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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK / England
Rank 586 661 755
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +94
Permanent jobs citing CEH 257 271 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 1.04% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 219 197 146
Median salary £60,000 £59,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% +25.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%

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
19511 26174 27034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.67% 27.69% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15488 21145 21590
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £71,000
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 28 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +10 103 £70,000 +7.69% 9
South East +55 60 £45,000 -5.26% 4
West Midlands +52 30 £43,750 -1.12%
East of England +38 18 £65,000 +30.00% 2
South West +25 16 £65,000 +52.94% 3
North West -16 13 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Yorkshire +16 11 £70,000 +30.23% 4
East Midlands +2 5 £40,000 -38.46% 2
North East - 1 £47,500 -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 457 (72.20%) CISSP
2 321 (50.71%) Information Security
3 250 (39.49%) Cybersecurity
4 204 (32.23%) Windows
5 203 (32.07%) CISM
6 193 (30.49%) Penetration Testing
7 189 (29.86%) Firewall
8 151 (23.85%) CISA
8 151 (23.85%) SIEM
9 149 (23.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 149 (23.54%) Degree
10 140 (22.12%) Risk Management
11 136 (21.48%) Linux
12 131 (20.70%) Security Cleared
13 130 (20.54%) Network Security
14 129 (20.38%) GIAC
15 128 (20.22%) Finance
16 127 (20.06%) Management Information System
17 123 (19.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 123 (19.43%) SANS
18 122 (19.27%) Security Operations
19 102 (16.11%) PCI DSS
20 101 (15.96%) SC Cleared
21 100 (15.80%) Ethical Hacking
22 94 (14.85%) Security Monitoring
23 92 (14.53%) Cisco
24 85 (13.43%) Python
25 84 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
25 84 (13.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
26 82 (12.95%) GCIA

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 49 (7.74%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (4.27%) Apache
3 24 (3.79%) IIS
4 23 (3.63%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.32%) Tomcat
6 19 (3.00%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.90%) IBM Notes
7 12 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.11%) JBoss
9 6 (0.95%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.63%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.16%) nginx
11 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.53%) Sentinel
2 14 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.11%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.53%) Office 365
2 16 (2.53%) SaaS
3 12 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 189 (29.86%) Firewall
2 130 (20.54%) Network Security
3 69 (10.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 51 (8.06%) TCP/IP
5 26 (4.11%) HTTP
6 20 (3.16%) DNS
7 19 (3.00%) SSL
8 17 (2.69%) LAN
8 17 (2.69%) WAN
9 16 (2.53%) VPN
9 16 (2.53%) Wireshark
10 15 (2.37%) Wireless
11 13 (2.05%) Internet
12 12 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (1.90%) Wireless Security
13 10 (1.58%) DHCP
13 10 (1.58%) NetScreen
14 9 (1.42%) FTP
14 9 (1.42%) SMTP
14 9 (1.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.58%) Big Data
3 19 (3.00%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.58%) InfluxDB
5 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.79%) ZAP BI
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 25 (3.95%) Burp Suite
2 16 (2.53%) Metasploit
3 11 (1.74%) AppScan
3 11 (1.74%) JIRA
4 8 (1.26%) Paros
4 8 (1.26%) WebScarab
5 7 (1.11%) Fiddler
General
1 128 (20.22%) Finance
2 30 (4.74%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.58%) Legal
4 28 (4.42%) Banking
5 26 (4.11%) Games
6 15 (2.37%) German Language
7 14 (2.21%) French Language
7 14 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.58%) Spanish Language
9 9 (1.42%) Portuguese Language
10 8 (1.26%) Publishing
10 8 (1.26%) Retail
11 7 (1.11%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.11%) Marketing
11 7 (1.11%) Military
12 6 (0.95%) Electronics
13 5 (0.79%) Advertising
13 5 (0.79%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 206 (32.54%) Analyst
2 155 (24.49%) Security Analyst
3 75 (11.85%) Security Manager
4 67 (10.58%) Security Engineer
5 61 (9.64%) Consultant
6 54 (8.53%) Tester
7 51 (8.06%) IT Analyst
7 51 (8.06%) IT Security Analyst
8 47 (7.42%) Penetration Tester
8 47 (7.42%) Security Consultant
9 45 (7.11%) Architect
10 38 (6.00%) Security Architect
11 34 (5.37%) Support Engineer
12 33 (5.21%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 33 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
13 31 (4.90%) Security Specialist
13 31 (4.90%) Senior Security Analyst
14 30 (4.74%) Information Analyst
14 30 (4.74%) Information Security Analyst
15 26 (4.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.42%) .NET
2 25 (3.95%) Regular Expression
3 22 (3.48%) Web Services
4 19 (3.00%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (2.21%) ZeroMQ
6 12 (1.90%) JSON
7 11 (1.74%) HTML
8 7 (1.11%) SAML
8 7 (1.11%) SPNEGO
8 7 (1.11%) XACML
9 5 (0.79%) PCRE
10 2 (0.32%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 127 (20.06%) Management Information System
2 61 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 47 (7.42%) Security Operations Centre
4 45 (7.11%) Data Centre
5 39 (6.16%) Cyberthreat
6 37 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (4.58%) CESG
8 21 (3.32%) Mobile App
9 19 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (2.53%) PKI
11 15 (2.37%) Cyber Attack
12 13 (2.05%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.74%) Cyber Defence
14 10 (1.58%) Cybercrime
14 10 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (0.79%) BYOD
15 5 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (0.79%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.63%) iPhone
17 3 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 204 (32.23%) Windows
2 136 (21.48%) Linux
3 78 (12.32%) Unix
4 41 (6.48%) Windows Server
5 35 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (4.42%) CentOS
8 15 (2.37%) Mac OS X
9 13 (2.05%) Kali Linux
10 12 (1.90%) Mac OS
10 12 (1.90%) Windows NT
10 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.58%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.79%) Solaris
14 3 (0.47%) Android
15 2 (0.32%) AIX
16 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (50.71%) Information Security
2 250 (39.49%) Cybersecurity
3 193 (30.49%) Penetration Testing
4 151 (23.85%) SIEM
5 140 (22.12%) Risk Management
6 123 (19.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 122 (19.27%) Security Operations
8 100 (15.80%) Ethical Hacking
9 94 (14.85%) Security Monitoring
10 84 (13.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 77 (12.16%) Vulnerability Management
12 68 (10.74%) ITIL
13 64 (10.11%) Security Architecture
14 54 (8.53%) Incident Management
15 51 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (7.74%) OWASP
17 47 (7.42%) Data Protection
18 44 (6.95%) Mentoring
19 42 (6.64%) Information Security Management
19 42 (6.64%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (13.43%) Python
2 71 (11.22%) Java
3 52 (8.21%) C
4 43 (6.79%) SQL
5 41 (6.48%) C++
6 35 (5.53%) Ruby
7 32 (5.06%) Bash Shell
8 30 (4.74%) Perl
9 26 (4.11%) JavaScript
10 17 (2.69%) PHP
11 13 (2.05%) C#
12 12 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.47%) Ada
14 3 (0.47%) R
15 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.16%) VB
15 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 457 (72.20%) CISSP
2 203 (32.07%) CISM
3 151 (23.85%) CISA
4 149 (23.54%) Degree
5 131 (20.70%) Security Cleared
6 129 (20.38%) GIAC
7 123 (19.43%) SANS
8 101 (15.96%) SC Cleared
9 84 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
10 82 (12.95%) GCIA
10 82 (12.95%) OSCP
11 79 (12.48%) CREST Certified
12 70 (11.06%) CCNA
13 65 (10.27%) GCIH
14 59 (9.32%) DV Cleared
15 56 (8.85%) SSCP
16 54 (8.53%) CompTIA Security+
16 54 (8.53%) Security+ Certification
17 44 (6.95%) GSEC
18 37 (5.85%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (23.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 102 (16.11%) PCI DSS
3 39 (6.16%) Cyber Essentials
4 36 (5.69%) SLA
5 33 (5.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (3.63%) GPG13
7 22 (3.48%) COBIT
8 14 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 14 (2.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 14 (2.21%) RMADS
9 12 (1.90%) QA
10 11 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 4 (0.63%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.63%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.47%) DO-254
12 3 (0.47%) GDPR
13 2 (0.32%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 78 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.16%) Snort
3 19 (3.00%) Hyper-V
3 19 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.53%) Xen
5 10 (1.58%) Samba
6 7 (1.11%) ProxySG
7 5 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 57 (9.00%) Nessus
2 20 (3.16%) Nmap
3 19 (3.00%) CSIRT
4 16 (2.53%) Kibana
5 15 (2.37%) Grafana
5 15 (2.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 15 (2.37%) QRadar
6 14 (2.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 14 (2.21%) logstash
7 12 (1.90%) Endace
7 12 (1.90%) SCCM
7 12 (1.90%) SCOM
8 10 (1.58%) OpenVAS
8 10 (1.58%) RSA enVision
9 8 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (1.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (0.95%) Nexpose
12 5 (0.79%) EnCase
12 5 (0.79%) Fluentd
13 4 (0.63%) FTK
Vendors
1 92 (14.53%) Cisco
2 51 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.58%) LogRhythm
4 45 (7.11%) Qualys
5 40 (6.32%) Palo Alto
6 39 (6.16%) Sophos
7 38 (6.00%) CheckPoint
8 32 (5.06%) FireEye
9 31 (4.90%) Intel Security
10 29 (4.58%) ArcSight
10 29 (4.58%) Juniper
10 29 (4.58%) Oracle
11 27 (4.27%) Splunk
12 25 (3.95%) Forcepoint
12 25 (3.95%) ServiceNow
13 24 (3.79%) AlienVault
14 23 (3.63%) VMware
15 21 (3.32%) Fortinet
16 20 (3.16%) SAP
17 18 (2.84%) Sourcefire
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