The first table below looks at the demand for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 23 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £22,500 -
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -
Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
47 74 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 33.57% 25.96% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 59 101
Average salary £47,250 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £38,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
GPEN
England

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPEN across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

GPEN
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPEN across the Midlands region.

GPEN Salary Trend in the Midlands

GPEN
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE