The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills 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 Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 318 310 333
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 8 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.10% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.13% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 4
Average salary £48,750 £63,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.22% +15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £47,750 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £84,750 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
Ethical Hacking
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9631 9563 10174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.10% 80.85% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7983 8425 9281
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in the City of London

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Ethical Hacking Salary Histogram in the City of London

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 14 (77.78%) Information Security
2 13 (72.22%) CEH
3 12 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Cyber Security
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) CISSP
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
7 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) COBIT
7 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 4 (22.22%) PMI
7 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
7 4 (22.22%) BCP
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) CRM
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
7 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (22.22%) ITSM
7 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (16.67%) GIAC
9 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 2 (11.11%) Investment Management

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Tester
1 8 (44.44%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Graduate
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Security Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacker
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Information Security
2 12 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Cyber Security
4 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 4 (22.22%) BCP
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) ITSM
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) SIEM
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CEH
2 6 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) GIAC
5 2 (11.11%) OSCP
6 1 (5.56%) GPEN
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) COBIT
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus+Ben
Posted: 24 days ago