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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
UK / England
Rank 692 683 847
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +164
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 122 223 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.24% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.27% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 98 177 65
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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
68581 82217 84257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.14% 87.73% 86.08%
Number of salaries quoted 56914 69133 69966
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -4 35 £72,500 +11.53% 8
South West +21 30 £47,000 -32.85% 9
South East +37 22 £65,000 +36.84% 5
East of England +21 13 £65,000 - 2
Yorkshire +31 5 £48,173 -3.65% 1
West Midlands +7 5 £40,000 -19.19% 3
North East - 5 £45,000 -
East Midlands +3 1 - -
North West -26 1 - - 2
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 224 (57.73%) Penetration Testing
2 184 (47.42%) Cybersecurity
3 153 (39.43%) Security Cleared
4 140 (36.08%) Java
5 128 (32.99%) C++
6 125 (32.22%) Windows
6 125 (32.22%) Firewall
7 115 (29.64%) C
7 115 (29.64%) CEH
8 114 (29.38%) Information Security
8 114 (29.38%) C#
8 114 (29.38%) CISSP
9 95 (24.48%) DV Cleared
10 94 (24.23%) Linux
11 83 (21.39%) Python
12 80 (20.62%) Network Security
13 78 (20.10%) GIAC
14 77 (19.85%) Degree
14 77 (19.85%) Finance
15 75 (19.33%) Reverse Engineering
16 70 (18.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 70 (18.04%) PHP
17 69 (17.78%) Software Engineering
18 68 (17.53%) CREST Certified
19 67 (17.27%) SQL
20 63 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
21 61 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
22 59 (15.21%) Cisco Certification
22 59 (15.21%) CCNA
23 57 (14.69%) .NET

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 36 (9.28%) Apache Spark
2 27 (6.96%) Apache
2 27 (6.96%) Apache Pig
3 12 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.29%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.52%) nginx
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (3.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 125 (32.22%) Firewall
2 80 (20.62%) Network Security
3 48 (12.37%) TCP/IP
4 35 (9.02%) VPN
4 35 (9.02%) Wireless
5 31 (7.99%) HTTP
6 28 (7.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 20 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (4.64%) VLAN
9 17 (4.38%) SSL
10 16 (4.12%) SMTP
10 16 (4.12%) Wireless Security
11 13 (3.35%) DNS
12 12 (3.09%) Broadband
12 12 (3.09%) DHCP
12 12 (3.09%) DMZ
12 12 (3.09%) FTP
12 12 (3.09%) LTE
12 12 (3.09%) X.400
13 11 (2.84%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.18%) Big Data
2 27 (6.96%) Apache Hive
2 27 (6.96%) Hadoop
3 18 (4.64%) MySQL
4 13 (3.35%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.09%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.80%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.52%) GIS
8 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (9.79%) Metasploit
2 15 (3.87%) Burp Suite
3 9 (2.32%) JIRA
4 6 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (1.55%) Bitbucket
4 6 (1.55%) CodeSonar
4 6 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.55%) git-flow
4 6 (1.55%) Robot Framework
4 6 (1.55%) Selenium
5 2 (0.52%) sqlmap
General
1 77 (19.85%) Finance
2 50 (12.89%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.70%) Games
4 15 (3.87%) Banking
5 11 (2.84%) Retail
6 10 (2.58%) Legal
7 8 (2.06%) Marketing
8 7 (1.80%) Law
9 6 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.77%) Electronics
12 2 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (21.65%) Tester
2 73 (18.81%) Penetration Tester
3 60 (15.46%) Analyst
4 55 (14.18%) Security Analyst
5 42 (10.82%) Security Tester
6 41 (10.57%) Developer
7 40 (10.31%) Consultant
8 39 (10.05%) Software Engineer
9 31 (7.99%) Ethical Hacker
9 31 (7.99%) Security Penetration Tester
10 29 (7.47%) Security Engineer
11 25 (6.44%) C# Developer
12 23 (5.93%) Security Specialist
13 22 (5.67%) Senior Tester
14 21 (5.41%) Network Engineer
14 21 (5.41%) Senior Penetration Tester
15 19 (4.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 18 (4.64%) Security Consultant
17 16 (4.12%) Information Analyst
17 16 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (14.69%) .NET
2 42 (10.82%) HTML
3 30 (7.73%) .NET Framework
4 28 (7.22%) Java EE
4 28 (7.22%) STL
5 25 (6.44%) Ajax
6 15 (3.87%) ASP.NET
6 15 (3.87%) REST
7 10 (2.58%) CSS
7 10 (2.58%) jQuery
7 10 (2.58%) Node.js
7 10 (2.58%) Web Services
8 8 (2.06%) LAMP
8 8 (2.06%) OAuth2
8 8 (2.06%) OpenID
8 8 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (2.06%) SAML
9 6 (1.55%) Django
9 6 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (1.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.66%) Computer Science
2 49 (12.63%) Management Information System
3 33 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 29 (7.47%) CESG
5 28 (7.22%) Cryptography
6 25 (6.44%) Applied Mathematics
6 25 (6.44%) Mathematics
6 25 (6.44%) Statistics
7 22 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (4.90%) Data Centre
9 16 (4.12%) Cyber Attack
10 15 (3.87%) Cyberthreat
11 14 (3.61%) Mobile App
12 13 (3.35%) Security Operations Centre
13 12 (3.09%) Algorithms
14 10 (2.58%) Cyber Defence
14 10 (2.58%) Cybercrime
14 10 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (2.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 8 (2.06%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 125 (32.22%) Windows
2 94 (24.23%) Linux
3 32 (8.25%) Unix
4 28 (7.22%) VxWorks
5 19 (4.90%) Android
6 18 (4.64%) Apple iOS
7 14 (3.61%) Kali Linux
8 8 (2.06%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.29%) Solaris
10 3 (0.77%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.26%) CentOS
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (57.73%) Penetration Testing
2 184 (47.42%) Cybersecurity
3 114 (29.38%) Information Security
4 75 (19.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 70 (18.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 69 (17.78%) Software Engineering
7 61 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (11.34%) SIEM
9 41 (10.57%) Security Testing
10 39 (10.05%) Mentoring
11 35 (9.02%) OWASP
12 32 (8.25%) Source Code Analysis
13 30 (7.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 29 (7.47%) Social Engineering
15 28 (7.22%) Kalman Filter
15 28 (7.22%) Multithreading
16 25 (6.44%) ITIL
16 25 (6.44%) Project Management
17 24 (6.19%) Coaching
18 23 (5.93%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (36.08%) Java
2 128 (32.99%) C++
3 115 (29.64%) C
4 114 (29.38%) C#
5 83 (21.39%) Python
6 70 (18.04%) PHP
7 67 (17.27%) SQL
8 37 (9.54%) JavaScript
9 36 (9.28%) Objective-C
10 31 (7.99%) Perl
11 25 (6.44%) R
12 22 (5.67%) VB.NET
13 18 (4.64%) Bash Shell
14 14 (3.61%) Ruby
15 12 (3.09%) VB
16 11 (2.84%) Scala
17 6 (1.55%) PowerShell
18 4 (1.03%) Go
19 2 (0.52%) Tcl
20 1 (0.26%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 153 (39.43%) Security Cleared
2 115 (29.64%) CEH
3 114 (29.38%) CISSP
4 95 (24.48%) DV Cleared
5 78 (20.10%) GIAC
6 77 (19.85%) Degree
7 68 (17.53%) CREST Certified
8 63 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 59 (15.21%) CCNA
9 59 (15.21%) Cisco Certification
10 55 (14.18%) SANS
11 48 (12.37%) MCSE
12 43 (11.08%) SSCP
13 42 (10.82%) OSCP
13 42 (10.82%) SC Cleared
14 40 (10.31%) Linux+ Certification
14 40 (10.31%) Network+ Certification
15 37 (9.54%) CompTIA Security+
15 37 (9.54%) Security+ Certification
16 30 (7.73%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (4.90%) QA
3 16 (4.12%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.06%) HIPAA
5 7 (1.80%) COBIT
6 6 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.84%) Docker
3 8 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.55%) vSphere
5 4 (1.03%) Snort
5 4 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.52%) vCloud
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (13.66%) Nessus
2 40 (10.31%) Nmap
3 10 (2.58%) HAProxy
3 10 (2.58%) OpenVAS
4 8 (2.06%) FortiGate
4 8 (2.06%) Puppet
4 8 (2.06%) QRadar
5 6 (1.55%) CSIRT
5 6 (1.55%) Salt
6 3 (0.77%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.52%) Ansible
7 2 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.26%) EnCase
8 1 (0.26%) Grafana
8 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (6.44%) Cisco
2 24 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 18 (4.64%) VMware
5 12 (3.09%) Citrix
6 11 (2.84%) Aruba
6 11 (2.84%) FireEye
6 11 (2.84%) Meraki
6 11 (2.84%) Palo Alto
6 11 (2.84%) Trustwave
7 10 (2.58%) Coverity
7 10 (2.58%) Qualys
7 10 (2.58%) Zend
8 8 (2.06%) Juniper
8 8 (2.06%) Vyatta
9 6 (1.55%) ArcSight
10 5 (1.29%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.29%) Splunk
11 4 (1.03%) Sourcefire
12 3 (0.77%) Intel Security
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