The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 258 - 319
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.045% - 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% - 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £103,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary - £48,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.21%
GPEN
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1753 2541 2553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.19% 24.91% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 2199 2166
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £32,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) SSCP
2 3 (75.00%) GCIA
2 3 (75.00%) GCFA
2 3 (75.00%) EnCE
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) GREM
2 3 (75.00%) Threat Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) CCFP
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) OSCP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCFP
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) EnCE
1 3 (75.00%) GCFA
1 3 (75.00%) GCIA
1 3 (75.00%) GREM
1 3 (75.00%) SSCP
2 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) OSCP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory