The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 161 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 16 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.43% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% - -
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 0
Average salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £22,500 -
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1015 790 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.45% 24.80% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 846 656 895
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
GPEN
England

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPEN across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Leicestershire - 15 £62,500 - 1
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 34 (100.00%) Firewall
1 34 (100.00%) Wireless
1 34 (100.00%) CEH
2 31 (91.18%) PCI DSS
3 30 (88.24%) Open Source
3 30 (88.24%) OSCP
3 30 (88.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 30 (88.24%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (88.24%) CISMP
3 30 (88.24%) CISSP
3 30 (88.24%) VoIP
4 29 (85.29%) Security Testing
5 28 (82.35%) VPN
6 27 (79.41%) Information Management
7 26 (76.47%) Ethical Hacking
7 26 (76.47%) GIAC
8 25 (73.53%) Objective-C
8 25 (73.53%) C
8 25 (73.53%) Java
8 25 (73.53%) PHP
8 25 (73.53%) .NET
9 8 (23.53%) GWAPT
9 8 (23.53%) Retail
10 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
11 5 (14.71%) Information Security
12 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
12 4 (11.76%) GCIA
12 4 (11.76%) GSEC
12 4 (11.76%) GCFW
12 4 (11.76%) GCIH

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) IIS
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) Firewall
1 34 (100.00%) Wireless
2 30 (88.24%) VoIP
3 28 (82.35%) VPN
4 4 (11.76%) DNS
4 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Tester
2 20 (58.82%) Security Tester
2 20 (58.82%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Penetration Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (88.24%) Open Source
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 30 (88.24%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (85.29%) Security Testing
3 27 (79.41%) Information Management
4 26 (76.47%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C
1 25 (73.53%) Java
1 25 (73.53%) PHP
1 25 (73.53%) Objective-C
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) CEH
2 30 (88.24%) CISMP
2 30 (88.24%) OSCP
2 30 (88.24%) CISSP
3 26 (76.47%) GIAC
4 8 (23.53%) GWAPT
5 4 (11.76%) OSCE
5 4 (11.76%) CCNA
5 4 (11.76%) GCIA
5 4 (11.76%) GSEC
5 4 (11.76%) GCFW
5 4 (11.76%) GCIH
5 4 (11.76%) GCWN
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (11.76%) CISA
5 4 (11.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (91.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) XenApp
1 4 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.76%) HP
1 4 (11.76%) Dell
1 4 (11.76%) Citrix
1 4 (11.76%) VMware
1 4 (11.76%) Fortinet
1 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
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