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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 713 805 844
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +39
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 193 117 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 146 92 118
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 £37,750 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £84,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
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
82088 85947 94274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.92% 86.25% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 69243 70640 77351
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +94 106 £67,500 +12.50% 13
South East -6 36 £42,500 -22.72% 5
North West +39 22 £60,000 +41.17% 1
South West +13 16 £50,000 +66.66% 1
West Midlands -16 6 £35,000 -41.66%
Yorkshire -4 4 £60,000 +71.42% 1
East of England +19 1 £67,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Ethical Hacking
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Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 214 (50.71%) Penetration Testing
2 177 (41.94%) CISSP
3 176 (41.71%) CEH
4 166 (39.34%) Information Security
5 158 (37.44%) Cybersecurity
6 151 (35.78%) Java
7 141 (33.41%) C++
8 136 (32.23%) Security Cleared
9 117 (27.73%) Firewall
10 113 (26.78%) Degree
11 104 (24.64%) Windows
12 100 (23.70%) Network Security
13 90 (21.33%) Finance
14 89 (21.09%) C
15 88 (20.85%) GIAC
16 87 (20.62%) Python
17 86 (20.38%) C#
18 85 (20.14%) CREST Certified
19 81 (19.19%) SIEM
20 77 (18.25%) Nessus
21 73 (17.30%) GCIH
21 73 (17.30%) Linux
21 73 (17.30%) Security Testing
21 73 (17.30%) SANS
22 72 (17.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 72 (17.06%) Metasploit
23 67 (15.88%) CISM
24 63 (14.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 61 (14.45%) Cisco Certification
26 58 (13.74%) Vulnerability Management

Ethical Hacking
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 16 (3.79%) Apache Pig
2 14 (3.32%) IIS
3 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.24%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
2 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.37%) SaaS
2 4 (0.95%) IaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.71%) PaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 117 (27.73%) Firewall
2 100 (23.70%) Network Security
3 53 (12.56%) TCP/IP
4 39 (9.24%) Internet
5 36 (8.53%) Wireless
6 32 (7.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (4.98%) SSL
8 20 (4.74%) DNS
8 20 (4.74%) VPN
9 17 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (4.03%) tcpdump
9 17 (4.03%) Wireshark
10 14 (3.32%) HTTPS
10 14 (3.32%) IPsec
11 13 (3.08%) HTTP
12 12 (2.84%) Reverse Proxy
12 12 (2.84%) SAN
13 10 (2.37%) Broadband
14 8 (1.90%) LAN
14 8 (1.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.92%) Big Data
2 16 (3.79%) Apache Hive
2 16 (3.79%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.42%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.24%) MySQL
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 72 (17.06%) Metasploit
2 23 (5.45%) Burp Suite
3 16 (3.79%) sqlmap
4 4 (0.95%) FindBugs
5 3 (0.71%) AppScan
6 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (21.33%) Finance
2 51 (12.09%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.92%) Legal
4 21 (4.98%) Banking
5 8 (1.90%) Law
6 6 (1.42%) Billing
6 6 (1.42%) Games
6 6 (1.42%) Retail
7 4 (0.95%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (0.95%) Publishing
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 109 (25.83%) Analyst
2 95 (22.51%) Security Analyst
3 64 (15.17%) Tester
4 58 (13.74%) Penetration Tester
5 51 (12.09%) Consultant
6 47 (11.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 41 (9.72%) Security Consultant
8 38 (9.00%) Security Engineer
9 37 (8.77%) Security Manager
10 30 (7.11%) Incident Manager
11 26 (6.16%) Architect
11 26 (6.16%) Security Architect
11 26 (6.16%) Security Specialist
12 25 (5.92%) Senior Consultant
12 25 (5.92%) Senior Security Consultant
13 22 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
14 20 (4.74%) SIEM Analyst
14 20 (4.74%) Software Engineer
15 19 (4.50%) Incident Analyst
15 19 (4.50%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (12.80%) .NET
2 17 (4.03%) Java EE
3 14 (3.32%) ASP.NET
4 13 (3.08%) STL
5 7 (1.66%) HTML
6 5 (1.18%) WSH
7 3 (0.71%) JSON
7 3 (0.71%) XML
8 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.47%) HTML5
8 2 (0.47%) Middleware
8 2 (0.47%) RESTful
8 2 (0.47%) Web Services
9 1 (0.24%) CSS
9 1 (0.24%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.24%) OpenID
9 1 (0.24%) REST
9 1 (0.24%) SAML
9 1 (0.24%) SOAP
9 1 (0.24%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.43%) Management Information System
2 41 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.72%) Security Operations Centre
3 37 (8.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 31 (7.35%) Blog
5 29 (6.87%) Cyberthreat
6 27 (6.40%) Data Centre
7 24 (5.69%) Computer Science
7 24 (5.69%) PKI
8 19 (4.50%) Mobile App
8 19 (4.50%) PMI
9 17 (4.03%) Cybercrime
10 16 (3.79%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.90%) Social Media
13 6 (1.42%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.42%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
14 5 (1.18%) Data Conversion
14 5 (1.18%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 104 (24.64%) Windows
2 73 (17.30%) Linux
3 47 (11.14%) Unix
4 34 (8.06%) VxWorks
5 25 (5.92%) Android
6 24 (5.69%) Apple iOS
7 13 (3.08%) Solaris
7 13 (3.08%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.84%) Kali Linux
8 12 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.61%) FreeBSD
9 11 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.18%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.47%) AIX
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (50.71%) Penetration Testing
2 166 (39.34%) Information Security
3 158 (37.44%) Cybersecurity
4 81 (19.19%) SIEM
5 73 (17.30%) Security Testing
6 63 (14.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 58 (13.74%) Vulnerability Management
8 54 (12.80%) Security Operations
9 53 (12.56%) Reverse Engineering
10 52 (12.32%) Project Management
11 43 (10.19%) ITIL
12 39 (9.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 38 (9.00%) Security Architecture
14 37 (8.77%) Mentoring
15 35 (8.29%) Software Engineering
16 31 (7.35%) PRINCE2
17 30 (7.11%) OWASP
18 29 (6.87%) Source Code Analysis
19 26 (6.16%) Business Development
20 23 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 151 (35.78%) Java
2 141 (33.41%) C++
3 89 (21.09%) C
4 87 (20.62%) Python
5 86 (20.38%) C#
6 49 (11.61%) Perl
7 38 (9.00%) PHP
7 38 (9.00%) VB.NET
8 37 (8.77%) Objective-C
9 35 (8.29%) SQL
10 34 (8.06%) Ruby
11 17 (4.03%) Bash Shell
12 16 (3.79%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.37%) JavaScript
14 8 (1.90%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.42%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.47%) VB
17 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 177 (41.94%) CISSP
2 176 (41.71%) CEH
3 136 (32.23%) Security Cleared
4 113 (26.78%) Degree
5 88 (20.85%) GIAC
6 85 (20.14%) CREST Certified
7 73 (17.30%) GCIH
7 73 (17.30%) SANS
8 67 (15.88%) CISM
9 61 (14.45%) Cisco Certification
10 53 (12.56%) DV Cleared
11 49 (11.61%) CCNA
12 44 (10.43%) OSCP
13 37 (8.77%) CHECK Team Leader
14 33 (7.82%) Network+ Certification
15 32 (7.58%) SC Cleared
16 29 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (6.87%) SSCP
17 28 (6.64%) ECSA
18 27 (6.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (17.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (10.90%) PCI DSS
3 39 (9.24%) QA
4 21 (4.98%) COBIT
5 9 (2.13%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.47%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.47%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.47%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.47%) SLA
9 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 32 (7.58%) Snort
2 17 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.66%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (1.42%) vCloud
6 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 77 (18.25%) Nessus
2 56 (13.27%) Nmap
3 12 (2.84%) EnCase
4 10 (2.37%) HP Fortify
5 5 (1.18%) OpenVAS
6 3 (0.71%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.71%) RSA enVision
7 2 (0.47%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.24%) Ansible
8 1 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (9.72%) Cisco
2 36 (8.53%) ArcSight
3 35 (8.29%) Microsoft
4 27 (6.40%) Splunk
5 25 (5.92%) CheckPoint
6 22 (5.21%) Red Hat
7 19 (4.50%) VMware
8 17 (4.03%) Qualys
9 16 (3.79%) Remedy
10 11 (2.61%) Coverity
11 9 (2.13%) Intel Security
12 7 (1.66%) Citrix
12 7 (1.66%) F5
12 7 (1.66%) FireEye
12 7 (1.66%) Juniper
12 7 (1.66%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.42%) Fortinet
13 6 (1.42%) Palo Alto
13 6 (1.42%) Trustwave
14 4 (0.95%) Aruba
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