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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 299 321 312
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 4 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.041% 0.060% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.072% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 12
Average salary £61,000 £27,500 £63,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+121.81% -56.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £27,500 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £77,000 £84,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
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
8221 9740 9773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 83.03% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 8088 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Banking
4 7 (46.67%) CEH
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) CISSP
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (33.33%) CISA
6 5 (33.33%) CISM
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 5 (33.33%) Wireless Security
6 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 5 (33.33%) GPEN
6 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (20.00%) GCIH
7 3 (20.00%) GCFA
8 2 (13.33%) EnCE
8 2 (13.33%) Qualys
8 2 (13.33%) GIAC
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Perl
8 2 (13.33%) UNIX
8 2 (13.33%) Python
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) E-Discovery
8 2 (13.33%) Splunk

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Wireless
1 5 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Security Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) IT Security Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
1 5 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (13.33%) E-Discovery
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Security
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CEH
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 5 (33.33%) CISA
3 5 (33.33%) CISM
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) GPEN
4 3 (20.00%) GCIH
4 3 (20.00%) GCFA
5 2 (13.33%) EnCE
5 2 (13.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Qualys
2 2 (13.33%) Splunk
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - 70k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago