The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 685 858 780
Rank change year-on-year
+173 -78
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 224 71 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.072% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.084% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 185 56 106
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £81,250 £68,200
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Ethical Hacking
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82058 84649 83361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.88% 85.27% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68908 70120 67040
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the England region.

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in England

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Ethical Hacking Salary Histogram in England

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +78 112 £65,000 - 14
South East +42 45 £47,500 -9.52% 4
South West +14 27 £55,000 +15.78% 3
North West +39 13 £70,000 +64.70% 4
Yorkshire +14 7 £25,000 -58.33% 4
East Midlands - 7 £55,000 -
East of England +2 6 £65,000 - 1
West Midlands -12 4 £49,500 -13.91% 1
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 262 (62.83%) Penetration Testing
2 236 (56.59%) Cybersecurity
3 216 (51.80%) CISSP
4 200 (47.96%) Java
5 190 (45.56%) C++
6 163 (39.09%) GIAC
7 157 (37.65%) Firewall
7 157 (37.65%) C
8 145 (34.77%) Linux
8 145 (34.77%) Security Cleared
9 130 (31.18%) Information Security
10 129 (30.94%) SANS
11 126 (30.22%) Telecoms
12 122 (29.26%) CEH
13 121 (29.02%) C#
14 118 (28.30%) TCP/IP
15 116 (27.82%) Reverse Engineering
16 114 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
17 106 (25.42%) CCNA
18 103 (24.70%) Windows
19 102 (24.46%) Software Engineering
20 101 (24.22%) Apple iOS
21 100 (23.98%) SSCP
22 99 (23.74%) Android
23 98 (23.50%) Degree
23 98 (23.50%) Microsoft Certification
24 95 (22.78%) MCSE
25 94 (22.54%) Objective-C
26 92 (22.06%) DV Cleared
26 92 (22.06%) Big Data

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 88 (21.10%) Apache Pig
2 6 (1.44%) IIS
2 6 (1.44%) JBoss
2 6 (1.44%) Node.js
2 6 (1.44%) WebLogic
2 6 (1.44%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.96%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.20%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 157 (37.65%) Firewall
2 118 (28.30%) TCP/IP
3 57 (13.67%) Network Security
4 37 (8.87%) Internet
5 36 (8.63%) Wireless
6 28 (6.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 25 (6.00%) Wireshark
8 23 (5.52%) Broadband
9 18 (4.32%) tcpdump
10 13 (3.12%) VPN
11 12 (2.88%) DNS
11 12 (2.88%) LAN
11 12 (2.88%) Reverse Proxy
11 12 (2.88%) WAN
12 11 (2.64%) SSL
13 10 (2.40%) HTTP
14 9 (2.16%) Wireless Security
15 8 (1.92%) HTTPS
16 7 (1.68%) VoIP
17 6 (1.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (22.06%) Big Data
2 88 (21.10%) Apache Hive
2 88 (21.10%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.68%) MySQL
4 6 (1.44%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.44%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.44%) OrientDB
5 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) OLTP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.24%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 70 (16.79%) Metasploit
2 15 (3.60%) Burp Suite
3 10 (2.40%) sqlmap
4 3 (0.72%) AppScan
4 3 (0.72%) Subversion
5 1 (0.24%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.24%) GDB
5 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.24%) Paros
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 126 (30.22%) Telecoms
2 83 (19.90%) Finance
3 31 (7.43%) Legal
4 17 (4.08%) Banking
5 10 (2.40%) Law
6 9 (2.16%) Electronics
6 9 (2.16%) Retail
7 4 (0.96%) Publishing
8 2 (0.48%) Games
8 2 (0.48%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (27.10%) Analyst
2 85 (20.38%) Security Analyst
3 71 (17.03%) Software Engineer
4 54 (12.95%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 41 (9.83%) Consultant
6 40 (9.59%) Principal Engineer
7 38 (9.11%) Principal Software Engineer
8 37 (8.87%) Tester
9 34 (8.15%) Penetration Tester
9 34 (8.15%) Security Manager
10 30 (7.19%) Security Engineer
11 26 (6.24%) Incident Manager
12 25 (6.00%) Developer
13 23 (5.52%) IT Manager
14 19 (4.56%) Security Consultant
14 19 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (4.08%) Forensic Manager
16 16 (3.84%) Senior Consultant
17 15 (3.60%) Graduate
18 14 (3.36%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (20.86%) Java EE
2 84 (20.14%) STL
3 31 (7.43%) .NET
4 11 (2.64%) HTML
5 9 (2.16%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.92%) Web Services
7 7 (1.68%) CSS
8 6 (1.44%) CSS3
8 6 (1.44%) HTML5
8 6 (1.44%) J2EE
8 6 (1.44%) Java SE
9 5 (1.20%) 802.1X
10 4 (0.96%) Middleware
11 2 (0.48%) WSH
11 2 (0.48%) XML
12 1 (0.24%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.24%) REST
12 1 (0.24%) SAML
12 1 (0.24%) SOAP
12 1 (0.24%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (19.90%) Cybercrime
2 53 (12.71%) Management Information System
3 41 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (8.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 23 (5.52%) Cyberthreat
5 23 (5.52%) Security Operations Centre
6 20 (4.80%) PKI
7 19 (4.56%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.60%) Blog
9 13 (3.12%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (2.88%) Client/Server
11 10 (2.40%) Cryptography
11 10 (2.40%) Social Media
12 9 (2.16%) Mathematics
12 9 (2.16%) Robotics
13 8 (1.92%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.92%) Physics
13 8 (1.92%) PMI
14 6 (1.44%) DTV
14 6 (1.44%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 145 (34.77%) Linux
2 103 (24.70%) Windows
3 101 (24.22%) Apple iOS
4 99 (23.74%) Android
5 46 (11.03%) Unix
6 36 (8.63%) VxWorks
7 14 (3.36%) Windows Server
8 13 (3.12%) Solaris
8 13 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.64%) FreeBSD
10 11 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.40%) Kali Linux
12 8 (1.92%) AIX
13 4 (0.96%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (62.83%) Penetration Testing
2 236 (56.59%) Cybersecurity
3 130 (31.18%) Information Security
4 116 (27.82%) Reverse Engineering
5 102 (24.46%) Software Engineering
6 88 (21.10%) Mobile Development
7 87 (20.86%) Multithreading
8 81 (19.42%) SIEM
9 58 (13.91%) Security Testing
10 57 (13.67%) Mentoring
11 53 (12.71%) Coaching
12 45 (10.79%) Vulnerability Management
13 34 (8.15%) Security Operations
14 33 (7.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 29 (6.95%) Project Management
16 26 (6.24%) Security Architecture
17 25 (6.00%) Threat Analysis
18 24 (5.76%) ITIL
18 24 (5.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 23 (5.52%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 200 (47.96%) Java
2 190 (45.56%) C++
3 157 (37.65%) C
4 121 (29.02%) C#
5 94 (22.54%) Objective-C
6 80 (19.18%) Python
7 48 (11.51%) Perl
8 34 (8.15%) SQL
9 27 (6.47%) Bash Shell
10 25 (6.00%) Ruby
11 22 (5.28%) PHP
12 20 (4.80%) JavaScript
13 19 (4.56%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.88%) VB.NET
15 9 (2.16%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.48%) AWK
17 2 (0.48%) sed
18 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 216 (51.80%) CISSP
2 163 (39.09%) GIAC
3 145 (34.77%) Security Cleared
4 129 (30.94%) SANS
5 122 (29.26%) CEH
6 114 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
7 106 (25.42%) CCNA
8 100 (23.98%) SSCP
9 98 (23.50%) Degree
9 98 (23.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 95 (22.78%) MCSE
11 92 (22.06%) DV Cleared
12 91 (21.82%) Linux+ Certification
13 75 (17.99%) GCIH
14 64 (15.35%) CREST Certified
15 52 (12.47%) Network+ Certification
16 45 (10.79%) CISM
17 29 (6.95%) OSCP
18 24 (5.76%) CHECK Team Leader
19 23 (5.52%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (6.24%) PCI DSS
3 22 (5.28%) QA
4 9 (2.16%) COBIT
5 4 (0.96%) SLA
6 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.48%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
System Software
1 29 (6.95%) Snort
2 8 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 80 (19.18%) Nessus
2 66 (15.83%) Nmap
3 19 (4.56%) EnCase
4 8 (1.92%) OpenVAS
5 4 (0.96%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.48%) FTK
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.24%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.24%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
7 1 (0.24%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (6.47%) Cisco
2 23 (5.52%) ArcSight
3 21 (5.04%) Qualys
4 20 (4.80%) Splunk
5 18 (4.32%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.84%) Coverity
6 16 (3.84%) Microsoft
7 13 (3.12%) VMware
8 12 (2.88%) Remedy
9 9 (2.16%) Sourcefire
10 8 (1.92%) Oracle
11 7 (1.68%) Intel Security
12 6 (1.44%) Hyperion
13 5 (1.20%) BT
13 5 (1.20%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.20%) Palo Alto
14 2 (0.48%) Imperva
14 2 (0.48%) Rapid7
14 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.48%) Trustwave
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