The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 90 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing CEH 17 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.16% 0.082% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.46% 0.31% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 2
Average salary £49,050 - £15,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
381 327 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.95% 26.67% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 238 162 280
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,550 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CEH
Scotland

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 1 August 2014.

CEH Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (83.33%) CISSP
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 10 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Security Management
4 7 (38.89%) Information Security
5 5 (27.78%) GIAC
5 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) SIEM
6 4 (22.22%) tcpdump
6 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Network Security
6 4 (22.22%) CISA
6 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
6 4 (22.22%) GCIA
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Retail
9 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.56%) Red Hat

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) tcpdump
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) IT Security Specialist
1 8 (44.44%) Security Specialist
2 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
4 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Incident Management
1 10 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Security Management
3 7 (38.89%) Information Security
4 5 (27.78%) SIEM
5 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) GIAC
3 4 (22.22%) CISA
3 4 (22.22%) GCIA
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) SSCP
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat