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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 182 209 217
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +8
Permanent jobs citing CEH 34 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 1.17% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 13
Median salary £43,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
1577 2051 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.48% 37.13% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1347 1330
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

CEH Salary Histogram in Berkshire

CEH
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +10 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Bracknell - 8 £45,000 -
Slough +2 3 £70,000 +16.66%
CEH
South East

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CEH.

1 62 (86.11%) CISSP
2 31 (43.06%) Firewall
3 30 (41.67%) SANS
4 29 (40.28%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (38.89%) Cisco
5 28 (38.89%) CCNA
5 28 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (36.11%) Windows
6 26 (36.11%) Linux
7 25 (34.72%) Unix
7 25 (34.72%) Network Security
8 22 (30.56%) Information Security
9 21 (29.17%) Vulnerability Management
10 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
11 18 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (20.83%) Qualys
13 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
14 14 (19.44%) DNS
15 13 (18.06%) DV Cleared
15 13 (18.06%) SIEM
15 13 (18.06%) LogRhythm
15 13 (18.06%) Endace
16 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
17 11 (15.28%) Security Testing
17 11 (15.28%) Windows NT
17 11 (15.28%) Internet
17 11 (15.28%) Ethical Hacking
18 10 (13.89%) CISM
18 10 (13.89%) Active Directory

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (11.11%) Apache
1 8 (11.11%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) IBM Notes
2 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.94%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.17%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.06%) Firewall
2 25 (34.72%) Network Security
3 18 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 14 (19.44%) DNS
6 11 (15.28%) Internet
7 10 (13.89%) SAN
8 9 (12.50%) HTTP
8 9 (12.50%) SSL
9 8 (11.11%) LAN
9 8 (11.11%) WAN
10 6 (8.33%) FTP
10 6 (8.33%) SMTP
11 5 (6.94%) HTTPS
11 5 (6.94%) IPsec
11 5 (6.94%) SSH
11 5 (6.94%) VPN
12 3 (4.17%) IPv4
12 3 (4.17%) IPv6
12 3 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) FindBugs
1 4 (5.56%) sqlmap
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) French Language
2 6 (8.33%) German Language
2 6 (8.33%) Legal
3 3 (4.17%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (4.17%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Analyst
2 20 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 17 (23.61%) Security Engineer
4 16 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
5 15 (20.83%) Security Analyst
5 15 (20.83%) Technical Support
5 15 (20.83%) Technical Support Engineer
6 11 (15.28%) Network Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (9.72%) Network Analyst
10 6 (8.33%) Information Analyst
10 6 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (8.33%) Network Operations Analyst
10 6 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
10 6 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (8.33%) Presales Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Security Operations Analyst
11 5 (6.94%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) Web Services
2 6 (8.33%) Regular Expression
3 4 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Linux
1 26 (36.11%) Windows
2 25 (34.72%) Unix
3 11 (15.28%) Windows NT
4 5 (6.94%) Mac OS
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (30.56%) Information Security
3 21 (29.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (18.06%) SIEM
5 11 (15.28%) Ethical Hacking
5 11 (15.28%) Security Testing
6 8 (11.11%) Validation
7 7 (9.72%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (8.33%) Network Management
8 6 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (8.33%) Presales
9 5 (6.94%) Security Operations
9 5 (6.94%) Threat Modelling
10 4 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (5.56%) SDLC
11 3 (4.17%) Security Architecture
11 3 (4.17%) Threat Detection
12 2 (2.78%) Analytics
12 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) C++
2 4 (5.56%) Java
2 4 (5.56%) Perl
2 4 (5.56%) Python
2 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (86.11%) CISSP
2 30 (41.67%) SANS
3 29 (40.28%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (38.89%) CCNA
5 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
6 13 (18.06%) DV Cleared
7 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 10 (13.89%) CCNP
8 10 (13.89%) CISM
9 8 (11.11%) Degree
10 7 (9.72%) CISA
11 6 (8.33%) SSCP
12 5 (6.94%) GSEC
12 5 (6.94%) MCSE
12 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (5.56%) GCIH
13 4 (5.56%) GIAC
13 4 (5.56%) Security+ Certification
14 2 (2.78%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.78%) ISO 14001
3 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.78%) SLA
4 1 (1.39%) COBIT
4 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) Snort
3 5 (6.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) Endace
2 9 (12.50%) Nessus
2 9 (12.50%) Nmap
3 4 (5.56%) HP Fortify
3 4 (5.56%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.39%) QRadar
4 1 (1.39%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.39%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) Cisco
2 15 (20.83%) Qualys
3 13 (18.06%) LogRhythm
4 9 (12.50%) Juniper
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle
5 8 (11.11%) Symantec
6 6 (8.33%) EMC
6 6 (8.33%) Forcepoint
6 6 (8.33%) SevOne
6 6 (8.33%) Splunk
7 5 (6.94%) F5
7 5 (6.94%) Lotus
7 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.94%) Novell
8 4 (5.56%) Coverity
8 4 (5.56%) HP
8 4 (5.56%) Intel
8 4 (5.56%) Veracode
9 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.78%) Intel Security