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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 223 221 224
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.051% 0.036% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.047% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £100,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
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
4580 4289 4291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.61% 76.33% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3055 3225 3525
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 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
Reading -10 2 £100,000 +100.00%
Ethical Hacking
South East

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Cyber Security
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) CEH
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
4 2 (28.57%) SCADA
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacker
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) SCADA
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Cyber Security
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) GNVQ
2 2 (28.57%) ACSP
2 2 (28.57%) CEH
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
1 2 (28.57%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) Acronis