The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 450 434 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.004% 0.018% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.054% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7818 7355 8066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.52% 32.77% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6151 5846 7054
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPEN
England

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPEN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 1 £57,500 - 1
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum plus car and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago