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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 644 744 707
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -37
Permanent jobs citing CEH 264 179 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 0.66% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 184 152 155
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £31,050 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
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
25917 26955 26770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.72% 27.55% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20980 21698 21282
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +86 133 £62,500 +25.00% 20
South East +17 60 £55,000 +15.78% 10
Yorkshire -5 18 £51,250 +13.88% 6
North West +44 13 £63,750 +34.21% 3
South West +4 11 £47,500 -9.52% 3
East of England - 10 £50,275 - 1
West Midlands -33 9 £42,500 +11.84% 1
East Midlands +4 6 £60,000 +130.76% 1
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 433 (84.41%) CISSP
2 293 (57.12%) Information Security
3 173 (33.72%) GIAC
4 161 (31.38%) SIEM
5 156 (30.41%) CISM
6 149 (29.04%) Network Security
7 137 (26.71%) Degree
8 127 (24.76%) CISA
9 121 (23.59%) Ethical Hacking
9 121 (23.59%) Linux
10 119 (23.20%) Firewall
10 119 (23.20%) Finance
11 116 (22.61%) Windows
12 110 (21.44%) Penetration Testing
13 108 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
14 106 (20.66%) GCIH
15 96 (18.71%) Vulnerability Management
16 92 (17.93%) Management Information System
17 90 (17.54%) SANS
18 88 (17.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 80 (15.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 78 (15.20%) PCI DSS
21 75 (14.62%) TCP/IP
21 75 (14.62%) Cisco Certification
22 74 (14.42%) CREST Certified
23 73 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
24 69 (13.45%) C
25 68 (13.26%) Security Operations
26 65 (12.67%) Unix
27 64 (12.48%) Intrusion Detection

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (1.95%) IIS
2 4 (0.78%) Apache
3 2 (0.39%) CloudStack
3 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.53%) SaaS
2 9 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.97%) IaaS
5 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 149 (29.04%) Network Security
2 119 (23.20%) Firewall
3 75 (14.62%) TCP/IP
4 64 (12.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 42 (8.19%) Wireshark
6 32 (6.24%) Wireless
7 30 (5.85%) DNS
8 29 (5.65%) Internet
8 29 (5.65%) VPN
9 26 (5.07%) WAN
10 24 (4.68%) LAN
11 18 (3.51%) DMZ
12 16 (3.12%) DHCP
13 14 (2.73%) tcpdump
14 13 (2.53%) Wireless Security
15 12 (2.34%) Reverse Proxy
16 9 (1.75%) HTTP
16 9 (1.75%) SSL
17 8 (1.56%) SMTP
18 7 (1.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.53%) Relational Database
2 6 (1.17%) Big Data
3 5 (0.97%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.19%) MySQL
4 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (7.21%) Metasploit
2 8 (1.56%) AppScan
3 6 (1.17%) Burp Suite
4 5 (0.97%) Hudson
5 2 (0.39%) Paros
6 1 (0.19%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.19%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.19%) WebScarab
General
1 119 (23.20%) Finance
2 53 (10.33%) Legal
3 27 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.92%) Retail
5 10 (1.95%) Law
6 9 (1.75%) Banking
6 9 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.56%) Games
8 7 (1.36%) German Language
9 6 (1.17%) French Language
10 5 (0.97%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.58%) Publishing
12 2 (0.39%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.39%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 142 (27.68%) Analyst
2 116 (22.61%) Security Analyst
3 95 (18.52%) Security Engineer
4 66 (12.87%) Consultant
5 62 (12.09%) Architect
6 44 (8.58%) Tester
7 40 (7.80%) Security Manager
7 40 (7.80%) Security Specialist
8 37 (7.21%) Security Consultant
9 36 (7.02%) IT Analyst
9 36 (7.02%) Security Architect
10 32 (6.24%) Incident Manager
10 32 (6.24%) IT Security Analyst
11 31 (6.04%) Information Security Engineer
12 30 (5.85%) IT Manager
12 30 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (5.46%) Information Analyst
13 28 (5.46%) Information Security Analyst
14 27 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
15 26 (5.07%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.34%) .NET
2 11 (2.14%) Web Services
3 10 (1.95%) HTML
4 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.78%) JSP
5 2 (0.39%) WSH
6 1 (0.19%) CGI
6 1 (0.19%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.19%) LAMP
6 1 (0.19%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.93%) Management Information System
2 73 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (11.31%) Computer Science
4 47 (9.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 46 (8.97%) Cyberthreat
6 25 (4.87%) Security Operations Centre
7 21 (4.09%) PKI
8 17 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (2.73%) Cryptography
10 13 (2.53%) CESG
10 13 (2.53%) Client/Server
10 13 (2.53%) Fintech
11 8 (1.56%) PMI
11 8 (1.56%) Social Media
12 7 (1.36%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.17%) Cyber Attack
13 6 (1.17%) Mainframe
13 6 (1.17%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 121 (23.59%) Linux
2 116 (22.61%) Windows
3 65 (12.67%) Unix
4 22 (4.29%) Solaris
5 21 (4.09%) Windows Server
6 13 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.34%) FreeBSD
7 12 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.17%) Kali Linux
10 5 (0.97%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.78%) HPUX
12 3 (0.58%) AIX
13 1 (0.19%) Debian
13 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (57.12%) Information Security
2 161 (31.38%) SIEM
3 121 (23.59%) Ethical Hacking
4 110 (21.44%) Penetration Testing
5 108 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
6 96 (18.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 80 (15.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 68 (13.26%) Security Operations
9 50 (9.75%) Risk Management
10 46 (8.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 45 (8.77%) Security Testing
12 41 (7.99%) Risk Assessment
13 40 (7.80%) ITIL
14 39 (7.60%) Identity Access Management
14 39 (7.60%) Security Architecture
15 38 (7.41%) OWASP
16 31 (6.04%) Database Security
17 30 (5.85%) E-Commerce
18 29 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (5.65%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (13.45%) C
2 49 (9.55%) Python
3 47 (9.16%) Java
4 43 (8.38%) Perl
5 37 (7.21%) C++
6 29 (5.65%) PowerShell
7 25 (4.87%) Bash Shell
8 21 (4.09%) SQL
9 15 (2.92%) Ruby
10 11 (2.14%) C#
11 10 (1.95%) JavaScript
12 9 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.36%) PHP
14 3 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 433 (84.41%) CISSP
2 173 (33.72%) GIAC
3 156 (30.41%) CISM
4 137 (26.71%) Degree
5 127 (24.76%) CISA
6 106 (20.66%) GCIH
7 90 (17.54%) SANS
8 75 (14.62%) Cisco Certification
9 74 (14.42%) CREST Certified
10 63 (12.28%) Security Cleared
11 62 (12.09%) GCIA
12 52 (10.14%) OSCP
13 46 (8.97%) CCNA
14 41 (7.99%) SSCP
15 38 (7.41%) DV Cleared
16 32 (6.24%) SC Cleared
17 27 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
17 27 (5.26%) GSEC
17 27 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
18 26 (5.07%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (17.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (15.20%) PCI DSS
3 30 (5.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (3.31%) COBIT
5 10 (1.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (1.17%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.58%) RMADS
7 3 (0.58%) SLA
8 1 (0.19%) BS25999
8 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 20 (3.90%) Snort
2 16 (3.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) KVM
3 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (11.31%) Nessus
2 33 (6.43%) Nmap
3 30 (5.85%) QRadar
4 22 (4.29%) OpenVAS
5 21 (4.09%) EnCase
6 19 (3.70%) Endace
7 12 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (1.56%) RSA enVision
8 8 (1.56%) RSA Security Analytics
9 5 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (0.78%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.58%) Nexpose
11 3 (0.58%) WMI
12 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.39%) FTK
12 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.19%) cPanel
13 1 (0.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 51 (9.94%) Intel Security
2 50 (9.75%) Qualys
3 48 (9.36%) LogRhythm
4 44 (8.58%) Cisco
5 40 (7.80%) ArcSight
5 40 (7.80%) Splunk
6 28 (5.46%) SolarWinds
7 27 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 27 (5.26%) Symantec
8 26 (5.07%) Microsoft
9 24 (4.68%) Trustwave
10 18 (3.51%) Coverity
11 15 (2.92%) Juniper
12 13 (2.53%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.53%) F5
13 12 (2.34%) Fortinet
13 12 (2.34%) Remedy
14 11 (2.14%) Forcepoint
14 11 (2.14%) WorldPay
15 10 (1.95%) Sourcefire
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Badenoch & Clark
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training + Certs
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acumin
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary with Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Pertemps IT
Salary: £80,000 to £110,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Great Salary and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Salary: £49838 - £63682 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
East London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago