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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank - 239 213
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.017% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.021% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £58,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +56.00%
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
4627 4668 4167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.60% 78.30% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3109 3460 3376
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 £75,000 £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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) SCADA
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacker
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM