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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 138 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.087% 0.094% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £62,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +177.77%
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
707 655 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.62% 30.72% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 536 453 513
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 £62,500 -
GPEN
South East

GPEN
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 2 (100.00%) Converged Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Converged Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Operations Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware