The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 752 779 807
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +28
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 135 75 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.071% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.090% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 114 56 78
Average salary £52,750 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,750 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91395 83053 90383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.92% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 74157 68986 77349
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -21 43 £45,000 - 2
London -20 31 £61,500 -12.14% 7
East Midlands - 18 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +16 16 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire -13 12 £33,500 - 1
East of England -9 5 £31,000 -16.21%
South West - 5 £53,000 - 1
North West +5 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
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Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 161 (58.55%) Penetration Testing
2 129 (46.91%) CEH
3 115 (41.82%) CISSP
4 106 (38.55%) Information Security
5 96 (34.91%) PCI DSS
6 75 (27.27%) Firewall
7 73 (26.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 69 (25.09%) Security Testing
9 57 (20.73%) GIAC
10 54 (19.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 54 (19.64%) Network Security
10 54 (19.64%) .NET
11 51 (18.55%) Finance
12 46 (16.73%) Windows
13 43 (15.64%) Microsoft
13 43 (15.64%) Cyber Security
14 42 (15.27%) SIEM
14 42 (15.27%) Degree
15 40 (14.55%) CISM
15 40 (14.55%) Linux
16 39 (14.18%) C
17 38 (13.82%) Management Information System
18 37 (13.45%) Security Cleared
19 34 (12.36%) Java
20 33 (12.00%) SQL Server
21 31 (11.27%) SQL
21 31 (11.27%) ASP.NET
22 29 (10.55%) VPN
22 29 (10.55%) CESG
23 28 (10.18%) CESG CLAS

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7 (2.55%) IIS
1 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
1 7 (2.55%) MS Exchange
1 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
1 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.73%) GroupWise
Applications
1 26 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (27.27%) Firewall
2 54 (19.64%) Network Security
3 29 (10.55%) VPN
4 28 (10.18%) Wireless
5 23 (8.36%) DNS
6 20 (7.27%) TCP/IP
6 20 (7.27%) LAN
6 20 (7.27%) Wireshark
7 19 (6.91%) VoIP
7 19 (6.91%) WAN
8 16 (5.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (5.09%) Internet
10 12 (4.36%) tcpdump
11 11 (4.00%) HTTP
12 8 (2.91%) SMTP
12 8 (2.91%) DHCP
12 8 (2.91%) LDAP
12 8 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.55%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (3.27%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.73%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 51 (18.55%) Finance
2 20 (7.27%) Local Government
3 16 (5.82%) Law
3 16 (5.82%) Legal
4 11 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.55%) Retail
6 6 (2.18%) Banking
7 4 (1.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 87 (31.64%) Tester
2 82 (29.82%) Penetration Tester
3 59 (21.45%) Security Specialist
4 52 (18.91%) Analyst
5 45 (16.36%) Security Analyst
6 39 (14.18%) Consultant
7 37 (13.45%) Security Consultant
8 34 (12.36%) Ethical Hacker
9 24 (8.73%) Architect
9 24 (8.73%) Security Architect
10 21 (7.64%) IT Security Analyst
11 20 (7.27%) Security Tester
12 19 (6.91%) Information Specialist
12 19 (6.91%) Information Security Specialist
13 18 (6.55%) Application Security Specialist
13 18 (6.55%) Information Security Consultant
13 18 (6.55%) Applications Specialist
14 14 (5.09%) Security Engineer
15 11 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
16 10 (3.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (19.64%) .NET
2 31 (11.27%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.27%) Web Services
4 7 (2.55%) COM
5 2 (0.73%) EJB
5 2 (0.73%) J2EE
5 2 (0.73%) XML
5 2 (0.73%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.73%) JSF
5 2 (0.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.82%) Management Information System
2 29 (10.55%) CESG
3 28 (10.18%) CESG CLAS
4 21 (7.64%) RMADS
5 18 (6.55%) Open Source
6 16 (5.82%) PKI
7 14 (5.09%) Data Protection Act
7 14 (5.09%) iPhone
7 14 (5.09%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.91%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.55%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.18%) PMI
10 6 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.45%) Kindle
12 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.73%) AS400
13 2 (0.73%) Handset
13 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.73%) Windows
2 40 (14.55%) Linux
3 15 (5.45%) Android
3 15 (5.45%) UNIX
4 8 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.91%) Windows Phone
5 7 (2.55%) Windows 8
5 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.55%) Solaris
5 7 (2.55%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.55%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.55%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (58.55%) Penetration Testing
2 106 (38.55%) Information Security
3 69 (25.09%) Security Testing
4 54 (19.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 43 (15.64%) Cyber Security
6 42 (15.27%) SIEM
7 26 (9.45%) Web Development
8 24 (8.73%) ITIL
9 21 (7.64%) Risk Management
9 21 (7.64%) OWASP
10 20 (7.27%) Security Architecture
11 19 (6.91%) Incident Management
11 19 (6.91%) Data Protection
12 16 (5.82%) Computer Forensics
12 16 (5.82%) Service Delivery
13 15 (5.45%) Change Management
13 15 (5.45%) Reverse Engineering
14 14 (5.09%) Project Management
14 14 (5.09%) Information Management
14 14 (5.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.18%) C
2 34 (12.36%) Java
3 31 (11.27%) SQL
4 22 (8.00%) C++
5 19 (6.91%) PHP
6 15 (5.45%) Objective-C
7 10 (3.64%) Ruby
7 10 (3.64%) Python
8 9 (3.27%) C#
9 6 (2.18%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.82%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.45%) Perl
12 3 (1.09%) VB
12 3 (1.09%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.36%) Tcl
14 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.36%) Lua
Qualifications
1 129 (46.91%) CEH
2 115 (41.82%) CISSP
3 57 (20.73%) GIAC
4 42 (15.27%) Degree
5 40 (14.55%) CISM
6 37 (13.45%) Security Cleared
7 25 (9.09%) CISA
7 25 (9.09%) OSCP
8 23 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (7.27%) GPEN
10 19 (6.91%) SC Cleared
11 18 (6.55%) DV Cleared
12 16 (5.82%) CISMP
13 12 (4.36%) CCNA
14 10 (3.64%) MCSE
14 10 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (3.64%) SSCP
15 8 (2.91%) CCSP
15 8 (2.91%) CCSE
16 7 (2.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (34.91%) PCI DSS
2 73 (26.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (7.27%) COBIT
4 13 (4.73%) COSO
5 7 (2.55%) JTAG
6 6 (2.18%) QA
7 4 (1.45%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.36%) Snort
2 12 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.36%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 21 (7.64%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.91%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.55%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 43 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.45%) Cisco
3 24 (8.73%) Oracle
4 21 (7.64%) CA
5 17 (6.18%) VMware
6 15 (5.45%) Symantec
7 14 (5.09%) Sourcefire
8 12 (4.36%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.27%) HP
10 7 (2.55%) Apple
10 7 (2.55%) Symbian
10 7 (2.55%) Juniper
10 7 (2.55%) Acronis
11 4 (1.45%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.45%) LogRhythm
11 4 (1.45%) Huawei
12 3 (1.09%) McAfee
12 3 (1.09%) Websense
13 2 (0.73%) Dell
13 2 (0.73%) JBoss
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Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 65k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
England
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Digitek Resourcing
Salary: extensive benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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