The table below looks at the statistics for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.14% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £56,875
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.69%

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
157 191 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.49% 26.06% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 131 155 102
Median salary £45,001 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

GPEN
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

GPEN Salary Trend in Leicestershire

GPEN
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for GPEN.

1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 3 (100.00%) OSCP
1 3 (100.00%) OSCE
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) CISMP
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Security Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
1 3 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 3 (100.00%) OSCE
1 3 (100.00%) OSCP
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) CISMP
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) QA