Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GWAPT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 820 897
Rank change year-on-year +2 +77 +29
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 6 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.008% 0.043% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.036% 0.18% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 5 34 0
London median annual salary £50,000 £75,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
England median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £28,785
% change year-on-year -20.00% +160.55% -53.00%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16682 18456 22683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.52% 24.01% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12384 15422 18514
London median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

GWAPT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GWAPT in London

GWAPT
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for GWAPT in London

GWAPT
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GWAPT in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for GWAPT in London

GWAPT
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GWAPT within the London region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
West London -8 2 £42,500 -43.33%
GWAPT
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 London region with a requirement for GWAPT.

1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CISA
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) GPEN
2 5 (83.33%) OSCP
2 5 (83.33%) OSCE
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) Kali Linux
2 5 (83.33%) HP Fortify
2 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) Android
2 5 (83.33%) OWASP
2 5 (83.33%) Metasploit
2 5 (83.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (83.33%) CREST Certified
2 5 (83.33%) Security Operations
2 5 (83.33%) Programme Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) Nessus
2 5 (83.33%) CEH
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment

GWAPT
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Internet
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) AppScan
1 5 (83.33%) Metasploit
1 5 (83.33%) Paros
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Junior
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Android
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
1 5 (83.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) OWASP
2 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Programme Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) Security Operations
2 5 (83.33%) Security Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISA
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) GPEN
2 5 (83.33%) CEH
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 5 (83.33%) CREST Certified
2 5 (83.33%) GCIH
2 5 (83.33%) OSCE
2 5 (83.33%) OSCP
3 2 (33.33%) CISMP
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) GCED
4 1 (16.67%) GCFA
4 1 (16.67%) GPPA
4 1 (16.67%) GSNA
4 1 (16.67%) GSSP-JAVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Fortify
1 5 (83.33%) Nessus
1 5 (83.33%) Nmap
1 5 (83.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com