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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.51% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.34% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £22,500 -
% change year-on-year
+177.77% -
GPEN
East Midlands

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
171 205 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.62% 29.67% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 153 191 200
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,547
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPEN across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 4 £62,500 -
GPEN
East Midlands

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 19 (100.00%) VoIP
1 19 (100.00%) VPN
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) Wireless
1 19 (100.00%) CEH
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 19 (100.00%) CISMP
1 19 (100.00%) Open Source
1 19 (100.00%) OSCP
2 18 (94.74%) Security Testing
3 17 (89.47%) PCI DSS
4 16 (84.21%) Information Management
4 16 (84.21%) Ethical Hacking
4 16 (84.21%) GIAC
4 16 (84.21%) Objective-C
4 16 (84.21%) C
4 16 (84.21%) Java
4 16 (84.21%) PHP
4 16 (84.21%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) Retail
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security
7 3 (15.79%) CISA
7 3 (15.79%) CISM
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) GCIH
7 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 19 (100.00%) VoIP
1 19 (100.00%) VPN
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Tester
2 10 (52.63%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (52.63%) Security Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Penetration Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (94.74%) Security Testing
3 16 (84.21%) Information Management
3 16 (84.21%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Objective-C
1 16 (84.21%) C
1 16 (84.21%) Java
1 16 (84.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
1 19 (100.00%) CEH
1 19 (100.00%) CISMP
1 19 (100.00%) OSCP
2 16 (84.21%) GIAC
3 3 (15.79%) CISA
3 3 (15.79%) CISM
3 3 (15.79%) GCIH
3 3 (15.79%) GWAPT
3 3 (15.79%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (89.47%) PCI DSS