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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 88 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing CEH 13 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.97% 0.76% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 3.06% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £56,250 - £21,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
433 359 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.24% 24.91% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 279 217 245
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -21.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 4 March 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 25 (100.00%) CISSP
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
1 25 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 23 (92.00%) GIAC
3 20 (80.00%) SIEM
4 17 (68.00%) SSCP
5 16 (64.00%) Red Hat
5 16 (64.00%) Cisco
5 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (56.00%) Windows
6 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
7 13 (52.00%) Linux
8 11 (44.00%) XML
8 11 (44.00%) Degree
8 11 (44.00%) Regular Expression
8 11 (44.00%) Analytics
8 11 (44.00%) Visualisation
8 11 (44.00%) Open Source
9 10 (40.00%) Network Security
9 10 (40.00%) Finance
10 8 (32.00%) GCIA
10 8 (32.00%) CISA
10 8 (32.00%) Security Testing
10 8 (32.00%) tcpdump
11 7 (28.00%) Information Security
12 4 (16.00%) Sourcefire
12 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
13 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
13 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
1 25 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (40.00%) Network Security
3 8 (32.00%) tcpdump
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
1 16 (64.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Network Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Security Specialist
2 8 (32.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Security Specialist
4 5 (20.00%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) XML
1 11 (44.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (8.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Visualisation
1 11 (44.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) SIEM
2 11 (44.00%) Analytics
3 8 (32.00%) Security Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) CISSP
2 23 (92.00%) GIAC
3 17 (68.00%) SSCP
4 11 (44.00%) Degree
5 8 (32.00%) GCIA
5 8 (32.00%) CISA
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (12.00%) MCSE
6 3 (12.00%) MCSA
7 2 (8.00%) VCP4
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Red Hat
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
3 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
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