The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 706 771 717
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -54
Permanent jobs citing CEH 165 146 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 131 133 100
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,300 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,775 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.51% +13.43%
CEH
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26734 30152 28170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.16% 27.29% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21202 24348 23009
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in England

CEH
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the England region.

CEH Salary Trend in England

CEH
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

CEH Salary Histogram in England

CEH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +38 62 £50,000 +11.11% 13
London +58 58 £55,000 -2.65% 10
West Midlands +20 24 £42,500 -22.72% 2
East of England +25 7 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Yorkshire +14 4 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South West -22 3 £55,000 +0.91% 1
North West +4 2 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Midlands -13 1 £57,500 -4.16% 1
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 268 (80.97%) CISSP
2 178 (53.78%) Information Security
3 102 (30.82%) SIEM
4 93 (28.10%) CISM
5 89 (26.89%) Firewall
6 79 (23.87%) Penetration Testing
7 77 (23.26%) GIAC
8 75 (22.66%) Linux
9 71 (21.45%) Windows
9 71 (21.45%) Cisco Certification
10 69 (20.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 69 (20.85%) Cyber Security
11 67 (20.24%) Management Information System
12 63 (19.03%) Finance
12 63 (19.03%) Degree
13 61 (18.43%) PCI DSS
14 56 (16.92%) Network Security
15 53 (16.01%) Risk Management
16 51 (15.41%) Cisco
17 50 (15.11%) TCP/IP
18 49 (14.80%) UNIX
19 47 (14.20%) CISA
19 47 (14.20%) Security Cleared
20 46 (13.90%) Vulnerability Management
21 45 (13.60%) CCNA
22 43 (12.99%) Incident Management
23 38 (11.48%) Ethical Hacking
24 37 (11.18%) Intrusion Detection
24 37 (11.18%) Wireless
25 34 (10.27%) SSCP

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 14 (4.23%) IIS
2 6 (1.81%) Apache
3 4 (1.21%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (26.89%) Firewall
2 56 (16.92%) Network Security
3 50 (15.11%) TCP/IP
4 37 (11.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 37 (11.18%) Wireless
5 33 (9.97%) DNS
6 31 (9.37%) LAN
6 31 (9.37%) WAN
6 31 (9.37%) Wireless Security
7 24 (7.25%) VPN
8 23 (6.95%) DMZ
9 18 (5.44%) Internet
10 16 (4.83%) DHCP
11 13 (3.93%) Wireshark
12 11 (3.32%) SSL
13 10 (3.02%) SMTP
14 7 (2.11%) tcpdump
15 5 (1.51%) POP3
15 5 (1.51%) HTTP
15 5 (1.51%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.42%) Big Data
2 6 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.51%) MySQL
4 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.30%) Subversion
2 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 63 (19.03%) Finance
2 27 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 27 (8.16%) Law
3 17 (5.14%) Banking
4 15 (4.53%) French Language
5 14 (4.23%) German Language
6 11 (3.32%) Legal
7 10 (3.02%) Retail
8 6 (1.81%) Games
9 5 (1.51%) Marketing
10 2 (0.60%) Advertising
10 2 (0.60%) Back Office
10 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (27.19%) Analyst
2 79 (23.87%) Security Analyst
3 58 (17.52%) Security Engineer
4 33 (9.97%) Information Security Engineer
5 29 (8.76%) Consultant
6 28 (8.46%) Support Engineer
7 27 (8.16%) Technical Support
7 27 (8.16%) Technical Support Engineer
7 27 (8.16%) Technical Engineer
8 26 (7.85%) Information Analyst
8 26 (7.85%) Information Security Analyst
9 24 (7.25%) Security Specialist
10 22 (6.65%) Security Consultant
11 21 (6.34%) Tester
11 21 (6.34%) Penetration Tester
12 19 (5.74%) IT Security Analyst
13 18 (5.44%) Security Operations Analyst
13 18 (5.44%) Operations Analyst
14 15 (4.53%) Network Engineer
15 14 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.72%) Web Services
2 5 (1.51%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.30%) .NET
3 1 (0.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.24%) Management Information System
2 26 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.34%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.14%) SCADA
5 15 (4.53%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.72%) PKI
7 7 (2.11%) CESG
8 6 (1.81%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.81%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.51%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.21%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.91%) RMADS
12 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.60%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 75 (22.66%) Linux
2 71 (21.45%) Windows
3 49 (14.80%) UNIX
4 6 (1.81%) Solaris
5 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) VMS
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (53.78%) Information Security
2 102 (30.82%) SIEM
3 79 (23.87%) Penetration Testing
4 69 (20.85%) Cyber Security
5 53 (16.01%) Risk Management
6 46 (13.90%) Vulnerability Management
7 43 (12.99%) Incident Management
8 38 (11.48%) Ethical Hacking
9 33 (9.97%) ITIL
9 33 (9.97%) Security Testing
10 30 (9.06%) Kalman Filter
10 30 (9.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 29 (8.76%) Database Security
12 24 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
13 20 (6.04%) Security Architecture
14 19 (5.74%) Analytics
15 18 (5.44%) OWASP
15 18 (5.44%) Business Continuity
16 15 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (4.23%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.14%) SQL
2 13 (3.93%) Perl
3 12 (3.63%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.81%) Java
5 5 (1.51%) PHP
5 5 (1.51%) C
6 4 (1.21%) VB
6 4 (1.21%) Python
7 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.60%) VBScript
8 1 (0.30%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 268 (80.97%) CISSP
2 93 (28.10%) CISM
3 77 (23.26%) GIAC
4 71 (21.45%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (19.03%) Degree
6 47 (14.20%) CISA
6 47 (14.20%) Security Cleared
7 45 (13.60%) CCNA
8 34 (10.27%) SSCP
9 32 (9.67%) CCNP
10 26 (7.85%) OSCP
11 25 (7.55%) SC Cleared
12 20 (6.04%) CISMP
13 18 (5.44%) GCIA
13 18 (5.44%) GCIH
13 18 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (4.83%) MCSE
15 15 (4.53%) GPEN
16 12 (3.63%) DV Cleared
16 12 (3.63%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (20.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (18.43%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (4.23%) SLA
4 13 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (1.81%) COBIT
6 3 (0.91%) QA
7 2 (0.60%) BS7799
8 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 32 (9.67%) Snort
2 20 (6.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.51%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.30%) KVM
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (5.44%) Nessus
2 11 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.81%) Nmap
4 5 (1.51%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (1.21%) WMI
6 2 (0.60%) SCCM
6 2 (0.60%) Ionix
6 2 (0.60%) Nagios
6 2 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.30%) WSUS
7 1 (0.30%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.30%) Puppet
7 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 51 (15.41%) Cisco
2 29 (8.76%) McAfee
3 27 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 26 (7.85%) CheckPoint
4 26 (7.85%) ArcSight
5 21 (6.34%) Websense
6 20 (6.04%) Juniper
7 17 (5.14%) Tripwire
8 16 (4.83%) Symantec
9 15 (4.53%) Fortinet
10 13 (3.93%) Qualys
11 11 (3.32%) Sourcefire
12 9 (2.72%) SAP
12 9 (2.72%) Oracle
12 9 (2.72%) IronPort
13 7 (2.11%) Splunk
13 7 (2.11%) Postini
14 5 (1.51%) Clearswift
14 5 (1.51%) Webroot
14 5 (1.51%) Blue Coat
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
HP Group
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago