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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 302 312 317
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 4 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.21% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.25% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 3
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £52,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £78,600 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +60.00%
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
8861 9822 9383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.26% 82.89% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7700 8365 8464
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) CEH
3 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (54.55%) CISSP
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (27.27%) CISM
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) Web Design
7 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) SSCP
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) OSCP
7 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (18.18%) COBIT
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
8 1 (9.09%) IIS
8 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
8 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
8 1 (9.09%) Legal
8 1 (9.09%) Banking
8 1 (9.09%) QA
8 1 (9.09%) .NET
8 1 (9.09%) CRISC
8 1 (9.09%) GCIH
8 1 (9.09%) EnCE

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Forensic Investigator
3 1 (9.09%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
5 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CEH
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) CISM
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) OSCP
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) SSCP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) CISA
5 1 (9.09%) GCIH
5 1 (9.09%) EnCE
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft