The table below looks at the statistics for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
England / East Midlands
Rank 156 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.071% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £42,250 - -
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £52,500 £56,875
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -7.69%

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
594 881 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.08% 27.53% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 456 654 663
Median salary £43,500 £41,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing GPEN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

GPEN
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

GPEN Salary Trend in the East Midlands

GPEN
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,000 -
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for GPEN.

1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) CISMP
2 3 (75.00%) GWAPT
2 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 3 (75.00%) OSCE
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (25.00%) Security Auditing
4 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Security Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Security Auditing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) CISMP
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
2 3 (75.00%) GWAPT
2 3 (75.00%) OSCE
2 3 (75.00%) OSCP
3 2 (50.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001