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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 671 665 760
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +95
Permanent jobs citing CEH 164 179 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.097%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.68% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 136 137 92
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,750 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.25%
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
27216 26279 28998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.59% 27.10% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21958 20911 24521
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -18 66 £48,500 -22.40% 5
South East -36 37 £47,500 - 9
Yorkshire +9 34 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Midlands -10 19 £38,000 -15.55% 1
East Midlands +7 2 £35,500 -25.26%
North West - 2 £47,500 - 2
South West -10 1 £52,500 +35.48%
East of England -12 1 - -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 249 (79.30%) CISSP
2 206 (65.61%) Information Security
3 128 (40.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 118 (37.58%) CISM
5 110 (35.03%) GIAC
6 86 (27.39%) Penetration Testing
7 84 (26.75%) Management Information System
8 81 (25.80%) PCI DSS
9 79 (25.16%) Linux
10 72 (22.93%) Ethical Hacking
11 71 (22.61%) Firewall
12 68 (21.66%) Degree
13 60 (19.11%) SIEM
14 58 (18.47%) Windows
15 57 (18.15%) Risk Management
16 56 (17.83%) Vulnerability Management
17 55 (17.52%) TCP/IP
18 52 (16.56%) Network Security
19 51 (16.24%) UNIX
20 42 (13.38%) Law
20 42 (13.38%) Incident Management
20 42 (13.38%) Cyber Security
21 40 (12.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 40 (12.74%) Finance
22 37 (11.78%) Snort
22 37 (11.78%) SSCP
23 36 (11.46%) McAfee
24 35 (11.15%) Wireless
24 35 (11.15%) Microsoft
25 33 (10.51%) Cisco Certification

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (3.18%) IIS
2 6 (1.91%) Apache
3 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.46%) SaaS
2 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (22.61%) Firewall
2 55 (17.52%) TCP/IP
3 52 (16.56%) Network Security
4 35 (11.15%) Wireless
5 28 (8.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (7.96%) Wireless Security
7 24 (7.64%) Internet
8 19 (6.05%) DNS
9 14 (4.46%) LAN
9 14 (4.46%) WAN
10 13 (4.14%) VPN
11 8 (2.55%) DHCP
11 8 (2.55%) SMTP
11 8 (2.55%) DMZ
12 7 (2.23%) Intranet
13 6 (1.91%) SSL
14 5 (1.59%) IMAP
14 5 (1.59%) Wireshark
14 5 (1.59%) X.509
14 5 (1.59%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.91%) MySQL
2 5 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (7.32%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (13.38%) Law
2 40 (12.74%) Finance
3 19 (6.05%) Legal
4 12 (3.82%) German Language
5 10 (3.18%) Banking
5 10 (3.18%) Retail
6 9 (2.87%) French Language
7 6 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.59%) Games
9 4 (1.27%) Marketing
10 2 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 118 (37.58%) Analyst
2 114 (36.31%) Security Analyst
3 55 (17.52%) Security Engineer
4 42 (13.38%) Tester
4 42 (13.38%) Penetration Tester
5 38 (12.10%) Information Security Engineer
6 33 (10.51%) Information Analyst
6 33 (10.51%) Information Security Analyst
7 32 (10.19%) Support Engineer
8 30 (9.55%) Security Specialist
9 29 (9.24%) Technical Support Engineer
9 29 (9.24%) Technical Engineer
9 29 (9.24%) Technical Support
10 23 (7.32%) Consultant
10 23 (7.32%) Information Security Specialist
10 23 (7.32%) Information Specialist
11 21 (6.69%) Ethical Hacker
11 21 (6.69%) IT Security Analyst
12 19 (6.05%) Operations Analyst
12 19 (6.05%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.50%) Web Services
2 7 (2.23%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.27%) .NET
4 2 (0.64%) XML
4 2 (0.64%) JSON
4 2 (0.64%) RESTful
5 1 (0.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (26.75%) Management Information System
2 32 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 30 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.69%) SCADA
5 10 (3.18%) PKI
6 9 (2.87%) CESG
7 6 (1.91%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.27%) RMADS
9 4 (1.27%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.96%) Open Source
10 3 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.64%) EMV
12 1 (0.32%) Clustering
12 1 (0.32%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.16%) Linux
2 58 (18.47%) Windows
3 51 (16.24%) UNIX
4 6 (1.91%) Solaris
5 5 (1.59%) CentOS
5 5 (1.59%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.59%) Debian
6 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.96%) AIX
8 2 (0.64%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (65.61%) Information Security
2 86 (27.39%) Penetration Testing
3 72 (22.93%) Ethical Hacking
4 60 (19.11%) SIEM
5 57 (18.15%) Risk Management
6 56 (17.83%) Vulnerability Management
7 42 (13.38%) Incident Management
7 42 (13.38%) Cyber Security
8 40 (12.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 33 (10.51%) ITIL
10 30 (9.55%) E-Commerce
11 27 (8.60%) Security Testing
11 27 (8.60%) Database Security
12 25 (7.96%) Network Monitoring
13 24 (7.64%) Information Assurance
14 22 (7.01%) ISMS
15 19 (6.05%) Change Control
15 19 (6.05%) Kalman Filter
16 18 (5.73%) Network Design
17 17 (5.41%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.78%) SQL
2 13 (4.14%) Perl
2 13 (4.14%) Shell Script
3 11 (3.50%) Java
4 7 (2.23%) Ruby
4 7 (2.23%) Python
5 6 (1.91%) C++
6 5 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (0.32%) VB
7 1 (0.32%) C
7 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 249 (79.30%) CISSP
2 118 (37.58%) CISM
3 110 (35.03%) GIAC
4 68 (21.66%) Degree
5 37 (11.78%) SSCP
6 33 (10.51%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (9.24%) CISA
8 26 (8.28%) CCNA
9 23 (7.32%) MCSE
9 23 (7.32%) Security Cleared
9 23 (7.32%) OSCP
10 14 (4.46%) SC Cleared
11 13 (4.14%) CISMP
11 13 (4.14%) GCIH
12 12 (3.82%) GPEN
13 8 (2.55%) CCNP
13 8 (2.55%) DV Cleared
13 8 (2.55%) OSCE
14 6 (1.91%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (40.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (25.80%) PCI DSS
3 19 (6.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 11 (3.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.18%) QA
5 10 (3.18%) COBIT
6 9 (2.87%) SLA
7 7 (2.23%) BS7799
8 5 (1.59%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.64%) HIPAA
System Software
1 37 (11.78%) Snort
2 11 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.87%) Nmap
4 5 (1.59%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (0.64%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (10.51%) Nessus
2 21 (6.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.59%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.64%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (11.46%) McAfee
2 35 (11.15%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.24%) Cisco
4 24 (7.64%) CheckPoint
5 23 (7.32%) Symantec
6 17 (5.41%) Websense
6 17 (5.41%) IronPort
6 17 (5.41%) Qualys
7 16 (5.10%) Tripwire
8 13 (4.14%) Juniper
9 9 (2.87%) Sourcefire
9 9 (2.87%) Fortinet
9 9 (2.87%) Oracle
10 7 (2.23%) ArcSight
10 7 (2.23%) Postini
11 6 (1.91%) NetIQ
12 5 (1.59%) Blue Coat
12 5 (1.59%) Webroot
12 5 (1.59%) Clearswift
12 5 (1.59%) IBM
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The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £65000 Per Annum £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 5 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits (DOE)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £50k to £60k
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Salary: Excellent
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England
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