Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for GCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing GCIA 14 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.12% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median annual salary - - -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +20.00% -2.44% -10.87%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 300 388 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.08% 21.90% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 250 318 286
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,350
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.26% +3.38%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £61,875
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

GCIA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing GCIA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for GCIA in Wales

GCIA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the Wales region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
South Wales - 14 - -
GCIA
UK

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT jobs citing GCIA 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 Wales region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
1 14 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
1 14 (100.00%) GCIH
1 14 (100.00%) Sentinel
1 14 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 14 (100.00%) Snort
1 14 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 14 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 14 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) Azure
1 14 (100.00%) AWS
1 14 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 14 (100.00%) SIEM
1 14 (100.00%) Office 365
1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
1 14 (100.00%) Database Security
1 14 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 14 (100.00%) Data Privacy

GCIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) AWS
1 14 (100.00%) Azure
1 14 (100.00%) Logic Apps
1 14 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) DKIM
1 14 (100.00%) DMARC
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
1 14 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Analyst
1 14 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 14 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
1 14 (100.00%) Cyber Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 14 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 14 (100.00%) Database Security
1 14 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
1 14 (100.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Purple Team
1 14 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 14 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 14 (100.00%) SIEM
1 14 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 14 (100.00%) GCIH
1 14 (100.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft