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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 276 325 319
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -6
Permanent jobs citing CEH 32 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.073% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 10
Average salary £55,000 £27,500 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £27,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,500 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
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
2498 3083 2684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.97% 24.90% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2136 2529 2371
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 45 (84.91%) CISSP
2 29 (54.72%) Information Security
3 26 (49.06%) Finance
4 25 (47.17%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (41.51%) CISM
6 17 (32.08%) Windows
7 15 (28.30%) Cisco
8 13 (24.53%) CISA
8 13 (24.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (20.75%) CCNA
9 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (18.87%) Mobile App
11 9 (16.98%) Security Architecture
11 9 (16.98%) Security Testing
11 9 (16.98%) Firewall
11 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
11 9 (16.98%) Linux
12 8 (15.09%) Tripwire
12 8 (15.09%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (15.09%) SIEM
13 7 (13.21%) GPEN
13 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (13.21%) Wireless Security
13 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (13.21%) Nessus
13 7 (13.21%) VLAN
13 7 (13.21%) Degree
13 7 (13.21%) Wireless
13 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
13 7 (13.21%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
1 9 (16.98%) Firewall
2 7 (13.21%) Wireless
2 7 (13.21%) VLAN
2 7 (13.21%) DNS
2 7 (13.21%) Wireless Security
3 6 (11.32%) LDAP
3 6 (11.32%) Network Security
4 5 (9.43%) TACACS
4 5 (9.43%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (9.43%) HTTPS
4 5 (9.43%) SAN
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) MPLS
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.77%) Junos
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (3.77%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Data Mining
1 5 (9.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.66%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Analyst
1 10 (18.87%) Security Manager
2 8 (15.09%) Security Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Information Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (9.43%) Team Leader
5 5 (9.43%) Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) Security Specialist
5 5 (9.43%) Security Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) Information Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.66%) IT Security Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (3.77%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) SAML
2 1 (1.89%) SPNEGO
2 1 (1.89%) XACML
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Private Cloud
3 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.43%) Social Media
4 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.43%) PKI
5 2 (3.77%) CESG
5 2 (3.77%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Information Security
2 25 (47.17%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (24.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (16.98%) Security Architecture
4 9 (16.98%) Security Testing
5 8 (15.09%) SIEM
5 8 (15.09%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
6 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (11.32%) ITIL
8 5 (9.43%) Cyber Security
8 5 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (9.43%) Patch Management
9 4 (7.55%) Database Security
9 4 (7.55%) Data Governance
10 3 (5.66%) SDLC
11 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.77%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Python
2 5 (9.43%) Ruby
2 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.66%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (84.91%) CISSP
2 22 (41.51%) CISM
3 13 (24.53%) CISA
4 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (20.75%) CCNA
5 7 (13.21%) Degree
5 7 (13.21%) GPEN
6 5 (9.43%) GIAC
7 4 (7.55%) CISMP
7 4 (7.55%) MCSE
7 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (5.66%) SSCP
8 3 (5.66%) CHFI
8 3 (5.66%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (5.66%) OSCP
8 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.77%) GCIH
10 1 (1.89%) ISSMP
10 1 (1.89%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.55%) COBIT
2 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) vSphere
1 5 (9.43%) KVM
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) Snort
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Nessus
2 5 (9.43%) WSUS
2 5 (9.43%) Puppet
3 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) Tripwire
3 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.32%) Splunk
5 5 (9.43%) McAfee
5 5 (9.43%) F5
6 4 (7.55%) Fortinet
6 4 (7.55%) Juniper
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle
8 2 (3.77%) Symantec
8 2 (3.77%) IronPort
8 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.77%) Websense
8 2 (3.77%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.77%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.89%) Trustwave
9 1 (1.89%) Rapid7