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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank 897 951 980
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +29
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 17 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.066% 0.036% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 2
Median salary £70,000 £76,250 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.19% +24.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £69,250 £60,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,250 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £76,250 £61,250
% change year-on-year
-40.98% +24.48%

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
25782 30155 31434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.36% 27.44% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20928 24253 24331
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 August 2016 within the UK.

GWAPT Salary Histogram in the UK

GWAPT
Top 4 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 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +67 17 £70,000 -8.19%
London +48 16 £70,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

GWAPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (91.67%) GPEN
2 22 (91.67%) CISSP
3 21 (87.50%) Information Security
4 19 (79.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 18 (75.00%) OSCP
5 18 (75.00%) Wireless
6 17 (70.83%) Mobile App
6 17 (70.83%) CREST Certified
7 16 (66.67%) CEH
7 16 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (62.50%) Burp Suite
8 15 (62.50%) Malware Analysis
8 15 (62.50%) Social Engineering
8 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (62.50%) Windows
8 15 (62.50%) Linux
8 15 (62.50%) CCNA
8 15 (62.50%) GIAC
8 15 (62.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (62.50%) EC-Council LPT
9 7 (29.17%) CISA
10 6 (25.00%) GSNA
10 6 (25.00%) GCFA
10 6 (25.00%) Java
10 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (25.00%) Degree
10 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (25.00%) GPPA
10 6 (25.00%) SABSA

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Wireless
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless Security
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Burp Suite
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Penetration Tester
1 17 (70.83%) Tester
2 13 (54.17%) Ethical Hacker
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Information Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Security Penetration Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Security Tester
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Mobile App
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (87.50%) Information Security
3 19 (79.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 16 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 15 (62.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 15 (62.50%) Malware Analysis
5 15 (62.50%) Social Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (25.00%) SABSA
6 6 (25.00%) Security Auditing
7 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.67%) SOA
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
9 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (4.17%) Information Management
9 1 (4.17%) Open Source
9 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) CISSP
1 22 (91.67%) GPEN
2 18 (75.00%) OSCP
3 17 (70.83%) CREST Certified
4 16 (66.67%) CEH
5 15 (62.50%) CCNA
5 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (62.50%) EC-Council LPT
5 15 (62.50%) GIAC
6 7 (29.17%) CISA
7 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) GCED
7 6 (25.00%) GCFA
7 6 (25.00%) GPPA
7 6 (25.00%) GSNA
7 6 (25.00%) GSSP-JAVA
8 1 (4.17%) GCIH
8 1 (4.17%) OSCE
8 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
1 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Sophos
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec