The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 171 140 148
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +8
Permanent jobs citing CEH 14 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 2.40% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +229.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £70,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £70,000 £24,475
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
CEH
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
914 625 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.24% 23.60% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 734 490 508
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 2014.

CEH Salary Histogram in Leeds

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (94.44%) CISSP
3 10 (55.56%) CISM
3 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (44.44%) GIAC
5 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
6 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
8 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
9 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
9 3 (16.67%) SSL
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) UNIX
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) Juniper
9 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 3 (16.67%) Symantec
9 3 (16.67%) McAfee
9 3 (16.67%) ArcSight
9 3 (16.67%) SIEM
9 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
9 3 (16.67%) Network Security
10 2 (11.11%) ISMS

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
1 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 3 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) RMADS
2 2 (11.11%) CESG
2 2 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 5 (27.78%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 3 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (11.11%) ISMS
6 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
6 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) CISSP
2 10 (55.56%) CISM
3 8 (44.44%) GIAC
4 2 (11.11%) SSCP
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Juniper
1 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 3 (16.67%) Symantec
1 3 (16.67%) McAfee
1 3 (16.67%) ArcSight