Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GWAPT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1138 1159 1264
Rank change year-on-year +21 +105 +24
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 12 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.022% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.030% 0.082% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 10
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £45,000 £68,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £70,625
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +50.00% -4.76%

GWAPT is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40397 46198 56292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.98% 26.17% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31283 37327 45194
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

GWAPT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GWAPT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GWAPT in England

GWAPT
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GWAPT in England.

Salary trend for GWAPT in England

GWAPT
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GWAPT in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GWAPT in England

GWAPT
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GWAPT within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -31 6 £50,000 -33.33%
South East - 5 £87,500 - 1
North of England +10 1 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +9 1 £55,000 -
GWAPT
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for GWAPT.

1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
1 10 (83.33%) CEH
1 10 (83.33%) OSCP
2 9 (75.00%) OWASP
3 8 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Information Security
4 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (58.33%) GPEN
5 6 (50.00%) CREST Certified
5 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
5 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (50.00%) Kali Linux
5 6 (50.00%) Android
5 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (50.00%) WebInspect
5 6 (50.00%) AppScan
5 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (50.00%) GCIH
5 6 (50.00%) CISA
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) VoIP
6 5 (41.67%) CISM
6 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) Wireless
6 5 (41.67%) Internet
6 5 (41.67%) Validation
6 5 (41.67%) Paros
6 5 (41.67%) Nmap
6 5 (41.67%) Nessus

GWAPT
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) AppScan
2 5 (41.67%) Metasploit
2 5 (41.67%) Paros
3 1 (8.33%) Burp Suite
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Head of Security
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
2 3 (25.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Junior Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Android
1 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (50.00%) Kali Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) OWASP
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (41.67%) Programme Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
5 5 (41.67%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) Secure Coding
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
7 1 (8.33%) Content Development
7 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
7 1 (8.33%) SABSA
7 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (8.33%) SIEM
7 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CEH
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
1 10 (83.33%) OSCP
2 7 (58.33%) GPEN
3 6 (50.00%) CISA
3 6 (50.00%) CREST Certified
3 6 (50.00%) GCIH
4 5 (41.67%) CISM
4 5 (41.67%) OSCE
5 4 (33.33%) SANS
6 2 (16.67%) CISMP
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) GCED
7 1 (8.33%) GCFA
7 1 (8.33%) GCIA
7 1 (8.33%) GIAC
7 1 (8.33%) GPPA
7 1 (8.33%) GSNA
7 1 (8.33%) GSSP-JAVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) WebInspect
2 5 (41.67%) HP Fortify
2 5 (41.67%) Nessus
2 5 (41.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk