The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 122 119 111
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing CEH 8 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 1.28% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Average salary £43,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -
CEH
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
429 469 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.71% 24.47% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 318 340 331
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CEH
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

CEH Salary Trend in Cheshire

CEH
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

CEH Salary Histogram in Cheshire

CEH
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Warrington +8 5 £42,500 - 1
Daresbury - 3 - -
Chester -7 1 £85,000 +41.66% 1
Knutsford - 1 £52,500 -
CEH
North West

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CEH 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 CEH.

1 7 (70.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) CISM
3 5 (50.00%) SIEM
4 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Metasploit
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) CCIE
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) JSP
5 3 (30.00%) JSP 440
5 3 (30.00%) RMADS
5 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (30.00%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (20.00%) Social Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) OSCP

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CEH 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 CEH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Security
4 1 (10.00%) Engineering Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Head of IT Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (30.00%) RMADS
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) Social Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) OWASP
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCIE
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
1 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (20.00%) HP
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Erin Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Erin Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago