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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 172 138 153
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +15
Permanent jobs citing CEH 9 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.24% 0.64% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 2.49% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £42,500 £70,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +229.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £70,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £70,000 £24,475
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
948 682 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.04% 25.85% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 791 509 518
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

CEH Salary Histogram in Leeds

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (50.00%) McAfee
4 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (50.00%) Symantec
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) HTTPS
4 6 (50.00%) SSL
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) SIEM
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
6 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) SSCP
7 3 (25.00%) GIAC
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Websense
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (25.00%) GCIA
7 3 (25.00%) GCIH
7 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
8 2 (16.67%) Hadoop

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 6 (50.00%) SSL
2 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Principle Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) CESG
1 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (8.33%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) SIEM
4 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 1 (8.33%) ISMS
6 1 (8.33%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) SSCP
3 3 (25.00%) GIAC
3 3 (25.00%) GCIA
3 3 (25.00%) GCIH
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) McAfee
1 6 (50.00%) Juniper
1 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (50.00%) Symantec
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 3 (25.00%) Websense
4 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
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