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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank - 166 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 0 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.32% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Average salary - £62,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +177.77%
GPEN
England

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
1087 1058 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.81% 28.14% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 823 885 682
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Assurance Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT