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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 651 787 798
Rank change year-on-year
+136 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 237 164 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 193 118 140
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £33,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
79615 89306 92677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.07% 87.46% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 67296 74323 74602
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +86 106 £70,000 +16.66% 12
South West +29 47 £50,000 -4.76% 4
South East +23 40 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North West +25 11 £67,500 +55.17% 1
Yorkshire +29 9 £35,000 -22.22% 5
East of England +14 9 £47,000 +10.58% 3
West Midlands 0 6 £53,750 -6.52% 1
East Midlands +8 4 £70,000 +75.00%
Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 267 (62.09%) Penetration Testing
2 190 (44.19%) Security Cleared
3 171 (39.77%) Cybersecurity
4 170 (39.53%) CEH
5 166 (38.60%) Java
6 163 (37.91%) C++
7 158 (36.74%) CISSP
8 137 (31.86%) Windows
9 132 (30.70%) Information Security
10 119 (27.67%) Network Security
11 115 (26.74%) C
12 114 (26.51%) Firewall
13 109 (25.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 99 (23.02%) C#
14 99 (23.02%) Python
14 99 (23.02%) CREST Certified
15 92 (21.40%) Degree
16 89 (20.70%) DV Cleared
17 83 (19.30%) GIAC
18 82 (19.07%) Linux
19 79 (18.37%) Finance
20 74 (17.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 68 (15.81%) Nessus
22 66 (15.35%) Cisco Certification
23 64 (14.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 62 (14.42%) .NET
25 61 (14.19%) CCNA
26 60 (13.95%) Metasploit
27 59 (13.72%) SIEM
27 59 (13.72%) OSCP

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 (3.72%) Apache Pig
2 8 (1.86%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.86%) IIS
3 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.47%) Apache
4 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.09%) SaaS
2 7 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.63%) IaaS
2 7 (1.63%) PaaS
3 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 119 (27.67%) Network Security
2 114 (26.51%) Firewall
3 43 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 36 (8.37%) Wireless
5 33 (7.67%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (6.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 25 (5.81%) VPN
8 24 (5.58%) Internet
9 23 (5.35%) SSL
10 15 (3.49%) DNS
11 14 (3.26%) DHCP
12 12 (2.79%) Cisco ISE
12 12 (2.79%) HTTP
13 10 (2.33%) Broadband
14 9 (2.09%) LTE
14 9 (2.09%) SMTP
15 8 (1.86%) DMZ
15 8 (1.86%) FTP
15 8 (1.86%) HTTPS
15 8 (1.86%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.28%) Big Data
2 16 (3.72%) Apache Hive
2 16 (3.72%) Hadoop
3 11 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.40%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.70%) MySQL
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 60 (13.95%) Metasploit
2 21 (4.88%) Burp Suite
3 8 (1.86%) sqlmap
4 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.70%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.70%) CodeSonar
4 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.70%) git-flow
4 3 (0.70%) JIRA
4 3 (0.70%) Robot Framework
4 3 (0.70%) Selenium
5 2 (0.47%) FindBugs
General
1 79 (18.37%) Finance
2 57 (13.26%) Telecoms
3 30 (6.98%) Banking
4 17 (3.95%) Games
5 16 (3.72%) Legal
6 8 (1.86%) Publishing
6 8 (1.86%) Retail
7 6 (1.40%) Billing
8 4 (0.93%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 108 (25.12%) Analyst
2 102 (23.72%) Security Analyst
3 85 (19.77%) Tester
4 83 (19.30%) Penetration Tester
5 63 (14.65%) Consultant
6 51 (11.86%) Security Consultant
7 45 (10.47%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 39 (9.07%) Senior Analyst
9 35 (8.14%) Senior Security Analyst
10 31 (7.21%) Security Manager
11 30 (6.98%) Security Tester
12 29 (6.74%) Security Penetration Tester
13 27 (6.28%) Architect
13 27 (6.28%) Ethical Hacker
13 27 (6.28%) Security Architect
13 27 (6.28%) Software Engineer
14 26 (6.05%) Network Engineer
14 26 (6.05%) Security Engineer
15 24 (5.58%) Security Specialist
15 24 (5.58%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.42%) .NET
2 18 (4.19%) Java EE
2 18 (4.19%) STL
3 11 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.09%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.40%) HTML
6 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.93%) HTML5
6 4 (0.93%) JSON
6 4 (0.93%) RESTful
6 4 (0.93%) XML
7 3 (0.70%) Django
7 3 (0.70%) LAMP
7 3 (0.70%) Node.js
7 3 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.70%) REST
7 3 (0.70%) SOAP
7 3 (0.70%) Spring MVC
8 2 (0.47%) Ajax
8 2 (0.47%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.33%) Management Information System
2 44 (10.23%) Data Centre
3 32 (7.44%) Blog
3 32 (7.44%) Computer Science
4 31 (7.21%) Security Operations Centre
5 28 (6.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 28 (6.51%) Mobile App
6 20 (4.65%) CESG
7 16 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.56%) Cryptography
9 10 (2.33%) Cyber Attack
9 10 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (2.33%) PMI
10 8 (1.86%) Cybercrime
10 8 (1.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (1.86%) SCADA
11 7 (1.63%) PKI
12 6 (1.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 137 (31.86%) Windows
2 82 (19.07%) Linux
3 45 (10.47%) VxWorks
4 37 (8.60%) Unix
5 18 (4.19%) Android
6 14 (3.26%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.47%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (62.09%) Penetration Testing
2 171 (39.77%) Cybersecurity
3 132 (30.70%) Information Security
4 109 (25.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 64 (14.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 59 (13.72%) Project Management
6 59 (13.72%) SIEM
7 54 (12.56%) Reverse Engineering
8 53 (12.33%) Mentoring
9 46 (10.70%) Security Testing
10 44 (10.23%) Software Engineering
10 44 (10.23%) Source Code Analysis
11 41 (9.53%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (9.53%) OWASP
12 39 (9.07%) Vulnerability Management
13 37 (8.60%) Business Development
13 37 (8.60%) ITIL
13 37 (8.60%) Security Architecture
14 35 (8.14%) Security Operations
15 30 (6.98%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 166 (38.60%) Java
2 163 (37.91%) C++
3 115 (26.74%) C
4 99 (23.02%) C#
4 99 (23.02%) Python
5 59 (13.72%) PHP
6 54 (12.56%) VB.NET
7 50 (11.63%) Objective-C
8 36 (8.37%) Perl
8 36 (8.37%) SQL
9 16 (3.72%) Ruby
10 14 (3.26%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.86%) VB
12 6 (1.40%) Scala
12 6 (1.40%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.16%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.47%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.47%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 190 (44.19%) Security Cleared
2 170 (39.53%) CEH
3 158 (36.74%) CISSP
4 99 (23.02%) CREST Certified
5 92 (21.40%) Degree
6 89 (20.70%) DV Cleared
7 83 (19.30%) GIAC
8 66 (15.35%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (14.19%) CCNA
10 59 (13.72%) CISM
10 59 (13.72%) OSCP
11 47 (10.93%) SANS
12 43 (10.00%) SC Cleared
13 39 (9.07%) CHECK Team Leader
14 35 (8.14%) SSCP
15 32 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 27 (6.28%) CISA
16 27 (6.28%) GCIH
16 27 (6.28%) MCSE
16 27 (6.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (17.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (10.23%) QA
3 41 (9.53%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.79%) COBIT
5 9 (2.09%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.23%) ISO22301
System Software
1 17 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.02%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.86%) vCloud
4 7 (1.63%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (1.63%) Snort
5 3 (0.70%) Docker
5 3 (0.70%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 68 (15.81%) Nessus
2 55 (12.79%) Nmap
3 10 (2.33%) HP Fortify
4 8 (1.86%) OpenVAS
5 6 (1.40%) Nexpose
6 4 (0.93%) Puppet
7 3 (0.70%) Salt
8 2 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.47%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 44 (10.23%) Cisco
2 38 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.91%) CheckPoint
4 18 (4.19%) ArcSight
4 18 (4.19%) VMware
5 15 (3.49%) FireEye
6 14 (3.26%) Palo Alto
6 14 (3.26%) Qualys
7 13 (3.02%) Trustwave
8 12 (2.79%) Aruba
8 12 (2.79%) Meraki
9 10 (2.33%) Coverity
10 9 (2.09%) Splunk
11 7 (1.63%) Citrix
11 7 (1.63%) F5
11 7 (1.63%) Juniper
12 6 (1.40%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.40%) Remedy
12 6 (1.40%) Veracode
13 5 (1.16%) Sourcefire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits package
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Salary: £23,000 per annum
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PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 4 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
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aap3
Salary: £80000 - £120000.00 per annum + Attractive
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Birmingham
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Manchester
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Bristol
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Surrey
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Milton Keynes
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Cheltenham
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Leeds
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Reading
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City of London
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Cambridge
Computer Futures
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefit package
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Leeds
Montash Associates
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Newbury
Computer Futures
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London
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London
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