The table below looks at the statistics for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 94 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 11 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.83% 0.21% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Median salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £27,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+118.18% -38.88%
GPEN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
410 595 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.97% 31.40% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 336 454 369
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing GPEN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

GPEN
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

GPEN Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

GPEN
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPEN across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

GPEN Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

GPEN
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Abingdon - 5 - -
GPEN
South East

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for GPEN.

1 29 (100.00%) Python
1 29 (100.00%) GIAC
1 29 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 29 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 29 (100.00%) OSCP
2 26 (89.66%) Windows
3 24 (82.76%) C
3 24 (82.76%) C++
3 24 (82.76%) Java
3 24 (82.76%) Telecoms
3 24 (82.76%) Nessus
3 24 (82.76%) Nmap
3 24 (82.76%) Qualys
3 24 (82.76%) CEH
3 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
3 24 (82.76%) OWASP
3 24 (82.76%) OpenVAS
4 21 (72.41%) Embedded Systems
4 21 (72.41%) Coverity
5 20 (68.97%) Bash Shell
6 17 (58.62%) Linux
7 15 (51.72%) Perl
8 14 (48.28%) CREST Certified
9 13 (44.83%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (41.38%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (41.38%) Finance
10 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
11 5 (17.24%) Threat Modelling
11 5 (17.24%) logstash
11 5 (17.24%) Sumo Logic

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) Sumo Logic
General
1 24 (82.76%) Telecoms
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Penetration Tester
1 24 (82.76%) Tester
2 6 (20.69%) Graduate
2 6 (20.69%) Graduate Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 5 (17.24%) Principal Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (17.24%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 29 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 24 (82.76%) OWASP
3 13 (44.83%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (41.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (17.24%) Information Security
5 5 (17.24%) Open Source
5 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
5 5 (17.24%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) Source Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Python
2 24 (82.76%) C
2 24 (82.76%) C++
2 24 (82.76%) Java
3 20 (68.97%) Bash Shell
4 15 (51.72%) Perl
5 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) GIAC
1 29 (100.00%) OSCP
2 24 (82.76%) CEH
2 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
3 14 (48.28%) CREST Certified
4 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 5 (17.24%) GCFA
5 5 (17.24%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (17.24%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 24 (82.76%) Nessus
1 24 (82.76%) Nmap
1 24 (82.76%) OpenVAS
2 5 (17.24%) logstash
2 5 (17.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Qualys
2 21 (72.41%) Coverity
3 5 (17.24%) Sophos
3 5 (17.24%) Splunk