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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 716 762 823
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +61
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 154 92 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.090% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 138 79 44
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,500 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
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
88348 80777 86180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.76% 79.43% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71077 66715 73803
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +33 66 £55,000 -15.38% 11
South East -19 31 £40,325 -26.68% 1
East Midlands +1 13 £62,500 -
West Midlands -10 13 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Yorkshire -25 13 £35,000 -39.13%
South West -6 11 £40,000 - 2
North West -20 6 £60,000 -27.27% 1
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 174 (61.05%) Penetration Testing
2 159 (55.79%) CEH
3 150 (52.63%) Information Security
4 130 (45.61%) CISSP
5 85 (29.82%) Firewall
6 82 (28.77%) Windows
6 82 (28.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 81 (28.42%) PCI DSS
8 64 (22.46%) Network Security
8 64 (22.46%) SIEM
9 63 (22.11%) Degree
10 62 (21.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 61 (21.40%) Security Testing
12 60 (21.05%) Finance
12 60 (21.05%) Cyber Security
13 59 (20.70%) Management Information System
14 56 (19.65%) GIAC
15 54 (18.95%) .NET
16 51 (17.89%) Microsoft
17 50 (17.54%) Intrusion Detection
18 48 (16.84%) Linux
19 47 (16.49%) ITIL
20 40 (14.04%) TCP/IP
21 39 (13.68%) Active Directory
22 37 (12.98%) Java
23 36 (12.63%) MS Excel
23 36 (12.63%) Wireless
23 36 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
24 34 (11.93%) MCSE
25 33 (11.58%) C

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (5.26%) IIS
2 12 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.70%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) GroupWise
Applications
1 36 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 85 (29.82%) Firewall
2 64 (22.46%) Network Security
3 50 (17.54%) Intrusion Detection
4 40 (14.04%) TCP/IP
5 36 (12.63%) Wireless
6 33 (11.58%) Internet
7 31 (10.88%) DNS
8 27 (9.47%) VPN
9 20 (7.02%) Wireshark
10 19 (6.67%) VoIP
11 17 (5.96%) DHCP
12 15 (5.26%) LAN
13 14 (4.91%) WAN
14 13 (4.56%) Intranet
15 12 (4.21%) tcpdump
16 8 (2.81%) LDAP
16 8 (2.81%) SMTP
16 8 (2.81%) HTTP
16 8 (2.81%) HTTPS
17 7 (2.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.26%) MySQL
3 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (7.37%) Metasploit
General
1 60 (21.05%) Finance
2 28 (9.82%) Law
3 23 (8.07%) Legal
4 9 (3.16%) Banking
5 7 (2.46%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.46%) Local Government
6 6 (2.11%) Retail
7 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 109 (38.25%) Analyst
2 107 (37.54%) Security Analyst
3 99 (34.74%) Tester
4 91 (31.93%) Penetration Tester
5 53 (18.60%) Security Specialist
6 50 (17.54%) IT Security Analyst
7 39 (13.68%) Information Security Specialist
7 39 (13.68%) Information Specialist
8 37 (12.98%) Ethical Hacker
9 23 (8.07%) Security Tester
10 22 (7.72%) Architect
10 22 (7.72%) Security Architect
11 19 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
11 19 (6.67%) Information Analyst
12 16 (5.61%) Consultant
13 15 (5.26%) Graduate
14 14 (4.91%) Security Consultant
15 13 (4.56%) Junior
15 13 (4.56%) Applications Specialist
15 13 (4.56%) Application Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (18.95%) .NET
2 17 (5.96%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.51%) LAMP
4 4 (1.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.70%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.67%) CESG
2 19 (6.67%) Open Source
3 17 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.51%) Kindle
4 10 (3.51%) Clustering
5 9 (3.16%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (2.81%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.81%) PMI
7 7 (2.46%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.46%) RMADS
8 6 (2.11%) PKI
9 5 (1.75%) iPhone
10 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.70%) SCADA
10 2 (0.70%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.35%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.35%) Online Games
11 1 (0.35%) FMCG
11 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (28.77%) Windows
2 48 (16.84%) Linux
3 23 (8.07%) UNIX
4 14 (4.91%) Windows 8
4 14 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.51%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.16%) Solaris
7 8 (2.81%) Android
8 6 (2.11%) AIX
9 4 (1.40%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.40%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.40%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.40%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (61.05%) Penetration Testing
2 150 (52.63%) Information Security
3 64 (22.46%) SIEM
4 62 (21.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 61 (21.40%) Security Testing
6 60 (21.05%) Cyber Security
7 47 (16.49%) ITIL
8 28 (9.82%) Data Protection
9 26 (9.12%) Risk Management
10 25 (8.77%) ISMS
11 22 (7.72%) Change Control
11 22 (7.72%) Project Management
11 22 (7.72%) Problem Management
12 20 (7.02%) OWASP
13 18 (6.32%) Security Management
13 18 (6.32%) Information Assurance
14 17 (5.96%) Risk Assessment
14 17 (5.96%) Incident Management
15 16 (5.61%) Computer Forensics
15 16 (5.61%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.98%) Java
2 33 (11.58%) C
3 31 (10.88%) SQL
4 22 (7.72%) Objective-C
4 22 (7.72%) C++
4 22 (7.72%) PHP
4 22 (7.72%) Ruby
5 21 (7.37%) Python
6 9 (3.16%) C#
7 7 (2.46%) Perl
8 4 (1.40%) VB
9 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) Tcl
10 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.35%) Lua
Qualifications
1 159 (55.79%) CEH
2 130 (45.61%) CISSP
3 63 (22.11%) Degree
4 56 (19.65%) GIAC
5 36 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (11.93%) MCSE
7 32 (11.23%) Security Cleared
8 30 (10.53%) OSCP
9 29 (10.18%) GPEN
10 26 (9.12%) CISM
11 19 (6.67%) CISMP
12 16 (5.61%) SC Cleared
13 14 (4.91%) DV Cleared
14 13 (4.56%) SSCP
14 13 (4.56%) CISA
15 8 (2.81%) GCIH
15 8 (2.81%) PMI Certification
15 8 (2.81%) Security+ Certification
16 7 (2.46%) GCIA
17 6 (2.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (28.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (28.42%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.51%) COBIT
3 10 (3.51%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.40%) QA
5 2 (0.70%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.35%) JTAG
System Software
1 39 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.02%) Snort
3 8 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.35%) Nmap
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.05%) Nessus
Vendors
1 51 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.07%) Cisco
3 18 (6.32%) Oracle
4 13 (4.56%) Sourcefire
4 13 (4.56%) CheckPoint
5 11 (3.86%) LogRhythm
6 10 (3.51%) Symantec
7 8 (2.81%) Splunk
7 8 (2.81%) LogLogic
7 8 (2.81%) VMware
8 7 (2.46%) CA
9 6 (2.11%) Juniper
9 6 (2.11%) McAfee
10 4 (1.40%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.40%) Acronis
10 4 (1.40%) NetIQ
10 4 (1.40%) Apple
11 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.05%) Websense
11 3 (1.05%) F5
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Penna PLC
Salary: £35-£50k per yer
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Required IT
Salary: £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus+Ben
Posted: 16 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
North West London
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London Arena
OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £55 per annum, Benefits: Car + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension etc
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 25 days ago