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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 656 736 741
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +5
Permanent jobs citing CEH 205 166 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.56% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 162 141 77
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £31,250 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £72,200
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
27720 29856 27735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.05% 27.14% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22233 23610 22578
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +25 77 £55,000 +2.32% 18
South East +56 70 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Yorkshire +9 19 £45,000 +5.88% 8
West Midlands -2 16 £45,000 +10.76% 9
South West -10 9 £32,500 -56.66% 14
East of England +12 7 £55,000 -4.34% 8
North West -8 5 £42,500 -26.08% 16
East Midlands -16 2 £39,250 -37.20% 6
North East - 1 - - 1
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 302 (79.89%) CISSP
2 197 (52.12%) Information Security
3 114 (30.16%) SIEM
4 105 (27.78%) Firewall
5 103 (27.25%) Penetration Testing
6 96 (25.40%) Finance
7 95 (25.13%) Cisco Certification
8 94 (24.87%) CISM
9 85 (22.49%) Degree
10 79 (20.90%) Windows
10 79 (20.90%) Linux
11 75 (19.84%) Cyber Security
12 69 (18.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 69 (18.25%) TCP/IP
12 69 (18.25%) CISA
13 66 (17.46%) Network Security
14 65 (17.20%) Management Information System
15 62 (16.40%) Cisco
16 61 (16.14%) CCNA
17 60 (15.87%) GIAC
18 58 (15.34%) Ethical Hacking
19 57 (15.08%) Vulnerability Management
20 54 (14.29%) UNIX
21 52 (13.76%) Security Cleared
22 51 (13.49%) Risk Management
23 50 (13.23%) PCI DSS
24 47 (12.43%) Wireless
24 47 (12.43%) CCNP
25 44 (11.64%) LAN
25 44 (11.64%) WAN

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 23 (6.08%) IIS
2 10 (2.65%) Apache
3 5 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.32%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.44%) MS Office
3 9 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.82%) SaaS
2 9 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.79%) PaaS
3 3 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 105 (27.78%) Firewall
2 69 (18.25%) TCP/IP
3 66 (17.46%) Network Security
4 47 (12.43%) Wireless
5 44 (11.64%) LAN
5 44 (11.64%) WAN
6 43 (11.38%) DNS
7 41 (10.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 30 (7.94%) Wireless Security
9 27 (7.14%) VPN
10 26 (6.88%) DMZ
11 24 (6.35%) Internet
12 21 (5.56%) DHCP
13 17 (4.50%) Wireshark
14 13 (3.44%) SMTP
15 9 (2.38%) LDAP
15 9 (2.38%) SSL
16 8 (2.12%) HTTP
16 8 (2.12%) VLAN
17 6 (1.59%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.44%) Big Data
3 5 (1.32%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.79%) MySQL
5 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.12%) Metasploit
2 5 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 96 (25.40%) Finance
2 31 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.88%) Banking
4 25 (6.61%) German Language
5 22 (5.82%) Law
6 20 (5.29%) Legal
7 14 (3.70%) Retail
8 13 (3.44%) French Language
9 6 (1.59%) Games
10 5 (1.32%) Marketing
11 4 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.53%) Back Office
13 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (24.60%) Analyst
2 72 (19.05%) Security Analyst
3 51 (13.49%) Security Engineer
4 41 (10.85%) Consultant
5 34 (8.99%) Security Consultant
6 32 (8.47%) Support Engineer
7 30 (7.94%) Security Specialist
8 27 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
8 27 (7.14%) Technical Support
8 27 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
9 25 (6.61%) Tester
9 25 (6.61%) Penetration Tester
10 22 (5.82%) Information Security Engineer
11 20 (5.29%) Architect
12 19 (5.03%) Information Analyst
12 19 (5.03%) Security Architect
12 19 (5.03%) Information Security Analyst
12 19 (5.03%) Security Manager
13 16 (4.23%) Information Security Consultant
14 15 (3.97%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.50%) Web Services
2 3 (0.79%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.79%) JSP
3 2 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.26%) HTML
4 1 (0.26%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.26%) SAML
4 1 (0.26%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.26%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.20%) Management Information System
2 31 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.03%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.70%) PKI
6 13 (3.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (2.38%) SCADA
7 9 (2.38%) Social Media
8 8 (2.12%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.12%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.59%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.32%) CESG
11 4 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.06%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.79%) RMADS
12 3 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.53%) EMV
13 2 (0.53%) Blog
13 2 (0.53%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 79 (20.90%) Windows
1 79 (20.90%) Linux
2 54 (14.29%) UNIX
3 7 (1.85%) Solaris
3 7 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Android
7 1 (0.26%) VMS
7 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (52.12%) Information Security
2 114 (30.16%) SIEM
3 103 (27.25%) Penetration Testing
4 75 (19.84%) Cyber Security
5 58 (15.34%) Ethical Hacking
6 57 (15.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 51 (13.49%) Risk Management
8 43 (11.38%) ITIL
9 42 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 35 (9.26%) Incident Management
10 35 (9.26%) Kalman Filter
11 27 (7.14%) Database Security
11 27 (7.14%) OWASP
12 26 (6.88%) Security Testing
13 25 (6.61%) Risk Assessment
14 23 (6.08%) Business Continuity
14 23 (6.08%) Security Architecture
14 23 (6.08%) Network Monitoring
15 22 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.94%) SQL
2 12 (3.17%) C
3 11 (2.91%) Java
3 11 (2.91%) Perl
4 10 (2.65%) Python
5 8 (2.12%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.59%) C++
8 5 (1.32%) Ruby
9 4 (1.06%) VB
10 3 (0.79%) PHP
10 3 (0.79%) VBScript
11 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 302 (79.89%) CISSP
2 95 (25.13%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (24.87%) CISM
4 85 (22.49%) Degree
5 69 (18.25%) CISA
6 61 (16.14%) CCNA
7 60 (15.87%) GIAC
8 52 (13.76%) Security Cleared
9 47 (12.43%) CCNP
10 39 (10.32%) SSCP
11 30 (7.94%) OSCP
12 29 (7.67%) SC Cleared
13 20 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (5.03%) MCSE
15 18 (4.76%) GCIA
15 18 (4.76%) GCIH
16 16 (4.23%) DV Cleared
17 15 (3.97%) GPEN
18 14 (3.70%) CISMP
19 13 (3.44%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (18.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (13.23%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (2.91%) COBIT
5 7 (1.85%) SLA
6 6 (1.59%) QA
7 3 (0.79%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.53%) BS25999
System Software
1 21 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.29%) Snort
3 5 (1.32%) vSphere
3 5 (1.32%) KVM
4 3 (0.79%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (5.56%) Nessus
2 9 (2.38%) Nmap
3 6 (1.59%) WSUS
4 5 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.32%) Puppet
5 4 (1.06%) WMI
6 3 (0.79%) SCCM
6 3 (0.79%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.79%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.53%) cPanel
7 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.53%) Ionix
7 2 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.26%) Nagios
8 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 62 (16.40%) Cisco
2 38 (10.05%) ArcSight
3 36 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 33 (8.73%) Tripwire
5 29 (7.67%) McAfee
6 25 (6.61%) CheckPoint
7 22 (5.82%) Websense
8 18 (4.76%) Juniper
9 17 (4.50%) Oracle
9 17 (4.50%) Qualys
9 17 (4.50%) Splunk
10 13 (3.44%) F5
11 12 (3.17%) Fortinet
12 11 (2.91%) SAP
13 10 (2.65%) HP
14 9 (2.38%) Sourcefire
14 9 (2.38%) Symantec
15 8 (2.12%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.85%) LogRhythm
17 6 (1.59%) VMware
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