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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 753 762 794
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +32
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 125 100 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.099% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.12% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 120 81 49
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%
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
87519 82414 85838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.06% 81.55% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 71255 68412 72904
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,673
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 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 +14 67 £60,000 +2.56% 6
South East -13 20 £57,500 -4.16% 7
West Midlands -14 16 £60,000 +33.33% 1
South West -21 10 £42,500 +34.92% 2
North West -2 7 £63,250 -23.33% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 - 2
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 175 (62.95%) Penetration Testing
2 156 (56.12%) Information Security
3 141 (50.72%) CEH
4 121 (43.53%) CISSP
5 83 (29.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 70 (25.18%) PCI DSS
6 70 (25.18%) Firewall
7 67 (24.10%) Network Security
8 64 (23.02%) Degree
8 64 (23.02%) Windows
9 61 (21.94%) Management Information System
10 51 (18.35%) Security Testing
11 47 (16.91%) .NET
12 46 (16.55%) Intrusion Detection
13 44 (15.83%) SIEM
14 43 (15.47%) ITIL
15 41 (14.75%) Finance
15 41 (14.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 40 (14.39%) Cyber Security
17 37 (13.31%) Linux
17 37 (13.31%) TCP/IP
18 36 (12.95%) CISM
19 34 (12.23%) Microsoft
19 34 (12.23%) GIAC
20 33 (11.87%) Internet
21 32 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
21 32 (11.51%) Risk Management
21 32 (11.51%) Active Directory
22 30 (10.79%) MCSE
23 29 (10.43%) Wireless

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 14 (5.04%) IIS
2 12 (4.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.36%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.32%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 70 (25.18%) Firewall
2 67 (24.10%) Network Security
3 46 (16.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 37 (13.31%) TCP/IP
5 33 (11.87%) Internet
6 29 (10.43%) Wireless
7 24 (8.63%) DNS
8 18 (6.47%) VPN
9 14 (5.04%) DHCP
9 14 (5.04%) Wireshark
10 12 (4.32%) Intranet
11 10 (3.60%) WAN
11 10 (3.60%) LAN
11 10 (3.60%) VoIP
12 8 (2.88%) HTTP
12 8 (2.88%) tcpdump
13 7 (2.52%) SSL
13 7 (2.52%) LDAP
13 7 (2.52%) SMTP
14 6 (2.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.40%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (8.99%) Metasploit
General
1 41 (14.75%) Finance
2 27 (9.71%) Law
3 25 (8.99%) Legal
4 12 (4.32%) Banking
5 8 (2.88%) Local Government
6 6 (2.16%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.08%) Retail
8 2 (0.72%) Games
8 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Arabic Language
8 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 108 (38.85%) Tester
2 103 (37.05%) Penetration Tester
3 91 (32.73%) Analyst
4 89 (32.01%) Security Analyst
5 58 (20.86%) Security Specialist
6 50 (17.99%) Ethical Hacker
7 41 (14.75%) Information Security Specialist
7 41 (14.75%) IT Security Analyst
7 41 (14.75%) Information Specialist
8 21 (7.55%) Graduate
9 19 (6.83%) Security Tester
10 17 (6.12%) Applications Specialist
10 17 (6.12%) Information Security Analyst
10 17 (6.12%) Information Analyst
10 17 (6.12%) Application Security Specialist
11 15 (5.40%) Junior
12 14 (5.04%) Junior Tester
13 13 (4.68%) Senior Tester
13 13 (4.68%) Senior Penetration Tester
14 12 (4.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.91%) .NET
2 20 (7.19%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.60%) LAMP
4 2 (0.72%) Web Services
5 1 (0.36%) HTML
5 1 (0.36%) XML
5 1 (0.36%) CSS
5 1 (0.36%) JSON
5 1 (0.36%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 61 (21.94%) Management Information System
2 22 (7.91%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.83%) CESG
4 12 (4.32%) Open Source
5 11 (3.96%) Clustering
6 9 (3.24%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (2.88%) RMADS
8 7 (2.52%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.16%) Kindle
10 5 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.72%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.72%) Online Games
12 2 (0.72%) SCADA
12 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.72%) EMV
12 2 (0.72%) PMI
12 2 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
13 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (23.02%) Windows
2 37 (13.31%) Linux
3 22 (7.91%) UNIX
4 10 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (3.60%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.60%) Windows 8
5 9 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.24%) Android
6 8 (2.88%) Solaris
7 6 (2.16%) AIX
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (62.95%) Penetration Testing
2 156 (56.12%) Information Security
3 51 (18.35%) Security Testing
4 44 (15.83%) SIEM
5 43 (15.47%) ITIL
6 41 (14.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 40 (14.39%) Cyber Security
8 32 (11.51%) Risk Management
9 29 (10.43%) OWASP
10 28 (10.07%) ISMS
11 26 (9.35%) Information Assurance
12 22 (7.91%) Data Protection
13 21 (7.55%) Change Control
14 18 (6.47%) Problem Management
14 18 (6.47%) Security Management
15 16 (5.76%) Incident Management
16 15 (5.40%) Project Management
17 13 (4.68%) Computer Security
18 12 (4.32%) E-Commerce
19 11 (3.96%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.71%) SQL
2 23 (8.27%) Java
3 22 (7.91%) C
4 21 (7.55%) Ruby
5 19 (6.83%) Python
6 17 (6.12%) C++
7 13 (4.68%) Objective-C
8 12 (4.32%) PHP
9 8 (2.88%) C#
10 7 (2.52%) Perl
11 6 (2.16%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.72%) VB
12 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 141 (50.72%) CEH
2 121 (43.53%) CISSP
3 64 (23.02%) Degree
4 36 (12.95%) CISM
5 34 (12.23%) GIAC
6 32 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (10.79%) MCSE
8 25 (8.99%) OSCP
9 21 (7.55%) Security Cleared
9 21 (7.55%) CISA
10 19 (6.83%) GPEN
11 12 (4.32%) DV Cleared
12 11 (3.96%) SC Cleared
13 10 (3.60%) CISMP
14 9 (3.24%) SSCP
14 9 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (2.88%) CCNA
16 7 (2.52%) GCIH
17 6 (2.16%) Security+ Certification
18 5 (1.80%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (29.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (25.18%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.52%) QA
4 6 (2.16%) COBIT
4 6 (2.16%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.72%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (11.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.83%) Snort
3 3 (1.08%) Nmap
4 1 (0.36%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.96%) Nessus
2 8 (2.88%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.08%) Cacti
Vendors
1 34 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.55%) Cisco
3 19 (6.83%) Oracle
4 15 (5.40%) CheckPoint
5 8 (2.88%) CA
5 8 (2.88%) Splunk
5 8 (2.88%) LogLogic
5 8 (2.88%) LogRhythm
6 7 (2.52%) Sourcefire
7 6 (2.16%) NetIQ
8 5 (1.80%) BT
9 4 (1.44%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.44%) Juniper
9 4 (1.44%) McAfee
10 3 (1.08%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.08%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.08%) Trend Micro
10 3 (1.08%) Websense
10 3 (1.08%) Symantec
11 2 (0.72%) VMware
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefit
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 to £55 per annum - Car + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent pension + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £800000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago