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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 119 112 134
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Permanent jobs citing CEH 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 0.95% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
471 419 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.30% 26.34% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 342 335 509
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
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 29 August 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
Chester - 3 £60,000 -
Warrington - 3 - -
CEH
North West

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 14 (82.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (58.82%) SSCP
4 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) Websense
5 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
5 8 (47.06%) Symantec
5 8 (47.06%) McAfee
5 8 (47.06%) Information Security
5 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
5 8 (47.06%) IronPort
5 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) SIEM
5 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (47.06%) Cyber Security
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) Legal
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) Juniper
7 6 (35.29%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (35.29%) EnCE
7 6 (35.29%) Qualys
7 6 (35.29%) Computer Security
7 6 (35.29%) Nessus
7 6 (35.29%) Snort
7 6 (35.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (35.29%) Becrypt
7 6 (35.29%) Lumension
7 6 (35.29%) LogRhythm

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) TACACS
General
1 6 (35.29%) Legal
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
1 6 (35.29%) Security Specialist
1 6 (35.29%) Senior Security Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Forensic Investigator
3 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) RMADS
2 2 (11.76%) CESG
2 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Information Security
1 8 (47.06%) SIEM
1 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Management
1 8 (47.06%) Cyber Security
2 6 (35.29%) Data Privacy
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Security
3 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (23.53%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
5 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.76%) ISMS
5 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (58.82%) SSCP
3 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) EnCE
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) CISM
7 1 (5.88%) GCIA
7 1 (5.88%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Nessus
1 6 (35.29%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (35.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
1 8 (47.06%) Symantec
1 8 (47.06%) McAfee
1 8 (47.06%) Websense
1 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
1 8 (47.06%) IronPort
2 6 (35.29%) Qualys
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
2 6 (35.29%) Splunk
2 6 (35.29%) Lumension
2 6 (35.29%) Becrypt
2 6 (35.29%) LogRhythm
3 1 (5.88%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Fortinet