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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 699 704 713
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing CEH 167 176 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.62% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 139 141 127
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £38,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,700 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
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
27613 28498 28253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.36% 27.13% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21883 22895 23133
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 £27,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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
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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 +7 72 £50,000 -24.52% 19
South East +12 58 £50,000 +11.11% 17
West Midlands -18 18 £38,000 -15.55% 3
Yorkshire 0 12 £50,000 +19.04% 1
East Midlands 0 5 £26,000 -52.72%
South West -20 4 £52,500 - 6
North West +9 2 £45,000 - 2
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 240 (78.43%) CISSP
2 192 (62.75%) Information Security
3 103 (33.66%) CISM
4 95 (31.05%) GIAC
5 88 (28.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 77 (25.16%) SIEM
7 76 (24.84%) PCI DSS
7 76 (24.84%) Management Information System
8 73 (23.86%) Penetration Testing
9 72 (23.53%) Firewall
10 67 (21.90%) Windows
11 64 (20.92%) Linux
12 63 (20.59%) Degree
13 55 (17.97%) Risk Management
14 50 (16.34%) TCP/IP
14 50 (16.34%) Network Security
15 49 (16.01%) Cisco Certification
16 48 (15.69%) Incident Management
17 46 (15.03%) Vulnerability Management
18 44 (14.38%) Ethical Hacking
18 44 (14.38%) Snort
19 42 (13.73%) Finance
20 41 (13.40%) Cisco
20 41 (13.40%) UNIX
20 41 (13.40%) Intrusion Detection
20 41 (13.40%) Cyber Security
21 40 (13.07%) Wireless
22 38 (12.42%) CISA
23 37 (12.09%) Database Security
24 36 (11.76%) Wireless Security

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (1.96%) IIS
2 3 (0.98%) Apache
3 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.23%) SaaS
2 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (23.53%) Firewall
2 50 (16.34%) Network Security
2 50 (16.34%) TCP/IP
3 41 (13.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 40 (13.07%) Wireless
5 36 (11.76%) Wireless Security
6 35 (11.44%) DNS
7 29 (9.48%) LAN
7 29 (9.48%) WAN
8 27 (8.82%) VPN
9 24 (7.84%) DMZ
10 18 (5.88%) DHCP
11 16 (5.23%) Internet
12 12 (3.92%) Wireshark
13 11 (3.59%) SSL
13 11 (3.59%) SMTP
14 8 (2.61%) tcpdump
15 6 (1.96%) HTTP
16 5 (1.63%) POP3
16 5 (1.63%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.63%) MySQL
2 3 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (4.90%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (13.73%) Finance
2 25 (8.17%) Law
3 16 (5.23%) Banking
4 12 (3.92%) Retail
5 11 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.59%) French Language
6 9 (2.94%) Legal
7 7 (2.29%) Marketing
7 7 (2.29%) German Language
8 5 (1.63%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (32.03%) Analyst
2 91 (29.74%) Security Analyst
3 67 (21.90%) Security Engineer
4 46 (15.03%) Information Security Engineer
5 30 (9.80%) Information Security Analyst
5 30 (9.80%) Information Analyst
6 29 (9.48%) Penetration Tester
6 29 (9.48%) Tester
7 26 (8.50%) Support Engineer
8 25 (8.17%) Operations Analyst
8 25 (8.17%) Security Operations Analyst
9 24 (7.84%) Technical Support
9 24 (7.84%) Technical Engineer
9 24 (7.84%) Technical Support Engineer
10 22 (7.19%) Consultant
11 19 (6.21%) Security Consultant
12 16 (5.23%) IT Security Analyst
12 16 (5.23%) Security Manager
13 13 (4.25%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (4.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.29%) Web Services
2 5 (1.63%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.98%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (24.84%) Management Information System
2 31 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.50%) SCADA
4 22 (7.19%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.25%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.94%) PKI
7 8 (2.61%) CESG
8 6 (1.96%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.96%) Open Source
9 3 (0.98%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.98%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.98%) RMADS
9 3 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.65%) EMV
10 2 (0.65%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.33%) Blog
11 1 (0.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.90%) Windows
2 64 (20.92%) Linux
3 41 (13.40%) UNIX
4 5 (1.63%) Solaris
5 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (62.75%) Information Security
2 77 (25.16%) SIEM
3 73 (23.86%) Penetration Testing
4 55 (17.97%) Risk Management
5 48 (15.69%) Incident Management
6 46 (15.03%) Vulnerability Management
7 44 (14.38%) Ethical Hacking
8 41 (13.40%) Cyber Security
9 37 (12.09%) Database Security
10 34 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 33 (10.78%) Security Testing
12 32 (10.46%) Network Monitoring
13 31 (10.13%) Kalman Filter
14 23 (7.52%) ITIL
15 20 (6.54%) E-Commerce
16 19 (6.21%) Security Architecture
17 17 (5.56%) Information Assurance
18 16 (5.23%) OWASP
19 14 (4.58%) Network Design
20 12 (3.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.56%) SQL
2 12 (3.92%) Shell Script
3 8 (2.61%) Java
3 8 (2.61%) Perl
4 5 (1.63%) PHP
4 5 (1.63%) VB
5 3 (0.98%) C
6 2 (0.65%) C++
7 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 240 (78.43%) CISSP
2 103 (33.66%) CISM
3 95 (31.05%) GIAC
4 63 (20.59%) Degree
5 49 (16.01%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (12.42%) CISA
7 33 (10.78%) Security Cleared
8 32 (10.46%) SSCP
9 27 (8.82%) CCNA
10 25 (8.17%) OSCP
11 24 (7.84%) CCNP
12 23 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (6.54%) MCSE
14 19 (6.21%) CISMP
15 15 (4.90%) SC Cleared
16 13 (4.25%) GCIH
16 13 (4.25%) GPEN
17 11 (3.59%) OSCE
18 9 (2.94%) GCIA
18 9 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (28.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (24.84%) PCI DSS
3 20 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 16 (5.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (3.92%) COBIT
6 9 (2.94%) SLA
7 6 (1.96%) BS7799
8 4 (1.31%) QA
9 2 (0.65%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (14.38%) Snort
2 15 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.63%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 26 (8.50%) Nessus
2 17 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.63%) MIMEsweeper
4 5 (1.63%) Nmap
5 4 (1.31%) WMI
6 2 (0.65%) SCCM
6 2 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.65%) Nagios
7 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 41 (13.40%) Cisco
2 32 (10.46%) McAfee
3 25 (8.17%) CheckPoint
4 22 (7.19%) Juniper
5 20 (6.54%) Symantec
6 19 (6.21%) Websense
6 19 (6.21%) Microsoft
7 17 (5.56%) Fortinet
8 15 (4.90%) IronPort
8 15 (4.90%) Tripwire
9 14 (4.58%) ArcSight
10 13 (4.25%) Qualys
11 11 (3.59%) Sourcefire
12 7 (2.29%) Blue Coat
12 7 (2.29%) Postini
13 5 (1.63%) Webroot
13 5 (1.63%) Splunk
13 5 (1.63%) Clearswift
13 5 (1.63%) VMware
13 5 (1.63%) Oracle
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