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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank 907 927 884
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -43
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 2 2 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.008% 0.007% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 33
Average salary £58,750 - £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 - £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £60,000
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
26156 27364 26645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.57% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21168 22032 21157
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
London - 2 £58,750 -
GWAPT
UK

GWAPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) Security Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) GPEN
2 12 (66.67%) OSCP
3 10 (55.56%) Risk Management
4 9 (50.00%) Information Security
5 7 (38.89%) WebInspect
5 7 (38.89%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) HP Fortify
6 6 (33.33%) GSSP-.NET
6 6 (33.33%) GSSP-JAVA
6 6 (33.33%) Big Data
6 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (33.33%) Burp Suite
6 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 6 (33.33%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) OSCE
6 6 (33.33%) SANS
6 6 (33.33%) AppDetective
6 6 (33.33%) Threat Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (33.33%) CSSLP
6 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 6 (33.33%) Android
6 6 (33.33%) HIPAA
6 6 (33.33%) Semantic Web
6 6 (33.33%) OWASP
6 6 (33.33%) GCIH

GWAPT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) IIS
1 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) VoIP
2 5 (27.78%) Wireless
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Burp Suite
2 1 (5.56%) AppScan
2 1 (5.56%) Metasploit
2 1 (5.56%) Paros
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Tester
2 9 (50.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 9 (50.00%) Security Tester
3 8 (44.44%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) Security Engineer
5 5 (27.78%) Analyst
5 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
6 4 (22.22%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 4 (22.22%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (33.33%) Semantic Web
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Android
2 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Kali Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Security Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (55.56%) Risk Management
4 9 (50.00%) Information Security
5 6 (33.33%) Open Source
5 6 (33.33%) OWASP
5 6 (33.33%) Threat Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Information Management
6 5 (27.78%) Security Management
6 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) Data Security
8 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
8 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
8 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
8 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) C++
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) GPEN
1 12 (66.67%) OSCP
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 6 (33.33%) CEH
3 6 (33.33%) CSSLP
3 6 (33.33%) GCIH
3 6 (33.33%) GSSP-.NET
3 6 (33.33%) GSSP-JAVA
3 6 (33.33%) OSCE
3 6 (33.33%) SANS
4 5 (27.78%) CREST Certified
5 2 (11.11%) CISA
5 2 (11.11%) CISM
5 2 (11.11%) CISMP
5 2 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) HIPAA
1 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 6 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Fortify
1 7 (38.89%) WebInspect
2 6 (33.33%) AppDetective
3 1 (5.56%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Reuters