The table below looks at the statistics for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 404 465 -
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 27 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.019% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.062% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 0
Median salary £50,000 £78,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £28,785 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+82.38% -53.94%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5471 6485 7298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.23% 30.81% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4428 5237 5562
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GPEN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

GPEN Salary Trend in the South East

GPEN
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPEN across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

GPEN Salary Histogram in the South East

GPEN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Oxfordshire +20 16 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire +17 9 £65,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South East region with a requirement for GPEN.

1 44 (100.00%) OSCP
2 38 (86.36%) CEH
2 38 (86.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 38 (86.36%) Nmap
2 38 (86.36%) Penetration Testing
2 38 (86.36%) Nessus
3 36 (81.82%) Python
3 36 (81.82%) Security Cleared
4 34 (77.27%) C++
4 34 (77.27%) C
5 31 (70.45%) GIAC
5 31 (70.45%) OWASP
6 30 (68.18%) CREST Certified
7 29 (65.91%) Telecoms
8 26 (59.09%) Linux
9 25 (56.82%) Java
9 25 (56.82%) Qualys
9 25 (56.82%) OpenVAS
10 24 (54.55%) Windows
11 23 (52.27%) Perl
12 22 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
12 22 (50.00%) Coverity
13 17 (38.64%) Finance
14 16 (36.36%) Bash Shell
14 16 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (31.82%) Cyberthreat
15 14 (31.82%) DV Cleared
16 13 (29.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 13 (29.55%) Open Source
16 13 (29.55%) Metasploit

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
1 2 (4.55%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Wireless
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Metasploit
2 11 (25.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 29 (65.91%) Telecoms
2 17 (38.64%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Back Office
4 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.55%) Electronics
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (84.09%) Penetration Tester
1 37 (84.09%) Tester
2 6 (13.64%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 6 (13.64%) Senior Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Graduate
3 5 (11.36%) Graduate Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Testing Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Principal Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Product Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (31.82%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Cybercrime
4 2 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Linux
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
3 12 (27.27%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) Penetration Testing
1 38 (86.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 31 (70.45%) OWASP
3 16 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (29.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 13 (29.55%) Information Security
4 13 (29.55%) Open Source
5 11 (25.00%) Social Engineering
6 10 (22.73%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (13.64%) SIEM
8 4 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
8 4 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Security Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) Security Operations
9 2 (4.55%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) Python
2 34 (77.27%) C
2 34 (77.27%) C++
3 25 (56.82%) Java
4 23 (52.27%) Perl
5 16 (36.36%) Bash Shell
6 9 (20.45%) C#
6 9 (20.45%) Objective-C
6 9 (20.45%) Ruby
6 9 (20.45%) VB
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) OSCP
2 38 (86.36%) CEH
3 36 (81.82%) Security Cleared
4 31 (70.45%) GIAC
5 30 (68.18%) CREST Certified
6 14 (31.82%) DV Cleared
7 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 6 (13.64%) SANS
9 4 (9.09%) CHECK Team Leader
9 4 (9.09%) CHECK Team Member
9 4 (9.09%) Tigerscheme
10 2 (4.55%) Degree
10 2 (4.55%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.55%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 38 (86.36%) Nessus
1 38 (86.36%) Nmap
2 25 (56.82%) OpenVAS
3 2 (4.55%) logstash
3 2 (4.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Qualys
2 22 (50.00%) Coverity
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) Sophos
3 2 (4.55%) Splunk
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 23 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competative + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago