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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 712 774 735
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -39
Permanent jobs citing CEH 148 102 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 117 69 122
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
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
28718 26939 31135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 26.56% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22868 22207 26173
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
London +51 81 £52,500 - 10
South East -2 31 £40,000 +77.77% 3
Yorkshire -27 16 £25,000 -44.44% 2
South West -8 6 £50,000 +58.73% 2
West Midlands -36 6 £39,000 -8.23%
North West - 6 £63,250 - 2
East of England -16 5 £57,500 +144.68%
East Midlands - 2 £57,256 -
North East - 2 - -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 245 (78.27%) CISSP
2 196 (62.62%) Information Security
3 142 (45.37%) Penetration Testing
4 140 (44.73%) Ethical Hacking
5 128 (40.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 89 (28.43%) Linux
7 87 (27.80%) Firewall
8 86 (27.48%) Management Information System
9 80 (25.56%) PCI DSS
10 78 (24.92%) CISM
11 76 (24.28%) GIAC
12 68 (21.73%) Network Security
13 67 (21.41%) Degree
14 62 (19.81%) Windows
15 61 (19.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 59 (18.85%) Finance
17 55 (17.57%) TCP/IP
18 50 (15.97%) Cyber Security
19 49 (15.65%) ITIL
20 45 (14.38%) Risk Management
21 43 (13.74%) OSCP
22 42 (13.42%) Microsoft
23 41 (13.10%) UNIX
24 40 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
24 40 (12.78%) Vulnerability Management
24 40 (12.78%) SIEM
25 39 (12.46%) Cisco Certification
25 39 (12.46%) Wireless
26 37 (11.82%) CCNA
27 36 (11.50%) Law

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (6.07%) IIS
2 14 (4.47%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.88%) Apache
4 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.32%) GroupWise
Applications
1 15 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.83%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.43%) SaaS
2 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (27.80%) Firewall
2 68 (21.73%) Network Security
3 55 (17.57%) TCP/IP
4 39 (12.46%) Wireless
5 35 (11.18%) Internet
6 22 (7.03%) DNS
6 22 (7.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 19 (6.07%) VPN
8 15 (4.79%) VoIP
8 15 (4.79%) DHCP
9 12 (3.83%) Intranet
9 12 (3.83%) LAN
9 12 (3.83%) WAN
10 11 (3.51%) Wireless Security
11 9 (2.88%) SSL
12 8 (2.56%) Wireshark
13 7 (2.24%) tcpdump
14 5 (1.60%) SMTP
15 4 (1.28%) HTTPS
15 4 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.79%) SQL Server
1 15 (4.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (9.90%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.64%) AppScan
3 1 (0.32%) QADirector
General
1 59 (18.85%) Finance
2 36 (11.50%) Law
3 30 (9.58%) Legal
4 18 (5.75%) Retail
5 15 (4.79%) Banking
6 12 (3.83%) German Language
7 10 (3.19%) Games
8 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.64%) Military
9 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.64%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 92 (29.39%) Tester
2 91 (29.07%) Penetration Tester
3 89 (28.43%) Analyst
4 85 (27.16%) Security Analyst
5 48 (15.34%) Security Specialist
6 46 (14.70%) Information Specialist
6 46 (14.70%) Information Security Specialist
7 35 (11.18%) Consultant
8 26 (8.31%) Support Engineer
9 25 (7.99%) Security Consultant
9 25 (7.99%) Security Engineer
10 24 (7.67%) Security Tester
11 23 (7.35%) Technical Engineer
11 23 (7.35%) Technical Support Engineer
11 23 (7.35%) Technical Support
12 19 (6.07%) Security Manager
13 17 (5.43%) Ethical Hacker
14 15 (4.79%) Graduate
15 14 (4.47%) Information Security Analyst
15 14 (4.47%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.71%) .NET
2 12 (3.83%) Web Services
3 10 (3.19%) LAMP
4 5 (1.60%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.60%) JCE
5 2 (0.64%) XML
5 2 (0.64%) JSON
5 2 (0.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 86 (27.48%) Management Information System
2 35 (11.18%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.43%) CESG
5 14 (4.47%) Open Source
6 10 (3.19%) Clustering
6 10 (3.19%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.56%) PKI
7 8 (2.56%) SCADA
8 6 (1.92%) Kindle
9 4 (1.28%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.96%) PMI
10 3 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.64%) RMADS
11 2 (0.64%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.32%) EMV
12 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 89 (28.43%) Linux
2 62 (19.81%) Windows
3 41 (13.10%) UNIX
4 18 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (5.11%) Solaris
6 14 (4.47%) Ubuntu
6 14 (4.47%) CentOS
7 13 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.51%) AIX
9 10 (3.19%) Debian
9 10 (3.19%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.19%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.60%) HPUX
11 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.64%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.32%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (62.62%) Information Security
2 142 (45.37%) Penetration Testing
3 140 (44.73%) Ethical Hacking
4 61 (19.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 50 (15.97%) Cyber Security
6 49 (15.65%) ITIL
7 45 (14.38%) Risk Management
8 40 (12.78%) Vulnerability Management
8 40 (12.78%) SIEM
9 33 (10.54%) Security Testing
10 30 (9.58%) ISMS
11 27 (8.63%) Incident Management
12 25 (7.99%) Security Management
13 23 (7.35%) Change Control
14 22 (7.03%) Information Assurance
15 19 (6.07%) Project Management
15 19 (6.07%) Security Architecture
16 18 (5.75%) Risk Assessment
17 16 (5.11%) E-Commerce
18 14 (4.47%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.54%) Java
2 32 (10.22%) Python
3 28 (8.95%) SQL
4 27 (8.63%) Ruby
5 23 (7.35%) C++
6 22 (7.03%) C
7 17 (5.43%) PHP
8 15 (4.79%) Perl
9 14 (4.47%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.51%) C#
11 10 (3.19%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 245 (78.27%) CISSP
2 78 (24.92%) CISM
3 76 (24.28%) GIAC
4 67 (21.41%) Degree
5 43 (13.74%) OSCP
6 40 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (12.46%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (11.82%) CCNA
9 36 (11.50%) Security Cleared
10 32 (10.22%) MCSE
11 31 (9.90%) CISA
12 27 (8.63%) GPEN
13 21 (6.71%) CISMP
14 19 (6.07%) OSCE
15 14 (4.47%) SC Cleared
16 13 (4.15%) SSCP
17 11 (3.51%) DV Cleared
17 11 (3.51%) GCIH
18 8 (2.56%) CHFI
19 6 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (40.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (25.56%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.83%) COBIT
4 11 (3.51%) QA
5 9 (2.88%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.28%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.96%) SLA
8 1 (0.32%) BS7799
8 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 22 (7.03%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.71%) Snort
3 13 (4.15%) Nmap
4 4 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.96%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.64%) Samba
6 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (7.35%) Nessus
2 9 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.96%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (0.96%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.99%) McAfee
3 20 (6.39%) CheckPoint
4 18 (5.75%) Oracle
5 15 (4.79%) Symantec
6 13 (4.15%) Cisco
7 12 (3.83%) LogRhythm
8 10 (3.19%) Juniper
8 10 (3.19%) Qualys
9 9 (2.88%) IronPort
10 8 (2.56%) Websense
11 6 (1.92%) Sourcefire
11 6 (1.92%) Tripwire
11 6 (1.92%) Sophos
11 6 (1.92%) NetIQ
11 6 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.92%) Splunk
11 6 (1.92%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.28%) VMware
12 4 (1.28%) Imperva
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum excellent training opportunities and
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: C £45K
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 26 days ago