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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
UK
Rank 829 941 938
Rank change year-on-year
+112 -3
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 16 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.076% 0.021% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 2
Median salary £75,000 £50,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 - £45,000

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
21172 28065 29324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.22% 28.02% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16726 22465 23461
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GWAPT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GWAPT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017 within the UK.

GWAPT Salary Histogram in the UK

GWAPT
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GWAPT within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 16 £75,000 +50.00% 1
London +61 15 £75,000 +50.00%
Uxbridge - 2 £85,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -

GWAPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing GWAPT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GWAPT.

1 39 (95.12%) Penetration Testing
1 39 (95.12%) GPEN
2 37 (90.24%) CISSP
3 36 (87.80%) Information Security
4 35 (85.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 31 (75.61%) CISA
6 30 (73.17%) E-Commerce
7 29 (70.73%) SOA
7 29 (70.73%) Java
7 29 (70.73%) Oracle
7 29 (70.73%) Salesforce.com
7 29 (70.73%) Incident Management
7 29 (70.73%) GSNA
7 29 (70.73%) GCFA
7 29 (70.73%) GSSP-JAVA
7 29 (70.73%) Oracle EBS R12
7 29 (70.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 29 (70.73%) Oracle Database
7 29 (70.73%) SABSA
7 29 (70.73%) GCED
7 29 (70.73%) GPPA
7 29 (70.73%) Security Auditing
8 26 (63.41%) Degree
8 26 (63.41%) Computer Science
8 26 (63.41%) Data Protection
8 26 (63.41%) C
9 11 (26.83%) CEH
10 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (24.39%) OSCP
11 9 (21.95%) Wireless

GWAPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (70.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (70.73%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Wireless
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) VoIP
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
5 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Burp Suite
General
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Architect
1 29 (70.73%) Security Architect
2 22 (53.66%) Information Architect
2 22 (53.66%) Information Security Architect
3 10 (24.39%) Penetration Tester
3 10 (24.39%) Tester
4 6 (14.63%) Ethical Hacker
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Security Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Security Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Development Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) SIEM Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Penetration Testing
2 36 (87.80%) Information Security
3 35 (85.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 30 (73.17%) E-Commerce
5 29 (70.73%) Incident Management
5 29 (70.73%) SABSA
5 29 (70.73%) Security Auditing
5 29 (70.73%) SOA
6 26 (63.41%) Data Protection
7 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (17.07%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (14.63%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (14.63%) Social Engineering
10 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (7.32%) Security Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.88%) Information Management
11 2 (4.88%) Open Source
11 2 (4.88%) SIEM
11 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) C
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (95.12%) GPEN
2 37 (90.24%) CISSP
3 31 (75.61%) CISA
4 29 (70.73%) GCED
4 29 (70.73%) GCFA
4 29 (70.73%) GPPA
4 29 (70.73%) GSNA
4 29 (70.73%) GSSP-JAVA
5 26 (63.41%) Degree
6 11 (26.83%) CEH
7 10 (24.39%) OSCP
8 8 (19.51%) CREST Certified
9 6 (14.63%) CCNA
9 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (14.63%) EC-Council LPT
9 6 (14.63%) GIAC
10 5 (12.20%) GCIH
11 3 (7.32%) OSCE
12 2 (4.88%) CISMP
12 2 (4.88%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Oracle
1 29 (70.73%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
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