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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank 862 843 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 4 32 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.031% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.014% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 32 0
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -

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
28799 28422 31079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 27.26% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23078 22323 26025
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 9 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 29 January 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 -12 4 £45,000 -25.00%
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire +14 1 £45,000 -11.76%
East Midlands -5 1 £45,000 -5.26%
South West - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

GWAPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (100.00%) OSCP
2 7 (87.50%) OSCE
2 7 (87.50%) GPEN
2 7 (87.50%) GCIH
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) Information Security
5 4 (50.00%) GCIA
5 4 (50.00%) GSEC
5 4 (50.00%) CEH
5 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
6 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
6 3 (37.50%) Regular Expression
6 3 (37.50%) CISM
6 3 (37.50%) CISSP
6 3 (37.50%) UNIX
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) LDAP
6 3 (37.50%) FTP
6 3 (37.50%) HTTP
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) SSH
6 3 (37.50%) Data Security
6 3 (37.50%) Management Information System

GWAPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
3 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) SSH
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Data Security
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) OSCP
2 7 (87.50%) OSCE
2 7 (87.50%) GPEN
2 7 (87.50%) GCIH
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) GCIA
4 4 (50.00%) GSEC
4 4 (50.00%) CEH
5 3 (37.50%) CISM
5 3 (37.50%) CISSP
6 2 (25.00%) CISA
7 1 (12.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Qualys
1 1 (12.50%) LogRhythm
1 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire