The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GWAPT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
UK
Rank 846 944 -
Rank change year-on-year +98 -  
Permanent jobs citing GWAPT 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.014% 0.007% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £75,000 £67,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20711 28517 28965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.73% 27.80% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16340 22861 22729
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GWAPT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GWAPT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for GWAPT in the UK

GWAPT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GWAPT 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 23 March 2017. 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 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 +94 3 £75,000 +11.11%
London +79 3 £75,000 +11.11%

GWAPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 with a requirement for GWAPT.

1 20 (90.91%) E-Commerce
1 20 (90.91%) Penetration Testing
1 20 (90.91%) GPEN
2 19 (86.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (86.36%) Oracle Database
2 19 (86.36%) SABSA
2 19 (86.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 19 (86.36%) GCED
2 19 (86.36%) GSSP-JAVA
2 19 (86.36%) GPPA
2 19 (86.36%) Security Auditing
2 19 (86.36%) Incident Management
2 19 (86.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (86.36%) GSNA
2 19 (86.36%) GCFA
2 19 (86.36%) SOA
2 19 (86.36%) CISSP
2 19 (86.36%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (86.36%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) Oracle
2 19 (86.36%) CISA
2 19 (86.36%) Information Security
3 16 (72.73%) C
3 16 (72.73%) Degree
3 16 (72.73%) Computer Science
3 16 (72.73%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.64%) CEH
4 3 (13.64%) GCIH
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection

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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (86.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Architect
1 19 (86.36%) Security Architect
2 13 (59.09%) Information Architect
2 13 (59.09%) Information Security Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Development Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Security Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) E-Commerce
1 20 (90.91%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (86.36%) Incident Management
2 19 (86.36%) Information Security
2 19 (86.36%) SABSA
2 19 (86.36%) Security Auditing
2 19 (86.36%) SOA
2 19 (86.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 16 (72.73%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Content Development
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM
4 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) GPEN
2 19 (86.36%) CISA
2 19 (86.36%) CISSP
2 19 (86.36%) GCED
2 19 (86.36%) GCFA
2 19 (86.36%) GPPA
2 19 (86.36%) GSNA
2 19 (86.36%) GSSP-JAVA
3 16 (72.73%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) CEH
4 3 (13.64%) GCIH
5 2 (9.09%) GCIA
6 1 (4.55%) CREST Certified
6 1 (4.55%) OSCE
6 1 (4.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Oracle
1 19 (86.36%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (9.09%) ArcSight