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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 263 314 318
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +4
Permanent jobs citing CEH 28 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.095% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 9
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £87,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,250 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+27.43% -3.52%
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
2239 2937 2607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.67% 25.35% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1932 2411 2299
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 4 September 2015.

CEH Salary Histogram in the City of London

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 42 (85.71%) CISSP
2 25 (51.02%) Information Security
3 24 (48.98%) Finance
4 23 (46.94%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (32.65%) CISM
6 14 (28.57%) Windows
7 13 (26.53%) Cisco
7 13 (26.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (24.49%) Firewall
8 12 (24.49%) CISA
9 10 (20.41%) CCNA
9 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
10 8 (16.33%) SIEM
10 8 (16.33%) Security Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Security Architecture
10 8 (16.33%) DNS
10 8 (16.33%) Tripwire
10 8 (16.33%) VLAN
11 7 (14.29%) Degree
11 7 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (14.29%) Nessus
11 7 (14.29%) GIAC
11 7 (14.29%) Linux
11 7 (14.29%) GPEN
11 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (12.24%) Private Cloud
12 6 (12.24%) Data Governance
12 6 (12.24%) Splunk

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (10.20%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) Firewall
2 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
3 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 8 (16.33%) VLAN
4 6 (12.24%) Network Security
4 6 (12.24%) LDAP
5 5 (10.20%) TACACS
5 5 (10.20%) HTTPS
5 5 (10.20%) SAN
5 5 (10.20%) Wireless Security
5 5 (10.20%) Wireless
5 5 (10.20%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.12%) Junos
6 3 (6.12%) MPLS
6 3 (6.12%) DHCP
7 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Data Mining
1 5 (10.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Subversion
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Financial Institution
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Security Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Security Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Security Specialist
5 5 (10.20%) Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.20%) Security Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Information Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) SAML
1 1 (2.04%) SPNEGO
1 1 (2.04%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Private Cloud
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.20%) PKI
4 5 (10.20%) Social Media
5 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) CESG
6 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Information Security
2 23 (46.94%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (26.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (16.33%) Security Architecture
4 8 (16.33%) Security Testing
4 8 (16.33%) SIEM
5 7 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL
6 6 (12.24%) Data Governance
6 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (10.20%) Cyber Security
7 5 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (10.20%) Patch Management
8 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) Service Management
9 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.08%) Project Management
10 2 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
10 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Python
1 5 (10.20%) Ruby
1 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
1 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (85.71%) CISSP
2 16 (32.65%) CISM
3 12 (24.49%) CISA
4 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (20.41%) CCNA
5 7 (14.29%) GIAC
5 7 (14.29%) Degree
5 7 (14.29%) GPEN
6 3 (6.12%) CHFI
6 3 (6.12%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (6.12%) SSCP
6 3 (6.12%) MCSE
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.08%) CISMP
7 2 (4.08%) GCIH
7 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) OSCP
8 1 (2.04%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.12%) COBIT
1 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.20%) vSphere
1 5 (10.20%) KVM
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Nessus
2 5 (10.20%) WSUS
2 5 (10.20%) Puppet
3 3 (6.12%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (4.08%) SCCM
5 1 (2.04%) Nagios
5 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Cisco
2 8 (16.33%) Tripwire
3 6 (12.24%) Splunk
3 6 (12.24%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.20%) F5
5 4 (8.16%) McAfee
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.08%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.04%) WorldPay
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.04%) Trustwave
7 1 (2.04%) Rapid7
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) VMware
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