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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 739 763 804
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +41
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 133 90 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.090% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.11% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 124 75 50
Average salary £52,500 £58,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +23.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +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
87806 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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
(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 +9 67 £55,000 -13.38% 12
South East -19 24 £41,413 -24.70%
South West -20 12 £42,500 +34.92%
West Midlands -12 11 £60,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire -25 10 £35,000 -39.13% 1
East Midlands +2 4 £62,500 -
North West -17 4 £72,500 -14.70% 2
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 175 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 158 (56.43%) CEH
3 155 (55.36%) Information Security
4 125 (44.64%) CISSP
5 78 (27.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 77 (27.50%) Firewall
7 74 (26.43%) Windows
8 73 (26.07%) PCI DSS
9 67 (23.93%) Network Security
9 67 (23.93%) Degree
10 59 (21.07%) Management Information System
11 55 (19.64%) Finance
12 54 (19.29%) Security Testing
12 54 (19.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 54 (19.29%) SIEM
13 49 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 49 (17.50%) .NET
14 48 (17.14%) ITIL
15 47 (16.79%) GIAC
15 47 (16.79%) Cyber Security
16 44 (15.71%) Linux
17 43 (15.36%) Microsoft
18 38 (13.57%) Active Directory
18 38 (13.57%) TCP/IP
19 36 (12.86%) Wireless
20 35 (12.50%) Internet
21 34 (12.14%) Java
22 33 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
23 31 (11.07%) Law
23 31 (11.07%) CISM

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (5.00%) IIS
2 12 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) GroupWise
Applications
1 31 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.43%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (27.50%) Firewall
2 67 (23.93%) Network Security
3 49 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 38 (13.57%) TCP/IP
5 36 (12.86%) Wireless
6 35 (12.50%) Internet
7 27 (9.64%) DNS
8 23 (8.21%) VPN
9 16 (5.71%) VoIP
9 16 (5.71%) DHCP
9 16 (5.71%) Wireshark
10 12 (4.29%) Intranet
11 11 (3.93%) WAN
11 11 (3.93%) LAN
12 10 (3.57%) tcpdump
13 9 (3.21%) HTTP
14 8 (2.86%) SMTP
14 8 (2.86%) LDAP
15 7 (2.50%) FTP
16 5 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.36%) MySQL
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (7.50%) Metasploit
General
1 55 (19.64%) Finance
2 31 (11.07%) Law
3 25 (8.93%) Legal
4 11 (3.93%) Banking
5 8 (2.86%) Local Government
6 7 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.79%) Retail
8 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.36%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 105 (37.50%) Analyst
2 102 (36.43%) Security Analyst
3 101 (36.07%) Tester
4 93 (33.21%) Penetration Tester
5 54 (19.29%) Security Specialist
6 46 (16.43%) IT Security Analyst
7 41 (14.64%) Information Security Specialist
7 41 (14.64%) Information Specialist
8 40 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
9 21 (7.50%) Security Tester
9 21 (7.50%) Security Architect
9 21 (7.50%) Architect
10 18 (6.43%) Graduate
10 18 (6.43%) Information Security Analyst
10 18 (6.43%) Information Analyst
11 16 (5.71%) Junior
12 15 (5.36%) Junior Tester
13 14 (5.00%) Consultant
14 12 (4.29%) Applications Specialist
14 12 (4.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.50%) .NET
2 16 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.57%) LAMP
4 2 (0.71%) COM
4 2 (0.71%) Web Services
5 1 (0.36%) XML
5 1 (0.36%) JSON
5 1 (0.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.07%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.79%) CESG
2 19 (6.79%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.07%) Open Source
4 10 (3.57%) Clustering
5 9 (3.21%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (3.21%) Kindle
6 8 (2.86%) RMADS
6 8 (2.86%) PMI
7 7 (2.50%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.07%) iPhone
10 3 (1.07%) PKI
11 2 (0.71%) SCADA
11 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.36%) FMCG
12 1 (0.36%) Online Games
12 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.43%) Windows
2 44 (15.71%) Linux
3 21 (7.50%) UNIX
4 12 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.29%) Windows 8
5 10 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.21%) Solaris
7 8 (2.86%) Android
8 6 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.14%) AIX
9 3 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 155 (55.36%) Information Security
3 54 (19.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 54 (19.29%) Security Testing
3 54 (19.29%) SIEM
4 48 (17.14%) ITIL
5 47 (16.79%) Cyber Security
6 28 (10.00%) ISMS
7 26 (9.29%) Risk Management
8 25 (8.93%) Data Protection
9 23 (8.21%) Change Control
10 22 (7.86%) Problem Management
11 21 (7.50%) Project Management
11 21 (7.50%) OWASP
11 21 (7.50%) Information Assurance
12 20 (7.14%) Security Management
13 18 (6.43%) Incident Management
14 15 (5.36%) Computer Forensics
15 14 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (4.64%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.14%) Java
2 31 (11.07%) C
3 27 (9.64%) SQL
4 21 (7.50%) C++
4 21 (7.50%) Ruby
5 19 (6.79%) Objective-C
5 19 (6.79%) PHP
5 19 (6.79%) Python
6 9 (3.21%) C#
7 8 (2.86%) Perl
8 4 (1.43%) VB
9 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.07%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 158 (56.43%) CEH
2 125 (44.64%) CISSP
3 67 (23.93%) Degree
4 47 (16.79%) GIAC
5 33 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (11.07%) MCSE
6 31 (11.07%) CISM
6 31 (11.07%) Security Cleared
7 27 (9.64%) OSCP
8 26 (9.29%) GPEN
9 16 (5.71%) CISMP
9 16 (5.71%) CISA
10 15 (5.36%) SC Cleared
11 12 (4.29%) DV Cleared
12 11 (3.93%) SSCP
13 8 (2.86%) PMI Certification
13 8 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
14 5 (1.79%) CCNA
14 5 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (1.79%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (27.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (26.07%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.57%) COBIT
4 9 (3.21%) ISO 9001
5 7 (2.50%) QA
6 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.71%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.36%) SLA
7 1 (0.36%) JTAG
System Software
1 38 (13.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.43%) Snort
3 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.71%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 43 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.79%) Oracle
3 18 (6.43%) Cisco
4 13 (4.64%) CheckPoint
5 9 (3.21%) Sourcefire
5 9 (3.21%) LogRhythm
6 8 (2.86%) Splunk
6 8 (2.86%) LogLogic
6 8 (2.86%) CA
7 6 (2.14%) NetIQ
8 5 (1.79%) Symantec
8 5 (1.79%) BT
8 5 (1.79%) VMware
9 4 (1.43%) Juniper
10 3 (1.07%) F5
10 3 (1.07%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.07%) McAfee
11 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.71%) Apple
11 2 (0.71%) Tripwire
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