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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 617 640 652
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +12
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 16 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.002% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.009% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 8
Average salary £102,500 £47,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.78% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £47,500 £63,750
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £47,500 £93,500
UK excluding London average salary - £56,875 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.40%
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
10678 10585 10851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.93% 25.77% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8933 8646 8700
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 - 3 £103,000 -
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (86.36%) Information Security
2 15 (68.18%) CISSP
3 14 (63.64%) CISM
4 12 (54.55%) SSCP
4 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 12 (54.55%) GCIA
4 12 (54.55%) GCFA
4 12 (54.55%) EnCE
4 12 (54.55%) GREM
4 12 (54.55%) CCFP
5 11 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Threat Analysis
6 10 (45.45%) OSCP
7 9 (40.91%) Investment Management
7 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (36.36%) GWAPT
9 6 (27.27%) Linux
9 6 (27.27%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) Security Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
10 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (18.18%) People Management
12 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
12 3 (13.64%) Firewall
12 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (13.64%) Degree
13 2 (9.09%) CISMP
13 2 (9.09%) Wireless Security
13 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) VoIP
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless Security
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) AppScan
1 2 (9.09%) Metasploit
1 2 (9.09%) Paros
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Information Manager
1 12 (54.55%) Information Security Manager
1 12 (54.55%) Security Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Penetration Tester
2 8 (36.36%) Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Security Penetration Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Security Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Kali Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Threat Analysis
4 9 (40.91%) Investment Management
4 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (27.27%) Security Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (18.18%) People Management
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.09%) Data Security
9 2 (9.09%) Information Security Management
9 2 (9.09%) Open Source
9 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
9 2 (9.09%) Security Management
9 2 (9.09%) Validation
10 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 1 (4.55%) Project Management
10 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) CISSP
2 14 (63.64%) CISM
3 12 (54.55%) CCFP
3 12 (54.55%) EnCE
3 12 (54.55%) GCFA
3 12 (54.55%) GCIA
3 12 (54.55%) GREM
3 12 (54.55%) SSCP
4 10 (45.45%) OSCP
5 8 (36.36%) GWAPT
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) CEH
7 2 (9.09%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (9.09%) CISA
7 2 (9.09%) CISMP
7 2 (9.09%) CREST Certified
7 2 (9.09%) GCIH
7 2 (9.09%) OSCE
8 1 (4.55%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (4.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Fortify
1 2 (9.09%) Nessus
1 2 (9.09%) Nmap
1 2 (9.09%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Reuters
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago