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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 861 918 945
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +27
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 31 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.019% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.068% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 21
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £110,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -18.75%
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
24808 27994 30668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.00% 27.38% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20190 22180 24782
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +53 22 £70,000 +7.69% 1
South West - 4 £55,000 -
South East +32 3 £45,000 -7.69%
GPEN
UK

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (69.23%) CISSP
2 31 (59.62%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (57.69%) Information Security
4 29 (55.77%) GIAC
4 29 (55.77%) OSCP
5 28 (53.85%) CREST Certified
6 20 (38.46%) CISM
7 19 (36.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 19 (36.54%) GCFA
8 17 (32.69%) GCIA
8 17 (32.69%) SSCP
8 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
8 17 (32.69%) CCFP
8 17 (32.69%) GREM
8 17 (32.69%) EnCE
9 15 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (26.92%) Investment Management
10 14 (26.92%) CEH
11 13 (25.00%) Finance
11 13 (25.00%) Python
12 12 (23.08%) Perl
12 12 (23.08%) Windows
12 12 (23.08%) Security Testing
12 12 (23.08%) CHECK Team Leader
13 11 (21.15%) Java
14 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
14 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
15 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
15 8 (15.38%) Firewall
15 8 (15.38%) Nmap

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) LAN
2 6 (11.54%) WAN
3 5 (9.62%) Wireless
4 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.85%) Internet
5 2 (3.85%) VoIP
5 2 (3.85%) VPN
5 2 (3.85%) Wireless Security
6 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) AppScan
1 3 (5.77%) Burp Suite
2 2 (3.85%) Metasploit
2 2 (3.85%) Paros
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Penetration Tester
1 30 (57.69%) Tester
2 17 (32.69%) Information Manager
2 17 (32.69%) Information Security Manager
2 17 (32.69%) Security Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 4 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 3 (5.77%) Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Ethical Hacker
4 3 (5.77%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.85%) Architect
5 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Information Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Security Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Security Penetration Tester
5 2 (3.85%) Security Tester
6 1 (1.92%) Product Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.77%) iPad
5 3 (5.77%) SCADA
6 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Penetration Testing
2 30 (57.69%) Information Security
3 19 (36.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 15 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (26.92%) Investment Management
6 12 (23.08%) Security Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (13.46%) Social Engineering
8 6 (11.54%) OWASP
8 6 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (9.62%) Security Architecture
10 4 (7.69%) Operations Research
10 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 3 (5.77%) Malware Analysis
11 3 (5.77%) People Management
11 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.77%) Security Management
11 3 (5.77%) Threat Analysis
12 2 (3.85%) Data Security
12 2 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) Python
2 12 (23.08%) Perl
3 11 (21.15%) Java
4 7 (13.46%) Ruby
5 6 (11.54%) C
5 6 (11.54%) C++
6 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.77%) PHP
8 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (69.23%) CISSP
2 29 (55.77%) GIAC
2 29 (55.77%) OSCP
3 28 (53.85%) CREST Certified
4 20 (38.46%) CISM
5 19 (36.54%) GCFA
6 17 (32.69%) CCFP
6 17 (32.69%) EnCE
6 17 (32.69%) GCIA
6 17 (32.69%) GREM
6 17 (32.69%) SSCP
7 14 (26.92%) CEH
8 12 (23.08%) CHECK Team Leader
9 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
10 7 (13.46%) GWAPT
10 7 (13.46%) SANS
10 7 (13.46%) Tigerscheme
11 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (9.62%) CISA
12 5 (9.62%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) GPG13
1 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Nessus
1 8 (15.38%) Nmap
2 6 (11.54%) OpenVAS
3 3 (5.77%) WebInspect
4 2 (3.85%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Qualys
2 6 (11.54%) Coverity
3 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco
3 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
City of London
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Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
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