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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 199 219 207
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs citing CEH 18 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.38% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 12
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2121 1864 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.39% 33.33% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1341 1576
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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
Slough - 4 £43,500 -
Reading +3 3 £50,000 +122.22%
CEH
South East

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 22 (70.97%) CISSP
3 17 (54.84%) UNIX
4 15 (48.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (38.71%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) CCNA
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.81%) Firewall
8 8 (25.81%) OSCE
9 7 (22.58%) SQL
9 7 (22.58%) Nessus
9 7 (22.58%) Nmap
9 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
9 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
9 7 (22.58%) CentOS
9 7 (22.58%) OSCP
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (19.35%) VMware
10 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
11 5 (16.13%) Perl
11 5 (16.13%) PHP
11 5 (16.13%) IIS
11 5 (16.13%) MCSE
11 5 (16.13%) Python
11 5 (16.13%) DNS

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (16.13%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) tcpdump
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
3 3 (9.68%) SSL
3 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (16.13%) German Language
2 3 (9.68%) Military
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Technical Support
1 17 (54.84%) Support Engineer
1 17 (54.84%) Technical Support Engineer
1 17 (54.84%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support
4 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.45%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) COM
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.68%) PKI
1 3 (9.68%) iPhone
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) UNIX
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (22.58%) CentOS
5 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Phone
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
7 3 (9.68%) Android
8 2 (6.45%) Mac OS
8 2 (6.45%) Debian
8 2 (6.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (16.13%) SIEM
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.68%) Time Management
4 3 (9.68%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security
4 3 (9.68%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (6.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Python
2 5 (16.13%) Ruby
2 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
2 5 (16.13%) Perl
2 5 (16.13%) PHP
3 3 (9.68%) C
3 3 (9.68%) C++
3 3 (9.68%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) CISSP
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNA
3 8 (25.81%) OSCE
4 7 (22.58%) OSCP
5 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) MCSE
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 3 (9.68%) GNVQ
7 3 (9.68%) ACSP
7 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) MCP
7 3 (9.68%) MCITP
8 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
2 5 (16.13%) HIPAA
3 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Nmap
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.13%) Snort
4 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Imperva
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.13%) Sophos
4 3 (9.68%) Apple
4 3 (9.68%) Symantec
4 3 (9.68%) Acronis
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Novell
5 2 (6.45%) Lotus