The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank 897 875 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 4 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.011% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.040% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £61,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31744 29671 33091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24856 23856 28287
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GWAPT within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 3 £61,250 +22.50%
Leicestershire - 3 £61,250 -
East Midlands - 3 £61,250 -
Leicester - 2 £61,250 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

GWAPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) GPEN
2 15 (88.24%) Wireless
3 13 (76.47%) CEH
4 12 (70.59%) GCIH
4 12 (70.59%) CISSP
4 12 (70.59%) CISA
4 12 (70.59%) CISM
4 12 (70.59%) OSCP
4 12 (70.59%) OSCE
5 11 (64.71%) PCI DSS
5 11 (64.71%) VoIP
5 11 (64.71%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (58.82%) Security Testing
7 9 (52.94%) CISMP
8 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (47.06%) Information Security
8 8 (47.06%) Windows
9 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (35.29%) Data Security
10 6 (35.29%) Degree
10 6 (35.29%) UNIX
10 6 (35.29%) Open Source
11 5 (29.41%) AppScan
11 5 (29.41%) ITIL
11 5 (29.41%) Solaris
11 5 (29.41%) SQL
11 5 (29.41%) Oracle
11 5 (29.41%) Apache

GWAPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) Wireless
3 11 (64.71%) VoIP
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
5 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) SAN
7 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
8 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
8 1 (5.88%) SSH
8 1 (5.88%) LDAP
8 1 (5.88%) FTP
8 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) AppScan
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
1 7 (41.18%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Security Tester
3 4 (23.53%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Security Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Information Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Security Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 5 (29.41%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) Solaris
4 5 (29.41%) OS/390
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Security Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (47.06%) Information Security
4 6 (35.29%) Data Security
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Information Management
7 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) GPEN
2 13 (76.47%) CEH
3 12 (70.59%) GCIH
3 12 (70.59%) CISSP
3 12 (70.59%) CISA
3 12 (70.59%) CISM
3 12 (70.59%) OSCP
3 12 (70.59%) OSCE
4 9 (52.94%) CISMP
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (29.41%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) GCIA
7 3 (17.65%) GSEC
8 2 (11.76%) CCSA
8 2 (11.76%) GCFW
8 2 (11.76%) GCWN
8 2 (11.76%) GCED
8 2 (11.76%) CSSLP
9 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) PCI DSS
2 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (29.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Nmap
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
1 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nessus
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds