The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for GCIH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 234 247
Rank change year-on-year +20 +13  
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 20 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.33% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 1.03% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 2
Median salary £48,750 £53,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.30% +13.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22%  

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

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1637 1837 1881
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.22% 32.36% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1476 1439
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,637 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GCIH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for GCIH in the South West

GCIH
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for GCIH in the South West

GCIH
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCIH in the South West over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for GCIH in the South West

GCIH
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 GCIH within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bristol +14 19 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Gloucestershire 0 1 £60,000 -7.69%
GCIH
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 South West region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 29 (90.63%) CISSP
1 29 (90.63%) SIEM
2 28 (87.50%) ArcSight
2 28 (87.50%) Snort
3 27 (84.38%) SC Cleared
3 27 (84.38%) Security Cleared
4 26 (81.25%) LogRhythm
4 26 (81.25%) GIAC
5 25 (78.13%) Information Security
5 25 (78.13%) GCIA
6 24 (75.00%) Linux
6 24 (75.00%) Coaching
6 24 (75.00%) SANS
7 23 (71.88%) DV Cleared
8 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
8 22 (68.75%) TCP/IP
8 22 (68.75%) Unix
8 22 (68.75%) Windows
8 22 (68.75%) Wireshark
8 22 (68.75%) Network Monitoring
8 22 (68.75%) Security Operations
8 22 (68.75%) Security Operations Centre
9 19 (59.38%) Mentoring
9 19 (59.38%) Internet
10 18 (56.25%) Java
10 18 (56.25%) .NET
10 18 (56.25%) Nmap
10 18 (56.25%) FireEye
11 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (31.25%) RSA enVision

GCIH
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 22 (68.75%) TCP/IP
1 22 (68.75%) Wireshark
2 19 (59.38%) Internet
3 8 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
General
1 3 (9.38%) Aerospace
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Analyst
2 24 (75.00%) SOC Analyst
3 23 (71.88%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (37.50%) Security Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Junior
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Monitoring Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (12.50%) iPad
3 3 (9.38%) CESG
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 22 (68.75%) Unix
2 22 (68.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) SIEM
2 25 (78.13%) Information Security
3 24 (75.00%) Coaching
4 22 (68.75%) Network Monitoring
4 22 (68.75%) Security Operations
4 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
5 19 (59.38%) Mentoring
6 9 (28.13%) Security Architecture
7 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (21.88%) ITIL
8 7 (21.88%) ITSM
8 7 (21.88%) Service Management
9 5 (15.63%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (15.63%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
10 3 (9.38%) Line Management
10 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
12 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (90.63%) CISSP
2 27 (84.38%) SC Cleared
2 27 (84.38%) Security Cleared
3 26 (81.25%) GIAC
4 25 (78.13%) GCIA
5 24 (75.00%) SANS
6 23 (71.88%) DV Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) Degree
8 7 (21.88%) CREST Certified
9 3 (9.38%) SSCP
10 1 (3.13%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 28 (87.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (56.25%) Nmap
2 10 (31.25%) RSA enVision
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) ArcSight
2 26 (81.25%) LogRhythm
3 18 (56.25%) FireEye
4 6 (18.75%) Splunk
5 4 (12.50%) LogLogic
5 4 (12.50%) NetWitness
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