The table below looks at the statistics for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - £22,500 -
GPEN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
618 533 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.70% 27.89% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 455 461 550
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £62,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPEN across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

GPEN
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPEN across the Buckinghamshire region.

GPEN Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

GPEN
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing GPEN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GPEN.

1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing GPEN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GPEN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacker
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS