The table below looks at the statistics for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 819 913 950
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +37
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 42 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.021% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.078% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 2
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +62.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £102,850 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £27,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+118.18% -38.88%
GPEN
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21942 27037 29903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.75% 27.18% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17474 21607 24100
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GPEN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in England

GPEN
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPEN across the England region.

GPEN Salary Trend in England

GPEN
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPEN across the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

GPEN Salary Histogram in England

GPEN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +88 25 £75,000 +25.00% 2
South East +69 13 £60,000 -
East Midlands +3 1 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
GPEN
UK

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing GPEN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GPEN.

1 103 (78.03%) Penetration Testing
2 91 (68.94%) OSCP
3 77 (58.33%) GIAC
4 76 (57.58%) CREST Certified
5 65 (49.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 64 (48.48%) Information Security
7 58 (43.94%) CEH
8 55 (41.67%) Security Cleared
8 55 (41.67%) CISSP
8 55 (41.67%) C
9 50 (37.88%) Java
10 46 (34.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 43 (32.58%) Linux
12 42 (31.82%) Python
13 41 (31.06%) GWAPT
14 40 (30.30%) Windows
15 38 (28.79%) CISA
15 38 (28.79%) Finance
15 38 (28.79%) Nessus
15 38 (28.79%) Nmap
16 37 (28.03%) Cybersecurity
17 34 (25.76%) SANS
17 34 (25.76%) Degree
18 33 (25.00%) Data Protection
18 33 (25.00%) C++
19 31 (23.48%) OWASP
20 30 (22.73%) GCFA
21 29 (21.97%) Computer Science
21 29 (21.97%) Incident Management
21 29 (21.97%) SC Cleared

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (18.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (18.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.79%) Sumo Logic
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.70%) Wireless
2 19 (14.39%) Firewall
3 13 (9.85%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.03%) LAN
4 4 (3.03%) Network Security
4 4 (3.03%) WAN
5 3 (2.27%) VoIP
5 3 (2.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.76%) SSL
6 1 (0.76%) Wideband
6 1 (0.76%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (17.42%) Burp Suite
2 15 (11.36%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.76%) AppScan
3 1 (0.76%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 38 (28.79%) Finance
2 28 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.55%) Back Office
4 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.27%) Retail
6 2 (1.52%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.52%) Electronics
6 2 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (61.36%) Penetration Tester
1 81 (61.36%) Tester
2 30 (22.73%) Architect
3 25 (18.94%) Security Architect
4 18 (13.64%) Information Architect
4 18 (13.64%) Information Security Architect
5 11 (8.33%) Ethical Hacker
6 10 (7.58%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 10 (7.58%) Senior Tester
7 9 (6.82%) Security Penetration Tester
7 9 (6.82%) Security Tester
8 7 (5.30%) Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 6 (4.55%) Firewall Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Graduate
9 6 (4.55%) Graduate Tester
9 6 (4.55%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) SOC Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) LAMP
1 1 (0.76%) Node.js
1 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.97%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.91%) Embedded Systems
3 19 (14.39%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (9.85%) Mobile App
5 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.79%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.52%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.58%) Linux
2 40 (30.30%) Windows
3 15 (11.36%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Solaris
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (78.03%) Penetration Testing
2 65 (49.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 64 (48.48%) Information Security
4 46 (34.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 37 (28.03%) Cybersecurity
6 33 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 31 (23.48%) OWASP
8 29 (21.97%) Incident Management
9 27 (20.45%) Social Engineering
10 26 (19.70%) E-Commerce
10 26 (19.70%) Ethical Hacking
11 25 (18.94%) SABSA
11 25 (18.94%) Security Auditing
11 25 (18.94%) SOA
12 23 (17.42%) Open Source
13 22 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
14 18 (13.64%) Malware Analysis
15 17 (12.88%) Security Testing
16 13 (9.85%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 11 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.67%) C
2 50 (37.88%) Java
3 42 (31.82%) Python
4 33 (25.00%) C++
5 28 (21.21%) Perl
6 20 (15.15%) Bash Shell
7 12 (9.09%) Ruby
8 9 (6.82%) C#
8 9 (6.82%) Objective-C
8 9 (6.82%) VB
9 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 91 (68.94%) OSCP
2 77 (58.33%) GIAC
3 76 (57.58%) CREST Certified
4 58 (43.94%) CEH
5 55 (41.67%) CISSP
5 55 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 41 (31.06%) GWAPT
7 38 (28.79%) CISA
8 34 (25.76%) Degree
8 34 (25.76%) SANS
9 30 (22.73%) GCFA
10 29 (21.97%) SC Cleared
11 25 (18.94%) CHECK Team Leader
11 25 (18.94%) GCED
11 25 (18.94%) GPPA
11 25 (18.94%) GSNA
11 25 (18.94%) GSSP-JAVA
12 24 (18.18%) CHECK Team Member
13 21 (15.91%) Tigerscheme
14 14 (10.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.79%) SSAE 16
2 3 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 38 (28.79%) Nessus
1 38 (28.79%) Nmap
2 24 (18.18%) OpenVAS
3 5 (3.79%) logstash
3 5 (3.79%) WMI
4 1 (0.76%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (18.94%) Oracle
1 25 (18.94%) Salesforce.com
2 24 (18.18%) Qualys
3 21 (15.91%) Coverity
4 6 (4.55%) Sophos
5 5 (3.79%) Splunk
6 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.76%) Symantec
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