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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 643 749 813
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +64
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 247 181 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 203 134 128
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
79462 88351 91210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.40% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66744 73779 73679
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +87 104 £70,000 +16.66% 5
South West -3 51 £50,000 -16.66% 4
South East +25 41 £71,250 +35.71% 8
Yorkshire +28 14 £60,000 +33.33% 4
East of England +27 12 £47,000 -6.00% 2
North West +19 8 £71,250 +9.61%
West Midlands -8 6 £53,750 -6.52% 2
East Midlands +22 4 £70,000 +45.83%
Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
North East - 2 £45,000 -
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 297 (63.87%) Penetration Testing
2 214 (46.02%) Security Cleared
3 195 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
4 185 (39.78%) Java
5 173 (37.20%) C++
5 173 (37.20%) CEH
6 167 (35.91%) Windows
7 164 (35.27%) CISSP
8 135 (29.03%) Information Security
9 134 (28.82%) Firewall
10 133 (28.60%) C
11 129 (27.74%) Network Security
12 117 (25.16%) C#
13 109 (23.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 109 (23.44%) DV Cleared
14 108 (23.23%) Linux
14 108 (23.23%) Python
15 100 (21.51%) CREST Certified
16 94 (20.22%) Degree
17 93 (20.00%) GIAC
18 86 (18.49%) Finance
19 77 (16.56%) Nessus
20 75 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
20 75 (16.13%) .NET
21 71 (15.27%) PHP
21 71 (15.27%) CCNA
21 71 (15.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 68 (14.62%) Telecoms
23 66 (14.19%) Metasploit
24 65 (13.98%) Reverse Engineering

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 21 (4.52%) Apache Pig
1 21 (4.52%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.80%) Apache
3 7 (1.51%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.65%) IIS
4 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Office
2 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.22%) assyst
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.94%) SaaS
2 7 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.51%) IaaS
2 7 (1.51%) PaaS
3 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 134 (28.82%) Firewall
2 129 (27.74%) Network Security
3 47 (10.11%) TCP/IP
4 42 (9.03%) Wireless
5 37 (7.96%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (7.74%) VPN
7 33 (7.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 28 (6.02%) SSL
9 19 (4.09%) Internet
10 18 (3.87%) HTTP
11 17 (3.66%) Broadband
11 17 (3.66%) DHCP
11 17 (3.66%) DNS
12 16 (3.44%) Cisco ISE
12 16 (3.44%) LTE
13 12 (2.58%) VLAN
14 11 (2.37%) DMZ
14 11 (2.37%) FTP
14 11 (2.37%) SMTP
14 11 (2.37%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.60%) Big Data
2 21 (4.52%) Apache Hive
2 21 (4.52%) Hadoop
3 11 (2.37%) Data Mining
4 8 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.86%) MySQL
5 4 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (14.19%) Metasploit
2 21 (4.52%) Burp Suite
3 4 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (0.86%) Bitbucket
3 4 (0.86%) CodeSonar
3 4 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.86%) git-flow
3 4 (0.86%) JIRA
3 4 (0.86%) Robot Framework
3 4 (0.86%) Selenium
3 4 (0.86%) sqlmap
4 1 (0.22%) FindBugs
General
1 86 (18.49%) Finance
2 68 (14.62%) Telecoms
3 31 (6.67%) Banking
4 22 (4.73%) Games
5 18 (3.87%) Legal
6 13 (2.80%) Retail
7 8 (1.72%) Publishing
8 6 (1.29%) Billing
9 5 (1.08%) Law
10 4 (0.86%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 114 (24.52%) Analyst
2 108 (23.23%) Security Analyst
3 95 (20.43%) Tester
4 91 (19.57%) Penetration Tester
5 60 (12.90%) Consultant
6 51 (10.97%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 47 (10.11%) Security Consultant
8 43 (9.25%) Senior Analyst
9 39 (8.39%) Security Tester
9 39 (8.39%) Senior Security Analyst
10 36 (7.74%) Security Penetration Tester
10 36 (7.74%) Security Specialist
11 32 (6.88%) Network Engineer
11 32 (6.88%) Software Engineer
12 28 (6.02%) Security Manager
13 27 (5.81%) Ethical Hacker
14 26 (5.59%) Architect
14 26 (5.59%) Security Architect
14 26 (5.59%) Security Engineer
15 21 (4.52%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (16.13%) .NET
2 24 (5.16%) Java EE
2 24 (5.16%) STL
3 23 (4.95%) HTML
4 20 (4.30%) .NET Framework
5 13 (2.80%) Ajax
6 12 (2.58%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.08%) REST
8 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (0.86%) Django
8 4 (0.86%) HTML5
8 4 (0.86%) JSON
8 4 (0.86%) LAMP
8 4 (0.86%) Node.js
8 4 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.86%) RESTful
8 4 (0.86%) SOAP
8 4 (0.86%) Spring MVC
8 4 (0.86%) XML
9 2 (0.43%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.61%) Management Information System
2 43 (9.25%) Computer Science
3 42 (9.03%) Data Centre
4 34 (7.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 31 (6.67%) Blog
5 31 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 23 (4.95%) CESG
7 22 (4.73%) Security Operations Centre
8 18 (3.87%) Cryptography
9 16 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (2.80%) Applied Mathematics
10 13 (2.80%) Cyber Attack
10 13 (2.80%) Mathematics
10 13 (2.80%) Statistics
11 12 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (2.37%) Algorithms
13 10 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
13 10 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 10 (2.15%) PMI
14 9 (1.94%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 167 (35.91%) Windows
2 108 (23.23%) Linux
3 53 (11.40%) VxWorks
4 42 (9.03%) Unix
5 21 (4.52%) Android
6 17 (3.66%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.29%) Kali Linux
7 6 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (63.87%) Penetration Testing
2 195 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
3 135 (29.03%) Information Security
4 109 (23.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 65 (13.98%) Reverse Engineering
6 63 (13.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 58 (12.47%) Mentoring
8 57 (12.26%) Project Management
9 54 (11.61%) Software Engineering
10 53 (11.40%) SIEM
10 53 (11.40%) Source Code Analysis
11 46 (9.89%) Security Testing
12 45 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (9.25%) OWASP
14 40 (8.60%) ITIL
15 39 (8.39%) Business Development
16 31 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
17 30 (6.45%) Security Architecture
18 29 (6.24%) Social Engineering
19 26 (5.59%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 185 (39.78%) Java
2 173 (37.20%) C++
3 133 (28.60%) C
4 117 (25.16%) C#
5 108 (23.23%) Python
6 71 (15.27%) PHP
7 56 (12.04%) Objective-C
8 54 (11.61%) SQL
8 54 (11.61%) VB.NET
9 36 (7.74%) Perl
10 17 (3.66%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.80%) R
12 11 (2.37%) Ruby
12 11 (2.37%) VB
13 10 (2.15%) JavaScript
14 8 (1.72%) Scala
15 4 (0.86%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.86%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 214 (46.02%) Security Cleared
2 173 (37.20%) CEH
3 164 (35.27%) CISSP
4 109 (23.44%) DV Cleared
5 100 (21.51%) CREST Certified
6 94 (20.22%) Degree
7 93 (20.00%) GIAC
8 75 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
9 71 (15.27%) CCNA
10 63 (13.55%) OSCP
11 55 (11.83%) SANS
12 54 (11.61%) CISM
13 46 (9.89%) SC Cleared
14 45 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
15 43 (9.25%) SSCP
16 38 (8.17%) CHECK Team Leader
17 37 (7.96%) MCSE
18 34 (7.31%) Linux+ Certification
18 34 (7.31%) Network+ Certification
19 30 (6.45%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (15.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (8.82%) QA
3 36 (7.74%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.58%) COBIT
5 9 (1.94%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) ISO22301
System Software
1 22 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.80%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.72%) vCloud
4 7 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (1.08%) Snort
6 4 (0.86%) Docker
6 4 (0.86%) vSphere
7 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 77 (16.56%) Nessus
2 65 (13.98%) Nmap
3 10 (2.15%) OpenVAS
4 9 (1.94%) HP Fortify
5 5 (1.08%) Puppet
6 4 (0.86%) Nexpose
6 4 (0.86%) Salt
7 2 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.43%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (9.89%) Cisco
2 42 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.74%) CheckPoint
4 22 (4.73%) VMware
5 18 (3.87%) FireEye
5 18 (3.87%) Palo Alto
6 16 (3.44%) Aruba
6 16 (3.44%) Meraki
6 16 (3.44%) Trustwave
7 15 (3.23%) Qualys
8 13 (2.80%) Citrix
9 11 (2.37%) Coverity
10 10 (2.15%) ArcSight
11 6 (1.29%) F5
11 6 (1.29%) Fortinet
11 6 (1.29%) Juniper
12 5 (1.08%) Remedy
12 5 (1.08%) Sourcefire
12 5 (1.08%) Veracode
13 3 (0.65%) Splunk
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Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: bonus, gym, Pension + more
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £120000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
South West
Espion Group
Salary: This role offers a highly competitive starting salary and benefits.
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £0 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago