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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 309 315 334
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 7 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.061% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 7
Average salary £65,000 £61,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £48,750 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £83,750 £68,500
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
9322 9712 10370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.84% 82.01% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7777 8476 9465
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,922
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 16 (80.00%) Information Security
2 15 (75.00%) CEH
3 12 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) CISSP
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (35.00%) Cyber Security
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
8 4 (20.00%) Service Management
8 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (20.00%) ITSM
8 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) CRM
8 4 (20.00%) PMI
8 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (20.00%) BCP
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) COBIT
8 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (15.00%) GIAC
10 2 (10.00%) Web Design
10 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Tester
1 8 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Graduate
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacker
5 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) PMI
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Information Security
2 12 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (20.00%) BCP
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (20.00%) ITSM
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (10.00%) SIEM
6 2 (10.00%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) CEH
2 8 (40.00%) CISSP
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (15.00%) GIAC
6 2 (10.00%) OSCP
6 2 (10.00%) SSCP
6 2 (10.00%) CISM
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) COBIT
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 18 days ago