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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 711 741 693
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -48
Permanent jobs citing CEH 158 163 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.53% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 130 145 119
Average salary £50,000 £53,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £75,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
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
27970 31031 28632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.28% 27.29% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 22088 25057 23339
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 7 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 7 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
London +34 63 £55,000 -13.72% 12
South East +28 58 £52,250 +16.11% 22
West Midlands +9 20 £41,250 -17.50% 4
Yorkshire +16 5 £50,000 +19.04% 4
South West -30 4 £53,750 +1.41% 9
East of England - 4 £40,000 - 1
North West -7 2 £42,500 +21.42% 7
East Midlands -8 2 £41,750 -30.41% 2
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 261 (78.61%) CISSP
2 195 (58.73%) Information Security
3 107 (32.23%) CISM
4 90 (27.11%) SIEM
5 89 (26.81%) GIAC
6 85 (25.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 85 (25.60%) Firewall
7 81 (24.40%) Penetration Testing
8 80 (24.10%) Windows
9 78 (23.49%) Management Information System
10 73 (21.99%) PCI DSS
11 72 (21.69%) Linux
12 63 (18.98%) Degree
12 63 (18.98%) Cisco Certification
13 61 (18.37%) Network Security
14 56 (16.87%) Risk Management
15 55 (16.57%) Cyber Security
16 53 (15.96%) Finance
16 53 (15.96%) TCP/IP
17 50 (15.06%) Cisco
17 50 (15.06%) Incident Management
18 49 (14.76%) Security Cleared
19 46 (13.86%) Vulnerability Management
19 46 (13.86%) Wireless
20 44 (13.25%) Snort
20 44 (13.25%) Ethical Hacking
21 43 (12.95%) UNIX
22 42 (12.65%) CISA
22 42 (12.65%) Intrusion Detection
23 41 (12.35%) CCNA

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 12 (3.61%) IIS
2 4 (1.20%) Apache
3 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.72%) SaaS
2 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 85 (25.60%) Firewall
2 61 (18.37%) Network Security
3 53 (15.96%) TCP/IP
4 46 (13.86%) Wireless
5 42 (12.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 38 (11.45%) Wireless Security
7 34 (10.24%) DNS
8 31 (9.34%) WAN
8 31 (9.34%) LAN
9 26 (7.83%) VPN
10 24 (7.23%) DMZ
11 20 (6.02%) Internet
12 17 (5.12%) DHCP
13 15 (4.52%) Wireshark
14 11 (3.31%) SMTP
14 11 (3.31%) SSL
15 9 (2.71%) tcpdump
16 6 (1.81%) HTTP
17 5 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
17 5 (1.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.51%) MySQL
2 4 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.20%) Big Data
3 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (3.01%) Metasploit
General
1 53 (15.96%) Finance
2 32 (9.64%) Law
3 21 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.82%) Banking
5 12 (3.61%) Legal
5 12 (3.61%) Retail
6 11 (3.31%) French Language
7 9 (2.71%) German Language
8 5 (1.51%) Games
8 5 (1.51%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (29.22%) Analyst
2 90 (27.11%) Security Analyst
3 72 (21.69%) Security Engineer
4 45 (13.55%) Information Security Engineer
5 31 (9.34%) Information Security Analyst
5 31 (9.34%) Information Analyst
6 28 (8.43%) Consultant
7 24 (7.23%) Penetration Tester
7 24 (7.23%) Tester
7 24 (7.23%) Support Engineer
8 23 (6.93%) Technical Support
8 23 (6.93%) Technical Engineer
8 23 (6.93%) Operations Analyst
8 23 (6.93%) Technical Support Engineer
8 23 (6.93%) Security Operations Analyst
9 21 (6.33%) Security Consultant
10 18 (5.42%) IT Security Analyst
10 18 (5.42%) Network Engineer
11 17 (5.12%) Network Security Engineer
11 17 (5.12%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.41%) Web Services
2 5 (1.51%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.60%) .NET
4 1 (0.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (23.49%) Management Information System
2 32 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.33%) SCADA
4 20 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.82%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.71%) PKI
6 9 (2.71%) Open Source
7 8 (2.41%) CESG
8 6 (1.81%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.51%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.90%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.90%) RMADS
11 2 (0.60%) EMV
11 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.10%) Windows
2 72 (21.69%) Linux
3 43 (12.95%) UNIX
4 7 (2.11%) Solaris
5 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) VMS
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (58.73%) Information Security
2 90 (27.11%) SIEM
3 81 (24.40%) Penetration Testing
4 56 (16.87%) Risk Management
5 55 (16.57%) Cyber Security
6 50 (15.06%) Incident Management
7 46 (13.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 44 (13.25%) Ethical Hacking
9 38 (11.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 38 (11.45%) Security Testing
10 37 (11.14%) Database Security
11 32 (9.64%) Kalman Filter
12 31 (9.34%) Network Monitoring
13 25 (7.53%) ITIL
14 19 (5.72%) Security Architecture
14 19 (5.72%) OWASP
15 18 (5.42%) E-Commerce
16 17 (5.12%) Business Continuity
16 17 (5.12%) Information Assurance
17 16 (4.82%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.02%) SQL
2 12 (3.61%) Shell Script
3 11 (3.31%) Perl
4 7 (2.11%) Java
5 5 (1.51%) PHP
5 5 (1.51%) C
5 5 (1.51%) VB
6 3 (0.90%) Python
7 2 (0.60%) VBScript
7 2 (0.60%) C++
7 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 261 (78.61%) CISSP
2 107 (32.23%) CISM
3 89 (26.81%) GIAC
4 63 (18.98%) Degree
4 63 (18.98%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (14.76%) Security Cleared
6 42 (12.65%) CISA
7 41 (12.35%) CCNA
8 33 (9.94%) SSCP
9 29 (8.73%) CCNP
10 28 (8.43%) SC Cleared
10 28 (8.43%) OSCP
11 22 (6.63%) CISMP
11 22 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (5.72%) MCSE
13 18 (5.42%) GPEN
14 15 (4.52%) DV Cleared
15 14 (4.22%) GCIH
16 11 (3.31%) OSCE
17 10 (3.01%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (25.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (21.99%) PCI DSS
3 17 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 15 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (3.61%) SLA
6 8 (2.41%) COBIT
7 4 (1.20%) BS7799
7 4 (1.20%) QA
8 2 (0.60%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (13.25%) Snort
2 19 (5.72%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.51%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 25 (7.53%) Nessus
2 17 (5.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.51%) Nmap
4 5 (1.51%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (1.20%) WMI
6 2 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.60%) Nagios
6 2 (0.60%) SCCM
6 2 (0.60%) Ionix
7 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 50 (15.06%) Cisco
2 33 (9.94%) McAfee
3 31 (9.34%) CheckPoint
4 25 (7.53%) Juniper
5 24 (7.23%) Microsoft
6 20 (6.02%) Symantec
7 19 (5.72%) Websense
7 19 (5.72%) Fortinet
7 19 (5.72%) ArcSight
8 18 (5.42%) Tripwire
9 15 (4.52%) IronPort
10 14 (4.22%) Qualys
11 12 (3.61%) Sourcefire
12 8 (2.41%) Oracle
13 7 (2.11%) Blue Coat
13 7 (2.11%) Postini
14 6 (1.81%) SAP
14 6 (1.81%) Splunk
15 5 (1.51%) SolarWinds
15 5 (1.51%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago