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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank - 212 217
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.12% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.14% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £57,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +105.35%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
3903 4244 4441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.08% 84.83% 80.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 3115 3044
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) CEH
1 5 (83.33%) Qualys
1 5 (83.33%) Security Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (83.33%) SANS
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) sqlmap
2 3 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) HP Fortify
2 3 (50.00%) Veracode
2 3 (50.00%) FindBugs
2 3 (50.00%) Coverity
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Nessus
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (33.33%) SSL

Ethical Hacking
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) SSH
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) FindBugs
1 3 (50.00%) sqlmap
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (83.33%) Security Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CEH
1 5 (83.33%) SANS
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Fortify
1 3 (50.00%) Nessus
2 2 (33.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Qualys
2 3 (50.00%) Coverity
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Veracode
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk