Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 823 831 899
Rank change year-on-year +8 +68 +32
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 2 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.003% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.012% 0.029% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 15
London median annual salary £63,750 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £45,375 £44,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £81,125 £76,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -8.20%

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 16,406 17,086 20,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.03% 23.35% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,211 13,065 17,336
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for GWAPT in London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing GWAPT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for GWAPT.

1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) GPEN
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) GSSP-JAVA
2 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) GXPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Defence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) GPEN
1 1 (50.00%) GSSP-JAVA
1 1 (50.00%) GXPN
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared