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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 173 166 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.052% 0.19% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £28,785 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +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
1162 1061 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.43% 29.03% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 879 863 691
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 2015. 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 +9 2 £28,785 -53.94% 1
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) GWAPT
2 2 (66.67%) OSCP
2 2 (66.67%) OSCE
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) GCIH
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) CISMP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) GWAPT
2 2 (66.67%) OSCP
2 2 (66.67%) OSCE
2 2 (66.67%) GCIH
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) CISMP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £26k - 320k per year
Posted: 3 days ago