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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 773 774 796
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 102 133 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 84 108 56
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +24.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +8.23%
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
85964 92342 85115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.18% 82.10% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 70360 74842 70738
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +24 44 £60,000 -7.69% 9
South East -17 30 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Yorkshire +13 10 £45,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -22 8 £60,000 - 3
North West +1 3 £42,500 -29.16% 3
East of England +25 2 £47,250 +52.41% 1
South West -14 2 - - 1
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 102 (57.63%) Penetration Testing
2 96 (54.24%) Information Security
3 83 (46.89%) Firewall
4 66 (37.29%) Security Testing
5 46 (25.99%) CEH
6 42 (23.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 42 (23.73%) Cyber Security
7 40 (22.60%) PCI DSS
8 38 (21.47%) Management Information System
8 38 (21.47%) Cisco
9 36 (20.34%) Degree
10 34 (19.21%) Windows
11 33 (18.64%) LAN
11 33 (18.64%) SIEM
12 32 (18.08%) CISSP
12 32 (18.08%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (16.95%) Linux
14 29 (16.38%) WAN
15 28 (15.82%) SQL
15 28 (15.82%) Network Security
15 28 (15.82%) OWASP
16 26 (14.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 23 (12.99%) Wireshark
17 23 (12.99%) E-Commerce
17 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
17 23 (12.99%) Mobile App
18 22 (12.43%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (12.43%) C
19 21 (11.86%) VPN
19 21 (11.86%) Intrusion Detection

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.82%) IIS
2 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.13%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (9.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.13%) PaaS
2 2 (1.13%) Heroku
2 2 (1.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (46.89%) Firewall
2 33 (18.64%) LAN
3 29 (16.38%) WAN
4 28 (15.82%) Network Security
5 23 (12.99%) Wireshark
6 21 (11.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (11.86%) VPN
7 18 (10.17%) tcpdump
8 17 (9.60%) Wireless
9 16 (9.04%) Internet
10 14 (7.91%) TCP/IP
11 11 (6.21%) DMZ
11 11 (6.21%) Wireless Security
12 8 (4.52%) DNS
13 7 (3.95%) VoIP
13 7 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (3.39%) IPsec
14 6 (3.39%) LDAP
14 6 (3.39%) SMTP
14 6 (3.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (6.78%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.13%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (8.47%) Finance
2 11 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.95%) Banking
3 7 (3.95%) Law
4 3 (1.69%) Military
5 2 (1.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.13%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (18.08%) Tester
1 32 (18.08%) Penetration Tester
2 31 (17.51%) Security Specialist
3 28 (15.82%) Applications Specialist
3 28 (15.82%) Application Security Specialist
4 27 (15.25%) Ethical Hacker
5 26 (14.69%) Security Manager
6 23 (12.99%) Security Engineer
7 21 (11.86%) Analyst
8 15 (8.47%) Security Analyst
9 14 (7.91%) Network Engineer
10 11 (6.21%) Architect
10 11 (6.21%) Security Architect
11 10 (5.65%) IT Security Officer
11 10 (5.65%) Security Officer
11 10 (5.65%) Consultant
12 9 (5.08%) Graduate
12 9 (5.08%) Information Security Officer
13 8 (4.52%) Network Security Architect
13 8 (4.52%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.60%) .NET
2 11 (6.21%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.08%) Application Packaging
4 4 (2.26%) Web Services
5 2 (1.13%) JSON
5 2 (1.13%) REST
5 2 (1.13%) JSP
6 1 (0.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.47%) Management Information System
2 23 (12.99%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.21%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.39%) Open Source
6 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.69%) EMV
6 3 (1.69%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.69%) PKI
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.13%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.13%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.13%) RMADS
8 1 (0.56%) Online Games
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.56%) FMCG
8 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.21%) Windows
2 30 (16.95%) Linux
3 6 (3.39%) Solaris
4 5 (2.82%) Android
4 5 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.13%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.13%) UNIX
5 2 (1.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (57.63%) Penetration Testing
2 96 (54.24%) Information Security
3 66 (37.29%) Security Testing
4 42 (23.73%) Cyber Security
5 33 (18.64%) SIEM
6 28 (15.82%) OWASP
7 26 (14.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 23 (12.99%) E-Commerce
9 22 (12.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (11.30%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.73%) Malware Analysis
12 18 (10.17%) ITIL
13 16 (9.04%) Computer Forensics
14 15 (8.47%) Incident Management
15 14 (7.91%) Kalman Filter
15 14 (7.91%) Reverse Engineering
16 13 (7.34%) Information Assurance
17 12 (6.78%) Security Management
18 9 (5.08%) Computer Security
18 9 (5.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.82%) SQL
2 22 (12.43%) C
3 20 (11.30%) Java
4 16 (9.04%) C++
5 13 (7.34%) Ruby
6 11 (6.21%) Python
6 11 (6.21%) Perl
7 9 (5.08%) PHP
7 9 (5.08%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.26%) C#
9 3 (1.69%) VB
10 2 (1.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (25.99%) CEH
2 36 (20.34%) Degree
3 32 (18.08%) CISSP
3 32 (18.08%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (11.30%) CCNA
5 19 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (10.17%) CCNP
7 17 (9.60%) MCSE
8 15 (8.47%) Security Cleared
9 13 (7.34%) CHFI
9 13 (7.34%) GIAC
10 12 (6.78%) CISM
11 11 (6.21%) CCIE
12 9 (5.08%) MCSA
13 8 (4.52%) CISA
13 8 (4.52%) MCITP
13 8 (4.52%) DV Cleared
14 7 (3.95%) SC Cleared
14 7 (3.95%) CCSE
14 7 (3.95%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (23.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (22.60%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.21%) HIPAA
4 9 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.82%) SLA
5 5 (2.82%) COBIT
6 3 (1.69%) QA
7 2 (1.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (7.34%) Snort
2 9 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (9.60%) Nessus
2 4 (2.26%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.69%) WMI
4 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.13%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) Cacti
5 1 (0.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 38 (21.47%) Cisco
2 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.60%) CheckPoint
4 16 (9.04%) VMware
5 12 (6.78%) Sourcefire
5 12 (6.78%) Google
6 10 (5.65%) Websense
7 9 (5.08%) Juniper
8 5 (2.82%) Citrix
8 5 (2.82%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.26%) Oracle
9 4 (2.26%) Dell
10 3 (1.69%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.69%) Sage
10 3 (1.69%) Trustwave
11 2 (1.13%) McAfee
11 2 (1.13%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.56%) BT
12 1 (0.56%) Symantec
12 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Connectus
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum remote working and training offered
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidderminster
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 17 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago