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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 623 635 687
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +52
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 24 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.032% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.12% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 6
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £48,250 £61,250
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £110,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -18.75%
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
10144 11256 12607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.04% 25.90% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8428 9231 10244
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +39 3 £102,500 +20.58% 1
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (84.62%) CISSP
2 27 (69.23%) Information Security
3 22 (56.41%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (51.28%) CISM
5 19 (48.72%) GCFA
6 17 (43.59%) SSCP
6 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
6 17 (43.59%) GIAC
6 17 (43.59%) GCIA
6 17 (43.59%) EnCE
6 17 (43.59%) GREM
6 17 (43.59%) CCFP
6 17 (43.59%) CREST Certified
7 16 (41.03%) OSCP
8 14 (35.90%) Investment Management
9 13 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (30.77%) Security Testing
10 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (23.08%) CHECK Team Leader
11 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
12 7 (17.95%) Firewall
12 7 (17.95%) CEH
12 7 (17.95%) Social Engineering
12 7 (17.95%) GWAPT
13 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
13 5 (12.82%) Finance
13 5 (12.82%) Wireless
13 5 (12.82%) CISA
13 5 (12.82%) WAN
13 5 (12.82%) LAN

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 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) LAN
2 5 (12.82%) WAN
2 5 (12.82%) Wireless
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.56%) Intranet
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) AppScan
1 3 (7.69%) Burp Suite
2 2 (5.13%) Metasploit
2 2 (5.13%) Paros
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Penetration Tester
1 18 (46.15%) Tester
2 17 (43.59%) Information Manager
2 17 (43.59%) Information Security Manager
2 17 (43.59%) Security Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Ethical Hacker
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Architect
4 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Information Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Security Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Security Penetration Tester
4 2 (5.13%) Security Tester
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Information Security
2 22 (56.41%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (35.90%) Investment Management
4 13 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (30.77%) Security Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Social Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Operations Research
7 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) People Management
8 3 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.69%) Security Management
8 3 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Open Source
9 2 (5.13%) SABSA
9 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Perl
1 4 (10.26%) Python
1 4 (10.26%) Ruby
2 2 (5.13%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (84.62%) CISSP
2 20 (51.28%) CISM
3 19 (48.72%) GCFA
4 17 (43.59%) CCFP
4 17 (43.59%) CREST Certified
4 17 (43.59%) EnCE
4 17 (43.59%) GCIA
4 17 (43.59%) GIAC
4 17 (43.59%) GREM
4 17 (43.59%) SSCP
5 16 (41.03%) OSCP
6 9 (23.08%) CHECK Team Leader
7 7 (17.95%) CEH
7 7 (17.95%) GWAPT
8 5 (12.82%) CISA
9 4 (10.26%) Degree
9 4 (10.26%) GXPN
10 3 (7.69%) CCNA
10 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (7.69%) EC-Council LPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) GPG13
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) WebInspect
2 2 (5.13%) HP Fortify
2 2 (5.13%) Nessus
2 2 (5.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco
1 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
1 1 (2.56%) HP
1 1 (2.56%) IBM
1 1 (2.56%) Qualys
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