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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 565 653 665
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +12
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 25 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.028% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.11% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 1
Median salary £75,000 £60,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +166.66%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £27,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+118.18% -38.88%
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
8663 11184 11686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.30% 25.86% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7008 9066 9543
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Uxbridge - 3 £85,000 -
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 53 (85.48%) CISSP
1 53 (85.48%) Penetration Testing
2 46 (74.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 45 (72.58%) Information Security
4 37 (59.68%) GWAPT
5 36 (58.06%) CISA
6 29 (46.77%) GIAC
6 29 (46.77%) Incident Management
7 28 (45.16%) Degree
7 28 (45.16%) Computer Science
7 28 (45.16%) Data Protection
8 26 (41.94%) Java
9 25 (40.32%) Oracle
9 25 (40.32%) E-Commerce
9 25 (40.32%) SOA
9 25 (40.32%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (40.32%) GSNA
9 25 (40.32%) GCFA
9 25 (40.32%) Oracle EBS R12
9 25 (40.32%) GCED
9 25 (40.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 25 (40.32%) Oracle Database
9 25 (40.32%) SABSA
9 25 (40.32%) GSSP-JAVA
9 25 (40.32%) GPPA
9 25 (40.32%) Security Auditing
10 24 (38.71%) CREST Certified
11 22 (35.48%) OSCP
11 22 (35.48%) C
12 21 (33.87%) Vulnerability Assessment

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:

Application Platforms
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Wireless
2 9 (14.52%) Firewall
3 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.84%) LAN
4 3 (4.84%) Network Security
4 3 (4.84%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
5 1 (1.61%) Wideband
5 1 (1.61%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Burp Suite
2 2 (3.23%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.61%) AppScan
3 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Architect
1 25 (40.32%) Security Architect
2 21 (33.87%) Penetration Tester
2 21 (33.87%) Tester
3 18 (29.03%) Information Architect
3 18 (29.03%) Information Security Architect
4 10 (16.13%) Ethical Hacker
5 7 (11.29%) Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Firewall Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Security Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) SOC Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Security Penetration Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Security Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Applications Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Test Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) LAMP
1 1 (1.61%) Node.js
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.84%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (85.48%) Penetration Testing
2 46 (74.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 45 (72.58%) Information Security
4 29 (46.77%) Incident Management
5 28 (45.16%) Data Protection
6 25 (40.32%) E-Commerce
6 25 (40.32%) SABSA
6 25 (40.32%) Security Auditing
6 25 (40.32%) SOA
7 21 (33.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 18 (29.03%) Malware Analysis
9 16 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (25.81%) Social Engineering
10 13 (20.97%) Ethical Hacking
11 12 (19.35%) Security Testing
12 6 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (8.06%) Computer Security
13 5 (8.06%) Open Source
13 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
14 4 (6.45%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) C
3 3 (4.84%) Perl
3 3 (4.84%) Python
3 3 (4.84%) Ruby
4 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (85.48%) CISSP
2 37 (59.68%) GWAPT
3 36 (58.06%) CISA
4 29 (46.77%) GIAC
5 28 (45.16%) Degree
6 25 (40.32%) GCED
6 25 (40.32%) GCFA
6 25 (40.32%) GPPA
6 25 (40.32%) GSNA
6 25 (40.32%) GSSP-JAVA
7 24 (38.71%) CREST Certified
8 22 (35.48%) OSCP
9 18 (29.03%) CEH
10 12 (19.35%) CCNA
10 12 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (19.35%) CISM
10 12 (19.35%) EC-Council LPT
11 10 (16.13%) SANS
12 7 (11.29%) CHECK Team Leader
13 6 (9.68%) CompTIA Security+
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Nessus
1 1 (1.61%) Nmap
1 1 (1.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle
1 25 (40.32%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) Sophos
2 1 (1.61%) Symantec