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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 163 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 19 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.50% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% - -
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1015 830 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.46% 26.91% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 866 717 975
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPEN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

GPEN Salary Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 17 £60,000 - 1
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (100.00%) CEH
1 38 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 37 (97.37%) Firewall
2 37 (97.37%) Wireless
3 28 (73.68%) CISSP
3 28 (73.68%) VoIP
3 28 (73.68%) Security Testing
3 28 (73.68%) Open Source
3 28 (73.68%) OSCP
3 28 (73.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 28 (73.68%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (73.68%) CISMP
4 27 (71.05%) VPN
5 26 (68.42%) Information Management
6 21 (55.26%) GWAPT
7 17 (44.74%) Ethical Hacking
7 17 (44.74%) GIAC
8 16 (42.11%) Objective-C
8 16 (42.11%) C
8 16 (42.11%) Java
8 16 (42.11%) PHP
8 16 (42.11%) .NET
9 11 (28.95%) GCIH
9 11 (28.95%) OSCE
9 11 (28.95%) CISA
9 11 (28.95%) CISM
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (26.32%) Risk Management

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
1 10 (26.32%) IIS
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) Firewall
1 37 (97.37%) Wireless
2 28 (73.68%) VoIP
3 27 (71.05%) VPN
4 10 (26.32%) DNS
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (23.68%) NetScaler
5 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
5 9 (23.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Tester
2 22 (57.89%) Penetration Tester
2 22 (57.89%) Security Tester
3 12 (31.58%) Security Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Penetration Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (73.68%) Open Source
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
1 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Security Testing
1 28 (73.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 28 (73.68%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (68.42%) Information Management
3 17 (44.74%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 9 (23.68%) Security Management
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Objective-C
1 16 (42.11%) C
1 16 (42.11%) Java
1 16 (42.11%) PHP
2 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) CEH
2 28 (73.68%) CISSP
2 28 (73.68%) OSCP
2 28 (73.68%) CISMP
3 21 (55.26%) GWAPT
4 17 (44.74%) GIAC
5 11 (28.95%) GCIH
5 11 (28.95%) OSCE
5 11 (28.95%) CISA
5 11 (28.95%) CISM
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (26.32%) CCNA
6 10 (26.32%) GCWN
6 10 (26.32%) GCIA
6 10 (26.32%) GSEC
6 10 (26.32%) GCFW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) XenApp
2 9 (23.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Fortinet
2 9 (23.68%) SolarWinds
2 9 (23.68%) HP
2 9 (23.68%) Dell
2 9 (23.68%) Citrix
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £60,000 per annum basic + bonus (avg 15%) + share option + pension
Posted: 3 days ago