The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 653 610 -
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.002% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.071% 0.009% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £67,500 £120,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12628 11674 13531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.45% 25.69% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10261 9494 11569
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPEN
England

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 3 £55,000 -54.16% 1
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the London 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%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (94.74%) CEH
3 14 (73.68%) OSCP
4 13 (68.42%) GIAC
5 12 (63.16%) Finance
6 11 (57.89%) Security Testing
6 11 (57.89%) Manual Testing
7 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (36.84%) Degree
9 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
9 6 (31.58%) Metasploit
9 6 (31.58%) Nmap
9 6 (31.58%) UNIX
10 5 (26.32%) Windows
10 5 (26.32%) Java
10 5 (26.32%) CISSP
10 5 (26.32%) Internet
10 5 (26.32%) Nessus
10 5 (26.32%) Wireless
10 5 (26.32%) CISA
10 5 (26.32%) CISM
10 5 (26.32%) Network Security
10 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
10 5 (26.32%) Android
10 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
11 4 (21.05%) COBIT
11 4 (21.05%) CISMP
11 4 (21.05%) GWAPT
11 4 (21.05%) OSCE

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
2 5 (26.32%) Internet
2 5 (26.32%) Wireless
2 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) SMTP
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Metasploit
2 4 (21.05%) AppScan
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Tester
2 10 (52.63%) Security Tester
3 8 (42.11%) Lead Tester
3 8 (42.11%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Information Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) AS400
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Android
2 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
3 4 (21.05%) OS/390
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Security Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Data Security
4 4 (21.05%) Mobile Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (10.53%) Transition Management
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (5.26%) Document Management
7 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) OWASP
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) CEH
2 14 (73.68%) OSCP
3 13 (68.42%) GIAC
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) CISSP
5 5 (26.32%) CISA
5 5 (26.32%) CISM
6 4 (21.05%) CISMP
6 4 (21.05%) GWAPT
6 4 (21.05%) OSCE
6 4 (21.05%) GCIH
7 1 (5.26%) GSNA
7 1 (5.26%) GCFA
7 1 (5.26%) GSEC
7 1 (5.26%) MCSE
7 1 (5.26%) CCNP
7 1 (5.26%) CCNA
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
3 4 (21.05%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago