The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 212 217 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 12 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 0
Average salary £52,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
Ethical Hacking
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4449 4391 3922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.95% 76.21% 73.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 3154 2963
Average salary £53,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.18% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in Berkshire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Ethical Hacking Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Slough +12 8 £52,500 +87.50% 1
Reading - 1 - - 4
Ethical Hacking
South East

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 17 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
3 15 (88.24%) Firewall
4 13 (76.47%) SQL
4 13 (76.47%) Windows
4 13 (76.47%) Cyber Security
5 12 (70.59%) HIPAA
5 12 (70.59%) PCI DSS
6 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
6 11 (64.71%) Python
6 11 (64.71%) Perl
6 11 (64.71%) PHP
6 11 (64.71%) Ruby
7 10 (58.82%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (41.18%) Information Security
9 6 (35.29%) SIEM
9 6 (35.29%) Analytics
10 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
10 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
10 5 (29.41%) Malware Analysis
10 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
10 5 (29.41%) Project Management
10 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
10 5 (29.41%) LAN
10 5 (29.41%) SLA
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 5 (29.41%) CISSP
11 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (23.53%) CCIE

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) DMZ
3 4 (23.53%) 3G
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 4 (23.53%) 2G
3 4 (23.53%) 2.5G
3 4 (23.53%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (23.53%) GGSN
3 4 (23.53%) GSM
3 4 (23.53%) LTE
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Military
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Security Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Security Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Incident Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Director
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Cyber Security
3 10 (58.82%) Reverse Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) Information Security
5 6 (35.29%) SIEM
5 6 (35.29%) Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
6 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) Security Management
7 4 (23.53%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
8 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
8 3 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
9 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) ITIL
9 1 (5.88%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) Ruby
2 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
2 11 (64.71%) Perl
2 11 (64.71%) PHP
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CISM
2 4 (23.53%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) CNA
3 3 (17.65%) CNE
3 3 (17.65%) Novell Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CHFI
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) SSCP
5 1 (5.88%) GIAC
5 1 (5.88%) GCIA
5 1 (5.88%) GCIH
5 1 (5.88%) GCFA
5 1 (5.88%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) PCI DSS
1 12 (70.59%) HIPAA
2 5 (29.41%) SLA
3 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee
2 1 (5.88%) Websense
2 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
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