The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 835 927
Rank change year-on-year +48 +92  
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 71 83 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.083% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 48 69 44
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,750 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09%  

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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21127 27066 29810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.85% 27.15% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16486 21840 23409
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GCIA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GCIA in the UK

GCIA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GCIA in the UK

GCIA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCIA over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for GCIA in the UK

GCIA
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England +64 71 £60,000 - 6
London +50 42 £62,500 -3.84% 2
South West +11 22 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Bristol +3 20 £42,500 +13.33% 3
West Midlands - 6 £46,250 -
City of London +33 4 £62,500 -19.35%
Malvern - 4 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 4 £42,500 -
Feltham - 3 £51,250 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £65,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £65,000 -
Cheltenham +14 1 £60,000 -14.28%
Gloucestershire +3 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Salford - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 with a requirement for GCIA.

1 169 (82.84%) GCIH
2 151 (74.02%) Cybersecurity
3 147 (72.06%) Windows
4 138 (67.65%) Information Security
5 137 (67.16%) Linux
6 134 (65.69%) CISSP
7 113 (55.39%) SANS
8 110 (53.92%) SIEM
9 96 (47.06%) Unix
10 91 (44.61%) Security Operations
11 90 (44.12%) GIAC
11 90 (44.12%) Firewall
12 77 (37.75%) CEH
13 73 (35.78%) TCP/IP
14 65 (31.86%) Intrusion Detection
14 65 (31.86%) Malware Analysis
15 64 (31.37%) Network Security
15 64 (31.37%) Security Operations Centre
16 59 (28.92%) Vulnerability Management
17 54 (26.47%) Java
18 53 (25.98%) Computer Security
19 52 (25.49%) CISM
20 45 (22.06%) Security Cleared
21 43 (21.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
21 43 (21.08%) Management Information System
21 43 (21.08%) Threat Intelligence
22 42 (20.59%) Analytics
23 40 (19.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 40 (19.61%) Security Monitoring
24 39 (19.12%) SC Cleared

GCIA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 24 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (44.12%) Firewall
2 73 (35.78%) TCP/IP
3 65 (31.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 64 (31.37%) Network Security
5 31 (15.20%) Internet
6 21 (10.29%) Wireshark
7 8 (3.92%) DNS
8 6 (2.94%) SSL
9 5 (2.45%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.96%) HTTP
10 4 (1.96%) VPN
11 3 (1.47%) DHCP
11 3 (1.47%) FTP
11 3 (1.47%) ICMP
11 3 (1.47%) IPv4
11 3 (1.47%) IPv6
11 3 (1.47%) POP3
11 3 (1.47%) SMTP
11 3 (1.47%) SNMP
12 1 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.73%) Big Data
2 18 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.98%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.49%) Maltego
General
1 29 (14.22%) Finance
2 21 (10.29%) Legal
3 11 (5.39%) Games
3 11 (5.39%) Military
4 8 (3.92%) Banking
5 4 (1.96%) German Language
5 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.47%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.98%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 134 (65.69%) Analyst
2 68 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 47 (23.04%) SOC Analyst
4 41 (20.10%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 36 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
6 26 (12.75%) Monitoring Analyst
7 20 (9.80%) Malware Analyst
8 16 (7.84%) Senior Security Analyst
9 14 (6.86%) Applications Support
9 14 (6.86%) Cybersecurity Investigator
9 14 (6.86%) Security Investigator
9 14 (6.86%) Support Engineer
10 13 (6.37%) Consultant
10 13 (6.37%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 13 (6.37%) Security Consultant
11 12 (5.88%) Vulnerability Analyst
12 10 (4.90%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 10 (4.90%) Security Engineer
12 10 (4.90%) Security Support Engineer
13 9 (4.41%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.69%) .NET
2 14 (6.86%) ZeroMQ
3 11 (5.39%) HTML
4 10 (4.90%) JSON
5 1 (0.49%) Middleware
5 1 (0.49%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 64 (31.37%) Security Operations Centre
2 43 (21.08%) Management Information System
3 36 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
4 22 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
6 8 (3.92%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.45%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.49%) Blog
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.49%) PKI
10 1 (0.49%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 147 (72.06%) Windows
2 137 (67.16%) Linux
3 96 (47.06%) Unix
4 26 (12.75%) Windows Server
5 24 (11.76%) CentOS
6 13 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) AIX
7 1 (0.49%) Solaris
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (74.02%) Cybersecurity
2 138 (67.65%) Information Security
3 110 (53.92%) SIEM
4 91 (44.61%) Security Operations
5 65 (31.86%) Malware Analysis
6 59 (28.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 53 (25.98%) Computer Security
8 43 (21.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 43 (21.08%) Threat Intelligence
9 42 (20.59%) Analytics
10 40 (19.61%) Security Monitoring
10 40 (19.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 38 (18.63%) Forensic Analysis
12 37 (18.14%) Mentoring
12 37 (18.14%) Network Monitoring
12 37 (18.14%) Software Engineering
13 30 (14.71%) Digital Forensics
14 29 (14.22%) Threat Detection
15 28 (13.73%) Coaching
15 28 (13.73%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.47%) Java
2 38 (18.63%) SQL
3 16 (7.84%) C
4 12 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.39%) C#
6 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.98%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 169 (82.84%) GCIH
2 134 (65.69%) CISSP
3 113 (55.39%) SANS
4 90 (44.12%) GIAC
5 77 (37.75%) CEH
6 52 (25.49%) CISM
7 45 (22.06%) Security Cleared
8 39 (19.12%) SC Cleared
9 37 (18.14%) DV Cleared
10 33 (16.18%) GCED
11 30 (14.71%) GSEC
11 30 (14.71%) Network+ Certification
12 28 (13.73%) CREST Certified
13 22 (10.78%) CNA
13 22 (10.78%) Novell Certification
14 19 (9.31%) GREM
15 16 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (6.37%) CCNA
17 12 (5.88%) Degree
17 12 (5.88%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27002
3 5 (2.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
4 1 (0.49%) COSO
4 1 (0.49%) GPG13
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) SAS 70
System Software
1 36 (17.65%) Snort
2 25 (12.25%) Active Directory
3 18 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (18.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 34 (16.67%) CSIRT
3 26 (12.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 19 (9.31%) Nmap
5 18 (8.82%) EnCase
5 18 (8.82%) FTK
6 12 (5.88%) Grafana
7 10 (4.90%) Nessus
7 10 (4.90%) QRadar
8 9 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (3.92%) RSA enVision
10 3 (1.47%) WSUS
11 2 (0.98%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (0.98%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 2 (0.98%) Graphite
11 2 (0.98%) Kibana
11 2 (0.98%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.49%) ArcSight ESM
12 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.49%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 38 (18.63%) ArcSight
2 35 (17.16%) LogRhythm
3 27 (13.24%) FireEye
4 21 (10.29%) Sun
5 15 (7.35%) Cisco
6 14 (6.86%) Apple
6 14 (6.86%) Google
7 11 (5.39%) McAfee
8 10 (4.90%) BeyondTrust
8 10 (4.90%) Oracle
9 8 (3.92%) Blue Coat
9 8 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.92%) Dell
9 8 (3.92%) Microsoft
9 8 (3.92%) Splunk
10 3 (1.47%) Intel
10 3 (1.47%) Juniper
10 3 (1.47%) VMware
11 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.49%) CA
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