The first table below looks at the demand for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 177 133 150
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +17
Permanent jobs citing CEH 7 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.71% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 2.59% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +182.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £60,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £24,475
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
934 695 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.53% 27.41% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 782 495 514
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CEH
West Yorkshire

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CEH
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the Leeds region.

CEH Salary Trend in Leeds

CEH
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

CEH Salary Histogram in Leeds

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing CEH 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 CEH.

1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security
3 7 (63.64%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (54.55%) SIEM
4 6 (54.55%) Juniper
4 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) Symantec
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) HTTPS
4 6 (54.55%) SSL
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) McAfee
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
6 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Websense
7 3 (27.27%) SSCP
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
7 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
7 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
7 3 (27.27%) GCIA
7 3 (27.27%) GCIH
8 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
8 2 (18.18%) Snort

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing CEH 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 CEH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
1 6 (54.55%) HTTPS
1 6 (54.55%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Officer
3 3 (27.27%) Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Principle Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (54.55%) SIEM
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Anomaly Detection
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) SSCP
2 3 (27.27%) GCIA
2 3 (27.27%) GCIH
3 2 (18.18%) GIAC
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Juniper
1 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
1 6 (54.55%) Symantec
1 6 (54.55%) McAfee
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
3 3 (27.27%) Websense
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
4 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Dell