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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 222 - 224
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.052% - 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% - 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +53.84%
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
4594 4565 4149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.84% 78.94% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 3311 3374
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 24 December 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
Reading - 3 - -
Ethical Hacking
South East

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) GSM
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) DMZ
3 3 (50.00%) 3G
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) 2G
3 3 (50.00%) 2.5G
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (50.00%) GGSN
3 3 (50.00%) LTE
3 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) GSM
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DMZ
2 3 (50.00%) 3G
2 3 (50.00%) 2G
2 3 (50.00%) 2.5G
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
2 3 (50.00%) GGSN
2 3 (50.00%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacker
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Director
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft