Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for GPEN qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 149 143
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 1 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.062% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.49% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Gloucestershire median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% - -
South West median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year -31.82% - -

GPEN is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 553 1017 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 34.05% 47.97% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 408 733 598
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,050 £39,000
% change year-on-year -0.12% +2.69% +4.00%

GPEN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing GPEN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for GPEN in Gloucestershire

GPEN
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for GPEN in Gloucestershire

GPEN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 £37,500 -
GPEN
South West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for GPEN.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GCFA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) EnCE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity

GPEN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) EC-Council LPT
1 1 (100.00%) ECSA
1 1 (100.00%) EnCE
1 1 (100.00%) GCFA
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EnCase