The table below looks at the statistics for GWAPT in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GWAPT over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank 860 838 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 5 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.025% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.092% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 0
Average salary £33,750 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
GWAPT
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28566 27086 30468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.58% 26.93% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22991 21625 25793
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GWAPT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GWAPT across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GWAPT Jobs Demand Trend in England

GWAPT
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GWAPT across the England region.

GWAPT Salary Trend in England

GWAPT
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GWAPT across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

GWAPT Salary Histogram in England

GWAPT
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GWAPT within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands +6 1 £45,000 -5.26%
London -11 1 £22,500 -67.85%
South West - 1 - -
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GWAPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing GWAPT 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 GWAPT.

1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
2 4 (80.00%) GCIH
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) GPEN
2 4 (80.00%) OSCE
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) CISA
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Nessus
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (40.00%) HIPAA
4 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management

GWAPT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing GWAPT 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 GWAPT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
2 4 (80.00%) OSCE
2 4 (80.00%) GPEN
2 4 (80.00%) GCIH
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) CISA
5 1 (20.00%) GIAC
5 1 (20.00%) GCIA
5 1 (20.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (20.00%) Qualys
1 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm