The table below looks at the statistics for GWAPT in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GWAPT over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank 888 910 882
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 5 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.017% 0.024% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 15
Average salary £76,250 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.96% +35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £76,250 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.08% +20.00%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30126 32803 30377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.26% 27.34% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23898 25949 24570
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

GWAPT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GWAPT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GWAPT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GWAPT within the UK.

GWAPT Salary Trend in the UK

GWAPT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GWAPT over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 within the UK.

GWAPT Salary Histogram in the UK

GWAPT
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GWAPT within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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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
England +10 5 £76,250 +12.96% 2
South East - 4 £76,250 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
London +46 1 - - 2
City of London - 1 - - 2

GWAPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) OSSTMM
2 4 (80.00%) ISACA
2 4 (80.00%) GPEN
2 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) IBM

GWAPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Assurance Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Security Assurance Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) OSSTMM
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 4 (80.00%) ISACA
2 4 (80.00%) GPEN
3 1 (20.00%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
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