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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank - 901 860
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 0 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.019% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 15
Average salary - £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
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 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Social Engineering

GWAPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) HIPAA