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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank 912 963 1004
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +41
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 9 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.001% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.035% 0.003% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 7
Median salary £70,000 - £67,500
UK excluding London median salary - - £60,000

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
25871 30355 33200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.65% 27.43% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20910 24061 26309
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Top 2 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 25 June 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 +61 9 £70,000 -
London - 9 £70,000 -

GWAPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 11 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) GPEN
2 9 (81.82%) OSCP
2 9 (81.82%) Mobile App
2 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) Wireless
3 7 (63.64%) Information Security
3 7 (63.64%) CEH
3 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (63.64%) CREST Certified
4 5 (45.45%) EC-Council LPT
4 5 (45.45%) Malware Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Social Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (45.45%) Burp Suite
4 5 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (45.45%) CCNA
4 5 (45.45%) GIAC
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) CISA
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless Security
6 2 (18.18%) Security Auditing
6 2 (18.18%) GPPA
6 2 (18.18%) SABSA
6 2 (18.18%) Kali Linux
6 2 (18.18%) HP Fortify
6 2 (18.18%) GSSP-JAVA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless Security
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Burp Suite
2 2 (18.18%) AppScan
2 2 (18.18%) Metasploit
2 2 (18.18%) Paros
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (81.82%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Ethical Hacker
3 4 (36.36%) Security Penetration Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Security Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Information Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (45.45%) Malware Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Social Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) SABSA
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Security Auditing
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
1 9 (81.82%) GPEN
1 9 (81.82%) OSCP
2 7 (63.64%) CEH
2 7 (63.64%) CREST Certified
3 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) EC-Council LPT
3 5 (45.45%) GIAC
4 4 (36.36%) CISA
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) CISM
5 2 (18.18%) CISMP
5 2 (18.18%) GCED
5 2 (18.18%) GCFA
5 2 (18.18%) GCIH
5 2 (18.18%) GPPA
5 2 (18.18%) GSNA
5 2 (18.18%) GSSP-JAVA
5 2 (18.18%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Fortify
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
1 2 (18.18%) Nmap
1 2 (18.18%) WebInspect