The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 - 117 -
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £58,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +56.00%
Ethical Hacking
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1636 1407 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.97% 81.14% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1439 1127 1494
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in Cheshire

Ethical Hacking
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) EnCE
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Security
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacker
1 2 (50.00%) Forensic Investigator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Security
1 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) EnCE
2 1 (25.00%) Degree