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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 139 153 147
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing CEH 32 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.93% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.76% 2.64% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 8
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,900 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,100 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
852 683 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.65% 20.99% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 744 527 467
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015.

CEH Salary Histogram in Leeds

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 46 (95.83%) Information Security
2 44 (91.67%) CISSP
3 42 (87.50%) GIAC
4 39 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (66.67%) PCI DSS
6 29 (60.42%) CISM
7 19 (39.58%) Risk Management
8 18 (37.50%) Management Information System
9 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
10 12 (25.00%) Security Testing
11 11 (22.92%) SIEM
12 10 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 8 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (14.58%) ITIL
15 6 (12.50%) B2C
15 6 (12.50%) SLA
15 6 (12.50%) Firewall
16 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
16 4 (8.33%) SSCP
17 3 (6.25%) Degree
18 2 (4.17%) IT Governance
18 2 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
18 2 (4.17%) Nmap
18 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
18 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
18 2 (4.17%) Metasploit
18 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
18 2 (4.17%) Security Architecture
18 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
18 2 (4.17%) OSCP

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 45 (93.75%) Security Analyst
1 45 (93.75%) Analyst
2 18 (37.50%) Information Analyst
2 18 (37.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) Security Tester
4 2 (4.17%) Tester
4 2 (4.17%) Junior
4 2 (4.17%) Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (4.17%) Junior Tester
5 1 (2.08%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) RMADS
2 2 (4.17%) CESG
2 2 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (95.83%) Information Security
2 19 (39.58%) Risk Management
3 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 12 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 11 (22.92%) SIEM
6 8 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (14.58%) ITIL
8 6 (12.50%) B2C
9 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) IT Governance
10 2 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
10 2 (4.17%) Security Architecture
10 2 (4.17%) ISMS
10 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
11 1 (2.08%) Computer Forensics
11 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.08%) Anomaly Detection
11 1 (2.08%) Computer Security
Qualifications
1 44 (91.67%) CISSP
2 42 (87.50%) GIAC
3 29 (60.42%) CISM
4 4 (8.33%) SSCP
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) OSCP
6 2 (4.17%) GCIH
7 1 (2.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 10 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Nessus