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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 102 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing CEH 3 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.84% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 3.63% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £52,500 £49,050 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.70%
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
390 358 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.35% 23.17% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 266 229 170
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 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 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) GIAC
2 15 (93.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (75.00%) SIEM
4 8 (50.00%) GCIA
4 8 (50.00%) CISA
4 8 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Network Security
5 7 (43.75%) SSCP
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 4 (25.00%) Open Source
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) Sourcefire
8 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
8 4 (25.00%) Regular Expression
8 4 (25.00%) Analytics
9 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (12.50%) Python
9 2 (12.50%) Information Security

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
1 15 (93.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (50.00%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Security Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) IT Security Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) SIEM
2 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (93.75%) GIAC
3 8 (50.00%) GCIA
3 8 (50.00%) CISA
4 7 (43.75%) SSCP
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) CISM
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint