The table below looks at the statistics for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 614 670 679
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +9
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 22 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.011% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.044% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 5
Median salary £70,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% +41.66%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £56,250 £61,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.16%
GPEN
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9455 11253 12217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.00% 25.31% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7940 9151 9797
Median salary £55,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.23% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in London

GPEN
Salary Trend in London

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

GPEN Salary Trend in London

GPEN
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPEN across the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

GPEN Salary Histogram in London

GPEN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
City of London +60 1 £102,500 +141.17%
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region with a requirement for GPEN.

1 33 (76.74%) CISSP
2 31 (72.09%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (62.79%) Information Security
3 27 (62.79%) CREST Certified
4 26 (60.47%) GIAC
5 25 (58.14%) OSCP
6 19 (44.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (34.88%) Social Engineering
8 14 (32.56%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (32.56%) GWAPT
8 14 (32.56%) CEH
8 14 (32.56%) CISM
9 12 (27.91%) Wireless
9 12 (27.91%) Mobile App
9 12 (27.91%) Security Testing
10 11 (25.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 11 (25.58%) Malware Analysis
10 11 (25.58%) GCFA
10 11 (25.58%) Linux
11 10 (23.26%) Windows
11 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (23.26%) CCNA
11 10 (23.26%) Ethical Hacking
11 10 (23.26%) GCIA
11 10 (23.26%) EC-Council LPT
11 10 (23.26%) Burp Suite
12 9 (20.93%) GREM
12 9 (20.93%) CCFP
12 9 (20.93%) CHECK Team Leader
12 9 (20.93%) Investment Management

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 12 (27.91%) Wireless
2 9 (20.93%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) LAN
3 6 (13.95%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 2 (4.65%) VoIP
4 2 (4.65%) Wireless Security
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Burp Suite
2 3 (6.98%) AppScan
2 3 (6.98%) Metasploit
3 2 (4.65%) Paros
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Penetration Tester
1 27 (62.79%) Tester
2 9 (20.93%) Ethical Hacker
2 9 (20.93%) Information Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Information Security Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Security Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Security Penetration Tester
3 5 (11.63%) Security Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Information Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (2.33%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Mobile App
2 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.63%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (62.79%) Information Security
3 19 (44.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 15 (34.88%) Social Engineering
5 14 (32.56%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (27.91%) Security Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Malware Analysis
7 11 (25.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 10 (23.26%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (20.93%) Investment Management
10 4 (9.30%) Operations Research
10 4 (9.30%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
12 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
12 2 (4.65%) Open Source
12 2 (4.65%) SABSA
12 2 (4.65%) Security Architecture
12 2 (4.65%) Security Auditing
12 2 (4.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Perl
1 5 (11.63%) Python
1 5 (11.63%) Ruby
2 2 (4.65%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (76.74%) CISSP
2 27 (62.79%) CREST Certified
3 26 (60.47%) GIAC
4 25 (58.14%) OSCP
5 14 (32.56%) CEH
5 14 (32.56%) CISM
5 14 (32.56%) GWAPT
6 11 (25.58%) GCFA
7 10 (23.26%) CCNA
7 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (23.26%) EC-Council LPT
7 10 (23.26%) GCIA
8 9 (20.93%) CCFP
8 9 (20.93%) CHECK Team Leader
8 9 (20.93%) EnCE
8 9 (20.93%) GREM
8 9 (20.93%) SSCP
9 6 (13.95%) CISA
10 5 (11.63%) Degree
10 5 (11.63%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) GPG13
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Nessus
1 3 (6.98%) WebInspect
2 2 (4.65%) HP Fortify
2 2 (4.65%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco
1 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (2.33%) HP
1 1 (2.33%) IBM
1 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.33%) Qualys
1 1 (2.33%) Sophos
1 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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