
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) GIAC
6 1 (10.00%) GSEC
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (20.00%) Intel
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk