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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank - - 174
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 0 0 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 23
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary - £56,875 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.08%
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
869 852 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.45% 26.81% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 639 668 884
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
1 5 (100.00%) OSCE
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) GCIH
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) CISMP

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Security Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 5 (100.00%) GCIH
1 5 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 5 (100.00%) OSCE
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISMP
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS