Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 330 334
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 +13
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 16 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.41% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 21
South West median annual salary £31,600 £38,040 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.93% -33.84% +9.52%
10th Percentile £27,195 £31,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £35,005 £70,125 £70,000
England median annual salary £56,250 £53,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.13% -11.67% +26.32%

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 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 2,959 3,439 3,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.36% 32.75% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,194 2,700 2,967
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,163 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GCIH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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
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 6 months to 20 January 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
Bristol -9 14 - -
Gloucestershire +34 2 £31,600 -49.44%
GCIH
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 16 (100.00%) SIEM
2 15 (93.75%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (93.75%) GCIA
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
3 14 (87.50%) Java
3 14 (87.50%) .NET
3 14 (87.50%) ITIL
3 14 (87.50%) Unix
3 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 14 (87.50%) CISSP
3 14 (87.50%) Internet
3 14 (87.50%) ITSM
3 14 (87.50%) Management Information System
3 14 (87.50%) Service Management
3 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (87.50%) DV Cleared
3 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 14 (87.50%) Security Architecture
3 14 (87.50%) Information Security
3 14 (87.50%) CREST Certified
3 14 (87.50%) SANS
3 14 (87.50%) Security Operations
3 14 (87.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 14 (87.50%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (87.50%) Mentoring
3 14 (87.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Degree

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 14 (87.50%) Internet
1 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Analyst
2 15 (93.75%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Cyberthreat
2 14 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 14 (87.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) SIEM
2 14 (87.50%) Coaching
2 14 (87.50%) Information Security
2 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 14 (87.50%) ITSM
2 14 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 14 (87.50%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (87.50%) Security Architecture
2 14 (87.50%) Security Operations
2 14 (87.50%) Service Management
2 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) GCIA
2 14 (87.50%) CISSP
2 14 (87.50%) CREST Certified
2 14 (87.50%) DV Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) SANS
2 14 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) GIAC
4 1 (6.25%) GCFA
4 1 (6.25%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
1 1 (6.25%) LogLogic
1 1 (6.25%) NetWitness