The table below looks at the statistics for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 105 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £22,500 -
% change year-on-year
+177.77% -
GPEN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
413 299 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.76% 24.02% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 245 176 254
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,650 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPEN across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

GPEN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Data Security
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
1 4 (100.00%) GSEC
1 4 (100.00%) GCIH
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 4 (100.00%) OSCP
1 4 (100.00%) OSCE
1 4 (100.00%) Regular Expression

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Security
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
1 4 (100.00%) GSEC
1 4 (100.00%) GCIH
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 4 (100.00%) OSCP
1 4 (100.00%) OSCE