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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
England / London
Rank 559 616 640
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +24
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 20 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.040% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.15% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 2
Median salary £75,000 £102,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +192.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,300 £50,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £103,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 - £46,875

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
7988 10613 10483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.86% 26.42% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6473 8817 8568
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 - 2 £85,000 -
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 50 (90.91%) CISSP
2 48 (87.27%) Penetration Testing
3 43 (78.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 41 (74.55%) Information Security
5 39 (70.91%) CISA
6 34 (61.82%) GWAPT
7 33 (60.00%) Incident Management
8 32 (58.18%) Computer Science
8 32 (58.18%) Data Protection
9 31 (56.36%) Degree
10 30 (54.55%) Java
11 29 (52.73%) Oracle
11 29 (52.73%) E-Commerce
11 29 (52.73%) SOA
11 29 (52.73%) Salesforce.com
11 29 (52.73%) GSNA
11 29 (52.73%) GCFA
11 29 (52.73%) Oracle EBS R12
11 29 (52.73%) GCED
11 29 (52.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 29 (52.73%) Oracle Database
11 29 (52.73%) SABSA
11 29 (52.73%) GSSP-JAVA
11 29 (52.73%) GPPA
11 29 (52.73%) Security Auditing
12 26 (47.27%) C
13 21 (38.18%) GIAC
14 16 (29.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 15 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
15 15 (27.27%) CREST Certified

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 29 (52.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (52.73%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Firewall
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 2 (3.64%) Network Security
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) Wideband
4 1 (1.82%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.82%) AppScan
2 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.82%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Architect
1 29 (52.73%) Security Architect
2 22 (40.00%) Information Architect
2 22 (40.00%) Information Security Architect
3 11 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 11 (20.00%) Tester
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Firewall Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Ethical Hacker
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) LAMP
1 1 (1.82%) Node.js
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (58.18%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Kali Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (78.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 41 (74.55%) Information Security
4 33 (60.00%) Incident Management
5 32 (58.18%) Data Protection
6 29 (52.73%) E-Commerce
6 29 (52.73%) SABSA
6 29 (52.73%) Security Auditing
6 29 (52.73%) SOA
7 16 (29.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (21.82%) Security Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
11 8 (14.55%) Social Engineering
12 6 (10.91%) Ethical Hacking
13 5 (9.09%) Computer Security
13 5 (9.09%) Open Source
13 5 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
15 3 (5.45%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) Java
2 26 (47.27%) C
3 2 (3.64%) Perl
3 2 (3.64%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) Ruby
4 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (90.91%) CISSP
2 39 (70.91%) CISA
3 34 (61.82%) GWAPT
4 31 (56.36%) Degree
5 29 (52.73%) GCED
5 29 (52.73%) GCFA
5 29 (52.73%) GPPA
5 29 (52.73%) GSNA
5 29 (52.73%) GSSP-JAVA
6 21 (38.18%) GIAC
7 15 (27.27%) CREST Certified
8 14 (25.45%) OSCP
9 11 (20.00%) CEH
10 10 (18.18%) CISM
11 8 (14.55%) CHECK Team Leader
11 8 (14.55%) SANS
12 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (9.09%) EC-Council LPT
12 5 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Nmap
1 1 (1.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Oracle
1 29 (52.73%) Salesforce.com