Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GPEN qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 550 643
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 0 48 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.14% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.44% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 0 40 5
South East median annual salary - £51,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -24.07% +68.75%
England median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -4.76%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8249 10927 13257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.95% 31.05% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6711 8784 10601
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GPEN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GPEN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GPEN 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 in the South East.

Salary trend for GPEN in the South East