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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 691 761 759
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -2
Permanent jobs citing CEH 182 91 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 150 62 115
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
28894 26483 31787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.09% 26.59% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22754 21918 27002
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 +77 104 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South East +8 38 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire -49 19 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West -27 8 £48,750 +54.76%
East Midlands -8 6 £62,500 +13.63%
East of England -10 4 £57,500 +144.68%
North West -15 4 - - 2
West Midlands -19 3 £57,256 +27.23% 1
North East - 2 - -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 263 (78.04%) CISSP
2 198 (58.75%) Information Security
3 167 (49.55%) Penetration Testing
4 157 (46.59%) Ethical Hacking
5 127 (37.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 95 (28.19%) Firewall
6 95 (28.19%) Linux
7 85 (25.22%) Management Information System
8 81 (24.04%) PCI DSS
9 77 (22.85%) Degree
10 76 (22.55%) GIAC
11 75 (22.26%) Finance
12 74 (21.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 73 (21.66%) Windows
14 72 (21.36%) Network Security
15 70 (20.77%) CISM
16 61 (18.10%) ITIL
17 60 (17.80%) TCP/IP
18 56 (16.62%) Microsoft
18 56 (16.62%) Security Cleared
19 52 (15.43%) OSCP
20 50 (14.84%) Cyber Security
21 49 (14.54%) SIEM
22 48 (14.24%) Wireless
23 47 (13.95%) Risk Management
24 45 (13.35%) Security Testing
24 45 (13.35%) Cisco Certification
25 44 (13.06%) CCNA
26 43 (12.76%) Java
27 42 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (5.34%) IIS
2 14 (4.15%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.97%) Apache
4 6 (1.78%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.30%) GroupWise
Applications
1 26 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.75%) SaaS
2 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (28.19%) Firewall
2 72 (21.36%) Network Security
3 60 (17.80%) TCP/IP
4 48 (14.24%) Wireless
5 41 (12.17%) Internet
6 29 (8.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 26 (7.72%) VPN
7 26 (7.72%) DNS
8 23 (6.82%) VoIP
9 17 (5.04%) DHCP
10 15 (4.45%) WAN
10 15 (4.45%) LAN
11 12 (3.56%) Intranet
12 11 (3.26%) Wireless Security
13 10 (2.97%) Wireshark
13 10 (2.97%) SSL
14 9 (2.67%) tcpdump
15 7 (2.08%) SMTP
16 5 (1.48%) HTTP
17 4 (1.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.45%) MySQL
1 15 (4.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (8.31%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.78%) AppScan
3 1 (0.30%) QADirector
General
1 75 (22.26%) Finance
2 37 (10.98%) Law
3 31 (9.20%) Legal
4 21 (6.23%) Retail
5 19 (5.64%) Banking
6 10 (2.97%) Games
7 8 (2.37%) German Language
8 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.89%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 101 (29.97%) Tester
2 100 (29.67%) Analyst
3 98 (29.08%) Penetration Tester
4 97 (28.78%) Security Analyst
5 52 (15.43%) Security Specialist
6 46 (13.65%) Information Security Specialist
6 46 (13.65%) Information Specialist
7 38 (11.28%) Consultant
8 28 (8.31%) Security Consultant
8 28 (8.31%) Security Engineer
9 26 (7.72%) Security Tester
10 21 (6.23%) Ethical Hacker
11 20 (5.93%) Support Engineer
12 19 (5.64%) IT Security Analyst
13 18 (5.34%) Technical Engineer
13 18 (5.34%) Technical Support
13 18 (5.34%) Technical Support Engineer
14 17 (5.04%) Architect
14 17 (5.04%) Security Architect
15 16 (4.75%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.12%) .NET
2 10 (2.97%) Web Services
2 10 (2.97%) LAMP
3 5 (1.48%) JCE
3 5 (1.48%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.59%) JSON
4 2 (0.59%) RESTful
4 2 (0.59%) XML
4 2 (0.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 85 (25.22%) Management Information System
2 31 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.93%) CESG
5 19 (5.64%) Open Source
6 13 (3.86%) PKI
7 11 (3.26%) PMI
8 10 (2.97%) Clustering
9 8 (2.37%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.78%) Kindle
11 4 (1.19%) AS400
11 4 (1.19%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.89%) SCADA
13 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.59%) RMADS
13 2 (0.59%) iPhone
13 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
14 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.30%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 95 (28.19%) Linux
2 73 (21.66%) Windows
3 37 (10.98%) UNIX
4 21 (6.23%) Solaris
5 20 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (4.15%) Ubuntu
7 14 (4.15%) CentOS
8 12 (3.56%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.26%) AIX
10 10 (2.97%) Windows 7
10 10 (2.97%) Debian
11 6 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.48%) HPUX
13 4 (1.19%) OS/390
14 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.59%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.59%) Android
14 2 (0.59%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (58.75%) Information Security
2 167 (49.55%) Penetration Testing
3 157 (46.59%) Ethical Hacking
4 74 (21.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 61 (18.10%) ITIL
6 50 (14.84%) Cyber Security
7 49 (14.54%) SIEM
8 47 (13.95%) Risk Management
9 45 (13.35%) Security Testing
10 40 (11.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 30 (8.90%) Security Architecture
11 30 (8.90%) ISMS
12 28 (8.31%) Risk Assessment
13 27 (8.01%) Security Management
14 26 (7.72%) Project Management
15 25 (7.42%) Change Control
16 24 (7.12%) Incident Management
17 19 (5.64%) Service Management
18 18 (5.34%) Information Assurance
19 17 (5.04%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 43 (12.76%) Java
2 33 (9.79%) C
3 32 (9.50%) Python
4 31 (9.20%) SQL
5 28 (8.31%) C++
6 27 (8.01%) Ruby
7 22 (6.53%) PHP
8 15 (4.45%) Objective-C
9 14 (4.15%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.15%) Perl
10 11 (3.26%) C#
11 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 263 (78.04%) CISSP
2 77 (22.85%) Degree
3 76 (22.55%) GIAC
4 70 (20.77%) CISM
5 56 (16.62%) Security Cleared
6 52 (15.43%) OSCP
7 45 (13.35%) Cisco Certification
8 44 (13.06%) CCNA
9 42 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (10.68%) GPEN
11 34 (10.09%) MCSE
12 29 (8.61%) CISMP
13 27 (8.01%) CISA
14 25 (7.42%) SC Cleared
15 23 (6.82%) OSCE
16 18 (5.34%) SSCP
17 16 (4.75%) DV Cleared
18 13 (3.86%) CHFI
19 12 (3.56%) GCIH
20 11 (3.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (37.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (24.04%) PCI DSS
3 19 (5.64%) COBIT
4 10 (2.97%) QA
5 9 (2.67%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.19%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.59%) SLA
8 1 (0.30%) BS7799
8 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 24 (7.12%) Active Directory
1 24 (7.12%) Snort
2 12 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.97%) Nmap
4 4 (1.19%) vSphere
5 3 (0.89%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (6.82%) Nessus
2 8 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.19%) WebInspect
5 3 (0.89%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (16.62%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.90%) McAfee
3 28 (8.31%) CheckPoint
4 22 (6.53%) Symantec
5 18 (5.34%) Oracle
6 16 (4.75%) LogRhythm
7 15 (4.45%) Cisco
7 15 (4.45%) Qualys
8 14 (4.15%) IronPort
8 14 (4.15%) Websense
9 13 (3.86%) Juniper
10 12 (3.56%) VMware
11 9 (2.67%) Blue Coat
11 9 (2.67%) Splunk
12 8 (2.37%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.78%) Tripwire
13 6 (1.78%) ArcSight
13 6 (1.78%) Lumension
13 6 (1.78%) NetIQ
13 6 (1.78%) Sophos
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