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

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 101 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.55% 0.23% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 0.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
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 Oxfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
384 543 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.19% 31.57% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 322 409 306
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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
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 19 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
Abingdon - 5 - -
GPEN
South East

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for GPEN.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Python
1 23 (100.00%) GIAC
1 23 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 23 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 23 (100.00%) OSCP
2 19 (82.61%) Bash Shell
3 16 (69.57%) Linux
4 15 (65.22%) C
4 15 (65.22%) C++
4 15 (65.22%) Java
4 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
4 15 (65.22%) Nessus
4 15 (65.22%) OWASP
4 15 (65.22%) Coverity
4 15 (65.22%) Nmap
4 15 (65.22%) Qualys
4 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
4 15 (65.22%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (65.22%) OpenVAS
4 15 (65.22%) CEH
5 12 (52.17%) CREST Certified
6 11 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (47.83%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (47.83%) Finance
6 11 (47.83%) Perl
7 8 (34.78%) Sophos
7 8 (34.78%) Information Security
7 8 (34.78%) GCFA
7 8 (34.78%) WMI

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 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (34.78%) Sumo Logic
General
1 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Penetration Tester
1 15 (65.22%) Tester
2 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 8 (34.78%) Principal Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Graduate
3 5 (21.74%) Graduate Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (34.78%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 23 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 15 (65.22%) OWASP
3 11 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (47.83%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (34.78%) Information Security
4 8 (34.78%) Open Source
4 8 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (34.78%) Security Architecture
4 8 (34.78%) Security Operations
4 8 (34.78%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) Source Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Python
2 19 (82.61%) Bash Shell
3 15 (65.22%) C
3 15 (65.22%) C++
3 15 (65.22%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) Perl
5 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) GIAC
1 23 (100.00%) OSCP
2 15 (65.22%) CEH
2 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
3 12 (52.17%) CREST Certified
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) GCFA
4 8 (34.78%) SANS
5 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (34.78%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) Nessus
1 15 (65.22%) Nmap
1 15 (65.22%) OpenVAS
2 8 (34.78%) logstash
2 8 (34.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Coverity
1 15 (65.22%) Qualys
2 8 (34.78%) Sophos
2 8 (34.78%) Splunk