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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK / England
Rank 577 677 759
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +82
Permanent jobs citing CEH 271 233 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 0.91% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 208 164 132
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £38,200 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,275 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +11.72%

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
19851 25740 26848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.19% 27.85% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15807 20825 21621
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

CEH Salary Histogram in England

CEH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +50 100 £65,000 +8.60% 8
South East +51 56 £55,000 - 12
West Midlands +20 36 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England +36 19 £65,000 +28.58% 1
South West +24 19 £50,000 +8.10% 8
Yorkshire +25 16 £37,500 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +10 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North West -23 12 £47,500 -9.52% 3
North East - 1 £47,500 -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for CEH.

1 516 (73.50%) CISSP
2 375 (53.42%) Information Security
3 261 (37.18%) Cybersecurity
4 259 (36.89%) Penetration Testing
5 220 (31.34%) CISM
6 218 (31.05%) Firewall
7 213 (30.34%) Windows
8 202 (28.77%) CISA
9 193 (27.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 185 (26.35%) Degree
11 178 (25.36%) SIEM
12 155 (22.08%) PCI DSS
13 150 (21.37%) Network Security
14 149 (21.23%) GIAC
15 146 (20.80%) Linux
15 146 (20.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 144 (20.51%) Management Information System
16 144 (20.51%) Security Cleared
17 133 (18.95%) Risk Management
18 130 (18.52%) Finance
19 128 (18.23%) Security Operations
20 124 (17.66%) SANS
21 116 (16.52%) Ethical Hacking
22 113 (16.10%) OSCP
23 108 (15.38%) SC Cleared
23 108 (15.38%) Python
24 101 (14.39%) CREST Certified
25 100 (14.25%) Cisco Certification
25 100 (14.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
26 99 (14.10%) Cisco

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (3.56%) Apache
3 23 (3.28%) IIS
4 19 (2.71%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.57%) IBM Notes
6 11 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.00%) JBoss
8 5 (0.71%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.28%) nginx
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.14%) Drupal
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.28%) MS Office
3 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.28%) Sentinel
2 14 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.00%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.70%) Office 365
2 16 (2.28%) SaaS
3 7 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 218 (31.05%) Firewall
2 150 (21.37%) Network Security
3 66 (9.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 63 (8.97%) TCP/IP
5 37 (5.27%) DNS
6 32 (4.56%) HTTP
7 31 (4.42%) Wireless
8 24 (3.42%) SSL
9 23 (3.28%) DHCP
10 22 (3.13%) VPN
11 20 (2.85%) LAN
12 19 (2.71%) WAN
13 17 (2.42%) Internet
14 14 (1.99%) Wireshark
15 13 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (1.85%) FTP
15 13 (1.85%) SMTP
16 12 (1.71%) DMZ
16 12 (1.71%) Wireless Security
16 12 (1.71%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.99%) Big Data
3 14 (1.99%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.57%) InfluxDB
5 8 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.71%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.43%) ZAP BI
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.14%) GIS
Development Applications
1 33 (4.70%) Burp Suite
2 26 (3.70%) Metasploit
3 13 (1.85%) AppScan
4 7 (1.00%) JIRA
5 6 (0.85%) Fiddler
6 4 (0.57%) Paros
6 4 (0.57%) WebScarab
7 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 130 (18.52%) Finance
2 42 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.27%) Legal
4 28 (3.99%) Banking
5 25 (3.56%) Games
6 16 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.28%) Retail
7 14 (1.99%) Aerospace
8 13 (1.85%) German Language
9 12 (1.71%) French Language
10 10 (1.42%) Publishing
11 8 (1.14%) Spanish Language
12 7 (1.00%) Electronics
12 7 (1.00%) Marketing
12 7 (1.00%) Portuguese Language
13 4 (0.57%) Law
14 2 (0.28%) Back Office
14 2 (0.28%) Military
15 1 (0.14%) Automotive
15 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 230 (32.76%) Analyst
2 195 (27.78%) Security Analyst
3 77 (10.97%) IT Analyst
3 77 (10.97%) IT Security Analyst
4 76 (10.83%) Security Engineer
5 75 (10.68%) Security Manager
5 75 (10.68%) Tester
6 68 (9.69%) Penetration Tester
7 60 (8.55%) Consultant
8 58 (8.26%) Architect
9 48 (6.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 46 (6.55%) Security Architect
11 45 (6.41%) Security Consultant
12 38 (5.41%) Security Specialist
13 36 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
13 36 (5.13%) Support Engineer
14 35 (4.99%) Senior Security Analyst
15 33 (4.70%) Information Analyst
15 33 (4.70%) Information Security Analyst
16 30 (4.27%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.99%) .NET
2 23 (3.28%) Web Services
3 20 (2.85%) Regular Expression
4 16 (2.28%) ELK Stack
5 12 (1.71%) ZeroMQ
6 8 (1.14%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.00%) JSON
7 7 (1.00%) SAML
7 7 (1.00%) SPNEGO
7 7 (1.00%) XACML
8 5 (0.71%) HTML
9 4 (0.57%) PCRE
10 2 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.14%) COM
11 1 (0.14%) LAMP
11 1 (0.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 144 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 74 (10.54%) Computer Science
3 50 (7.12%) Data Centre
4 44 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (5.70%) CESG
5 40 (5.70%) Cyberthreat
5 40 (5.70%) Security Operations Centre
6 31 (4.42%) Mobile App
7 22 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
8 19 (2.71%) Mathematics
9 17 (2.42%) PKI
10 15 (2.14%) Driving Licence
10 15 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (1.71%) Cyber Defence
12 11 (1.57%) Statistics
13 6 (0.85%) BYOD
13 6 (0.85%) Cyber Attack
13 6 (0.85%) Cybercrime
13 6 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.57%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 213 (30.34%) Windows
2 146 (20.80%) Linux
3 63 (8.97%) Unix
4 36 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 31 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.99%) CentOS
8 18 (2.56%) Kali Linux
9 14 (1.99%) Mac OS X
10 12 (1.71%) Solaris
11 11 (1.57%) Mac OS
11 11 (1.57%) Windows 7
11 11 (1.57%) Windows NT
11 11 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.14%) AIX
13 6 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.43%) Android
15 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (53.42%) Information Security
2 261 (37.18%) Cybersecurity
3 259 (36.89%) Penetration Testing
4 178 (25.36%) SIEM
5 146 (20.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 133 (18.95%) Risk Management
7 128 (18.23%) Security Operations
8 116 (16.52%) Ethical Hacking
9 100 (14.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 89 (12.68%) Security Monitoring
10 89 (12.68%) Vulnerability Management
11 88 (12.54%) Security Architecture
12 85 (12.11%) ITIL
13 73 (10.40%) OWASP
14 66 (9.40%) Data Protection
15 53 (7.55%) Security Management
16 51 (7.26%) Information Security Management
17 50 (7.12%) Risk Assessment
18 47 (6.70%) Security Testing
19 45 (6.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (15.38%) Python
2 80 (11.40%) Java
3 64 (9.12%) C
4 56 (7.98%) C++
5 43 (6.13%) Ruby
6 41 (5.84%) SQL
7 37 (5.27%) Perl
8 29 (4.13%) JavaScript
9 27 (3.85%) Bash Shell
10 26 (3.70%) PHP
11 17 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.85%) C#
13 6 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.57%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.57%) VB
15 3 (0.43%) R
16 2 (0.28%) Scala
17 1 (0.14%) Go
17 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 516 (73.50%) CISSP
2 220 (31.34%) CISM
3 202 (28.77%) CISA
4 185 (26.35%) Degree
5 149 (21.23%) GIAC
6 144 (20.51%) Security Cleared
7 124 (17.66%) SANS
8 113 (16.10%) OSCP
9 108 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 101 (14.39%) CREST Certified
11 100 (14.25%) Cisco Certification
12 85 (12.11%) CCNA
13 77 (10.97%) SSCP
14 67 (9.54%) DV Cleared
15 62 (8.83%) GCIA
16 52 (7.41%) CompTIA Security+
16 52 (7.41%) Security+ Certification
17 51 (7.26%) GCIH
18 48 (6.84%) CISMP
19 35 (4.99%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (27.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 155 (22.08%) PCI DSS
3 49 (6.98%) SLA
4 42 (5.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (3.56%) COBIT
6 21 (2.99%) GPG13
6 21 (2.99%) QA
7 14 (1.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 14 (1.99%) RMADS
8 10 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.43%) GDPR
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.56%) Snort
3 20 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.42%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.28%) Xen
6 9 (1.28%) Samba
7 8 (1.14%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.57%) HDFS
9 1 (0.14%) vSphere
9 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 69 (9.83%) Nessus
2 35 (4.99%) Nmap
3 21 (2.99%) CSIRT
4 20 (2.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 15 (2.14%) OpenVAS
6 12 (1.71%) Kibana
6 12 (1.71%) QRadar
7 11 (1.57%) HP Fortify
8 10 (1.42%) Endace
8 10 (1.42%) Grafana
8 10 (1.42%) logstash
8 10 (1.42%) SCCM
8 10 (1.42%) SCOM
9 8 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (1.00%) Nexpose
10 7 (1.00%) RSA enVision
11 4 (0.57%) Fluentd
12 3 (0.43%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 99 (14.10%) Cisco
2 60 (8.55%) Qualys
3 52 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 46 (6.55%) LogRhythm
5 41 (5.84%) CheckPoint
6 38 (5.41%) Palo Alto
7 33 (4.70%) ArcSight
8 32 (4.56%) FireEye
9 31 (4.42%) Intel Security
10 30 (4.27%) Oracle
11 28 (3.99%) Sophos
12 26 (3.70%) Juniper
13 23 (3.28%) Forcepoint
13 23 (3.28%) VMware
14 21 (2.99%) SAP
14 21 (2.99%) Splunk
15 20 (2.85%) ServiceNow
16 19 (2.71%) Fortinet
17 18 (2.56%) AlienVault
18 16 (2.28%) Sourcefire
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Plus Excellent Banking Benefits & Bo
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Banking Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Ext Bens + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Ext Bens + Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £56000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Ext Bens + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
InteliSecure
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Resource Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Ext Bens + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + +Excellant Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computacenter
Salary: benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Home working
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Home working
Posted: 18 days ago