The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 91 111 93
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing CEH 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.19% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 0.87% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £53,750 £49,050 £21,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +130.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +12.79%
CEH
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
309 343 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.75% 21.81% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 182 217 166
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CEH
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the Edinburgh region.

CEH Salary Trend in Edinburgh

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (100.00%) CISSP
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (88.89%) GIAC
4 13 (72.22%) SIEM
5 9 (50.00%) SSCP
5 9 (50.00%) Network Security
6 8 (44.44%) tcpdump
6 8 (44.44%) GCIA
6 8 (44.44%) Security Testing
6 8 (44.44%) CISA
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco
7 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) XML
10 4 (22.22%) Degree
10 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire
10 4 (22.22%) LogRhythm
10 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
10 4 (22.22%) Open Source
10 4 (22.22%) Regular Expression
10 4 (22.22%) Analytics
11 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 3 (16.67%) Python
12 2 (11.11%) MCSE
12 2 (11.11%) MCSA

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
1 17 (94.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (50.00%) Network Security
3 8 (44.44%) tcpdump
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
1 12 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Network Security Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Network Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Security Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) IT Security Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
1 4 (22.22%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) SIEM
2 8 (44.44%) Security Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (88.89%) GIAC
3 9 (50.00%) SSCP
4 8 (44.44%) GCIA
4 8 (44.44%) CISA
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) MCSA
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire
3 4 (22.22%) LogRhythm
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint