The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 699 717 780
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +63
Permanent jobs citing CEH 173 128 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.46% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 147 75 82
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,400 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29671 27684 31075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.14% 27.21% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23418 22529 26784
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,050 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CEH
UK

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -7 74 £52,000 -5.45% 10
South East +5 48 £40,000 - 6
East Midlands +8 19 £62,500 +13.63%
Yorkshire -54 10 £42,500 -1.16%
North West +8 9 £57,500 +4.54%
East of England -3 6 £57,500 +9.52%
South West - 4 £51,250 - 6
West Midlands -16 2 £40,628 -9.71% 1
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 245 (71.64%) CISSP
2 185 (54.09%) Penetration Testing
3 161 (47.08%) Information Security
4 158 (46.20%) Ethical Hacking
5 109 (31.87%) Firewall
6 105 (30.70%) Linux
7 88 (25.73%) Windows
8 86 (25.15%) PCI DSS
9 85 (24.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 85 (24.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 82 (23.98%) Finance
11 74 (21.64%) Degree
12 73 (21.35%) SIEM
13 72 (21.05%) GIAC
13 72 (21.05%) Management Information System
14 65 (19.01%) Microsoft
15 64 (18.71%) Security Testing
15 64 (18.71%) OSCP
16 63 (18.42%) Network Security
16 63 (18.42%) Security Cleared
17 59 (17.25%) Java
18 51 (14.91%) Wireless
19 49 (14.33%) ITIL
19 49 (14.33%) GPEN
20 48 (14.04%) C
20 48 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
20 48 (14.04%) CISMP
21 47 (13.74%) Cyber Security
22 45 (13.16%) TCP/IP
23 44 (12.87%) CCNA

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 18 (5.26%) IIS
2 12 (3.51%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.05%) Apache
4 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.29%) GroupWise
Applications
1 38 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.34%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.05%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (31.87%) Firewall
2 63 (18.42%) Network Security
3 51 (14.91%) Wireless
4 45 (13.16%) TCP/IP
5 36 (10.53%) VoIP
5 36 (10.53%) Internet
6 34 (9.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 33 (9.65%) VPN
7 33 (9.65%) DNS
8 20 (5.85%) tcpdump
9 19 (5.56%) DHCP
9 19 (5.56%) WAN
9 19 (5.56%) LAN
10 17 (4.97%) Wireshark
11 16 (4.68%) SSL
12 10 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (2.63%) HTTP
14 7 (2.05%) LDAP
14 7 (2.05%) SMTP
14 7 (2.05%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.80%) MySQL
3 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (9.36%) Metasploit
2 9 (2.63%) AppScan
3 4 (1.17%) Hudson
4 1 (0.29%) QADirector
General
1 82 (23.98%) Finance
2 20 (5.85%) Legal
3 19 (5.56%) Retail
4 18 (5.26%) Banking
5 17 (4.97%) Law
6 7 (2.05%) Games
6 7 (2.05%) Military
7 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.88%) Marketing
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 113 (33.04%) Tester
2 109 (31.87%) Penetration Tester
3 76 (22.22%) Analyst
4 72 (21.05%) Security Analyst
5 37 (10.82%) Security Specialist
6 35 (10.23%) Security Tester
7 33 (9.65%) Consultant
8 28 (8.19%) Information Specialist
8 28 (8.19%) Information Security Specialist
9 27 (7.89%) Security Engineer
10 26 (7.60%) Security Consultant
11 19 (5.56%) Ethical Hacker
12 18 (5.26%) Architect
12 18 (5.26%) Security Architect
13 16 (4.68%) Senior Tester
14 14 (4.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
14 14 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (4.09%) IT Security Analyst
15 13 (3.80%) Risk Analyst
15 13 (3.80%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.53%) .NET
2 10 (2.92%) LAMP
3 5 (1.46%) COM
3 5 (1.46%) JCE
4 3 (0.88%) Web Services
5 1 (0.29%) XML
5 1 (0.29%) JSON
5 1 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 72 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 30 (8.77%) Open Source
3 25 (7.31%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.56%) CESG
5 17 (4.97%) PKI
6 12 (3.51%) PMI
7 11 (3.22%) Cryptography
8 10 (2.92%) Clustering
9 6 (1.75%) Kindle
10 5 (1.46%) AS400
10 5 (1.46%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.46%) iPhone
11 3 (0.88%) SCADA
11 3 (0.88%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.88%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 105 (30.70%) Linux
2 88 (25.73%) Windows
3 29 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (7.89%) UNIX
5 23 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (6.43%) Solaris
7 16 (4.68%) CentOS
7 16 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.68%) Ubuntu
8 15 (4.39%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.22%) AIX
10 10 (2.92%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.75%) Debian
12 5 (1.46%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.46%) HPUX
12 5 (1.46%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.46%) OS/390
12 5 (1.46%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.46%) Android
12 5 (1.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (54.09%) Penetration Testing
2 161 (47.08%) Information Security
3 158 (46.20%) Ethical Hacking
4 85 (24.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 73 (21.35%) SIEM
6 64 (18.71%) Security Testing
7 49 (14.33%) ITIL
8 47 (13.74%) Cyber Security
9 36 (10.53%) Risk Management
10 31 (9.06%) Security Architecture
10 31 (9.06%) Project Management
11 29 (8.48%) Risk Assessment
12 28 (8.19%) Computer Forensics
13 24 (7.02%) Incident Management
13 24 (7.02%) Vulnerability Management
13 24 (7.02%) Information Management
14 20 (5.85%) Change Control
15 18 (5.26%) Time Management
16 16 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (4.68%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.25%) Java
2 48 (14.04%) C
3 40 (11.70%) SQL
4 35 (10.23%) C++
5 34 (9.94%) Python
6 33 (9.65%) PHP
7 29 (8.48%) Ruby
8 23 (6.73%) Objective-C
9 13 (3.80%) Perl
10 11 (3.22%) C#
11 10 (2.92%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 245 (71.64%) CISSP
2 74 (21.64%) Degree
3 72 (21.05%) GIAC
4 64 (18.71%) OSCP
5 63 (18.42%) Security Cleared
6 49 (14.33%) GPEN
7 48 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (14.04%) CISMP
8 44 (12.87%) CCNA
9 43 (12.57%) CISM
10 34 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (8.48%) OSCE
11 29 (8.48%) MCSE
12 28 (8.19%) CISA
13 22 (6.43%) SSCP
13 22 (6.43%) SC Cleared
14 19 (5.56%) GCIH
15 18 (5.26%) DV Cleared
16 13 (3.80%) CHFI
16 13 (3.80%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (25.15%) PCI DSS
2 85 (24.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (5.56%) COBIT
4 12 (3.51%) HIPAA
5 8 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.75%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.88%) BS7799
8 3 (0.88%) QA
9 1 (0.29%) SLA
9 1 (0.29%) Basel II
9 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (9.06%) Snort
2 28 (8.19%) Active Directory
3 24 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (6.14%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.09%) vSphere
6 13 (3.80%) Nmap
7 4 (1.17%) GPFS
8 2 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (7.31%) Nessus
2 6 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.75%) WebInspect
3 5 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.88%) SCCM
5 3 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 65 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.53%) Cisco
3 33 (9.65%) VMware
4 27 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 25 (7.31%) Juniper
6 23 (6.73%) Symantec
7 20 (5.85%) Oracle
8 19 (5.56%) McAfee
8 19 (5.56%) LogRhythm
9 14 (4.09%) Websense
9 14 (4.09%) Sophos
9 14 (4.09%) Sourcefire
10 13 (3.80%) Blue Coat
10 13 (3.80%) Qualys
11 12 (3.51%) Red Hat
12 11 (3.22%) Imperva
13 10 (2.92%) Splunk
14 8 (2.34%) IronPort
15 7 (2.05%) HP
15 7 (2.05%) ArcSight
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Three People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Folkestone
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 7 days ago
Folkestone
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 7 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Flexible Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago