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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 306 302 320
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing CEH 8 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.21% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.87% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 6
Average salary £55,000 £56,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,425 £81,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
2625 2746 2939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.38% 23.69% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2283 2334 2627
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (94.12%) Information Security
2 13 (76.47%) CISSP
3 10 (58.82%) CISM
4 8 (47.06%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) Snort
7 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (29.41%) Database Security
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco
9 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 3 (17.65%) Symantec
9 3 (17.65%) McAfee
9 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (17.65%) CISA
9 3 (17.65%) Wireless
9 3 (17.65%) Law
9 3 (17.65%) Legal
9 3 (17.65%) Network Design
9 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
9 3 (17.65%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (17.65%) Internet
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless Security
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Law
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Security Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Graduate
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Forensic Investigator
5 1 (5.88%) Testing Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security Architect
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 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) CESG
2 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (29.41%) Database Security
5 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
5 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Network Design
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Web Design
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CISSP
2 10 (58.82%) CISM
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) SSCP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CISMP
5 2 (11.76%) OSCP
6 1 (5.88%) CRISC
6 1 (5.88%) GPEN
6 1 (5.88%) EnCE
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (5.88%) CCNP
6 1 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (5.88%) GIAC
6 1 (5.88%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) COBIT
3 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Symantec
1 3 (17.65%) McAfee
1 3 (17.65%) IronPort
2 2 (11.76%) Websense
2 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
2 2 (11.76%) Juniper
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle