The table below looks at the statistics for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank - 163 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +177.77%
GPEN
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
899 908 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.43% 24.32% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 624 573 513
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland