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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank - 920 883
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 0 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.037% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 12
Average salary - £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%

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
30444 32334 30911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.45% 27.23% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23778 25831 24841
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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%) OSCP
2 4 (80.00%) OSCE
2 4 (80.00%) GPEN
2 4 (80.00%) GCIH
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) CISA
4 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Nessus
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) HIPAA
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) People Management
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (20.00%) Metasploit

GWAPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
2 4 (80.00%) OSCE
2 4 (80.00%) GPEN
2 4 (80.00%) GCIH
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) CISA
5 1 (20.00%) GIAC
5 1 (20.00%) GCIA
5 1 (20.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (20.00%) Qualys
1 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm