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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 88 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CEH 16 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.07% - 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% - 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £49,025 - £15,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
416 300 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.79% 25.02% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 246 168 265
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,175 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

CEH Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (84.21%) CISSP
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Incident Management
3 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (47.37%) Information Security
4 9 (47.37%) Security Management
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Network Security
6 4 (21.05%) SIEM
6 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (21.05%) GIAC
6 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
6 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 3 (15.79%) CISA
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) GCIA
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) tcpdump
7 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
8 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 2 (10.53%) CISM
8 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 3 (15.79%) tcpdump
General
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Security Specialist
1 8 (42.11%) IT Security Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Coordinator
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Coordinator
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Incident Management
2 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (47.37%) Security Management
3 9 (47.37%) Information Security
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) SIEM
6 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.26%) Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) GIAC
3 3 (15.79%) GCIA
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) CISA
4 2 (10.53%) CISM
5 1 (5.26%) SSCP
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat