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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 723 746 800
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +54
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 146 155 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 102 138 73
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £65,000 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -30.43%
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
87375 91379 83462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.78% 82.78% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 72438 74118 68972
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 55 £55,000 - 2
South East +27 52 £52,500 +31.25% 7
South West -14 16 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Yorkshire -6 9 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East Midlands -4 4 £40,000 -36.00%
North West -10 3 £42,500 -29.16% 2
West Midlands -25 3 £57,500 -4.16% 1
East of England - 2 £42,500 - 1
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

1 146 (57.25%) Penetration Testing
2 124 (48.63%) Information Security
3 106 (41.57%) Firewall
4 77 (30.20%) CISSP
5 76 (29.80%) Cyber Security
6 62 (24.31%) Windows
7 61 (23.92%) SIEM
8 60 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 59 (23.14%) CEH
10 56 (21.96%) Management Information System
11 54 (21.18%) Security Testing
12 48 (18.82%) PCI DSS
13 44 (17.25%) Wireless
14 42 (16.47%) Finance
14 42 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
15 41 (16.08%) Java
15 41 (16.08%) Cisco
15 41 (16.08%) Degree
15 41 (16.08%) Security Cleared
16 40 (15.69%) LAN
16 40 (15.69%) WAN
17 38 (14.90%) C++
18 36 (14.12%) C
18 36 (14.12%) GIAC
19 35 (13.73%) Network Security
20 34 (13.33%) Linux
21 32 (12.55%) CISM
21 32 (12.55%) Security Architecture
22 31 (12.16%) DV Cleared
22 31 (12.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 5 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.18%) IIS
3 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.18%) PaaS
2 3 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 106 (41.57%) Firewall
2 44 (17.25%) Wireless
3 40 (15.69%) LAN
3 40 (15.69%) WAN
4 35 (13.73%) Network Security
5 30 (11.76%) Wireshark
6 27 (10.59%) Intrusion Detection
7 26 (10.20%) Wireless Security
7 26 (10.20%) VPN
8 22 (8.63%) Internet
9 17 (6.67%) TCP/IP
10 16 (6.27%) tcpdump
11 11 (4.31%) SMTP
11 11 (4.31%) FTP
11 11 (4.31%) HTTP
11 11 (4.31%) LDAP
12 10 (3.92%) DNS
13 7 (2.75%) Broadband
14 6 (2.35%) VoIP
14 6 (2.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.57%) Big Data
2 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (9.02%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (16.47%) Finance
2 23 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.71%) Banking
4 6 (2.35%) Legal
5 3 (1.18%) Law
5 3 (1.18%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (27.45%) Analyst
2 52 (20.39%) Security Analyst
3 37 (14.51%) Consultant
4 31 (12.16%) Security Engineer
5 26 (10.20%) Security Manager
6 25 (9.80%) Security Specialist
7 22 (8.63%) Senior Security Engineer
7 22 (8.63%) Security Architect
7 22 (8.63%) Architect
8 21 (8.24%) Network Engineer
8 21 (8.24%) Security Consultant
8 21 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
9 20 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
9 20 (7.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 20 (7.84%) Network Architect
9 20 (7.84%) Network Security Architect
10 18 (7.06%) Application Security Specialist
10 18 (7.06%) Penetration Tester
10 18 (7.06%) Applications Specialist
10 18 (7.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.84%) 802.1X
2 14 (5.49%) .NET
3 8 (3.14%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.96%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.18%) HTML
5 3 (1.18%) Web Services
5 3 (1.18%) Ajax
5 3 (1.18%) JSP
6 2 (0.78%) COM
7 1 (0.39%) STL
7 1 (0.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 56 (21.96%) Management Information System
2 31 (12.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 20 (7.84%) Cybercrime
4 16 (6.27%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.14%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.75%) PKI
8 6 (2.35%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.35%) Social Media
9 4 (1.57%) Blog
9 4 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.18%) RMADS
10 3 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.18%) EMV
10 3 (1.18%) DTV
10 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.78%) BYOD
12 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.31%) Windows
2 34 (13.33%) Linux
3 15 (5.88%) VxWorks
4 10 (3.92%) Solaris
4 10 (3.92%) UNIX
5 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.57%) Android
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (57.25%) Penetration Testing
2 124 (48.63%) Information Security
3 76 (29.80%) Cyber Security
4 61 (23.92%) SIEM
5 54 (21.18%) Security Testing
6 32 (12.55%) Security Architecture
7 30 (11.76%) Project Management
8 27 (10.59%) Malware Analysis
9 24 (9.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 24 (9.41%) OWASP
9 24 (9.41%) Reverse Engineering
10 23 (9.02%) ITIL
11 22 (8.63%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (7.84%) Security Hardening
13 18 (7.06%) SDLC
13 18 (7.06%) E-Commerce
14 16 (6.27%) Incident Management
15 13 (5.10%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (5.10%) Risk Management
15 13 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.08%) Java
2 38 (14.90%) C++
3 36 (14.12%) C
4 31 (12.16%) Python
5 26 (10.20%) SQL
6 14 (5.49%) Perl
6 14 (5.49%) PHP
6 14 (5.49%) Ruby
7 10 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.75%) C#
9 5 (1.96%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.57%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.18%) VB
12 1 (0.39%) VBScript
12 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 77 (30.20%) CISSP
2 59 (23.14%) CEH
3 42 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (16.08%) Degree
4 41 (16.08%) Security Cleared
5 36 (14.12%) GIAC
6 32 (12.55%) CISM
7 31 (12.16%) DV Cleared
8 28 (10.98%) CISA
9 26 (10.20%) CCIE
10 24 (9.41%) CCNP
11 16 (6.27%) PCI QSA
12 15 (5.88%) CCNA
13 14 (5.49%) SSCP
13 14 (5.49%) CRISC
14 12 (4.71%) GCIH
15 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (4.31%) OSCP
16 9 (3.53%) GPEN
16 9 (3.53%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (18.82%) PCI DSS
3 21 (8.24%) HIPAA
4 15 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (4.31%) QA
6 5 (1.96%) COBIT
7 4 (1.57%) SLA
8 3 (1.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (6.67%) Snort
2 6 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.18%) vSphere
3 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (10.98%) Nessus
2 22 (8.63%) Nmap
3 17 (6.67%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.18%) WMI
5 1 (0.39%) WSUS
5 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (16.08%) Cisco
2 24 (9.41%) CheckPoint
3 22 (8.63%) Juniper
4 21 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.24%) Trustwave
5 18 (7.06%) Fortinet
6 12 (4.71%) Sourcefire
7 7 (2.75%) Oracle
8 6 (2.35%) HP
8 6 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.35%) F5
9 5 (1.96%) Splunk
9 5 (1.96%) Coverity
9 5 (1.96%) Google
9 5 (1.96%) VMware
10 4 (1.57%) Citrix
10 4 (1.57%) Websense
11 3 (1.18%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.78%) Dell
12 2 (0.78%) SAP
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