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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 618 595 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.005% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.091% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £56,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £22,500 -
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12055 11121 12621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.33% 25.15% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9663 9019 11047
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPEN across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

GPEN Salary Histogram 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 22 July 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
City of London -4 6 - -
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (70.00%) OSCP
3 13 (65.00%) CEH
3 13 (65.00%) Degree
3 13 (65.00%) UNIX
4 12 (60.00%) Windows
4 12 (60.00%) CISSP
4 12 (60.00%) Internet
4 12 (60.00%) CISA
4 12 (60.00%) CISM
5 10 (50.00%) Finance
6 9 (45.00%) Nmap
6 9 (45.00%) Metasploit
6 9 (45.00%) Wireshark
7 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (40.00%) Information Security
7 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (35.00%) GSEC
8 7 (35.00%) Cryptography
8 7 (35.00%) CCNP
8 7 (35.00%) CCNA
8 7 (35.00%) Project Management
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (35.00%) RHCE
8 7 (35.00%) Python
8 7 (35.00%) LAN
8 7 (35.00%) Linux
8 7 (35.00%) MCSE
8 7 (35.00%) C

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Internet
2 9 (45.00%) Wireshark
3 7 (35.00%) LAN
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 6 (30.00%) Wireless
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) LDAP
7 1 (5.00%) SMTP
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) HTTP
7 1 (5.00%) SNMP
7 1 (5.00%) DNS
7 1 (5.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Metasploit
2 5 (25.00%) AppScan
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Arabic Language
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Tester
2 10 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (35.00%) Security Specialist
3 7 (35.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 7 (35.00%) Security Tester
3 7 (35.00%) Information Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacker
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (35.00%) Cryptography
3 5 (25.00%) AS400
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) UNIX
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Solaris
4 5 (25.00%) OS/390
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) OWASP
3 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (25.00%) Data Security
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) SIEM
7 1 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
7 1 (5.00%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (5.00%) Document Management
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
1 7 (35.00%) C
1 7 (35.00%) C++
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) OSCP
2 13 (65.00%) CEH
2 13 (65.00%) Degree
3 12 (60.00%) CISSP
3 12 (60.00%) CISA
3 12 (60.00%) CISM
4 7 (35.00%) GSEC
4 7 (35.00%) CCNP
4 7 (35.00%) CCNA
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (35.00%) RHCE
4 7 (35.00%) MCSE
5 5 (25.00%) GCIH
5 5 (25.00%) GIAC
5 5 (25.00%) CISMP
5 5 (25.00%) OSCE
5 5 (25.00%) GWAPT
6 1 (5.00%) GCED
6 1 (5.00%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (25.00%) COBIT
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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