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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 532 711 812
Rank change year-on-year
+179 +101
Permanent jobs citing CEH 355 224 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.63% 0.82% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 274 161 101
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
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
21718 27180 29561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.78% 27.26% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17262 21749 23812
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

CEH Salary Histogram in England

CEH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +122 143 £65,000 +18.18% 15
South East +65 89 £50,000 -10.31% 6
West Midlands +18 33 £35,000 -4.16% 1
East of England +23 22 £57,500 -0.47% 3
Yorkshire +27 21 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West +21 21 £40,000 -38.46% 2
East Midlands +9 13 £42,500 -5.55% 2
North West -18 11 £55,000 +4.76% 5
North East +9 2 £42,500 -5.55%
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for CEH.

1 558 (72.00%) CISSP
2 422 (54.45%) Information Security
3 325 (41.94%) Penetration Testing
4 270 (34.84%) Cybersecurity
5 241 (31.10%) Windows
6 239 (30.84%) CISM
7 235 (30.32%) Firewall
8 222 (28.65%) CISA
9 215 (27.74%) Degree
10 212 (27.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 205 (26.45%) SIEM
12 199 (25.68%) Linux
13 191 (24.65%) Network Security
14 177 (22.84%) PCI DSS
15 171 (22.06%) Management Information System
16 168 (21.68%) GIAC
17 166 (21.42%) Security Cleared
18 155 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 149 (19.23%) OSCP
19 149 (19.23%) Ethical Hacking
20 145 (18.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 142 (18.32%) Finance
21 142 (18.32%) Python
22 139 (17.94%) CREST Certified
23 134 (17.29%) Risk Management
24 132 (17.03%) Security Operations
25 120 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
26 118 (15.23%) SANS
27 113 (14.58%) SC Cleared
28 110 (14.19%) Nessus

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (3.35%) IIS
3 23 (2.97%) Apache
4 18 (2.32%) Tomcat
4 18 (2.32%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.42%) IBM Notes
6 11 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.90%) JBoss
8 3 (0.39%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.26%) nginx
9 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.13%) Drupal
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.06%) MS Office
3 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.06%) Sentinel
2 14 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.90%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.61%) Office 365
2 21 (2.71%) SaaS
3 13 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.52%) IaaS
5 4 (0.52%) PaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 235 (30.32%) Firewall
2 191 (24.65%) Network Security
3 70 (9.03%) TCP/IP
4 60 (7.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 55 (7.10%) DNS
6 51 (6.58%) Wireless
7 48 (6.19%) HTTP
8 38 (4.90%) SSL
9 36 (4.65%) VPN
10 28 (3.61%) DHCP
11 27 (3.48%) LAN
12 26 (3.35%) Internet
13 25 (3.23%) WAN
14 22 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (2.71%) VLAN
16 17 (2.19%) FTP
16 17 (2.19%) SMTP
17 16 (2.06%) DMZ
17 16 (2.06%) Wireless Security
17 16 (2.06%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.81%) Big Data
3 9 (1.16%) InfluxDB
3 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.13%) GIS
7 1 (0.13%) MySQL
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (5.94%) Burp Suite
2 45 (5.81%) Metasploit
3 18 (2.32%) AppScan
4 4 (0.52%) JIRA
4 4 (0.52%) Paros
4 4 (0.52%) WebScarab
5 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.13%) Selenium
5 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.13%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 142 (18.32%) Finance
2 55 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 33 (4.26%) Legal
4 30 (3.87%) Banking
5 21 (2.71%) Games
6 19 (2.45%) Aerospace
7 17 (2.19%) Retail
8 15 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.42%) French Language
9 11 (1.42%) German Language
9 11 (1.42%) Publishing
10 8 (1.03%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.90%) Portuguese Language
12 6 (0.77%) Back Office
12 6 (0.77%) Military
13 5 (0.65%) Electronics
14 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.39%) Law
15 3 (0.39%) Marketing
16 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 235 (30.32%) Analyst
2 206 (26.58%) Security Analyst
3 104 (13.42%) Tester
4 100 (12.90%) Penetration Tester
5 88 (11.35%) Security Engineer
6 80 (10.32%) IT Analyst
6 80 (10.32%) IT Security Analyst
7 72 (9.29%) Consultant
8 69 (8.90%) Architect
9 66 (8.52%) Security Manager
10 60 (7.74%) Security Consultant
11 58 (7.48%) Security Architect
12 54 (6.97%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 44 (5.68%) Security Specialist
14 42 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
15 40 (5.16%) Senior Security Analyst
16 35 (4.52%) Information Analyst
16 35 (4.52%) Information Security Analyst
17 34 (4.39%) Network Engineer
18 32 (4.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.39%) .NET
2 23 (2.97%) Web Services
3 17 (2.19%) Regular Expression
4 13 (1.68%) .NET Framework
4 13 (1.68%) ELK Stack
5 10 (1.29%) HTML
6 7 (0.90%) JSON
6 7 (0.90%) SAML
6 7 (0.90%) SPNEGO
6 7 (0.90%) XACML
7 5 (0.65%) ZeroMQ
8 4 (0.52%) LAMP
9 3 (0.39%) HTML5
10 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.26%) PCRE
10 2 (0.26%) RESTful
10 2 (0.26%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.26%) XML
11 1 (0.13%) COM
11 1 (0.13%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 171 (22.06%) Management Information System
2 96 (12.39%) Computer Science
3 56 (7.23%) Data Centre
4 52 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (6.45%) CESG
6 48 (6.19%) Cyberthreat
7 47 (6.06%) Mobile App
8 35 (4.52%) Security Operations Centre
9 28 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
10 23 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
11 21 (2.71%) Mathematics
11 21 (2.71%) PKI
12 15 (1.94%) Cryptography
12 15 (1.94%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 11 (1.42%) Statistics
14 9 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.77%) BYOD
15 6 (0.77%) Cybercrime
16 5 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 241 (31.10%) Windows
2 199 (25.68%) Linux
3 72 (9.29%) Unix
4 30 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.97%) Kali Linux
6 23 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.19%) Solaris
8 13 (1.68%) AIX
9 12 (1.55%) CentOS
9 12 (1.55%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.42%) Mac OS
10 11 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.42%) Windows NT
10 11 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.65%) Android
12 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (54.45%) Information Security
2 325 (41.94%) Penetration Testing
3 270 (34.84%) Cybersecurity
4 205 (26.45%) SIEM
5 155 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 149 (19.23%) Ethical Hacking
7 145 (18.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 134 (17.29%) Risk Management
9 132 (17.03%) Security Operations
10 100 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
11 98 (12.65%) ITIL
12 91 (11.74%) OWASP
13 90 (11.61%) Security Architecture
14 65 (8.39%) Data Protection
15 57 (7.35%) Security Management
16 52 (6.71%) Risk Assessment
17 51 (6.58%) Information Security Management
18 50 (6.45%) Security Testing
19 49 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
20 46 (5.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (18.32%) Python
2 107 (13.81%) Java
3 102 (13.16%) C
4 92 (11.87%) C++
5 59 (7.61%) Perl
6 58 (7.48%) Ruby
7 49 (6.32%) SQL
8 37 (4.77%) PHP
9 35 (4.52%) Bash Shell
10 31 (4.00%) JavaScript
11 19 (2.45%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.32%) C#
13 9 (1.16%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.16%) VB
14 3 (0.39%) R
14 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.26%) Scala
16 1 (0.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 558 (72.00%) CISSP
2 239 (30.84%) CISM
3 222 (28.65%) CISA
4 215 (27.74%) Degree
5 168 (21.68%) GIAC
6 166 (21.42%) Security Cleared
7 149 (19.23%) OSCP
8 139 (17.94%) CREST Certified
9 120 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
10 118 (15.23%) SANS
11 113 (14.58%) SC Cleared
12 94 (12.13%) CCNA
13 77 (9.94%) SSCP
14 73 (9.42%) DV Cleared
15 65 (8.39%) CompTIA Security+
15 65 (8.39%) Security+ Certification
16 59 (7.61%) GPEN
17 51 (6.58%) CISMP
18 47 (6.06%) GCIA
18 47 (6.06%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (27.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 177 (22.84%) PCI DSS
3 48 (6.19%) SLA
4 41 (5.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (3.10%) COBIT
6 23 (2.97%) QA
7 21 (2.71%) GPG13
8 18 (2.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 18 (2.32%) RMADS
9 13 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.39%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (6.97%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.13%) Snort
3 18 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.68%) Xen
6 9 (1.16%) Samba
7 8 (1.03%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.26%) HDFS
8 2 (0.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) KVM
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 110 (14.19%) Nessus
2 62 (8.00%) Nmap
3 31 (4.00%) OpenVAS
4 19 (2.45%) SCCM
5 18 (2.32%) HP Fortify
6 12 (1.55%) QRadar
7 11 (1.42%) Nexpose
8 10 (1.29%) SCOM
9 8 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (1.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (0.90%) Kibana
10 7 (0.90%) logstash
10 7 (0.90%) RSA enVision
11 6 (0.77%) Endace
11 6 (0.77%) Grafana
12 3 (0.39%) RSA Security Analytics
12 3 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.26%) Fluentd
13 2 (0.26%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 104 (13.42%) Cisco
2 77 (9.94%) Qualys
3 62 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 46 (5.94%) CheckPoint
5 42 (5.42%) LogRhythm
6 40 (5.16%) Palo Alto
7 34 (4.39%) ArcSight
8 33 (4.26%) FireEye
9 32 (4.13%) Oracle
10 31 (4.00%) Intel Security
11 29 (3.74%) Splunk
12 28 (3.61%) Coverity
13 23 (2.97%) Forcepoint
13 23 (2.97%) Sophos
14 20 (2.58%) IBM
15 19 (2.45%) SAP
16 18 (2.32%) AlienVault
16 18 (2.32%) HP
16 18 (2.32%) Juniper
16 18 (2.32%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 15 minutes ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: 24% shift allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus +Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + Car Allowance +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus, package, paid training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £25,000-£40,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Ext Bens + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool, UK
QVC
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago