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 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
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 96 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing CEH 10 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.69% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.81% 3.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
356 324 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.23% 22.31% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 255 190 239
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,050
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 19 December 2014, 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 20 (86.96%) CISSP
2 18 (78.26%) Finance
3 15 (65.22%) Firewall
3 15 (65.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (60.87%) Cisco
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
4 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
4 14 (60.87%) SSCP
5 13 (56.52%) GIAC
5 13 (56.52%) Windows
6 12 (52.17%) Linux
6 12 (52.17%) SIEM
6 12 (52.17%) Information Security
6 12 (52.17%) Degree
7 10 (43.48%) XML
7 10 (43.48%) Regular Expression
7 10 (43.48%) Visualisation
7 10 (43.48%) Open Source
7 10 (43.48%) Analytics
8 4 (17.39%) Network Security
8 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
8 4 (17.39%) Security Management
9 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (13.04%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) COM
10 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
1 15 (65.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (4.35%) tcpdump
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Security Specialist
2 8 (34.78%) Security Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) IT Security Specialist
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Security Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
6 3 (13.04%) Test Coordinator
7 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) XML
1 10 (43.48%) Regular Expression
2 3 (13.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Visualisation
1 10 (43.48%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Information Security
1 12 (52.17%) SIEM
2 10 (43.48%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
3 4 (17.39%) Security Management
4 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) CISSP
2 14 (60.87%) SSCP
3 13 (56.52%) GIAC
4 12 (52.17%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) CISM
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) MCSE
5 2 (8.70%) MCSA
6 1 (4.35%) GCIA
6 1 (4.35%) CISA
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
1 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
2 2 (8.70%) Sourcefire
2 2 (8.70%) LogRhythm