The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 206 193 210
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing CEH 23 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.48% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 1.44% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 13
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
CEH
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2211 1806 1823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.35% 33.17% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1515 1260 1335
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CEH
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the Berkshire region.

CEH Salary Trend in Berkshire

CEH
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

CEH Salary Histogram in Berkshire

CEH
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
Reading - 11 £52,500 - 5
Maidenhead - 3 £55,000 -
Slough -9 2 £55,000 +15.78% 1
CEH
South East

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing CEH 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 CEH.

1 35 (92.11%) CISSP
2 25 (65.79%) UNIX
2 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 25 (65.79%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (28.95%) Information Security
4 10 (26.32%) Firewall
5 9 (23.68%) Wireless
5 9 (23.68%) GIAC
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (23.68%) DMZ
5 9 (23.68%) LAN
5 9 (23.68%) WAN
5 9 (23.68%) DHCP
5 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
5 9 (23.68%) VPN
5 9 (23.68%) DNS
5 9 (23.68%) CCNP
5 9 (23.68%) Database Security
5 9 (23.68%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (23.68%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (23.68%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (23.68%) Network Security
5 9 (23.68%) Wireless Security
6 8 (21.05%) French Language
7 7 (18.42%) German Language
8 6 (15.79%) Banking
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
9 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.16%) SIEM
10 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing CEH 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 CEH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) Wireless
2 9 (23.68%) DMZ
2 9 (23.68%) LAN
2 9 (23.68%) WAN
2 9 (23.68%) DHCP
2 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.68%) VPN
2 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 9 (23.68%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (23.68%) Network Security
2 9 (23.68%) Wireless Security
General
1 8 (21.05%) French Language
2 7 (18.42%) German Language
3 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 6 (15.79%) Finance
4 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Technical Support
1 25 (65.79%) Support Engineer
1 25 (65.79%) Technical Support Engineer
1 25 (65.79%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Security Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Tester
4 2 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (2.63%) Author
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) CESG
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) UNIX
1 25 (65.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (28.95%) Information Security
3 9 (23.68%) Database Security
3 9 (23.68%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (23.68%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (13.16%) SIEM
5 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Test Management
6 3 (7.89%) OWASP
7 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.63%) ERP
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.63%) IT Governance
7 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 35 (92.11%) CISSP
2 9 (23.68%) GIAC
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) OSCP
4 3 (7.89%) OSCE
5 1 (2.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) McAfee
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £4000000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago