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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 644 777 811
Rank change year-on-year
+133 +34
Permanent jobs citing CEH 309 171 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 0.60% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 235 138 151
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
26167 28731 30770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.13% 27.49% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21275 22623 24863
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +90 148 £67,500 +22.72% 23
South East +25 64 £55,000 +5.76% 6
West Midlands -12 23 £52,500 +31.25% 5
East of England +33 21 £48,425 +21.06% 2
Yorkshire +30 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South West +14 18 £57,500 +9.52% 4
North West +27 9 £60,000 +41.17% 1
East Midlands +18 5 £65,000 +150.00%
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 465 (83.48%) CISSP
2 318 (57.09%) Information Security
3 216 (38.78%) CISM
4 184 (33.03%) SIEM
5 164 (29.44%) GIAC
6 156 (28.01%) Ethical Hacking
7 153 (27.47%) Penetration Testing
8 146 (26.21%) Firewall
9 139 (24.96%) Cybersecurity
10 137 (24.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 129 (23.16%) Degree
12 123 (22.08%) SANS
13 122 (21.90%) Security Operations
14 119 (21.36%) Linux
15 115 (20.65%) Windows
16 112 (20.11%) Vulnerability Management
17 103 (18.49%) Network Security
18 102 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
19 99 (17.77%) GCIH
20 97 (17.41%) Finance
20 97 (17.41%) Unix
21 96 (17.24%) OSCP
22 94 (16.88%) CISA
23 91 (16.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 90 (16.16%) Security Cleared
25 88 (15.80%) Management Information System
26 84 (15.08%) CREST Certified
27 82 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
28 80 (14.36%) CCNA
29 78 (14.00%) 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 22 (3.95%) IIS
2 16 (2.87%) IBM Notes
3 8 (1.44%) Apache
4 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.90%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.54%) IBM Domino
5 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.36%) CloudStack
Applications
1 15 (2.69%) MS Office
2 11 (1.97%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.05%) SaaS
2 10 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.44%) IaaS
4 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.72%) Office 365
6 3 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (26.21%) Firewall
2 103 (18.49%) Network Security
3 57 (10.23%) TCP/IP
4 48 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 43 (7.72%) DNS
5 43 (7.72%) Internet
6 42 (7.54%) Wireshark
7 33 (5.92%) HTTP
8 28 (5.03%) tcpdump
9 24 (4.31%) Wireless
10 21 (3.77%) WAN
11 20 (3.59%) LAN
12 18 (3.23%) SMTP
13 15 (2.69%) SSL
13 15 (2.69%) VPN
14 12 (2.15%) Reverse Proxy
15 10 (1.80%) SAN
16 8 (1.44%) HTTPS
16 8 (1.44%) SSH
16 8 (1.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.26%) Big Data
3 6 (1.08%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (6.82%) Metasploit
2 15 (2.69%) AppScan
3 12 (2.15%) Burp Suite
4 5 (0.90%) Hudson
4 5 (0.90%) sqlmap
5 4 (0.72%) FindBugs
6 2 (0.36%) Paros
7 1 (0.18%) SonarQube
General
1 97 (17.41%) Finance
2 42 (7.54%) Legal
3 29 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.05%) Retail
5 13 (2.33%) Banking
5 13 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 13 (2.33%) Law
6 8 (1.44%) Games
7 7 (1.26%) German Language
8 6 (1.08%) French Language
8 6 (1.08%) Publishing
9 4 (0.72%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.54%) Electronics
10 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.54%) Marketing
10 3 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.36%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (34.65%) Analyst
2 162 (29.08%) Security Analyst
3 68 (12.21%) Security Engineer
4 62 (11.13%) Consultant
5 50 (8.98%) Security Consultant
6 48 (8.62%) Tester
7 46 (8.26%) IT Analyst
7 46 (8.26%) IT Security Analyst
8 43 (7.72%) Architect
8 43 (7.72%) Security Architect
9 41 (7.36%) Senior Analyst
10 40 (7.18%) Senior Security Analyst
11 38 (6.82%) Information Analyst
11 38 (6.82%) Information Security Analyst
11 38 (6.82%) Security Specialist
12 33 (5.92%) Security Manager
13 32 (5.75%) Penetration Tester
14 30 (5.39%) Incident Manager
15 25 (4.49%) Security Tester
16 24 (4.31%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.23%) Web Services
2 17 (3.05%) .NET
3 10 (1.80%) HTML
3 10 (1.80%) Regular Expression
4 5 (0.90%) WSH
5 3 (0.54%) HTML5
6 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.36%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.36%) JSON
6 2 (0.36%) RESTful
6 2 (0.36%) XML
7 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.18%) J2EE
7 1 (0.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.80%) Management Information System
2 82 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (11.67%) Computer Science
4 47 (8.44%) Cyberthreat
5 45 (8.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 41 (7.36%) Security Operations Centre
7 21 (3.77%) PKI
8 20 (3.59%) Client/Server
9 18 (3.23%) Mobile App
9 18 (3.23%) PMI
10 17 (3.05%) Data Centre
11 16 (2.87%) Cryptography
11 16 (2.87%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (2.51%) Mathematics
13 13 (2.33%) CESG
14 12 (2.15%) Fintech
15 8 (1.44%) Mainframe
16 6 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
16 6 (1.08%) Social Media
17 5 (0.90%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 119 (21.36%) Linux
2 115 (20.65%) Windows
3 97 (17.41%) Unix
4 20 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.41%) Solaris
6 16 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.97%) FreeBSD
7 11 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.97%) Windows NT
7 11 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.80%) Kali Linux
9 5 (0.90%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.54%) AIX
10 3 (0.54%) Android
10 3 (0.54%) HPUX
11 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (57.09%) Information Security
2 184 (33.03%) SIEM
3 156 (28.01%) Ethical Hacking
4 153 (27.47%) Penetration Testing
5 139 (24.96%) Cybersecurity
6 122 (21.90%) Security Operations
7 112 (20.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 91 (16.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 77 (13.82%) ITIL
10 66 (11.85%) Risk Management
11 62 (11.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 57 (10.23%) Security Testing
13 53 (9.52%) OWASP
14 50 (8.98%) Security Architecture
15 49 (8.80%) Risk Assessment
16 41 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (6.64%) Incident Management
17 37 (6.64%) Service Management
18 33 (5.92%) PRINCE2
18 33 (5.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (12.75%) Python
2 54 (9.69%) Java
3 53 (9.52%) Perl
4 51 (9.16%) C
5 41 (7.36%) C++
6 38 (6.82%) SQL
7 37 (6.64%) PowerShell
8 30 (5.39%) Bash Shell
9 22 (3.95%) Ruby
10 19 (3.41%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.87%) C#
12 11 (1.97%) PHP
13 7 (1.26%) JavaScript
13 7 (1.26%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.54%) Korn
15 1 (0.18%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 465 (83.48%) CISSP
2 216 (38.78%) CISM
3 164 (29.44%) GIAC
4 129 (23.16%) Degree
5 123 (22.08%) SANS
6 102 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
7 99 (17.77%) GCIH
8 96 (17.24%) OSCP
9 94 (16.88%) CISA
10 90 (16.16%) Security Cleared
11 84 (15.08%) CREST Certified
12 80 (14.36%) CCNA
13 54 (9.69%) SC Cleared
13 54 (9.69%) SSCP
14 50 (8.98%) GCIA
15 42 (7.54%) ECSA
16 38 (6.82%) DV Cleared
17 37 (6.64%) CompTIA Security+
17 37 (6.64%) Security+ Certification
18 35 (6.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (24.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 35 (6.28%) COBIT
4 16 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (2.33%) ISO27002
6 8 (1.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.54%) SLA
8 2 (0.36%) GPG13
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.36%) RMADS
9 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 41 (7.36%) Snort
2 31 (5.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.90%) Samba
4 3 (0.54%) KVM
4 3 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 78 (14.00%) Nessus
2 46 (8.26%) Nmap
3 17 (3.05%) OpenVAS
4 16 (2.87%) EnCase
5 14 (2.51%) HP Fortify
6 13 (2.33%) Endace
6 13 (2.33%) QRadar
7 12 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (1.26%) WebInspect
11 6 (1.08%) RSA Archer
12 5 (0.90%) Nexpose
12 5 (0.90%) RSA Security Analytics
13 4 (0.72%) Puppet
14 3 (0.54%) RSA enVision
14 3 (0.54%) WMI
15 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
15 2 (0.36%) Juniper STRM
15 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (12.57%) Cisco
2 64 (11.49%) Qualys
3 53 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 48 (8.62%) ArcSight
5 44 (7.90%) Splunk
6 39 (7.00%) Red Hat
7 32 (5.75%) Symantec
8 29 (5.21%) Intel Security
8 29 (5.21%) LogRhythm
9 24 (4.31%) Juniper
10 20 (3.59%) Coverity
10 20 (3.59%) Remedy
11 19 (3.41%) HP
12 18 (3.23%) CheckPoint
12 18 (3.23%) IBM
13 16 (2.87%) Lotus
14 15 (2.69%) Fortinet
15 13 (2.33%) AlienVault
16 12 (2.15%) Veracode
16 12 (2.15%) WorldPay
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Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Tangent International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Excellent compensation package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
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City, London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: Up to £55,000 plus excellent benefits
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Surrey
Marks Sattin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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