The table below looks at the statistics for GPEN in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPEN over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
England / Yorkshire
Rank - - 266
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £63,750 £52,500 £56,875
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.69%

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1082 1522 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.56% 23.70% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 897 1194 1328
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 £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

GPEN Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

GPEN
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

GPEN Salary Trend in Yorkshire

GPEN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for GPEN.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacker
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP