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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 780 707 807
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +100
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 70 141 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.15% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.18% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 55 110 47
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £32,350 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £68,500 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
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
81768 78776 82778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.75% 82.36% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 63526 70746
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 40 £52,500 -6.25% 5
South East -40 18 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South West -17 3 £43,750 +1.74%
Yorkshire -11 2 £60,000 +100.00% 1
East of England -19 2 £65,000 +30.00% 2
West Midlands -39 2 £57,500 -4.16%
North West -25 1 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 122 (62.24%) Penetration Testing
2 98 (50.00%) Information Security
3 65 (33.16%) CEH
4 56 (28.57%) Firewall
5 55 (28.06%) CISSP
5 55 (28.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 45 (22.96%) Security Testing
7 42 (21.43%) Degree
8 39 (19.90%) Network Security
9 32 (16.33%) Management Information System
10 29 (14.80%) Cyber Security
11 26 (13.27%) Windows
11 26 (13.27%) Nessus
12 25 (12.76%) Linux
12 25 (12.76%) TCP/IP
12 25 (12.76%) Internet
13 24 (12.24%) Cisco
13 24 (12.24%) ITIL
13 24 (12.24%) PCI DSS
13 24 (12.24%) Information Assurance
14 23 (11.73%) OWASP
14 23 (11.73%) Microsoft
15 22 (11.22%) CISM
16 21 (10.71%) Law
16 21 (10.71%) Metasploit
17 19 (9.69%) CheckPoint
17 19 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (9.69%) C
18 18 (9.18%) MS Excel
18 18 (9.18%) Wireshark

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.55%) IIS
2 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.02%) Apache
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) IaaS
1 2 (1.02%) Heroku
1 2 (1.02%) PaaS
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (28.57%) Firewall
2 39 (19.90%) Network Security
3 25 (12.76%) TCP/IP
3 25 (12.76%) Internet
4 18 (9.18%) Wireshark
4 18 (9.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (8.67%) LAN
5 17 (8.67%) VPN
6 16 (8.16%) Wireless
7 15 (7.65%) tcpdump
8 13 (6.63%) WAN
9 9 (4.59%) DNS
10 7 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.06%) HTTP
12 5 (2.55%) Intranet
12 5 (2.55%) LDAP
12 5 (2.55%) SMTP
12 5 (2.55%) FTP
12 5 (2.55%) NFC
12 5 (2.55%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.53%) MySQL
2 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (10.71%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (10.71%) Law
2 13 (6.63%) Banking
3 12 (6.12%) Legal
4 8 (4.08%) Finance
4 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.04%) Local Government
6 2 (1.02%) Retail
6 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.02%) Games
6 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.02%) Military
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.51%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 66 (33.67%) Penetration Tester
1 66 (33.67%) Tester
2 55 (28.06%) Ethical Hacker
3 40 (20.41%) Analyst
4 38 (19.39%) Security Analyst
5 35 (17.86%) Security Specialist
6 19 (9.69%) Applications Specialist
6 19 (9.69%) Application Security Specialist
7 18 (9.18%) Security Engineer
8 17 (8.67%) Graduate
9 15 (7.65%) Information Specialist
9 15 (7.65%) Information Security Specialist
10 13 (6.63%) IT Security Analyst
10 13 (6.63%) Security Manager
11 12 (6.12%) Consultant
11 12 (6.12%) Network Engineer
12 7 (3.57%) Head of Security
13 6 (3.06%) Senior Penetration Tester
13 6 (3.06%) IT Security Specialist
13 6 (3.06%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.67%) .NET
2 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.55%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.53%) Web Services
4 3 (1.53%) JSON
5 2 (1.02%) REST
5 2 (1.02%) CSS
6 1 (0.51%) JSP
6 1 (0.51%) HTML
6 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.06%) CESG
5 5 (2.55%) EMV
5 5 (2.55%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (2.55%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.55%) RMADS
5 5 (2.55%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (2.55%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (2.55%) Open Source
6 3 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.02%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.02%) SCADA
7 2 (1.02%) Online Games
7 2 (1.02%) Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) ASIC
8 1 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.27%) Windows
2 25 (12.76%) Linux
3 13 (6.63%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.63%) Android
4 8 (4.08%) UNIX
5 5 (2.55%) Solaris
6 2 (1.02%) CoreOS
6 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (62.24%) Penetration Testing
2 98 (50.00%) Information Security
3 45 (22.96%) Security Testing
4 29 (14.80%) Cyber Security
5 24 (12.24%) ITIL
5 24 (12.24%) Information Assurance
6 23 (11.73%) OWASP
7 17 (8.67%) Security Management
8 16 (8.16%) Risk Management
8 16 (8.16%) ISMS
8 16 (8.16%) SIEM
9 15 (7.65%) Computer Security
10 14 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 14 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (7.14%) Change Control
11 13 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (5.10%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.10%) Reverse Engineering
13 9 (4.59%) Software Engineering
13 9 (4.59%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.69%) C
2 15 (7.65%) SQL
3 14 (7.14%) Java
4 9 (4.59%) C++
5 7 (3.57%) Ruby
6 5 (2.55%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.55%) C#
7 4 (2.04%) Perl
8 3 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.53%) Python
9 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (33.16%) CEH
2 55 (28.06%) CISSP
3 42 (21.43%) Degree
4 22 (11.22%) CISM
5 19 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (8.67%) CCNA
6 17 (8.67%) MCSE
7 16 (8.16%) GIAC
7 16 (8.16%) Security Cleared
8 13 (6.63%) OSCP
8 13 (6.63%) DV Cleared
8 13 (6.63%) CISA
9 12 (6.12%) SC Cleared
10 10 (5.10%) CCNP
11 9 (4.59%) MCITP
12 8 (4.08%) CCSE
12 8 (4.08%) CCSA
13 7 (3.57%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (28.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (12.24%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.59%) QA
4 5 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.04%) COBIT
6 1 (0.51%) SLA
6 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.51%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (5.61%) Snort
2 9 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.06%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.04%) Nmap
6 2 (1.02%) MetaFrame
6 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (13.27%) Nessus
2 4 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.53%) Cacti
4 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (12.24%) Cisco
2 23 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.69%) CheckPoint
4 15 (7.65%) VMware
5 8 (4.08%) Sourcefire
5 8 (4.08%) Websense
6 7 (3.57%) Google
7 6 (3.06%) Oracle
7 6 (3.06%) NetIQ
8 4 (2.04%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.04%) Dell
8 4 (2.04%) Citrix
8 4 (2.04%) CA
8 4 (2.04%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.04%) BT
8 4 (2.04%) Sage
9 3 (1.53%) Juniper
9 3 (1.53%) Trend Micro
9 3 (1.53%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.02%) McAfee
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum (Neg.) + package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: 60000-70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 24 days ago