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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 85 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing CEH 12 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 2.97% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Average salary £65,000 £56,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,550 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -5.26%
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
348 370 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.36% 27.47% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 229 248 195
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CEH Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) CISSP
2 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
2 13 (92.86%) Security Operations
2 13 (92.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (64.29%) SIEM
3 9 (64.29%) GIAC
3 9 (64.29%) CISA
3 9 (64.29%) GCIA
3 9 (64.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (64.29%) Network Security
3 9 (64.29%) tcpdump
4 8 (57.14%) Retail
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (28.57%) IISP
5 4 (28.57%) ECSA
5 4 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (28.57%) CHFI
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Splunk
5 4 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (28.57%) ArcSight
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) IIS
5 4 (28.57%) CISM
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Nessus

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (64.29%) Network Security
1 9 (64.29%) tcpdump
General
1 8 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Network Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Network Intrusion Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Network Security Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Security Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) IT Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
1 13 (92.86%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Security Operations
2 9 (64.29%) SIEM
3 4 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (64.29%) CISA
2 9 (64.29%) GCIA
2 9 (64.29%) GIAC
3 4 (28.57%) CHFI
3 4 (28.57%) CISM
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) ECSA
3 4 (28.57%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) ArcSight
1 4 (28.57%) Splunk
2 1 (7.14%) Tripwire