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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 118 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
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
1493 1482 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.06% 83.26% 78.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1163 1104
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 July 2015.

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 July 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 - 2 £42,500 -
Chester -4 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Ethical Hacking
North West

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Metasploit
2 4 (66.67%) CEH
2 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CCIE
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) JSP 440
3 3 (50.00%) RMADS
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) CISA
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (50.00%) RMADS
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Social Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCIE
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) CEH
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) HP