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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 676 795 814
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 235 141 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 185 97 138
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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
80558 89124 93346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.90% 87.14% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68108 73846 75834
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 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +102 113 £67,500 +28.57% 9
South East +25 46 £50,000 -4.76% 2
South West +25 37 £50,000 +51.51%
North West +25 14 £60,000 +41.17% 1
East of England +42 9 £47,000 +10.58% 3
West Midlands +4 8 £36,250 -35.55%
Yorkshire +20 3 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East Midlands +5 3 £70,000 +75.00%
Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 1
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 235 (56.63%) Penetration Testing
2 177 (42.65%) CEH
3 162 (39.04%) Security Cleared
4 161 (38.80%) CISSP
5 155 (37.35%) Cybersecurity
6 152 (36.63%) Java
7 149 (35.90%) C++
8 146 (35.18%) Information Security
9 120 (28.92%) Windows
10 112 (26.99%) Network Security
11 111 (26.75%) Firewall
12 99 (23.86%) C
13 94 (22.65%) Python
14 93 (22.41%) CREST Certified
15 90 (21.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 89 (21.45%) Degree
17 86 (20.72%) Finance
18 84 (20.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 81 (19.52%) C#
20 77 (18.55%) GIAC
21 71 (17.11%) Linux
21 71 (17.11%) Nessus
21 71 (17.11%) DV Cleared
22 69 (16.63%) CISM
23 67 (16.14%) SIEM
24 66 (15.90%) Metasploit
25 62 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
26 58 (13.98%) OSCP
27 56 (13.49%) .NET
28 54 (13.01%) Telecoms

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 12 (2.89%) Apache Pig
2 11 (2.65%) IIS
3 4 (0.96%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
2 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.65%) SaaS
2 7 (1.69%) IaaS
2 7 (1.69%) PaaS
3 5 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 112 (26.99%) Network Security
2 111 (26.75%) Firewall
3 47 (11.33%) TCP/IP
4 35 (8.43%) Wireless
5 33 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (7.71%) Internet
6 32 (7.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 24 (5.78%) VPN
8 23 (5.54%) SSL
9 15 (3.61%) DNS
10 14 (3.37%) HTTP
11 11 (2.65%) Cisco ISE
11 11 (2.65%) DHCP
12 9 (2.17%) HTTPS
12 9 (2.17%) IPsec
12 9 (2.17%) SMTP
13 8 (1.93%) Broadband
13 8 (1.93%) SAN
14 7 (1.69%) FTP
14 7 (1.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.58%) Big Data
2 12 (2.89%) Apache Hive
2 12 (2.89%) Hadoop
3 10 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.69%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.48%) MySQL
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (15.90%) Metasploit
2 23 (5.54%) Burp Suite
3 11 (2.65%) sqlmap
4 3 (0.72%) AppScan
4 3 (0.72%) FindBugs
5 2 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) git-flow
5 2 (0.48%) JIRA
5 2 (0.48%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 86 (20.72%) Finance
2 54 (13.01%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.99%) Banking
4 20 (4.82%) Legal
5 11 (2.65%) Games
6 9 (2.17%) Publishing
7 6 (1.45%) Billing
8 4 (0.96%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (0.72%) Retail
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (26.51%) Analyst
2 101 (24.34%) Security Analyst
3 75 (18.07%) Tester
4 69 (16.63%) Penetration Tester
5 62 (14.94%) Consultant
6 51 (12.29%) Security Consultant
7 44 (10.60%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 40 (9.64%) Senior Analyst
9 36 (8.67%) Senior Security Analyst
10 35 (8.43%) Security Manager
11 32 (7.71%) Security Engineer
12 27 (6.51%) Senior Consultant
12 27 (6.51%) Senior Security Consultant
13 24 (5.78%) Architect
13 24 (5.78%) Security Architect
13 24 (5.78%) Security Tester
14 22 (5.30%) Network Engineer
14 22 (5.30%) Security Specialist
15 20 (4.82%) Ethical Hacker
15 20 (4.82%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.49%) .NET
2 12 (2.89%) Java EE
2 12 (2.89%) STL
3 9 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.69%) HTML
5 5 (1.20%) WSH
6 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.96%) HTML5
6 4 (0.96%) JSON
6 4 (0.96%) RESTful
6 4 (0.96%) XML
7 2 (0.48%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.48%) Django
7 2 (0.48%) LAMP
7 2 (0.48%) Middleware
7 2 (0.48%) Node.js
7 2 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.48%) REST
7 2 (0.48%) SOAP
7 2 (0.48%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.12%) Management Information System
2 41 (9.88%) Data Centre
3 40 (9.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 32 (7.71%) Blog
5 31 (7.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 27 (6.51%) Mobile App
7 23 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (5.06%) Computer Science
9 15 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (2.89%) CESG
11 11 (2.65%) PMI
12 10 (2.41%) Client/Server
12 10 (2.41%) PKI
13 9 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.93%) Cyber Attack
14 8 (1.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 8 (1.93%) SCADA
15 7 (1.69%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.69%) Cybercrime
16 6 (1.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 120 (28.92%) Windows
2 71 (17.11%) Linux
3 43 (10.36%) VxWorks
4 34 (8.19%) Unix
5 16 (3.86%) Android
6 12 (2.89%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.93%) Kali Linux
8 7 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.72%) Solaris
10 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (56.63%) Penetration Testing
2 155 (37.35%) Cybersecurity
3 146 (35.18%) Information Security
4 90 (21.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 67 (16.14%) SIEM
6 52 (12.53%) Project Management
6 52 (12.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 49 (11.81%) Security Testing
8 48 (11.57%) Security Operations
9 46 (11.08%) Reverse Engineering
10 45 (10.84%) Mentoring
11 42 (10.12%) Source Code Analysis
11 42 (10.12%) Vulnerability Management
12 41 (9.88%) Security Architecture
13 33 (7.95%) ITIL
14 32 (7.71%) Business Development
15 30 (7.23%) OWASP
15 30 (7.23%) Software Engineering
16 25 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (4.58%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 152 (36.63%) Java
2 149 (35.90%) C++
3 99 (23.86%) C
4 94 (22.65%) Python
5 81 (19.52%) C#
6 46 (11.08%) VB.NET
7 45 (10.84%) PHP
8 43 (10.36%) Objective-C
9 37 (8.92%) Perl
10 27 (6.51%) SQL
11 21 (5.06%) Ruby
12 13 (3.13%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.93%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.69%) JavaScript
14 7 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.96%) Scala
15 4 (0.96%) VB
16 2 (0.48%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.48%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 177 (42.65%) CEH
2 162 (39.04%) Security Cleared
3 161 (38.80%) CISSP
4 93 (22.41%) CREST Certified
5 89 (21.45%) Degree
6 77 (18.55%) GIAC
7 71 (17.11%) DV Cleared
8 69 (16.63%) CISM
9 62 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
10 58 (13.98%) OSCP
11 50 (12.05%) CCNA
12 46 (11.08%) SANS
13 40 (9.64%) GCIH
14 36 (8.67%) CHECK Team Leader
15 35 (8.43%) SC Cleared
16 27 (6.51%) Network+ Certification
16 27 (6.51%) SSCP
17 26 (6.27%) CISA
18 24 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (5.54%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (20.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (11.08%) PCI DSS
3 43 (10.36%) QA
4 12 (2.89%) COBIT
5 9 (2.17%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.89%) Snort
4 7 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (1.45%) vCloud
6 3 (0.72%) vSphere
7 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.48%) Docker
7 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 71 (17.11%) Nessus
2 54 (13.01%) Nmap
3 11 (2.65%) HP Fortify
4 7 (1.69%) OpenVAS
5 6 (1.45%) Nexpose
6 3 (0.72%) Puppet
6 3 (0.72%) RSA enVision
7 2 (0.48%) EnCase
7 2 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.48%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.48%) Salt
8 1 (0.24%) Ansible
8 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 53 (12.77%) Cisco
2 42 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.71%) CheckPoint
4 24 (5.78%) ArcSight
5 18 (4.34%) Splunk
5 18 (4.34%) VMware
6 17 (4.10%) Qualys
7 14 (3.37%) FireEye
8 13 (3.13%) Palo Alto
9 12 (2.89%) Trustwave
10 11 (2.65%) Aruba
10 11 (2.65%) Meraki
11 10 (2.41%) Coverity
11 10 (2.41%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.41%) Remedy
12 7 (1.69%) F5
12 7 (1.69%) Juniper
13 6 (1.45%) Citrix
13 6 (1.45%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.20%) LogRhythm
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