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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 783 750 782
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +32
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 83 130 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 69 103 61
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
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
83930 86551 81543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.17% 82.40% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 68758 70082 68019
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
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 £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 March 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 March 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 +17 41 £60,000 - 7
South East -18 21 £55,000 +25.71% 8
Yorkshire +5 8 £45,000 +9.09% 4
West Midlands -44 5 £60,000 - 1
East of England +7 3 £65,000 +109.67%
North West +3 2 £42,500 -29.16%
South West -20 2 - - 2
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 104 (56.52%) Penetration Testing
2 95 (51.63%) Information Security
3 73 (39.67%) Firewall
4 67 (36.41%) Security Testing
5 45 (24.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 44 (23.91%) CEH
7 39 (21.20%) Cyber Security
8 38 (20.65%) PCI DSS
9 37 (20.11%) Degree
10 36 (19.57%) CISSP
11 34 (18.48%) Cisco
12 33 (17.93%) Management Information System
13 31 (16.85%) OWASP
14 29 (15.76%) Cisco Certification
15 27 (14.67%) SIEM
15 27 (14.67%) LAN
16 26 (14.13%) Windows
17 25 (13.59%) Linux
17 25 (13.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 24 (13.04%) Network Security
18 24 (13.04%) E-Commerce
18 24 (13.04%) SQL
19 23 (12.50%) C
19 23 (12.50%) WAN
19 23 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
20 21 (11.41%) Mobile App
20 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
21 20 (10.87%) VPN
21 20 (10.87%) CCNA
21 20 (10.87%) Software Engineering

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (3.26%) IIS
2 4 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (9.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) PaaS
2 2 (1.09%) Heroku
2 2 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (39.67%) Firewall
2 27 (14.67%) LAN
3 24 (13.04%) Network Security
4 23 (12.50%) WAN
5 20 (10.87%) VPN
6 19 (10.33%) Wireshark
7 16 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (8.15%) tcpdump
9 13 (7.07%) Wireless
9 13 (7.07%) Internet
10 12 (6.52%) TCP/IP
11 10 (5.43%) DMZ
12 8 (4.35%) DNS
13 7 (3.80%) SSL
13 7 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (3.80%) IPsec
13 7 (3.80%) Wireless Security
14 5 (2.72%) NFC
14 5 (2.72%) VoIP
15 4 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (7.61%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (5.98%) Finance
2 10 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.89%) Banking
4 6 (3.26%) Law
5 3 (1.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.09%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (26.63%) Tester
1 49 (26.63%) Penetration Tester
2 38 (20.65%) Ethical Hacker
3 30 (16.30%) Security Specialist
4 28 (15.22%) Applications Specialist
4 28 (15.22%) Application Security Specialist
5 25 (13.59%) Security Manager
6 20 (10.87%) Security Engineer
7 18 (9.78%) Analyst
8 13 (7.07%) Security Analyst
8 13 (7.07%) Network Engineer
9 11 (5.98%) Graduate
9 11 (5.98%) IT Security Officer
9 11 (5.98%) Security Officer
10 10 (5.43%) Information Security Officer
11 9 (4.89%) Architect
11 9 (4.89%) Security Architect
12 7 (3.80%) Senior Tester
12 7 (3.80%) Consultant
12 7 (3.80%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.24%) .NET
2 11 (5.98%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.43%) Application Packaging
4 4 (2.17%) Web Services
5 2 (1.09%) JSON
5 2 (1.09%) REST
5 2 (1.09%) CSS
5 2 (1.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.93%) Management Information System
2 21 (11.41%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.72%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (2.72%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.72%) EMV
4 5 (2.72%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.72%) Open Source
5 3 (1.63%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.63%) PKI
6 2 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.09%) Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) RMADS
6 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.54%) Online Games
7 1 (0.54%) CESG
7 1 (0.54%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.13%) Windows
2 25 (13.59%) Linux
3 8 (4.35%) Android
3 8 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.17%) Solaris
5 3 (1.63%) UNIX
6 2 (1.09%) CoreOS
6 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (56.52%) Penetration Testing
2 95 (51.63%) Information Security
3 67 (36.41%) Security Testing
4 39 (21.20%) Cyber Security
5 31 (16.85%) OWASP
6 27 (14.67%) SIEM
7 25 (13.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 24 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 23 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (10.87%) Software Engineering
11 15 (8.15%) ITIL
12 14 (7.61%) Risk Management
13 13 (7.07%) Information Assurance
14 12 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (5.98%) Computer Security
15 11 (5.98%) Security Management
15 11 (5.98%) Computer Forensics
15 11 (5.98%) Incident Management
16 10 (5.43%) Software Architecture
17 9 (4.89%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.04%) SQL
2 23 (12.50%) C
3 17 (9.24%) Java
4 13 (7.07%) C++
5 7 (3.80%) Ruby
6 5 (2.72%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.72%) Python
6 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.72%) Perl
6 5 (2.72%) PHP
7 4 (2.17%) C#
8 3 (1.63%) VB
9 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (23.91%) CEH
2 37 (20.11%) Degree
3 36 (19.57%) CISSP
4 29 (15.76%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (10.87%) CCNA
6 17 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (8.70%) MCSE
7 16 (8.70%) CCNP
8 13 (7.07%) CHFI
8 13 (7.07%) Security Cleared
9 12 (6.52%) GIAC
9 12 (6.52%) OSCP
10 10 (5.43%) CISM
11 9 (4.89%) MCITP
12 8 (4.35%) CISA
12 8 (4.35%) MCSA
13 7 (3.80%) CCIE
13 7 (3.80%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (3.80%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (3.80%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (24.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (20.65%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.26%) HIPAA
4 6 (3.26%) COBIT
5 3 (1.63%) QA
5 3 (1.63%) SLA
6 2 (1.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (5.98%) Snort
2 10 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.09%) MetaFrame
5 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (10.87%) Nessus
2 3 (1.63%) WMI
2 3 (1.63%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.09%) Cacti
3 2 (1.09%) Puppet
3 2 (1.09%) Nmap
Vendors
1 34 (18.48%) Cisco
2 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 16 (8.70%) VMware
4 12 (6.52%) Google
5 9 (4.89%) Sourcefire
5 9 (4.89%) Websense
6 7 (3.80%) Juniper
7 5 (2.72%) Dell
8 4 (2.17%) Citrix
8 4 (2.17%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.17%) Oracle
8 4 (2.17%) Sage
8 4 (2.17%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.63%) McAfee
9 3 (1.63%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.09%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.54%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.54%) WatchGuard
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