The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 69 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing CEH 1 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.14% 1.65% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 4.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 0
Average salary £45,000 £51,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.25%
CEH
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
139 284 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.63% 33.57% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 106 236 188
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £29,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

CEH
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

CEH Salary Trend in Leicestershire

CEH
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (66.67%) GIAC
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Snort
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) GWAPT
2 1 (33.33%) GPEN
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) OSCE
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) GWAPT
2 1 (33.33%) GPEN
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) OSCE
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight