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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 626 752 847
Rank change year-on-year
+126 +95
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 231 178 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 186 136 105
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £75,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.16%
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
73867 87895 92411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.10% 87.44% 85.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61430 73388 76565
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 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +101 90 £70,000 +27.27% 8
South West +34 52 £45,000 -40.00% 1
South East +51 35 £63,750 +27.50% 2
Yorkshire +27 14 £60,673 -19.10% 4
East of England +23 14 £65,000 +30.00% 3
West Midlands -12 10 £41,250 +91.86% 1
North East - 7 £45,000 - 1
North West -25 6 £61,250 -25.75% 2
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 284 (60.55%) Penetration Testing
2 225 (47.97%) Cybersecurity
3 201 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 175 (37.31%) Java
5 167 (35.61%) Windows
6 159 (33.90%) C++
7 153 (32.62%) CISSP
8 148 (31.56%) CEH
9 141 (30.06%) Firewall
10 138 (29.42%) C
11 132 (28.14%) Information Security
12 128 (27.29%) C#
13 122 (26.01%) Linux
14 119 (25.37%) DV Cleared
15 108 (23.03%) Network Security
15 108 (23.03%) Python
16 95 (20.26%) GIAC
16 95 (20.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 90 (19.19%) Degree
18 86 (18.34%) CREST Certified
19 84 (17.91%) PHP
20 82 (17.48%) Finance
21 81 (17.27%) Reverse Engineering
22 78 (16.63%) Cisco Certification
23 76 (16.20%) Software Engineering
24 74 (15.78%) CCNA
25 72 (15.35%) SQL
25 72 (15.35%) .NET
26 71 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
26 71 (15.14%) Nessus

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 37 (7.89%) Apache Spark
2 32 (6.82%) Apache Pig
3 27 (5.76%) Apache
4 12 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.07%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.43%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.21%) assyst
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.07%) SaaS
3 4 (0.85%) IaaS
3 4 (0.85%) PaaS
4 2 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 141 (30.06%) Firewall
2 108 (23.03%) Network Security
3 58 (12.37%) TCP/IP
4 40 (8.53%) VPN
5 39 (8.32%) Wireless
6 38 (8.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 33 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (6.82%) HTTP
9 27 (5.76%) SSL
10 18 (3.84%) VLAN
11 17 (3.62%) DNS
12 16 (3.41%) Broadband
12 16 (3.41%) Cisco ISE
12 16 (3.41%) DHCP
12 16 (3.41%) DMZ
12 16 (3.41%) FTP
12 16 (3.41%) LTE
12 16 (3.41%) SMTP
12 16 (3.41%) Wireless Security
12 16 (3.41%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.79%) Big Data
2 32 (6.82%) Apache Hive
2 32 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 19 (4.05%) MySQL
4 14 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.77%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.92%) SQL Server
7 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (11.73%) Metasploit
2 22 (4.69%) Burp Suite
3 8 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (1.71%) Bitbucket
3 8 (1.71%) CodeSonar
3 8 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.71%) git-flow
3 8 (1.71%) JIRA
3 8 (1.71%) Robot Framework
3 8 (1.71%) Selenium
4 2 (0.43%) sqlmap
General
1 82 (17.48%) Finance
2 67 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.76%) Games
4 23 (4.90%) Banking
5 15 (3.20%) Legal
6 12 (2.56%) Retail
7 7 (1.49%) Law
7 7 (1.49%) Publishing
8 6 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 100 (21.32%) Tester
2 92 (19.62%) Penetration Tester
3 88 (18.76%) Analyst
4 81 (17.27%) Security Analyst
5 49 (10.45%) Security Tester
6 45 (9.59%) Software Engineer
7 44 (9.38%) Consultant
8 41 (8.74%) Ethical Hacker
8 41 (8.74%) Security Penetration Tester
9 40 (8.53%) Developer
10 38 (8.10%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 37 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
12 34 (7.25%) Security Engineer
12 34 (7.25%) Senior Security Analyst
13 31 (6.61%) Network Engineer
14 25 (5.33%) C# Developer
15 24 (5.12%) Security Consultant
15 24 (5.12%) Security Specialist
16 23 (4.90%) Senior Tester
17 22 (4.69%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.35%) .NET
2 43 (9.17%) HTML
3 32 (6.82%) .NET Framework
3 32 (6.82%) Java EE
3 32 (6.82%) STL
4 25 (5.33%) Ajax
5 19 (4.05%) ASP.NET
6 17 (3.62%) REST
7 10 (2.13%) LAMP
8 9 (1.92%) CSS
8 9 (1.92%) jQuery
8 9 (1.92%) Node.js
8 9 (1.92%) Web Services
9 8 (1.71%) Django
9 8 (1.71%) OAuth2
9 8 (1.71%) OpenID
9 8 (1.71%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (1.71%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (1.71%) SAML
9 8 (1.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.07%) Management Information System
2 57 (12.15%) Computer Science
3 39 (8.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 35 (7.46%) CESG
5 33 (7.04%) Data Centre
6 30 (6.40%) Cryptography
7 27 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (5.33%) Applied Mathematics
8 25 (5.33%) Mathematics
8 25 (5.33%) Statistics
9 22 (4.69%) Security Operations Centre
10 21 (4.48%) Mobile App
11 18 (3.84%) Cyber Attack
12 17 (3.62%) Cyberthreat
13 16 (3.41%) Blog
14 15 (3.20%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (2.77%) Algorithms
16 12 (2.56%) Cybercrime
17 10 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 6 (1.28%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 167 (35.61%) Windows
2 122 (26.01%) Linux
3 42 (8.96%) VxWorks
4 37 (7.89%) Unix
5 24 (5.12%) Android
6 23 (4.90%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.77%) Kali Linux
8 9 (1.92%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.49%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.21%) CentOS
12 1 (0.21%) Solaris
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (60.55%) Penetration Testing
2 225 (47.97%) Cybersecurity
3 132 (28.14%) Information Security
4 95 (20.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 81 (17.27%) Reverse Engineering
6 76 (16.20%) Software Engineering
7 61 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (12.79%) SIEM
9 46 (9.81%) Mentoring
10 45 (9.59%) Source Code Analysis
10 45 (9.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 42 (8.96%) Security Testing
12 38 (8.10%) OWASP
13 33 (7.04%) ITIL
13 33 (7.04%) Kalman Filter
13 33 (7.04%) Project Management
14 32 (6.82%) Multithreading
14 32 (6.82%) Social Engineering
15 29 (6.18%) Security Architecture
16 27 (5.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (37.31%) Java
2 159 (33.90%) C++
3 138 (29.42%) C
4 128 (27.29%) C#
5 108 (23.03%) Python
6 84 (17.91%) PHP
7 72 (15.35%) SQL
8 49 (10.45%) Objective-C
9 40 (8.53%) Perl
10 38 (8.10%) JavaScript
11 34 (7.25%) VB.NET
12 25 (5.33%) Bash Shell
12 25 (5.33%) R
13 20 (4.26%) Ruby
14 12 (2.56%) Scala
14 12 (2.56%) VB
15 8 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.43%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.43%) Tcl
17 1 (0.21%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 201 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 153 (32.62%) CISSP
3 148 (31.56%) CEH
4 119 (25.37%) DV Cleared
5 95 (20.26%) GIAC
6 90 (19.19%) Degree
7 86 (18.34%) CREST Certified
8 78 (16.63%) Cisco Certification
9 74 (15.78%) CCNA
10 71 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 60 (12.79%) SANS
12 55 (11.73%) OSCP
13 53 (11.30%) MCSE
13 53 (11.30%) SSCP
14 46 (9.81%) SC Cleared
15 45 (9.59%) Linux+ Certification
15 45 (9.59%) Network+ Certification
16 43 (9.17%) CISM
17 39 (8.32%) CompTIA Security+
17 39 (8.32%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (11.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (5.33%) QA
3 22 (4.69%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.71%) HIPAA
5 7 (1.49%) COBIT
6 6 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.77%) Docker
3 8 (1.71%) vSphere
4 7 (1.49%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.07%) Snort
6 4 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.43%) vCloud
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 71 (15.14%) Nessus
2 59 (12.58%) Nmap
3 13 (2.77%) OpenVAS
4 10 (2.13%) HAProxy
4 10 (2.13%) Puppet
5 8 (1.71%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.71%) QRadar
5 8 (1.71%) Salt
6 5 (1.07%) HP Fortify
7 4 (0.85%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.43%) Ansible
8 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.21%) Grafana
9 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.21%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 40 (8.53%) Cisco
2 33 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.54%) CheckPoint
4 16 (3.41%) Aruba
4 16 (3.41%) FireEye
4 16 (3.41%) Meraki
4 16 (3.41%) Palo Alto
4 16 (3.41%) Trustwave
5 15 (3.20%) Qualys
6 14 (2.99%) VMware
7 13 (2.77%) Coverity
8 12 (2.56%) Citrix
9 9 (1.92%) Zend
10 8 (1.71%) ArcSight
10 8 (1.71%) Juniper
10 8 (1.71%) Vyatta
11 5 (1.07%) Sourcefire
12 4 (0.85%) Intel Security
12 4 (0.85%) LogRhythm
12 4 (0.85%) Veracode
London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Gym Membership, Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension, PHI, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: 30000-35000 Per Annum bonus, pension, great working envioroment
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago