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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 738 833 838
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 186 109 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 148 92 111
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 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
84306 88339 94953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.75% 85.89% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 70922 72128 77259
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +62 106 £67,500 +12.50% 12
South East +15 30 £43,750 -20.45% 6
North West +42 21 £60,000 +41.17% 2
South West +8 12 £50,000 +66.66% 4
Yorkshire +7 10 £52,500 +16.66% 2
East Midlands - 3 £65,000 -
West Midlands -26 2 £35,750 -40.41% 2
East of England +17 1 £67,500 +128.81%
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 215 (52.06%) Penetration Testing
2 182 (44.07%) CISSP
3 165 (39.95%) Information Security
4 162 (39.23%) CEH
5 161 (38.98%) Cybersecurity
6 153 (37.05%) Java
7 142 (34.38%) C++
8 128 (30.99%) Firewall
9 123 (29.78%) Security Cleared
10 110 (26.63%) Degree
11 93 (22.52%) Windows
11 93 (22.52%) GIAC
12 92 (22.28%) C
13 91 (22.03%) C#
14 86 (20.82%) Network Security
15 82 (19.85%) Linux
16 81 (19.61%) SIEM
16 81 (19.61%) CREST Certified
17 80 (19.37%) SANS
17 80 (19.37%) Python
18 78 (18.89%) Finance
19 73 (17.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 73 (17.68%) Security Testing
20 72 (17.43%) GCIH
21 70 (16.95%) Nessus
22 69 (16.71%) Cisco Certification
23 67 (16.22%) TCP/IP
23 67 (16.22%) CISM
24 66 (15.98%) Metasploit
25 64 (15.50%) Telecoms

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 30 (7.26%) Apache Pig
2 15 (3.63%) IIS
3 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
2 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.18%) SaaS
2 6 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.97%) IaaS
4 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.73%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 128 (30.99%) Firewall
2 86 (20.82%) Network Security
3 67 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 41 (9.93%) Internet
4 41 (9.93%) Wireless
5 34 (8.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (4.84%) DNS
7 19 (4.60%) tcpdump
7 19 (4.60%) VPN
7 19 (4.60%) Wireshark
8 16 (3.87%) SSL
9 15 (3.63%) LAN
9 15 (3.63%) WAN
10 14 (3.39%) IPsec
11 13 (3.15%) HTTP
11 13 (3.15%) HTTPS
12 12 (2.91%) Reverse Proxy
12 12 (2.91%) SAN
13 10 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (2.18%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.96%) Big Data
2 30 (7.26%) Apache Hive
2 30 (7.26%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.21%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.24%) MySQL
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (15.98%) Metasploit
2 24 (5.81%) Burp Suite
3 17 (4.12%) sqlmap
4 4 (0.97%) FindBugs
5 3 (0.73%) AppScan
6 1 (0.24%) Subversion
6 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 78 (18.89%) Finance
2 64 (15.50%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.81%) Legal
4 17 (4.12%) Banking
5 9 (2.18%) Law
6 6 (1.45%) Billing
6 6 (1.45%) Retail
7 4 (0.97%) Publishing
8 3 (0.73%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.48%) Electronics
9 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (24.46%) Analyst
2 84 (20.34%) Security Analyst
3 61 (14.77%) Tester
4 56 (13.56%) Penetration Tester
5 51 (12.35%) Consultant
6 40 (9.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 38 (9.20%) Security Consultant
7 38 (9.20%) Security Engineer
8 37 (8.96%) Security Manager
9 29 (7.02%) Incident Manager
9 29 (7.02%) Software Engineer
10 24 (5.81%) Architect
10 24 (5.81%) Security Architect
11 23 (5.57%) Security Specialist
11 23 (5.57%) Senior Consultant
12 21 (5.08%) Senior Security Consultant
13 19 (4.60%) SIEM Analyst
13 19 (4.60%) Trainer
14 18 (4.36%) Incident Analyst
14 18 (4.36%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.11%) .NET
2 30 (7.26%) Java EE
3 26 (6.30%) STL
4 13 (3.15%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.69%) HTML
6 5 (1.21%) 802.1X
6 5 (1.21%) WSH
7 3 (0.73%) JSON
7 3 (0.73%) Middleware
7 3 (0.73%) XML
8 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.48%) HTML5
8 2 (0.48%) RESTful
8 2 (0.48%) Web Services
9 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.24%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.24%) jQuery
9 1 (0.24%) OAuth
9 1 (0.24%) OpenID
9 1 (0.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.62%) Management Information System
2 41 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (9.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 39 (9.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 30 (7.26%) Cyberthreat
6 29 (7.02%) Cybercrime
7 27 (6.54%) Blog
8 26 (6.30%) Computer Science
9 24 (5.81%) Data Centre
10 23 (5.57%) PKI
11 18 (4.36%) PMI
12 17 (4.12%) Client/Server
13 16 (3.87%) Mobile App
14 10 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (2.42%) Mathematics
15 9 (2.18%) Physics
16 8 (1.94%) Social Media
17 6 (1.45%) Cryptography
18 5 (1.21%) Algorithms
18 5 (1.21%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 93 (22.52%) Windows
2 82 (19.85%) Linux
3 44 (10.65%) Unix
4 39 (9.44%) Apple iOS
5 37 (8.96%) Android
6 27 (6.54%) VxWorks
7 13 (3.15%) Solaris
7 13 (3.15%) Windows Server
7 13 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.91%) Kali Linux
8 12 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.66%) FreeBSD
9 11 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.21%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (52.06%) Penetration Testing
2 165 (39.95%) Information Security
3 161 (38.98%) Cybersecurity
4 81 (19.61%) SIEM
5 73 (17.68%) Security Testing
6 60 (14.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 58 (14.04%) Reverse Engineering
8 52 (12.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 50 (12.11%) Security Operations
10 49 (11.86%) Project Management
11 41 (9.93%) ITIL
12 39 (9.44%) Software Engineering
13 36 (8.72%) Security Architecture
13 36 (8.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 30 (7.26%) Mobile Development
14 30 (7.26%) Multithreading
14 30 (7.26%) PRINCE2
15 29 (7.02%) Mentoring
15 29 (7.02%) OWASP
16 22 (5.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 153 (37.05%) Java
2 142 (34.38%) C++
3 92 (22.28%) C
4 91 (22.03%) C#
5 80 (19.37%) Python
6 50 (12.11%) Perl
7 46 (11.14%) Objective-C
8 36 (8.72%) PHP
8 36 (8.72%) SQL
9 33 (7.99%) Ruby
9 33 (7.99%) VB.NET
10 17 (4.12%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.87%) PowerShell
12 14 (3.39%) JavaScript
13 10 (2.42%) Assembly Language
14 8 (1.94%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.24%) AWK
15 1 (0.24%) sed
Qualifications
1 182 (44.07%) CISSP
2 162 (39.23%) CEH
3 123 (29.78%) Security Cleared
4 110 (26.63%) Degree
5 93 (22.52%) GIAC
6 81 (19.61%) CREST Certified
7 80 (19.37%) SANS
8 72 (17.43%) GCIH
9 69 (16.71%) Cisco Certification
10 67 (16.22%) CISM
11 57 (13.80%) CCNA
12 43 (10.41%) DV Cleared
13 41 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 41 (9.93%) OSCP
14 39 (9.44%) MCSE
15 37 (8.96%) SSCP
16 35 (8.47%) Network+ Certification
17 33 (7.99%) CHECK Team Leader
18 31 (7.51%) Linux+ Certification
19 28 (6.78%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (17.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (11.62%) PCI DSS
3 36 (8.72%) QA
4 20 (4.84%) COBIT
5 8 (1.94%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.21%) SLA
7 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.48%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.48%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.48%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 32 (7.75%) Snort
2 16 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.45%) vCloud
4 5 (1.21%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 70 (16.95%) Nessus
2 48 (11.62%) Nmap
3 12 (2.91%) EnCase
4 8 (1.94%) HP Fortify
5 4 (0.97%) OpenVAS
6 3 (0.73%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.48%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.48%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.24%) Ansible
8 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.24%) Puppet
8 1 (0.24%) SCCM
8 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (9.44%) Cisco
2 35 (8.47%) ArcSight
3 32 (7.75%) Microsoft
4 27 (6.54%) Splunk
5 22 (5.33%) Red Hat
6 20 (4.84%) VMware
7 18 (4.36%) CheckPoint
8 17 (4.12%) Qualys
8 17 (4.12%) Remedy
9 10 (2.42%) Coverity
10 9 (2.18%) Intel Security
11 7 (1.69%) Citrix
11 7 (1.69%) F5
11 7 (1.69%) Juniper
11 7 (1.69%) Sourcefire
12 6 (1.45%) Fortinet
13 5 (1.21%) HP
14 4 (0.97%) Veracode
15 3 (0.73%) FireEye
15 3 (0.73%) LogRhythm
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