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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 81 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 1 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.13% - 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% - 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Median salary £45,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.00%
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
144 189 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.44% 27.67% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 105 122 176
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for GPEN.

1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE

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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) QA