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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 689 730 729
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -1
Permanent jobs citing CEH 196 166 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 156 146 84
Average salary £52,000 £51,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
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
27873 30657 28349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.05% 27.35% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22287 24444 23196
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
South East +54 81 £50,000 +11.11% 19
London +46 65 £57,500 +4.54% 16
West Midlands +10 21 £43,750 +82.29% 6
Yorkshire +7 11 £48,750 +16.07% 5
East of England +10 7 £55,000 -4.34% 4
North West -9 4 £42,500 +6.25% 11
South West -24 3 £57,500 +2.67% 4
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 299 (81.92%) CISSP
2 199 (54.52%) Information Security
3 105 (28.77%) Firewall
4 101 (27.67%) CISM
4 101 (27.67%) SIEM
5 92 (25.21%) Penetration Testing
6 86 (23.56%) Cisco Certification
7 83 (22.74%) Linux
8 82 (22.47%) Finance
9 79 (21.64%) Degree
10 76 (20.82%) Windows
11 68 (18.63%) GIAC
11 68 (18.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 68 (18.63%) Cisco
11 68 (18.63%) Cyber Security
12 67 (18.36%) Management Information System
13 66 (18.08%) CISA
14 64 (17.53%) TCP/IP
14 64 (17.53%) Network Security
15 58 (15.89%) Risk Management
15 58 (15.89%) PCI DSS
16 57 (15.62%) UNIX
17 55 (15.07%) CCNA
18 54 (14.79%) Vulnerability Management
19 48 (13.15%) Security Cleared
20 46 (12.60%) Wireless
21 45 (12.33%) Ethical Hacking
21 45 (12.33%) SSCP
22 43 (11.78%) DNS
23 42 (11.51%) CCNP

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 19 (5.21%) IIS
2 9 (2.47%) Apache
3 5 (1.37%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.10%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.01%) MS Office
3 8 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.58%) SaaS
2 9 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.82%) PaaS
3 3 (0.82%) IaaS
4 2 (0.55%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 105 (28.77%) Firewall
2 64 (17.53%) TCP/IP
2 64 (17.53%) Network Security
3 46 (12.60%) Wireless
4 43 (11.78%) DNS
5 42 (11.51%) LAN
5 42 (11.51%) WAN
6 39 (10.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 35 (9.59%) Wireless Security
8 29 (7.95%) VPN
9 28 (7.67%) DMZ
10 20 (5.48%) DHCP
11 19 (5.21%) Internet
12 14 (3.84%) Wireshark
13 12 (3.29%) SMTP
14 11 (3.01%) SSL
15 8 (2.19%) LDAP
15 8 (2.19%) VLAN
16 6 (1.64%) TACACS
16 6 (1.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.56%) Big Data
2 9 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.37%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.74%) Metasploit
2 5 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 82 (22.47%) Finance
2 28 (7.67%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.85%) Law
4 23 (6.30%) German Language
5 20 (5.48%) Banking
6 16 (4.38%) Legal
7 14 (3.84%) Retail
7 14 (3.84%) French Language
8 6 (1.64%) Marketing
8 6 (1.64%) Games
9 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.55%) Back Office
9 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (24.38%) Analyst
2 73 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 60 (16.44%) Security Engineer
4 37 (10.14%) Consultant
5 33 (9.04%) Support Engineer
6 30 (8.22%) Security Consultant
7 29 (7.95%) Technical Support
7 29 (7.95%) Technical Support Engineer
7 29 (7.95%) Technical Engineer
7 29 (7.95%) Information Security Engineer
8 24 (6.58%) Security Specialist
9 23 (6.30%) Penetration Tester
9 23 (6.30%) Information Security Analyst
9 23 (6.30%) Information Analyst
9 23 (6.30%) Tester
10 19 (5.21%) Architect
10 19 (5.21%) IT Security Analyst
11 18 (4.93%) Security Architect
12 16 (4.38%) Information Security Consultant
12 16 (4.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.38%) Web Services
2 5 (1.37%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.82%) JSP
4 1 (0.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.36%) Management Information System
2 32 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 31 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.21%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.29%) PKI
5 12 (3.29%) SCADA
6 11 (3.01%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (2.47%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.19%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.64%) CESG
9 6 (1.64%) Social Media
9 6 (1.64%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.10%) RMADS
10 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.55%) EMV
12 2 (0.55%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 83 (22.74%) Linux
2 76 (20.82%) Windows
3 57 (15.62%) UNIX
4 6 (1.64%) Solaris
5 4 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) VMS
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (54.52%) Information Security
2 101 (27.67%) SIEM
3 92 (25.21%) Penetration Testing
4 68 (18.63%) Cyber Security
5 58 (15.89%) Risk Management
6 54 (14.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 45 (12.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 38 (10.41%) ITIL
8 38 (10.41%) Kalman Filter
9 37 (10.14%) Incident Management
10 35 (9.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 32 (8.77%) Database Security
12 30 (8.22%) Security Testing
13 28 (7.67%) Network Monitoring
14 25 (6.85%) Business Continuity
15 24 (6.58%) Security Architecture
16 22 (6.03%) Service Management
17 21 (5.75%) OWASP
18 20 (5.48%) Analytics
19 19 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.93%) SQL
2 14 (3.84%) Perl
3 11 (3.01%) Shell Script
4 10 (2.74%) Python
5 9 (2.47%) Java
6 8 (2.19%) C
7 6 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.37%) Ruby
8 5 (1.37%) PHP
9 4 (1.10%) C++
9 4 (1.10%) VB
10 2 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 299 (81.92%) CISSP
2 101 (27.67%) CISM
3 86 (23.56%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (21.64%) Degree
5 68 (18.63%) GIAC
6 66 (18.08%) CISA
7 55 (15.07%) CCNA
8 48 (13.15%) Security Cleared
9 45 (12.33%) SSCP
10 42 (11.51%) CCNP
11 28 (7.67%) OSCP
12 26 (7.12%) SC Cleared
13 19 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (4.93%) MCSE
14 18 (4.93%) GCIA
14 18 (4.93%) CISMP
15 17 (4.66%) GCIH
16 16 (4.38%) GPEN
17 13 (3.56%) CCSP
18 12 (3.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (18.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (15.89%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.01%) COBIT
5 9 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 9 (2.47%) SLA
6 4 (1.10%) QA
7 3 (0.82%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.55%) BS25999
8 2 (0.55%) BS7799
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (6.85%) Snort
2 20 (5.48%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.37%) vSphere
3 5 (1.37%) SpamAssassin
3 5 (1.37%) KVM
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (5.75%) Nessus
2 10 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (2.47%) Nmap
4 6 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.37%) Puppet
5 5 (1.37%) WSUS
5 5 (1.37%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (1.10%) WMI
7 3 (0.82%) Nagios
8 2 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.55%) SCCM
8 2 (0.55%) Ionix
9 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.27%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 68 (18.63%) Cisco
2 39 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 37 (10.14%) McAfee
4 35 (9.59%) ArcSight
5 30 (8.22%) Websense
6 28 (7.67%) Tripwire
6 28 (7.67%) CheckPoint
7 22 (6.03%) Qualys
8 20 (5.48%) Juniper
9 15 (4.11%) Symantec
10 13 (3.56%) Fortinet
11 12 (3.29%) Splunk
11 12 (3.29%) Oracle
12 10 (2.74%) SAP
12 10 (2.74%) Sourcefire
13 8 (2.19%) F5
13 8 (2.19%) IronPort
14 7 (1.92%) Postini
15 5 (1.37%) TippingPoint
15 5 (1.37%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000 + 6K Car + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance etc.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Morden
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago