Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for GCIH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 300 313
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 -5
Permanent jobs citing GCIH 5 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.64% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 12
West Midlands median annual salary - £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.99% -22.31%
England median annual salary £56,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.74% +4.55% -8.33%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,272 2,333 2,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.72% 23.17% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,497 1,779 2,121
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

GCIH
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for GCIH in the West Midlands

GCIH
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for GCIH in the West Midlands

GCIH
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Worcestershire - 5 - -
GCIH
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing GCIH 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) GIAC
1 5 (100.00%) GCIA
1 5 (100.00%) Snort
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) GREM
1 5 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (100.00%) Presales
1 5 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 5 (100.00%) Security Monitoring

GCIH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) Presales
1 5 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) GCIA
1 5 (100.00%) GIAC
1 5 (100.00%) GREM
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 5 (100.00%) LogRhythm