Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for GCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 326 331
Rank change year-on-year +29 +5 +10
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 31 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 0.36% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 20
South West median annual salary £46,250 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.78% +2.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,975 £39,375 £36,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £66,980 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -7.69% +36.84%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3077 3588 3598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.88% 32.83% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2357 2815 2876
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,075 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GCIA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for GCIA in the South West

GCIA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for GCIA in the South West

GCIA
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCIA in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GCIA in the South West

GCIA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Bristol -2 29 £47,500 -13.64%
Gloucestershire +28 1 £35,700 -32.00%
Somerset - 1 - -
GCIA
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 28 (90.32%) Security Cleared
2 27 (87.10%) SANS
3 26 (83.87%) CISSP
4 25 (80.65%) SIEM
5 24 (77.42%) SC Cleared
5 24 (77.42%) DV Cleared
6 23 (74.19%) Mentoring
6 23 (74.19%) Linux
7 22 (70.97%) Windows
7 22 (70.97%) GCIH
8 21 (67.74%) Information Security
8 21 (67.74%) ITSM
8 21 (67.74%) Management Information System
8 21 (67.74%) TCP/IP
8 21 (67.74%) Java
8 21 (67.74%) .NET
8 21 (67.74%) ITIL
8 21 (67.74%) Unix
8 21 (67.74%) Internet
8 21 (67.74%) Service Management
8 21 (67.74%) Coaching
8 21 (67.74%) Cyberthreat
8 21 (67.74%) Network Monitoring
8 21 (67.74%) Security Operations
8 21 (67.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 21 (67.74%) Security Architecture
8 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
8 21 (67.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (67.74%) CREST Certified
9 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity

GCIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 21 (67.74%) Internet
1 21 (67.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) Network Security
3 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (9.68%) Military
2 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Analyst
2 19 (61.29%) SOC Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SOC Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Cyberthreat
1 21 (67.74%) Management Information System
1 21 (67.74%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.23%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 22 (70.97%) Windows
3 21 (67.74%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) SIEM
2 23 (74.19%) Mentoring
3 21 (67.74%) Coaching
3 21 (67.74%) Information Security
3 21 (67.74%) ITIL
3 21 (67.74%) ITSM
3 21 (67.74%) Network Monitoring
3 21 (67.74%) Security Architecture
3 21 (67.74%) Security Operations
3 21 (67.74%) Service Management
3 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (12.90%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (9.68%) Computer Security
7 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.68%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Web Design
8 1 (3.23%) Change Control
8 1 (3.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (90.32%) Security Cleared
2 27 (87.10%) SANS
3 26 (83.87%) CISSP
4 24 (77.42%) DV Cleared
4 24 (77.42%) SC Cleared
5 22 (70.97%) GCIH
6 21 (67.74%) CREST Certified
7 5 (16.13%) GSEC
8 3 (9.68%) CCSA
9 1 (3.23%) Degree
9 1 (3.23%) GCFA
9 1 (3.23%) GIAC
9 1 (3.23%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (67.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (6.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (6.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) ArcSight
2 3 (9.68%) LogRhythm
2 3 (9.68%) McAfee