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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 758 727 817
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +90
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 108 137 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.16% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 99 110 34
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,400 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +60.00%
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
86422 83683 86901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.28% 81.85% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 71808 67811 74641
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +22 55 £62,750 +7.26%
South East +12 23 £60,000 -7.69% 2
West Midlands -23 12 £60,000 -
South West -9 6 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Yorkshire -21 6 £60,000 +108.69%
North West -14 4 £63,250 +5.41% 2
Ethical Hacking
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Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 158 (65.56%) Penetration Testing
2 119 (49.38%) Information Security
3 107 (44.40%) CEH
4 93 (38.59%) CISSP
5 83 (34.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 67 (27.80%) Firewall
7 59 (24.48%) Network Security
8 48 (19.92%) Management Information System
9 47 (19.50%) Degree
10 46 (19.09%) Windows
11 41 (17.01%) TCP/IP
11 41 (17.01%) Security Testing
12 39 (16.18%) Cyber Security
13 38 (15.77%) PCI DSS
14 37 (15.35%) ITIL
15 36 (14.94%) Microsoft
15 36 (14.94%) Linux
16 33 (13.69%) SIEM
16 33 (13.69%) Internet
17 30 (12.45%) OWASP
18 29 (12.03%) Information Assurance
18 29 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (12.03%) Law
19 28 (11.62%) MCSE
19 28 (11.62%) Intrusion Detection
19 28 (11.62%) ISMS
20 27 (11.20%) MS Excel
20 27 (11.20%) Cisco
20 27 (11.20%) CISM
20 27 (11.20%) GIAC

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (3.73%) IIS
2 5 (2.07%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.98%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (27.80%) Firewall
2 59 (24.48%) Network Security
3 41 (17.01%) TCP/IP
4 33 (13.69%) Internet
5 28 (11.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (8.30%) Wireless
7 19 (7.88%) Wireshark
7 19 (7.88%) VPN
8 18 (7.47%) LAN
9 16 (6.64%) DNS
9 16 (6.64%) tcpdump
10 15 (6.22%) WAN
11 12 (4.98%) Intranet
12 8 (3.32%) HTTP
13 7 (2.90%) SMTP
13 7 (2.90%) LDAP
13 7 (2.90%) FTP
13 7 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.49%) DHCP
15 5 (2.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.32%) MySQL
2 6 (2.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (9.96%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (12.03%) Law
2 19 (7.88%) Legal
3 18 (7.47%) Finance
4 11 (4.56%) Banking
5 8 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.07%) Local Government
7 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.83%) Games
8 2 (0.83%) Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.41%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (36.51%) Tester
1 88 (36.51%) Penetration Tester
2 67 (27.80%) Analyst
3 65 (26.97%) Security Analyst
4 58 (24.07%) Ethical Hacker
5 50 (20.75%) Security Specialist
6 32 (13.28%) Information Security Specialist
6 32 (13.28%) Information Specialist
7 24 (9.96%) IT Security Analyst
8 19 (7.88%) Graduate
9 18 (7.47%) Security Engineer
10 17 (7.05%) Applications Specialist
10 17 (7.05%) Application Security Specialist
11 13 (5.39%) Consultant
11 13 (5.39%) Information Security Analyst
11 13 (5.39%) Information Analyst
12 12 (4.98%) Network Engineer
13 11 (4.56%) Junior
13 11 (4.56%) Product Specialist
14 10 (4.15%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.54%) .NET
2 16 (6.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.07%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.66%) LAMP
5 3 (1.24%) Web Services
6 2 (0.83%) CSS
7 1 (0.41%) XML
7 1 (0.41%) JSON
7 1 (0.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.92%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.05%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.56%) CESG
4 8 (3.32%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.49%) Open Source
5 6 (2.49%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (2.49%) Clustering
6 5 (2.07%) RMADS
7 4 (1.66%) EMV
7 4 (1.66%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.66%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.24%) Kindle
9 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.83%) Online Games
9 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.83%) SCADA
10 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.09%) Windows
2 36 (14.94%) Linux
3 12 (4.98%) Android
3 12 (4.98%) UNIX
3 12 (4.98%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.32%) Solaris
5 6 (2.49%) AIX
6 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.66%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (65.56%) Penetration Testing
2 119 (49.38%) Information Security
3 41 (17.01%) Security Testing
4 39 (16.18%) Cyber Security
5 37 (15.35%) ITIL
6 33 (13.69%) SIEM
7 30 (12.45%) OWASP
8 29 (12.03%) Information Assurance
9 28 (11.62%) ISMS
10 23 (9.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 22 (9.13%) Change Control
12 20 (8.30%) Security Management
13 19 (7.88%) Risk Management
14 13 (5.39%) Data Protection
15 12 (4.98%) Incident Management
15 12 (4.98%) Computer Security
16 11 (4.56%) Information Security Management
16 11 (4.56%) Kalman Filter
17 10 (4.15%) Reverse Engineering
18 9 (3.73%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.13%) C
2 21 (8.71%) SQL
3 16 (6.64%) Java
4 12 (4.98%) C++
4 12 (4.98%) Ruby
5 10 (4.15%) Python
6 6 (2.49%) Objective-C
7 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.07%) C#
8 4 (1.66%) Perl
9 3 (1.24%) PHP
10 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 107 (44.40%) CEH
2 93 (38.59%) CISSP
3 47 (19.50%) Degree
4 29 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (11.62%) MCSE
6 27 (11.20%) CISM
6 27 (11.20%) GIAC
7 19 (7.88%) Security Cleared
8 18 (7.47%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (7.05%) CCNA
10 16 (6.64%) CISA
10 16 (6.64%) OSCP
11 14 (5.81%) DV Cleared
12 12 (4.98%) SC Cleared
13 10 (4.15%) GPEN
14 9 (3.73%) CCSE
14 9 (3.73%) MCITP
14 9 (3.73%) Security+ Certification
14 9 (3.73%) CCNP
15 8 (3.32%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (34.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (15.77%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.90%) QA
4 5 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.24%) COBIT
5 3 (1.24%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.81%) Snort
3 9 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.66%) Nmap
6 2 (0.83%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (9.54%) Nessus
2 5 (2.07%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.24%) Cacti
Vendors
1 36 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.20%) Cisco
3 20 (8.30%) CheckPoint
4 14 (5.81%) VMware
5 11 (4.56%) Oracle
6 9 (3.73%) Sourcefire
7 8 (3.32%) Websense
8 6 (2.49%) NetIQ
8 6 (2.49%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.07%) BT
9 5 (2.07%) CA
10 4 (1.66%) Dell
10 4 (1.66%) Sage
10 4 (1.66%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.24%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.24%) Trend Micro
11 3 (1.24%) McAfee
11 3 (1.24%) Citrix
11 3 (1.24%) Juniper
11 3 (1.24%) Hyperion
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