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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 683 673 730
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +57
Permanent jobs citing CEH 166 193 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.71% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 143 148 115
Average salary £48,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.81% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
29679 27024 28631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.83% 27.19% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23760 21492 23809
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 3 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 3 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
(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 -15 60 £50,000 -23.07% 15
South East -22 55 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire +6 27 £45,000 +7.14%
West Midlands -10 21 £39,000 -13.33% 3
East Midlands +10 4 £26,000 -40.22%
South West -20 2 £52,500 -0.94% 3
North West - 1 £47,500 - 3
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 247 (78.91%) CISSP
2 216 (69.01%) Information Security
3 120 (38.34%) CISM
4 107 (34.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 105 (33.55%) GIAC
6 87 (27.80%) Management Information System
7 75 (23.96%) Penetration Testing
8 74 (23.64%) PCI DSS
9 70 (22.36%) Degree
10 69 (22.04%) Firewall
11 68 (21.73%) Risk Management
11 68 (21.73%) SIEM
12 67 (21.41%) Windows
12 67 (21.41%) Linux
13 54 (17.25%) Ethical Hacking
14 53 (16.93%) Vulnerability Management
15 51 (16.29%) Incident Management
15 51 (16.29%) Network Security
16 50 (15.97%) TCP/IP
17 47 (15.02%) Cisco Certification
18 45 (14.38%) Snort
19 44 (14.06%) UNIX
20 42 (13.42%) Intrusion Detection
20 42 (13.42%) Cyber Security
21 40 (12.78%) Wireless
22 39 (12.46%) Database Security
23 37 (11.82%) Cisco
24 36 (11.50%) Finance
24 36 (11.50%) Wireless Security
24 36 (11.50%) Network Monitoring

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 8 (2.56%) IIS
2 3 (0.96%) Apache
2 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) MS Project
1 1 (0.32%) MS Office
1 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.47%) SaaS
2 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (22.04%) Firewall
2 51 (16.29%) Network Security
3 50 (15.97%) TCP/IP
4 42 (13.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 40 (12.78%) Wireless
6 36 (11.50%) Wireless Security
7 27 (8.63%) DNS
8 24 (7.67%) LAN
8 24 (7.67%) WAN
9 22 (7.03%) VPN
10 19 (6.07%) DMZ
11 16 (5.11%) Internet
12 14 (4.47%) DHCP
13 10 (3.19%) SMTP
14 9 (2.88%) Wireshark
15 8 (2.56%) tcpdump
15 8 (2.56%) SSL
16 5 (1.60%) X.509
16 5 (1.60%) IMAP
16 5 (1.60%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.60%) MySQL
2 3 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (5.75%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (11.50%) Finance
2 33 (10.54%) Law
3 12 (3.83%) Banking
4 11 (3.51%) Legal
5 10 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.88%) Retail
6 9 (2.88%) French Language
6 9 (2.88%) German Language
7 7 (2.24%) Marketing
8 3 (0.96%) Games
9 2 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (33.87%) Analyst
2 101 (32.27%) Security Analyst
3 71 (22.68%) Security Engineer
4 50 (15.97%) Information Security Engineer
5 32 (10.22%) Penetration Tester
5 32 (10.22%) Tester
6 31 (9.90%) Information Analyst
6 31 (9.90%) Information Security Analyst
7 28 (8.95%) Support Engineer
8 26 (8.31%) Technical Support Engineer
8 26 (8.31%) Technical Support
8 26 (8.31%) Technical Engineer
9 23 (7.35%) Operations Analyst
9 23 (7.35%) Security Operations Analyst
10 18 (5.75%) IT Security Analyst
10 18 (5.75%) Security Manager
10 18 (5.75%) Consultant
11 17 (5.43%) Ethical Hacker
12 16 (5.11%) Graduate
12 16 (5.11%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.24%) Web Services
2 5 (1.60%) Regular Expression
2 5 (1.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 87 (27.80%) Management Information System
2 28 (8.95%) Computer Science
3 27 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (7.35%) SCADA
5 12 (3.83%) PKI
6 8 (2.56%) CESG
7 7 (2.24%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.92%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.60%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.96%) Open Source
10 3 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.64%) EMV
11 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.64%) RMADS
12 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.41%) Windows
1 67 (21.41%) Linux
2 44 (14.06%) UNIX
3 6 (1.92%) Solaris
4 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (69.01%) Information Security
2 75 (23.96%) Penetration Testing
3 68 (21.73%) Risk Management
3 68 (21.73%) SIEM
4 54 (17.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 53 (16.93%) Vulnerability Management
6 51 (16.29%) Incident Management
7 42 (13.42%) Cyber Security
8 39 (12.46%) Database Security
9 36 (11.50%) Network Monitoring
10 32 (10.22%) Kalman Filter
11 31 (9.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 28 (8.95%) Security Testing
13 26 (8.31%) E-Commerce
14 21 (6.71%) ITIL
15 19 (6.07%) Network Design
16 17 (5.43%) Security Architecture
17 16 (5.11%) Information Assurance
18 15 (4.79%) OWASP
18 15 (4.79%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.11%) SQL
2 11 (3.51%) Perl
3 10 (3.19%) Shell Script
3 10 (3.19%) Java
4 5 (1.60%) PHP
5 3 (0.96%) C++
5 3 (0.96%) VB
6 2 (0.64%) C
7 1 (0.32%) Python
7 1 (0.32%) Ruby
7 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 247 (78.91%) CISSP
2 120 (38.34%) CISM
3 105 (33.55%) GIAC
4 70 (22.36%) Degree
5 47 (15.02%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (10.22%) SSCP
7 30 (9.58%) CISA
8 28 (8.95%) CCNA
8 28 (8.95%) Security Cleared
9 27 (8.63%) OSCP
10 22 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (6.07%) CCNP
11 19 (6.07%) CISMP
12 18 (5.75%) MCSE
13 13 (4.15%) GCIH
14 12 (3.83%) SC Cleared
15 9 (2.88%) DV Cleared
15 9 (2.88%) OSCE
16 7 (2.24%) GPEN
16 7 (2.24%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (34.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (23.64%) PCI DSS
3 21 (6.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 14 (4.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (3.51%) SLA
6 10 (3.19%) COBIT
7 7 (2.24%) QA
7 7 (2.24%) BS7799
8 2 (0.64%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (14.38%) Snort
2 13 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.92%) Nmap
4 5 (1.60%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 28 (8.95%) Nessus
2 23 (7.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.60%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.64%) Nagios
4 2 (0.64%) WMI
5 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (11.82%) Cisco
2 33 (10.54%) McAfee
3 25 (7.99%) Symantec
4 23 (7.35%) CheckPoint
5 20 (6.39%) Microsoft
5 20 (6.39%) Juniper
5 20 (6.39%) IronPort
6 18 (5.75%) Websense
7 16 (5.11%) Fortinet
8 13 (4.15%) Tripwire
8 13 (4.15%) Qualys
9 10 (3.19%) Sourcefire
9 10 (3.19%) ArcSight
10 7 (2.24%) Postini
11 6 (1.92%) Oracle
12 5 (1.60%) Clearswift
12 5 (1.60%) VMware
12 5 (1.60%) Webroot
12 5 (1.60%) Splunk
13 4 (1.28%) Blue Coat
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £150000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefit + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Woking
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago