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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 790 732 787
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +55
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 73 125 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.13% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 58 95 56
Average salary £57,500 £56,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.67% +31.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £32,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £54,250 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +37.50%
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
82712 80785 80914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.90% 82.42% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 68126 64784 68263
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +34 44 £60,000 +7.14% 7
South East -33 18 £53,500 +18.88% 7
East of England -13 3 £65,000 +100.00%
West Midlands -37 3 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +1 2 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North West -16 1 £42,500 -29.16% 1
South West -23 1 - - 1
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 109 (59.24%) Penetration Testing
2 103 (55.98%) Information Security
3 56 (30.43%) Security Testing
4 54 (29.35%) CEH
5 53 (28.80%) Firewall
6 49 (26.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (23.37%) Degree
8 40 (21.74%) CISSP
9 33 (17.93%) Management Information System
9 33 (17.93%) PCI DSS
10 32 (17.39%) Cyber Security
11 29 (15.76%) Network Security
11 29 (15.76%) OWASP
12 26 (14.13%) Cisco
13 25 (13.59%) Windows
13 25 (13.59%) Linux
13 25 (13.59%) Nessus
14 23 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (11.41%) E-Commerce
15 21 (11.41%) SIEM
16 20 (10.87%) Wireshark
16 20 (10.87%) SQL
16 20 (10.87%) LAN
17 19 (10.33%) Microsoft
17 19 (10.33%) CCNA
17 19 (10.33%) C
17 19 (10.33%) CISM
17 19 (10.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 18 (9.78%) Information Assurance
18 18 (9.78%) .NET

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (4.35%) IIS
2 5 (2.72%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) MS Project
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.09%) PaaS
1 2 (1.09%) Heroku
1 2 (1.09%) IaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (28.80%) Firewall
2 29 (15.76%) Network Security
3 20 (10.87%) Wireshark
3 20 (10.87%) LAN
4 17 (9.24%) Internet
4 17 (9.24%) tcpdump
5 16 (8.70%) WAN
6 15 (8.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (7.07%) TCP/IP
7 13 (7.07%) VPN
8 9 (4.89%) Wireless
9 7 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.80%) DNS
9 7 (3.80%) DMZ
10 6 (3.26%) SMTP
10 6 (3.26%) FTP
10 6 (3.26%) HTTP
10 6 (3.26%) LDAP
11 5 (2.72%) SSL
11 5 (2.72%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 17 (9.24%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (7.07%) Banking
2 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.35%) Finance
2 8 (4.35%) Law
3 3 (1.63%) Legal
3 3 (1.63%) Local Government
4 2 (1.09%) Marketing
4 2 (1.09%) Retail
4 2 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (31.52%) Tester
1 58 (31.52%) Penetration Tester
2 44 (23.91%) Ethical Hacker
3 26 (14.13%) Security Specialist
4 23 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
4 23 (12.50%) Application Security Specialist
5 22 (11.96%) Analyst
6 21 (11.41%) Security Manager
7 18 (9.78%) Security Analyst
8 16 (8.70%) Graduate
8 16 (8.70%) Security Engineer
9 12 (6.52%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.89%) Consultant
11 8 (4.35%) IT Security Officer
11 8 (4.35%) Security Officer
12 7 (3.80%) Head of Security
12 7 (3.80%) Information Security Officer
13 6 (3.26%) Senior Penetration Tester
13 6 (3.26%) Architect
13 6 (3.26%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.78%) .NET
2 11 (5.98%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.80%) Application Packaging
4 4 (2.17%) Web Services
5 2 (1.09%) JSON
5 2 (1.09%) REST
5 2 (1.09%) CSS
6 1 (0.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.93%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.61%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.26%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.72%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (2.72%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (2.72%) CESG
5 5 (2.72%) EMV
5 5 (2.72%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (2.17%) RMADS
6 4 (2.17%) Open Source
7 3 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.09%) Online Games
8 2 (1.09%) Clustering
8 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.54%) ASIC
9 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.59%) Windows
1 25 (13.59%) Linux
2 11 (5.98%) Android
2 11 (5.98%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.26%) Solaris
4 5 (2.72%) UNIX
5 2 (1.09%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (59.24%) Penetration Testing
2 103 (55.98%) Information Security
3 56 (30.43%) Security Testing
4 32 (17.39%) Cyber Security
5 29 (15.76%) OWASP
6 21 (11.41%) SIEM
6 21 (11.41%) E-Commerce
7 19 (10.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 18 (9.78%) Information Assurance
9 17 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (8.70%) Risk Management
11 15 (8.15%) ITIL
11 15 (8.15%) Software Engineering
12 14 (7.61%) Computer Security
13 13 (7.07%) Security Management
14 12 (6.52%) Computer Forensics
14 12 (6.52%) Incident Management
15 11 (5.98%) Change Control
16 10 (5.43%) Software Architecture
16 10 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.87%) SQL
2 19 (10.33%) C
3 15 (8.15%) Java
4 11 (5.98%) C++
5 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.17%) Ruby
5 4 (2.17%) Perl
6 3 (1.63%) C#
7 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.09%) PHP
7 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.09%) Python
8 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (29.35%) CEH
2 43 (23.37%) Degree
3 40 (21.74%) CISSP
4 23 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (10.33%) CCNA
5 19 (10.33%) CISM
6 15 (8.15%) Security Cleared
7 14 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (7.61%) MCSE
7 14 (7.61%) OSCP
8 13 (7.07%) GIAC
9 12 (6.52%) CISA
10 11 (5.98%) CCNP
11 10 (5.43%) DV Cleared
12 9 (4.89%) MCITP
13 8 (4.35%) CHFI
13 8 (4.35%) SC Cleared
14 7 (3.80%) CCSA
14 7 (3.80%) CCSE
14 7 (3.80%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (26.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (17.93%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.80%) COBIT
4 6 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.72%) QA
6 3 (1.63%) SLA
6 3 (1.63%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (7.07%) Snort
2 9 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.17%) Nmap
5 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.09%) MetaFrame
6 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (13.59%) Nessus
2 3 (1.63%) Cacti
2 3 (1.63%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.09%) Puppet
3 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.54%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (14.13%) Cisco
2 19 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.15%) VMware
4 14 (7.61%) CheckPoint
5 10 (5.43%) Sourcefire
6 9 (4.89%) Google
7 8 (4.35%) Websense
7 8 (4.35%) Oracle
8 4 (2.17%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.17%) Dell
8 4 (2.17%) Citrix
8 4 (2.17%) Sage
9 3 (1.63%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.63%) Trend Micro
9 3 (1.63%) CA
9 3 (1.63%) BT
9 3 (1.63%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.09%) NetIQ
10 2 (1.09%) McAfee
10 2 (1.09%) Juniper
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + includes good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £60999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago