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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
Rank 269 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.026% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
1734 1272 1313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.77% 21.26% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 975 1035
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
GPEN
England

GPEN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 28 November 2014, 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