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 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
Ethical Hacking
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
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
1596 1270 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.35% 79.82% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1011 1433
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Ethical Hacking Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 - 2 £57,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £62,500 -
Ethical Hacking
North West

Ethical Hacking
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Legal
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) CEH
2 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) Financial Institution
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) EnCE
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Security
2 5 (71.43%) Data Privacy
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Legal
2 5 (71.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Forensic Investigator
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Security
1 5 (71.43%) Data Privacy
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) CEH
1 5 (71.43%) EnCE
2 3 (42.86%) Degree