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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 99 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing CEH 13 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.075% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.19% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £46,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +5.62%
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
408 317 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.20% 23.69% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 242 193 239
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,375 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 October 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 21 (87.50%) CISSP
2 20 (83.33%) Finance
3 12 (50.00%) Information Security
4 11 (45.83%) Incident Management
5 10 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (37.50%) Security Management
6 9 (37.50%) Firewall
7 8 (33.33%) GIAC
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
8 7 (29.17%) SIEM
9 6 (25.00%) Degree
9 6 (25.00%) Windows
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (25.00%) SSCP
10 5 (20.83%) Linux
10 5 (20.83%) Network Security
11 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
11 4 (16.67%) Open Source
11 4 (16.67%) Regular Expression
11 4 (16.67%) Analytics
11 4 (16.67%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
12 3 (12.50%) CISA
12 3 (12.50%) MS Office
12 3 (12.50%) tcpdump
12 3 (12.50%) Security Testing

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) Network Security
3 3 (12.50%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
General
1 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) IT Security Specialist
1 9 (37.50%) Security Specialist
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Regular Expression
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
1 4 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) Incident Management
3 10 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (37.50%) Security Management
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) SIEM
7 4 (16.67%) Analytics
8 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.17%) Information Security Management
10 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) CISSP
2 8 (33.33%) GIAC
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) SSCP
4 3 (12.50%) CISA
4 3 (12.50%) GCIA
5 2 (8.33%) CISM
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) MCSA
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £54000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago