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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
UK / England
Rank 717 696 859
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +163
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 105 226 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.24% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.27% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 84 188 54
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £84,250 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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
69779 83122 84860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.68% 88.22% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 57754 69797 70213
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -14 35 £80,000 +23.07% 4
South East +48 28 £62,500 +31.57% 2
South West +16 16 £47,000 -18.26% 4
East of England +29 7 £65,000 -
West Midlands +28 4 £40,000 -29.20% 2
North East - 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands +1 3 £38,000 -30.90%
North West -32 3 £53,750 -20.37% 3
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 197 (56.45%) Penetration Testing
2 181 (51.86%) Cybersecurity
3 128 (36.68%) Java
4 125 (35.82%) Firewall
5 120 (34.38%) Security Cleared
6 107 (30.66%) C#
6 107 (30.66%) C++
7 105 (30.09%) Information Security
8 102 (29.23%) CISSP
9 101 (28.94%) Windows
10 97 (27.79%) CEH
11 95 (27.22%) C
12 80 (22.92%) DV Cleared
13 79 (22.64%) Linux
14 76 (21.78%) Python
15 74 (21.20%) Finance
16 66 (18.91%) SQL
17 64 (18.34%) Degree
18 63 (18.05%) PHP
18 63 (18.05%) Reverse Engineering
18 63 (18.05%) Network Security
19 60 (17.19%) GIAC
20 59 (16.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 56 (16.05%) Software Engineering
22 55 (15.76%) HTML
23 53 (15.19%) .NET
24 52 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
25 50 (14.33%) CREST Certified
26 49 (14.04%) Big Data
27 48 (13.75%) Agile Software Development

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 35 (10.03%) Apache Spark
2 27 (7.74%) Apache
3 23 (6.59%) Apache Pig
4 11 (3.15%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.86%) Ethereum
5 3 (0.86%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.57%) nginx
6 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (2.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 125 (35.82%) Firewall
2 63 (18.05%) Network Security
3 43 (12.32%) TCP/IP
4 32 (9.17%) HTTP
5 31 (8.88%) VPN
6 23 (6.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 23 (6.59%) Wireless
7 18 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (5.16%) SSL
8 14 (4.01%) SMTP
8 14 (4.01%) VLAN
8 14 (4.01%) Wireless Security
9 12 (3.44%) Broadband
9 12 (3.44%) LTE
10 9 (2.58%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (2.58%) DNS
10 9 (2.58%) FTP
11 8 (2.29%) DHCP
11 8 (2.29%) DMZ
11 8 (2.29%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.04%) Big Data
2 23 (6.59%) Apache Hive
2 23 (6.59%) Hadoop
3 18 (5.16%) MySQL
4 12 (3.44%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.58%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.01%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.86%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.86%) GIS
9 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (10.32%) Metasploit
2 10 (2.87%) Burp Suite
3 9 (2.58%) JIRA
4 6 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (1.72%) Bitbucket
4 6 (1.72%) CodeSonar
4 6 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.72%) git-flow
4 6 (1.72%) Robot Framework
4 6 (1.72%) Selenium
5 2 (0.57%) sqlmap
General
1 74 (21.20%) Finance
2 43 (12.32%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.73%) Games
4 14 (4.01%) Banking
5 10 (2.87%) Military
6 9 (2.58%) Legal
6 9 (2.58%) Marketing
7 6 (1.72%) Law
7 6 (1.72%) Retail
8 5 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (18.62%) Tester
2 54 (15.47%) Penetration Tester
3 51 (14.61%) Analyst
3 51 (14.61%) Consultant
4 46 (13.18%) Security Analyst
5 44 (12.61%) Developer
6 36 (10.32%) Security Tester
7 32 (9.17%) Software Engineer
8 31 (8.88%) Security Consultant
9 25 (7.16%) C# Developer
9 25 (7.16%) Security Penetration Tester
10 24 (6.88%) Security Engineer
11 22 (6.30%) Security Specialist
12 21 (6.02%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 21 (6.02%) Ethical Hacker
13 20 (5.73%) Senior Tester
14 19 (5.44%) Senior Penetration Tester
15 18 (5.16%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 16 (4.58%) Graduate
17 15 (4.30%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (15.76%) HTML
2 53 (15.19%) .NET
3 28 (8.02%) Ajax
4 27 (7.74%) .NET Framework
5 22 (6.30%) Java EE
5 22 (6.30%) STL
6 15 (4.30%) REST
7 14 (4.01%) ASP.NET
8 13 (3.72%) Node.js
9 11 (3.15%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (2.87%) CSS
10 10 (2.87%) jQuery
10 10 (2.87%) Web Services
11 8 (2.29%) LAMP
11 8 (2.29%) OAuth2
11 8 (2.29%) OpenID
11 8 (2.29%) SAML
12 6 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (1.72%) SOAP
12 6 (1.72%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.32%) Computer Science
2 39 (11.17%) Management Information System
3 30 (8.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 20 (5.73%) CESG
5 18 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.16%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (4.58%) Cyber Attack
7 11 (3.15%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.87%) Cyber Defence
8 10 (2.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (2.58%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.58%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.58%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (2.01%) Blog
11 7 (2.01%) Cybercrime
12 5 (1.43%) iSeries
13 4 (1.15%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (28.94%) Windows
2 79 (22.64%) Linux
3 26 (7.45%) Unix
3 26 (7.45%) VxWorks
4 16 (4.58%) Android
5 15 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 14 (4.01%) Kali Linux
7 8 (2.29%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.72%) Solaris
9 3 (0.86%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) CentOS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (56.45%) Penetration Testing
2 181 (51.86%) Cybersecurity
3 105 (30.09%) Information Security
4 63 (18.05%) Reverse Engineering
5 59 (16.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 56 (16.05%) Software Engineering
7 48 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (11.46%) Security Testing
9 38 (10.89%) SIEM
10 31 (8.88%) Mentoring
11 30 (8.60%) Source Code Analysis
12 25 (7.16%) Applied Mathematics
12 25 (7.16%) Mathematics
12 25 (7.16%) OWASP
12 25 (7.16%) Statistics
13 24 (6.88%) Cryptography
13 24 (6.88%) Kalman Filter
14 22 (6.30%) Multithreading
14 22 (6.30%) Project Management
15 21 (6.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 128 (36.68%) Java
2 107 (30.66%) C#
2 107 (30.66%) C++
3 95 (27.22%) C
4 76 (21.78%) Python
5 66 (18.91%) SQL
6 63 (18.05%) PHP
7 47 (13.47%) JavaScript
8 29 (8.31%) Objective-C
9 27 (7.74%) Perl
10 25 (7.16%) R
11 19 (5.44%) Bash Shell
12 18 (5.16%) Ruby
13 15 (4.30%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.87%) Scala
15 9 (2.58%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.58%) VB
16 4 (1.15%) Go
17 2 (0.57%) Tcl
18 1 (0.29%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 120 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 102 (29.23%) CISSP
3 97 (27.79%) CEH
4 80 (22.92%) DV Cleared
5 64 (18.34%) Degree
6 60 (17.19%) GIAC
7 52 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 50 (14.33%) CREST Certified
9 45 (12.89%) SANS
10 41 (11.75%) CCNA
10 41 (11.75%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (11.17%) MCSE
12 35 (10.03%) CISM
13 34 (9.74%) SSCP
14 31 (8.88%) CompTIA Security+
14 31 (8.88%) Linux+ Certification
14 31 (8.88%) Network+ Certification
14 31 (8.88%) Security+ Certification
15 30 (8.60%) SC Cleared
16 25 (7.16%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.87%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.58%) QA
4 8 (2.29%) HIPAA
5 7 (2.01%) COBIT
6 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.15%) Docker
1 11 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.72%) vSphere
4 5 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.29%) Snort
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (12.61%) Nessus
2 36 (10.32%) Nmap
3 10 (2.87%) HAProxy
4 8 (2.29%) FortiGate
4 8 (2.29%) OpenVAS
4 8 (2.29%) Puppet
4 8 (2.29%) QRadar
5 6 (1.72%) Salt
6 4 (1.15%) CSIRT
6 4 (1.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.57%) Ansible
8 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.29%) EnCase
9 1 (0.29%) Grafana
9 1 (0.29%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (6.30%) Cisco
2 20 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.87%) CheckPoint
4 16 (4.58%) VMware
5 11 (3.15%) Citrix
6 10 (2.87%) Zend
7 9 (2.58%) Aruba
7 9 (2.58%) FireEye
7 9 (2.58%) Meraki
7 9 (2.58%) Palo Alto
7 9 (2.58%) Trustwave
8 8 (2.29%) Coverity
8 8 (2.29%) Juniper
8 8 (2.29%) Qualys
8 8 (2.29%) Vyatta
9 6 (1.72%) LogRhythm
9 6 (1.72%) Splunk
10 4 (1.15%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.15%) Intel Security
11 3 (0.86%) IBM
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