Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for GPEN qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 337 366
Rank change year-on-year +33 +29 -
Permanent jobs citing GPEN 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.010% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.055% 0.040% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 - £40,000
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1817 2520 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.68% 22.56% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 2122 2577
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £23,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,336 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GPEN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GPEN in Yorkshire

GPEN
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for GPEN in Yorkshire

GPEN
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPEN within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
West Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
GPEN
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified

GPEN
Co-occurring 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP