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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 93 113 84
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Permanent jobs citing CEH 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 0.52% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £53,750 - £21,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
360 388 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.26% 23.77% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 206 247 182
Average salary £45,000 £36,895 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.96% +5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £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 27 April 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 19 (100.00%) CISSP
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) GIAC
2 18 (94.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (78.95%) SIEM
4 11 (57.89%) SSCP
5 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Network Security
6 8 (42.11%) Security Testing
6 8 (42.11%) tcpdump
6 8 (42.11%) CISA
6 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 8 (42.11%) GCIA
7 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 7 (36.84%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) XML
8 6 (31.58%) Regular Expression
8 6 (31.58%) Analytics
8 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
8 6 (31.58%) Open Source
8 6 (31.58%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) Sourcefire
9 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) Information Security
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.79%) PowerShell

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
1 18 (94.74%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (47.37%) Network Security
3 8 (42.11%) tcpdump
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
1 12 (63.16%) Security Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Network Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Security Specialist
3 6 (31.58%) Security Specialist
4 4 (21.05%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) XML
1 6 (31.58%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) SIEM
2 8 (42.11%) Security Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Python
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
2 18 (94.74%) GIAC
3 11 (57.89%) SSCP
4 8 (42.11%) CISA
4 8 (42.11%) GCIA
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.53%) MCSE
6 2 (10.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
1 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) Sourcefire
2 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint