The first table below looks at the demand for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 333 325 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.023% 0.008% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.098% 0.034% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £120,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3062 2983 3144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.97% 24.98% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2605 2578 2828
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,850 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPEN
London

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GPEN
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

GPEN Salary Trend in the City of London

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) GIAC
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) OWASP
5 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
5 1 (20.00%) OSCP
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Nmap
5 1 (20.00%) GSEC
5 1 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (20.00%) CISM
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Windows

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) GIAC
1 4 (80.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) OSCP
2 1 (20.00%) GSEC
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) RHCE
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Nmap
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago