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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 734 755 810
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +55
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 120 134 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.15% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 95 120 40
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £75,500 £70,100
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Ethical Hacking
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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
83174 89930 81696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.46% 82.01% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68342 73659 67938
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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
South East +15 47 £55,000 +25.71% 16
London +51 40 £60,000 +3.44% 6
Yorkshire +3 12 £40,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -19 7 £60,000 -
South West -17 4 £30,000 -43.39% 2
North West -2 3 £42,500 -5.55%
East of England - 2 - -
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Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 110 (57.89%) Penetration Testing
2 100 (52.63%) Information Security
3 92 (48.42%) Firewall
4 59 (31.05%) Security Testing
5 47 (24.74%) Management Information System
5 47 (24.74%) Windows
5 47 (24.74%) CISSP
5 47 (24.74%) Cyber Security
6 42 (22.11%) SIEM
6 42 (22.11%) LAN
6 42 (22.11%) PCI DSS
7 41 (21.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (21.58%) Degree
8 40 (21.05%) CEH
9 38 (20.00%) WAN
10 36 (18.95%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (17.89%) Linux
12 33 (17.37%) Cisco
13 30 (15.79%) Wireshark
14 29 (15.26%) Finance
15 28 (14.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 28 (14.74%) Malware Analysis
16 27 (14.21%) VPN
17 26 (13.68%) Network Security
18 25 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
18 25 (13.16%) SQL
18 25 (13.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 24 (12.63%) Mobile App
19 24 (12.63%) E-Commerce
19 24 (12.63%) Microsoft

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.58%) IIS
2 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.05%) PaaS
2 2 (1.05%) IaaS
2 2 (1.05%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 92 (48.42%) Firewall
2 42 (22.11%) LAN
3 38 (20.00%) WAN
4 30 (15.79%) Wireshark
5 27 (14.21%) VPN
6 26 (13.68%) Network Security
7 25 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
8 23 (12.11%) Wireless
9 19 (10.00%) Wireless Security
9 19 (10.00%) tcpdump
10 18 (9.47%) TCP/IP
11 16 (8.42%) Internet
12 11 (5.79%) DMZ
12 11 (5.79%) SMTP
12 11 (5.79%) FTP
12 11 (5.79%) HTTP
12 11 (5.79%) LDAP
13 10 (5.26%) DNS
14 7 (3.68%) VoIP
15 5 (2.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (15.26%) Finance
2 14 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.79%) Banking
4 5 (2.63%) Law
5 3 (1.58%) Military
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (17.37%) Analyst
2 29 (15.26%) Security Specialist
3 28 (14.74%) Security Engineer
4 27 (14.21%) Application Security Specialist
4 27 (14.21%) Applications Specialist
5 22 (11.58%) Consultant
5 22 (11.58%) Security Manager
6 21 (11.05%) Penetration Tester
6 21 (11.05%) Tester
6 21 (11.05%) Security Analyst
7 17 (8.95%) Network Engineer
7 17 (8.95%) Architect
7 17 (8.95%) Security Architect
8 15 (7.89%) Network Security Architect
8 15 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
8 15 (7.89%) Network Architect
8 15 (7.89%) Ethical Hacker
9 13 (6.84%) Senior Security Engineer
9 13 (6.84%) Senior Network Engineer
10 12 (6.32%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.37%) .NET
2 9 (4.74%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.63%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.58%) Web Services
5 2 (1.05%) REST
5 2 (1.05%) JSON
5 2 (1.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.74%) Management Information System
2 25 (13.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 24 (12.63%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.21%) Cybercrime
6 6 (3.16%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.63%) Open Source
8 4 (2.11%) PKI
9 3 (1.58%) EMV
9 3 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.58%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.58%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.05%) RMADS
11 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.53%) ASIC
11 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.53%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.74%) Windows
2 34 (17.89%) Linux
3 9 (4.74%) Solaris
4 4 (2.11%) Android
4 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.11%) UNIX
5 2 (1.05%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.05%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (57.89%) Penetration Testing
2 100 (52.63%) Information Security
3 59 (31.05%) Security Testing
4 47 (24.74%) Cyber Security
5 42 (22.11%) SIEM
6 28 (14.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 28 (14.74%) Malware Analysis
7 24 (12.63%) E-Commerce
8 23 (12.11%) OWASP
9 21 (11.05%) DDoS Mitigation
10 19 (10.00%) ITIL
10 19 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 19 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
11 18 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (9.47%) Incident Management
12 17 (8.95%) Computer Forensics
13 16 (8.42%) Security Management
14 15 (7.89%) Security Architecture
14 15 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
15 13 (6.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.16%) SQL
2 23 (12.11%) Java
3 21 (11.05%) C
4 19 (10.00%) C++
5 18 (9.47%) Python
6 17 (8.95%) Ruby
7 15 (7.89%) Perl
8 11 (5.79%) Bash Shell
8 11 (5.79%) PHP
9 4 (2.11%) C#
10 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.58%) VB
11 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (24.74%) CISSP
2 41 (21.58%) Degree
3 40 (21.05%) CEH
4 36 (18.95%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (12.11%) CISM
6 22 (11.58%) CCNP
7 21 (11.05%) Security Cleared
8 20 (10.53%) GIAC
9 19 (10.00%) CCIE
10 17 (8.95%) CISA
11 16 (8.42%) CCNA
12 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (6.32%) DV Cleared
14 11 (5.79%) MCSE
15 9 (4.74%) GCIH
15 9 (4.74%) CHFI
16 7 (3.68%) SSCP
16 7 (3.68%) GCIA
16 7 (3.68%) SC Cleared
17 6 (3.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (22.11%) PCI DSS
2 41 (21.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (8.42%) HIPAA
4 8 (4.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.63%) SLA
6 4 (2.11%) COBIT
7 3 (1.58%) QA
8 2 (1.05%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (8.42%) Snort
2 5 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.58%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) Nessus
2 11 (5.79%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.63%) Nmap
4 3 (1.58%) WMI
5 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (17.37%) Cisco
2 24 (12.63%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 15 (7.89%) Juniper
5 13 (6.84%) Sourcefire
6 12 (6.32%) Google
6 12 (6.32%) Fortinet
7 8 (4.21%) VMware
7 8 (4.21%) Trustwave
8 7 (3.68%) Websense
9 4 (2.11%) Citrix
9 4 (2.11%) Oracle
10 3 (1.58%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.05%) Coverity
11 2 (1.05%) Splunk
11 2 (1.05%) Tripwire
12 1 (0.53%) BT
12 1 (0.53%) Symantec
12 1 (0.53%) McAfee
12 1 (0.53%) SAP
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