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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
London / City of London
Rank - 254 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.046% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £103,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 - £46,875

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
1205 1682 2512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.06% 26.04% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1507 2174
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £72,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing GPEN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing GPEN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GPEN.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Wideband

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Wideband
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC