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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 753 773 802
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +29
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 126 96 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.097% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.12% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 120 81 50
Average salary £53,750 £58,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.11% +23.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +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
87586 80521 85840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.10% 81.33% 79.33%
Number of salaries quoted 70768 66761 72917
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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 2 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 2 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
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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 +8 67 £60,000 -1.63% 11
South East -8 20 £42,500 -26.08% 2
West Midlands -13 12 £60,000 +33.33%
South West -8 11 £42,500 +34.92%
Yorkshire -38 7 £35,000 -39.13% 2
North West -14 6 £63,250 -25.58% 2
East Midlands -5 2 £62,500 -
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 179 (63.48%) Penetration Testing
2 160 (56.74%) Information Security
3 155 (54.96%) CEH
4 125 (44.33%) CISSP
5 81 (28.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 75 (26.60%) Firewall
7 73 (25.89%) PCI DSS
8 72 (25.53%) Windows
9 68 (24.11%) Network Security
9 68 (24.11%) Degree
10 59 (20.92%) Management Information System
11 53 (18.79%) Finance
12 52 (18.44%) SIEM
13 51 (18.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 51 (18.09%) Security Testing
14 50 (17.73%) .NET
15 49 (17.38%) Intrusion Detection
16 47 (16.67%) ITIL
17 45 (15.96%) Cyber Security
18 44 (15.60%) GIAC
19 42 (14.89%) Linux
19 42 (14.89%) Microsoft
20 37 (13.12%) Active Directory
20 37 (13.12%) TCP/IP
21 35 (12.41%) Wireless
21 35 (12.41%) CISM
22 34 (12.06%) Internet
23 33 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
23 33 (11.70%) Java
24 31 (10.99%) MCSE

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (4.96%) IIS
2 12 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.35%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (26.60%) Firewall
2 68 (24.11%) Network Security
3 49 (17.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 37 (13.12%) TCP/IP
5 35 (12.41%) Wireless
6 34 (12.06%) Internet
7 25 (8.87%) DNS
8 21 (7.45%) VPN
9 16 (5.67%) Wireshark
10 15 (5.32%) DHCP
11 14 (4.96%) VoIP
12 12 (4.26%) Intranet
13 10 (3.55%) LAN
13 10 (3.55%) WAN
14 9 (3.19%) tcpdump
15 8 (2.84%) HTTP
16 7 (2.48%) SMTP
16 7 (2.48%) LDAP
17 6 (2.13%) FTP
18 5 (1.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.32%) MySQL
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (7.80%) Metasploit
General
1 53 (18.79%) Finance
2 28 (9.93%) Law
3 25 (8.87%) Legal
4 12 (4.26%) Banking
5 8 (2.84%) Local Government
6 7 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.13%) Retail
8 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.71%) Games
9 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 104 (36.88%) Tester
2 102 (36.17%) Analyst
3 99 (35.11%) Security Analyst
4 96 (34.04%) Penetration Tester
5 56 (19.86%) Security Specialist
6 47 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
7 43 (15.25%) Ethical Hacker
8 41 (14.54%) Information Security Specialist
8 41 (14.54%) Information Specialist
9 20 (7.09%) Security Tester
9 20 (7.09%) Graduate
10 18 (6.38%) Information Analyst
10 18 (6.38%) Information Security Analyst
11 16 (5.67%) Security Architect
11 16 (5.67%) Architect
11 16 (5.67%) Junior
12 15 (5.32%) Junior Tester
13 14 (4.96%) Applications Specialist
13 14 (4.96%) Application Security Specialist
14 13 (4.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.73%) .NET
2 18 (6.38%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.55%) LAMP
4 2 (0.71%) Web Services
5 1 (0.35%) XML
5 1 (0.35%) COM
5 1 (0.35%) JSON
5 1 (0.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.92%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.74%) CESG
4 16 (5.67%) Open Source
5 10 (3.55%) Clustering
6 9 (3.19%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (2.84%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.84%) Kindle
7 8 (2.84%) RMADS
8 6 (2.13%) PMI
9 5 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.06%) PKI
12 2 (0.71%) SCADA
12 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.71%) Online Games
13 1 (0.35%) FMCG
13 1 (0.35%) iPhone
13 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (25.53%) Windows
2 42 (14.89%) Linux
3 23 (8.16%) UNIX
4 11 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.90%) Windows 8
5 10 (3.55%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.84%) Android
6 8 (2.84%) Solaris
7 7 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.13%) AIX
9 3 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (63.48%) Penetration Testing
2 160 (56.74%) Information Security
3 52 (18.44%) SIEM
4 51 (18.09%) Security Testing
4 51 (18.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 47 (16.67%) ITIL
6 45 (15.96%) Cyber Security
7 28 (9.93%) ISMS
8 27 (9.57%) Risk Management
9 26 (9.22%) OWASP
10 25 (8.87%) Information Assurance
10 25 (8.87%) Data Protection
11 22 (7.80%) Problem Management
11 22 (7.80%) Change Control
12 20 (7.09%) Security Management
13 19 (6.74%) Project Management
14 17 (6.03%) Incident Management
15 14 (4.96%) Computer Forensics
16 12 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
16 12 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.70%) Java
2 30 (10.64%) C
3 28 (9.93%) SQL
4 22 (7.80%) C++
5 21 (7.45%) Ruby
6 19 (6.74%) Python
7 17 (6.03%) PHP
7 17 (6.03%) Objective-C
8 9 (3.19%) Perl
8 9 (3.19%) C#
9 4 (1.42%) VB
9 4 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 155 (54.96%) CEH
2 125 (44.33%) CISSP
3 68 (24.11%) Degree
4 44 (15.60%) GIAC
5 35 (12.41%) CISM
6 33 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (10.99%) MCSE
8 30 (10.64%) Security Cleared
9 25 (8.87%) OSCP
10 24 (8.51%) GPEN
11 19 (6.74%) CISA
12 14 (4.96%) CISMP
12 14 (4.96%) SC Cleared
13 13 (4.61%) DV Cleared
14 11 (3.90%) SSCP
15 8 (2.84%) Security+ Certification
16 7 (2.48%) GCIH
17 6 (2.13%) PMI Certification
17 6 (2.13%) CCNA
17 6 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (28.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (25.89%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.19%) COBIT
4 8 (2.84%) ISO 9001
5 7 (2.48%) QA
6 2 (0.71%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (13.12%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.38%) Snort
3 4 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.71%) Nmap
5 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.84%) Tivoli
1 8 (2.84%) Nessus
2 1 (0.35%) Cacti
Vendors
1 42 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.09%) Oracle
3 19 (6.74%) Cisco
4 14 (4.96%) CheckPoint
5 9 (3.19%) LogRhythm
6 8 (2.84%) Sourcefire
6 8 (2.84%) Splunk
6 8 (2.84%) LogLogic
6 8 (2.84%) CA
7 6 (2.13%) NetIQ
8 5 (1.77%) BT
9 4 (1.42%) VMware
9 4 (1.42%) Symantec
9 4 (1.42%) Juniper
10 3 (1.06%) McAfee
10 3 (1.06%) F5
10 3 (1.06%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.71%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.71%) Tripwire
11 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent training and benefits offe
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £71500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car and bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens + shift allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Uxbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 27 days ago