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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 684 809 824
Rank change year-on-year
+125 +15
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 218 133 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 164 96 125
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,750 £72,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +26.43%
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
79872 89595 96471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.94% 86.67% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 67651 74112 78795
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +107 119 £67,500 +12.50% 11
South East +24 43 £42,500 -22.72% 7
North West +41 22 £60,000 +41.17%
South West +29 21 £50,000 +66.66% 3
West Midlands -18 6 £35,000 -41.66%
Yorkshire +23 4 £60,000 +81.81% 1
East of England +37 2 £63,750 - 3
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 228 (53.27%) Penetration Testing
2 172 (40.19%) CEH
3 169 (39.49%) CISSP
4 163 (38.08%) Cybersecurity
5 161 (37.62%) Information Security
6 152 (35.51%) Java
7 145 (33.88%) C++
8 144 (33.64%) Security Cleared
9 115 (26.87%) Firewall
10 107 (25.00%) Degree
11 106 (24.77%) Network Security
11 106 (24.77%) Windows
12 94 (21.96%) C
13 92 (21.50%) Python
13 92 (21.50%) CREST Certified
14 90 (21.03%) Finance
15 86 (20.09%) GIAC
15 86 (20.09%) C#
16 82 (19.16%) Nessus
16 82 (19.16%) SIEM
17 79 (18.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 77 (17.99%) Metasploit
19 74 (17.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 70 (16.36%) SANS
21 69 (16.12%) CISM
22 68 (15.89%) Linux
23 67 (15.65%) Security Testing
24 65 (15.19%) GCIH
25 61 (14.25%) Nmap
26 60 (14.02%) Cisco Certification

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.50%) Apache Pig
2 14 (3.27%) IIS
3 3 (0.70%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.23%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.80%) SaaS
2 5 (1.17%) IaaS
3 4 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.93%) PaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 115 (26.87%) Firewall
2 106 (24.77%) Network Security
3 49 (11.45%) TCP/IP
4 36 (8.41%) Internet
5 35 (8.18%) Wireless
6 31 (7.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 26 (6.07%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (5.37%) VPN
9 20 (4.67%) SSL
10 18 (4.21%) DNS
11 15 (3.50%) tcpdump
11 15 (3.50%) Wireshark
12 14 (3.27%) HTTPS
13 12 (2.80%) IPsec
13 12 (2.80%) SAN
14 11 (2.57%) Broadband
15 10 (2.34%) HTTP
16 9 (2.10%) Reverse Proxy
17 7 (1.64%) Cisco ISE
17 7 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.91%) Big Data
2 15 (3.50%) Apache Hive
2 15 (3.50%) Hadoop
3 11 (2.57%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.40%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 77 (17.99%) Metasploit
2 24 (5.61%) Burp Suite
3 15 (3.50%) sqlmap
4 4 (0.93%) FindBugs
5 3 (0.70%) AppScan
6 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (21.03%) Finance
2 55 (12.85%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.07%) Banking
4 25 (5.84%) Legal
5 8 (1.87%) Games
5 8 (1.87%) Publishing
6 7 (1.64%) Law
7 6 (1.40%) Billing
8 4 (0.93%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (0.70%) Retail
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 120 (28.04%) Analyst
2 104 (24.30%) Security Analyst
3 69 (16.12%) Tester
4 63 (14.72%) Penetration Tester
5 61 (14.25%) Consultant
6 50 (11.68%) Security Consultant
7 49 (11.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 37 (8.64%) Security Engineer
8 37 (8.64%) Security Manager
9 33 (7.71%) Senior Analyst
10 28 (6.54%) Senior Consultant
10 28 (6.54%) Senior Security Consultant
11 27 (6.31%) Senior Security Analyst
12 24 (5.61%) Architect
12 24 (5.61%) Incident Manager
12 24 (5.61%) Security Architect
13 22 (5.14%) Security Specialist
14 20 (4.67%) Security Tester
15 19 (4.44%) Incident Analyst
16 18 (4.21%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.32%) .NET
2 15 (3.50%) Java EE
3 14 (3.27%) ASP.NET
4 12 (2.80%) STL
5 7 (1.64%) HTML
6 5 (1.17%) WSH
7 3 (0.70%) JSON
7 3 (0.70%) XML
8 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.47%) HTML5
8 2 (0.47%) Middleware
8 2 (0.47%) RESTful
8 2 (0.47%) Web Services
9 1 (0.23%) CSS
9 1 (0.23%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.23%) OpenID
9 1 (0.23%) REST
9 1 (0.23%) SAML
9 1 (0.23%) SOAP
9 1 (0.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.51%) Security Operations Centre
2 39 (9.11%) Management Information System
3 37 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (8.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 36 (8.41%) Data Centre
5 32 (7.48%) Blog
6 26 (6.07%) Computer Science
7 23 (5.37%) Cyberthreat
8 22 (5.14%) Mobile App
9 19 (4.44%) PKI
10 14 (3.27%) PMI
11 13 (3.04%) Client/Server
11 13 (3.04%) Cybercrime
12 8 (1.87%) Cyber Attack
12 8 (1.87%) SCADA
13 6 (1.40%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.40%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.40%) Physics
14 5 (1.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 106 (24.77%) Windows
2 68 (15.89%) Linux
3 43 (10.05%) Unix
4 40 (9.35%) VxWorks
5 18 (4.21%) Android
6 16 (3.74%) Windows Server
7 15 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.27%) Apple iOS
9 12 (2.80%) Kali Linux
10 11 (2.57%) Solaris
11 9 (2.10%) FreeBSD
11 9 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (53.27%) Penetration Testing
2 163 (38.08%) Cybersecurity
3 161 (37.62%) Information Security
4 82 (19.16%) SIEM
5 74 (17.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 67 (15.65%) Security Testing
7 56 (13.08%) Security Operations
8 53 (12.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 52 (12.15%) Project Management
10 47 (10.98%) Reverse Engineering
11 44 (10.28%) Security Architecture
11 44 (10.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 41 (9.58%) Mentoring
13 35 (8.18%) ITIL
13 35 (8.18%) Source Code Analysis
14 33 (7.71%) Software Engineering
15 29 (6.78%) Business Development
16 26 (6.07%) OWASP
17 23 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (5.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 152 (35.51%) Java
2 145 (33.88%) C++
3 94 (21.96%) C
4 92 (21.50%) Python
5 86 (20.09%) C#
6 43 (10.05%) Perl
6 43 (10.05%) VB.NET
7 40 (9.35%) Objective-C
8 39 (9.11%) PHP
9 34 (7.94%) SQL
10 27 (6.31%) Ruby
11 17 (3.97%) Bash Shell
12 14 (3.27%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.34%) JavaScript
14 8 (1.87%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.17%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.70%) Scala
16 3 (0.70%) VB
17 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 172 (40.19%) CEH
2 169 (39.49%) CISSP
3 144 (33.64%) Security Cleared
4 107 (25.00%) Degree
5 92 (21.50%) CREST Certified
6 86 (20.09%) GIAC
7 70 (16.36%) SANS
8 69 (16.12%) CISM
9 65 (15.19%) GCIH
10 60 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
11 58 (13.55%) DV Cleared
12 51 (11.92%) OSCP
13 47 (10.98%) CCNA
14 39 (9.11%) CHECK Team Leader
15 33 (7.71%) SC Cleared
16 31 (7.24%) Network+ Certification
17 28 (6.54%) ECSA
18 26 (6.07%) CHFI
18 26 (6.07%) SSCP
19 25 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (18.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (10.98%) PCI DSS
3 41 (9.58%) QA
4 15 (3.50%) COBIT
5 9 (2.10%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.47%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.47%) SLA
8 1 (0.23%) ISO22301
System Software
1 31 (7.24%) Snort
2 17 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.04%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (1.40%) vCloud
6 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 82 (19.16%) Nessus
2 61 (14.25%) Nmap
3 11 (2.57%) HP Fortify
4 10 (2.34%) EnCase
5 6 (1.40%) OpenVAS
6 4 (0.93%) Nexpose
6 4 (0.93%) RSA enVision
7 3 (0.70%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.23%) Ansible
9 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (11.92%) Cisco
2 40 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 38 (8.88%) ArcSight
4 28 (6.54%) CheckPoint
5 27 (6.31%) Splunk
6 20 (4.67%) Red Hat
7 19 (4.44%) VMware
8 17 (3.97%) Qualys
9 13 (3.04%) Remedy
10 11 (2.57%) Coverity
11 10 (2.34%) FireEye
12 9 (2.10%) Intel Security
12 9 (2.10%) Palo Alto
13 8 (1.87%) Sourcefire
13 8 (1.87%) Trustwave
14 7 (1.64%) Aruba
14 7 (1.64%) F5
14 7 (1.64%) Juniper
14 7 (1.64%) Meraki
15 6 (1.40%) Citrix
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Package + benefits + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 26 days ago