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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank 925 - 965
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 8 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% - 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.031% - 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 12
Average salary £70,000 - £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 - £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 - £67,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £52,500
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
26203 28394 30486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.51% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21271 22357 24617
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £68,500
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
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 30 April 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 - 8 £70,000 -
GWAPT
UK

GWAPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (92.31%) OSCP
3 11 (84.62%) GPEN
4 10 (76.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (69.23%) Information Security
6 8 (61.54%) Windows
6 8 (61.54%) Linux
7 7 (53.85%) Wireless
7 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
8 6 (46.15%) CISSP
9 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
9 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (38.46%) Threat Analysis
9 5 (38.46%) CEH
9 5 (38.46%) CREST Certified
10 4 (30.77%) Wireless Security
11 3 (23.08%) Degree
11 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (23.08%) Malware Analysis
11 3 (23.08%) Social Engineering
11 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 3 (23.08%) Burp Suite
11 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (23.08%) GIAC
11 3 (23.08%) CISA
11 3 (23.08%) CCNA
11 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (23.08%) EC-Council LPT
12 2 (15.38%) Internet

GWAPT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Wireless
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless Security
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Burp Suite
2 2 (15.38%) AppScan
2 2 (15.38%) Metasploit
2 2 (15.38%) Paros
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Penetration Tester
1 10 (76.92%) Tester
2 7 (53.85%) Security Penetration Tester
2 7 (53.85%) Security Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Security Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacker
5 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (69.23%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
4 5 (38.46%) Threat Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (23.08%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Social Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (15.38%) Data Security
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) SABSA
7 1 (7.69%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) OSCP
2 11 (84.62%) GPEN
3 6 (46.15%) CISSP
4 5 (38.46%) CEH
4 5 (38.46%) CREST Certified
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) CISA
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) EC-Council LPT
5 3 (23.08%) GIAC
6 2 (15.38%) CISM
6 2 (15.38%) CISMP
6 2 (15.38%) GCIH
6 2 (15.38%) OSCE
7 1 (7.69%) GCED
7 1 (7.69%) GCFA
7 1 (7.69%) GPPA
7 1 (7.69%) GSNA
7 1 (7.69%) GSSP-JAVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Fortify
1 2 (15.38%) Nessus
1 2 (15.38%) Nmap
1 2 (15.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Reuters