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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 520 733 759
Rank change year-on-year
+213 +26
Permanent jobs citing CEH 394 219 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 0.78% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 321 175 163
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
23610 27917 29423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.12% 27.34% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19309 22619 22982
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +98 151 £65,000 +18.18% 19
South East +87 119 £50,000 +5.26% 15
East of England +33 31 £46,250 -2.63% 4
South West +24 28 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Yorkshire +30 24 £41,000 -8.88% 2
West Midlands +7 18 £40,000 -36.80% 2
East Midlands +16 10 £65,000 +65.60%
North West +20 9 £56,000 +30.23% 5
North East +6 4 £43,750 -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 543 (75.94%) CISSP
2 408 (57.06%) Information Security
3 306 (42.80%) Penetration Testing
4 253 (35.38%) SIEM
5 237 (33.15%) CISM
6 221 (30.91%) Firewall
7 219 (30.63%) Cybersecurity
8 197 (27.55%) Windows
9 194 (27.13%) Linux
9 194 (27.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 179 (25.03%) Degree
11 177 (24.76%) OSCP
12 174 (24.34%) GIAC
13 170 (23.78%) Ethical Hacking
14 166 (23.22%) Security Operations
15 164 (22.94%) PCI DSS
16 162 (22.66%) CISA
17 154 (21.54%) Network Security
18 153 (21.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 144 (20.14%) Finance
20 138 (19.30%) Management Information System
21 134 (18.74%) Security Cleared
22 133 (18.60%) CREST Certified
23 132 (18.46%) SANS
24 130 (18.18%) Python
25 129 (18.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
26 118 (16.50%) ITIL
27 116 (16.22%) Nessus
28 113 (15.80%) Cisco Certification
29 108 (15.10%) C

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 23 (3.22%) IIS
2 17 (2.38%) IBM Notes
3 10 (1.40%) Apache
4 8 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.98%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.98%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.42%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.42%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.14%) Drupal
8 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.14%) nginx
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.66%) MS Office
3 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (1.68%) SaaS
2 7 (0.98%) IaaS
2 7 (0.98%) PaaS
3 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 221 (30.91%) Firewall
2 154 (21.54%) Network Security
3 81 (11.33%) TCP/IP
4 68 (9.51%) DNS
5 60 (8.39%) HTTP
6 55 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 43 (6.01%) Wireless
8 39 (5.45%) Internet
9 38 (5.31%) SSL
10 37 (5.17%) Wireshark
11 36 (5.03%) VPN
12 29 (4.06%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (3.92%) LAN
14 27 (3.78%) VLAN
15 25 (3.50%) SMTP
15 25 (3.50%) WAN
16 20 (2.80%) DHCP
17 18 (2.52%) tcpdump
18 17 (2.38%) IPv4
18 17 (2.38%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.84%) Data Mining
3 4 (0.56%) Big Data
3 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.14%) GIS
5 1 (0.14%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.14%) MySQL
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (6.43%) Metasploit
2 39 (5.45%) Burp Suite
3 24 (3.36%) AppScan
4 6 (0.84%) sqlmap
5 2 (0.28%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.14%) Hudson
6 1 (0.14%) Selenium
6 1 (0.14%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 144 (20.14%) Finance
2 56 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.50%) Banking
4 23 (3.22%) Retail
5 21 (2.94%) Legal
6 12 (1.68%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.98%) Back Office
8 7 (0.98%) Electronics
8 7 (0.98%) Marketing
8 7 (0.98%) Publishing
9 6 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.84%) Military
10 5 (0.70%) Games
11 4 (0.56%) German Language
11 4 (0.56%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.42%) French Language
12 3 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 225 (31.47%) Analyst
2 194 (27.13%) Security Analyst
3 97 (13.57%) Tester
4 93 (13.01%) Penetration Tester
5 90 (12.59%) Consultant
6 77 (10.77%) Security Consultant
7 74 (10.35%) Security Engineer
8 64 (8.95%) IT Analyst
8 64 (8.95%) IT Security Analyst
9 62 (8.67%) Architect
10 54 (7.55%) Security Architect
11 48 (6.71%) Security Specialist
12 46 (6.43%) Security Manager
13 41 (5.73%) Information Analyst
13 41 (5.73%) Information Security Analyst
14 40 (5.59%) Operations Analyst
14 40 (5.59%) Security Operations Analyst
15 39 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
16 36 (5.03%) Senior Security Analyst
17 32 (4.48%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.36%) .NET
2 17 (2.38%) HTML
3 13 (1.82%) Regular Expression
4 12 (1.68%) Web Services
5 11 (1.54%) .NET Framework
5 11 (1.54%) HTML5
6 7 (0.98%) LAMP
7 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (0.56%) JSON
7 4 (0.56%) RESTful
7 4 (0.56%) XML
8 3 (0.42%) OpenVZ
9 2 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.28%) WSH
10 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.14%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.14%) J2EE
10 1 (0.14%) JSP
10 1 (0.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 138 (19.30%) Management Information System
2 89 (12.45%) Computer Science
3 55 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 48 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (6.57%) Security Operations Centre
6 40 (5.59%) Cyberthreat
7 37 (5.17%) Data Centre
8 31 (4.34%) CESG
9 29 (4.06%) Embedded Systems
10 27 (3.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 15 (2.10%) PMI
12 14 (1.96%) Cryptography
12 14 (1.96%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.26%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.12%) PKI
16 6 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
17 5 (0.70%) Cyber Attack
17 5 (0.70%) Cybercrime
17 5 (0.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 197 (27.55%) Windows
2 194 (27.13%) Linux
3 101 (14.13%) Unix
4 17 (2.38%) Solaris
5 15 (2.10%) Kali Linux
5 15 (2.10%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.54%) AIX
7 9 (1.26%) Android
8 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.98%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.98%) Windows NT
9 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (57.06%) Information Security
2 306 (42.80%) Penetration Testing
3 253 (35.38%) SIEM
4 219 (30.63%) Cybersecurity
5 170 (23.78%) Ethical Hacking
6 166 (23.22%) Security Operations
7 153 (21.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 129 (18.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 118 (16.50%) ITIL
10 106 (14.83%) OWASP
11 93 (13.01%) Risk Management
12 88 (12.31%) Vulnerability Management
13 73 (10.21%) Security Testing
14 65 (9.09%) Incident Management
15 61 (8.53%) Security Architecture
16 54 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
17 43 (6.01%) Service Management
18 42 (5.87%) Malware Detection/Protection
18 42 (5.87%) Risk Assessment
19 41 (5.73%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 130 (18.18%) Python
2 108 (15.10%) C
3 95 (13.29%) C++
4 90 (12.59%) Java
5 59 (8.25%) Perl
6 40 (5.59%) SQL
7 38 (5.31%) Ruby
8 37 (5.17%) PHP
9 33 (4.62%) C#
10 29 (4.06%) Bash Shell
11 20 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.66%) PowerShell
13 17 (2.38%) JavaScript
14 9 (1.26%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.26%) VB
14 9 (1.26%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.28%) Scala
16 1 (0.14%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 543 (75.94%) CISSP
2 237 (33.15%) CISM
3 179 (25.03%) Degree
4 177 (24.76%) OSCP
5 174 (24.34%) GIAC
6 162 (22.66%) CISA
7 134 (18.74%) Security Cleared
8 133 (18.60%) CREST Certified
9 132 (18.46%) SANS
10 113 (15.80%) Cisco Certification
11 94 (13.15%) CCNA
12 75 (10.49%) GCIH
13 74 (10.35%) SC Cleared
14 67 (9.37%) SSCP
15 60 (8.39%) CCNP
15 60 (8.39%) DV Cleared
16 57 (7.97%) GCIA
17 55 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
17 55 (7.69%) GPEN
17 55 (7.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (27.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 164 (22.94%) PCI DSS
3 33 (4.62%) COBIT
4 17 (2.38%) SLA
5 16 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (1.82%) ISO27002
7 11 (1.54%) QA
8 4 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.56%) RMADS
9 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.14%) GPG13
11 1 (0.14%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 44 (6.15%) Snort
2 43 (6.01%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.98%) Samba
4 4 (0.56%) vSphere
5 3 (0.42%) KVM
5 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 116 (16.22%) Nessus
2 69 (9.65%) Nmap
3 32 (4.48%) OpenVAS
4 27 (3.78%) HP Fortify
5 18 (2.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 17 (2.38%) QRadar
7 14 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 11 (1.54%) SCCM
9 10 (1.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 10 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (1.12%) Nexpose
10 8 (1.12%) WebInspect
11 4 (0.56%) Puppet
11 4 (0.56%) RSA Archer
11 4 (0.56%) RSA enVision
12 3 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.28%) Endace
13 2 (0.28%) Juniper STRM
13 2 (0.28%) RSA Security Analytics
14 1 (0.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 76 (10.63%) Qualys
2 75 (10.49%) Cisco
3 58 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 54 (7.55%) ArcSight
5 50 (6.99%) Splunk
6 39 (5.45%) HP
6 39 (5.45%) IBM
7 34 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 31 (4.34%) Coverity
9 28 (3.92%) LogRhythm
10 23 (3.22%) Intel Security
10 23 (3.22%) Symantec
11 20 (2.80%) FireEye
11 20 (2.80%) Intel
11 20 (2.80%) Palo Alto
12 19 (2.66%) Red Hat
13 18 (2.52%) Juniper
13 18 (2.52%) SolarWinds
14 17 (2.38%) LogLogic
14 17 (2.38%) Lotus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Recann
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £58,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago