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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 609 654 692
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +38
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 24 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.018% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.070% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 6
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £39,650 £61,250
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £110,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
9564 11426 12878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.19% 25.67% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8049 9297 10343
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +57 3 £102,500 +105.00%
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (82.50%) CISSP
2 28 (70.00%) Information Security
3 26 (65.00%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (52.50%) GIAC
4 21 (52.50%) CREST Certified
5 19 (47.50%) OSCP
6 17 (42.50%) CISM
7 16 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (37.50%) GCFA
9 14 (35.00%) GCIA
10 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
10 13 (32.50%) SSCP
10 13 (32.50%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (32.50%) EnCE
10 13 (32.50%) GREM
10 13 (32.50%) CCFP
11 12 (30.00%) Social Engineering
12 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
12 11 (27.50%) Investment Management
12 11 (27.50%) CEH
12 11 (27.50%) GWAPT
13 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
13 9 (22.50%) Firewall
13 9 (22.50%) Wireless
14 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
14 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 8 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
14 8 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
15 7 (17.50%) Burp Suite
15 7 (17.50%) EC-Council LPT

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 9 (22.50%) Firewall
1 9 (22.50%) Wireless
2 6 (15.00%) LAN
2 6 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) VoIP
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) Intranet
4 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Burp Suite
2 3 (7.50%) AppScan
3 2 (5.00%) Metasploit
3 2 (5.00%) Paros
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 20 (50.00%) Tester
2 13 (32.50%) Information Manager
2 13 (32.50%) Information Security Manager
2 13 (32.50%) Security Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Ethical Hacker
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Information Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Security Penetration Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Security Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (2.50%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
2 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Information Security
2 26 (65.00%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (32.50%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (30.00%) Social Engineering
6 11 (27.50%) Investment Management
6 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
7 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (17.50%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (10.00%) Operations Research
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.50%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) Security Management
10 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (5.00%) Data Security
11 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.00%) SABSA
11 2 (5.00%) Threat Analysis
11 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Perl
1 5 (12.50%) Python
1 5 (12.50%) Ruby
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (82.50%) CISSP
2 21 (52.50%) CREST Certified
2 21 (52.50%) GIAC
3 19 (47.50%) OSCP
4 17 (42.50%) CISM
5 15 (37.50%) GCFA
6 14 (35.00%) GCIA
7 13 (32.50%) CCFP
7 13 (32.50%) EnCE
7 13 (32.50%) GREM
7 13 (32.50%) SSCP
8 11 (27.50%) CEH
8 11 (27.50%) GWAPT
9 8 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
10 7 (17.50%) CCNA
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.50%) EC-Council LPT
11 6 (15.00%) CISA
12 5 (12.50%) GXPN
13 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) GPG13
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) WebInspect
2 2 (5.00%) HP Fortify
2 2 (5.00%) Nessus
2 2 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco
1 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
1 1 (2.50%) HP
1 1 (2.50%) IBM
1 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.50%) Qualys
1 1 (2.50%) Sophos
1 1 (2.50%) Symantec
London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago