The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 305 324 321
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing CEH 9 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.081% 0.082% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 11
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £56,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,250 £105,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
CEH
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2731 2660 3025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.56% 21.86% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2296 2314 2715
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CEH
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

CEH Salary Trend in the City of London

CEH
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

CEH Salary Histogram in the City of London

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 15 (88.24%) Information Security
2 11 (64.71%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (58.82%) CISSP
4 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
5 7 (41.18%) Cyber Security
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) CISM
8 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (23.53%) COBIT
9 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
9 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (17.65%) Banking
9 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 2 (11.76%) Web Services
10 2 (11.76%) Java
10 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 2 (11.76%) Service Management
10 2 (11.76%) CISA
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Project Management
10 2 (11.76%) SSCP
10 2 (11.76%) PMI
10 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
10 2 (11.76%) GIAC
10 2 (11.76%) Web Design

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless Security
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Graduate
1 5 (29.41%) Tester
1 5 (29.41%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Security Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Testing Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) PMI
4 1 (5.88%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) CESG
4 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Information Security
2 11 (64.71%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Cyber Security
5 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Database Security
7 1 (5.88%) SIEM
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) GIAC
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
4 2 (11.76%) SSCP
4 2 (11.76%) CISA
4 2 (11.76%) OSCP
5 1 (5.88%) CRISC
5 1 (5.88%) GPEN
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) COBIT
3 2 (11.76%) QA
3 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee
1 1 (5.88%) IronPort