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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 186 206 204
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs citing CEH 39 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 1.04% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 26
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,550 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -5.26%
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
1720 2027 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.19% 37.21% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1337 1369 1259
Average salary £55,000 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.98% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +8 10 £38,500 +2.66% 2
Bracknell - 7 - - 1
Slough - 6 - - 1
Newbury - 2 £53,750 - 1
Windsor - 2 £55,000 - 1
CEH
South East

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 83 (95.40%) CISSP
2 50 (57.47%) Information Security
3 42 (48.28%) Linux
4 41 (47.13%) Windows
5 35 (40.23%) Degree
5 35 (40.23%) Network Security
6 32 (36.78%) CISA
7 30 (34.48%) Computer Science
8 26 (29.89%) GSEC
9 25 (28.74%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (28.74%) SANS
10 24 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
11 23 (26.44%) Management Information System
12 19 (21.84%) LogRhythm
12 19 (21.84%) Endace
12 19 (21.84%) Firewall
12 19 (21.84%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (20.69%) Cisco
13 18 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (18.39%) SIEM
15 15 (17.24%) Unix
15 15 (17.24%) Finance
16 14 (16.09%) CCNA
16 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
16 14 (16.09%) Identity Access Management
17 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (14.94%) Relational Database
17 13 (14.94%) Qualys
18 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
19 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.45%) Apache
1 3 (3.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (40.23%) Network Security
2 19 (21.84%) Firewall
3 18 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.34%) VPN
6 8 (9.20%) LAN
6 8 (9.20%) WAN
7 7 (8.05%) Internet
8 6 (6.90%) DNS
8 6 (6.90%) SAN
9 5 (5.75%) FTP
9 5 (5.75%) HTTP
9 5 (5.75%) SMTP
9 5 (5.75%) SSL
10 4 (4.60%) HTTPS
10 4 (4.60%) IPsec
10 4 (4.60%) SSH
11 3 (3.45%) DHCP
11 3 (3.45%) DMZ
12 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) FindBugs
1 1 (1.15%) sqlmap
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Legal
3 6 (6.90%) French Language
3 6 (6.90%) German Language
4 3 (3.45%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (3.45%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Security Engineer
2 29 (33.33%) Information Security Engineer
3 24 (27.59%) Senior Security Engineer
4 22 (25.29%) Senior Information Security Engineer
5 18 (20.69%) Analyst
6 17 (19.54%) Support Engineer
7 13 (14.94%) Security Analyst
8 12 (13.79%) Network Engineer
9 10 (11.49%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (10.34%) Technical Support
10 9 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (9.20%) Information Analyst
11 8 (9.20%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (9.20%) IT Engineer
11 8 (9.20%) IT Security Engineer
11 8 (9.20%) Network Support
12 7 (8.05%) Cisco Engineer
12 7 (8.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 7 (8.05%) Security Support Engineer
13 6 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 23 (26.44%) Management Information System
3 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.75%) PKI
5 2 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (48.28%) Linux
2 41 (47.13%) Windows
3 15 (17.24%) Unix
4 5 (5.75%) Windows NT
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (57.47%) Information Security
2 25 (28.74%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (18.39%) SIEM
5 14 (16.09%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (8.05%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (6.90%) Security Testing
9 4 (4.60%) Migration
10 3 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.45%) Network Packet Analysis
10 3 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (3.45%) Presales
10 3 (3.45%) Security Architecture
10 3 (3.45%) Security Operations
11 2 (2.30%) Analytics
11 2 (2.30%) DDoS Mitigation
11 2 (2.30%) Network Packet Capture
11 2 (2.30%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (2.30%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) Java
2 1 (1.15%) C++
2 1 (1.15%) Perl
2 1 (1.15%) Python
2 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (95.40%) CISSP
2 35 (40.23%) Degree
3 32 (36.78%) CISA
4 26 (29.89%) GSEC
5 25 (28.74%) SANS
6 19 (21.84%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (16.09%) CCNA
8 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
9 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
10 8 (9.20%) DV Cleared
10 8 (9.20%) SSCP
11 5 (5.75%) CCNP
11 5 (5.75%) CISM
11 5 (5.75%) GIAC
12 2 (2.30%) EnCE
12 2 (2.30%) GCIH
12 2 (2.30%) OSCP
13 1 (1.15%) CCIE
13 1 (1.15%) CRISC
13 1 (1.15%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (21.84%) Endace
2 3 (3.45%) Nmap
3 2 (2.30%) EnCase
3 2 (2.30%) FTK
3 2 (2.30%) Nessus
4 1 (1.15%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.15%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.15%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) LogRhythm
2 18 (20.69%) Cisco
3 13 (14.94%) Qualys
4 11 (12.64%) Symantec
5 9 (10.34%) Websense
6 4 (4.60%) F5
7 3 (3.45%) Juniper
7 3 (3.45%) Oracle
8 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.30%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.30%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.30%) Splunk
8 2 (2.30%) Stonesoft
9 1 (1.15%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.15%) AVG
9 1 (1.15%) Coverity
9 1 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.15%) Imperva
9 1 (1.15%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.15%) Tufin
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
Windsor
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 27 days ago