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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank - - 220
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £56,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +25.00%
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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1692 1720 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.20% 22.67% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1416 1010
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GPEN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPEN across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

GPEN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) HIPAA