The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 533 577 599
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +22
Permanent jobs citing CEH 104 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.066% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 98 27 44
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,700 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £82,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
CEH
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11362 10837 12880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.73% 24.72% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9084 8930 11002
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in London

CEH
Salary Trend in London

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

CEH Salary Trend in London

CEH
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

CEH Salary Histogram in London

CEH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 9 £50,250 -30.68% 3
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -
South Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 130 (79.27%) CISSP
2 112 (68.29%) Information Security
3 92 (56.10%) Penetration Testing
4 86 (52.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 85 (51.83%) Ethical Hacking
6 50 (30.49%) Finance
7 47 (28.66%) Firewall
8 45 (27.44%) Network Security
9 44 (26.83%) ITIL
10 43 (26.22%) Management Information System
11 39 (23.78%) Degree
12 38 (23.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 37 (22.56%) TCP/IP
14 35 (21.34%) GIAC
14 35 (21.34%) PCI DSS
15 32 (19.51%) Law
16 30 (18.29%) Cyber Security
17 28 (17.07%) ISMS
17 28 (17.07%) CISM
17 28 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
17 28 (17.07%) Internet
18 25 (15.24%) Legal
18 25 (15.24%) OSCP
19 24 (14.63%) Wireless
19 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
19 24 (14.63%) Windows
20 23 (14.02%) Python
20 23 (14.02%) Project Management
20 23 (14.02%) Ruby
21 22 (13.41%) Linux

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (0.61%) GroupWise
2 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.32%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (28.66%) Firewall
2 45 (27.44%) Network Security
3 37 (22.56%) TCP/IP
4 28 (17.07%) Internet
5 24 (14.63%) Wireless
6 12 (7.32%) Intranet
7 10 (6.10%) Wireless Security
8 6 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (3.05%) VPN
10 4 (2.44%) VoIP
10 4 (2.44%) SMTP
10 4 (2.44%) DNS
10 4 (2.44%) SSL
11 3 (1.83%) POP3
11 3 (1.83%) IMAP
12 2 (1.22%) HTTP
13 1 (0.61%) SNMP
13 1 (0.61%) DHCP
13 1 (0.61%) LDAP
13 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (12.20%) Metasploit
2 6 (3.66%) AppScan
General
1 50 (30.49%) Finance
2 32 (19.51%) Law
3 25 (15.24%) Legal
4 16 (9.76%) Banking
5 10 (6.10%) Retail
6 8 (4.88%) Games
7 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 60 (36.59%) Security Analyst
1 60 (36.59%) Tester
1 60 (36.59%) Analyst
2 59 (35.98%) Penetration Tester
3 35 (21.34%) Security Specialist
3 35 (21.34%) Information Security Specialist
3 35 (21.34%) Information Specialist
4 16 (9.76%) Security Architect
4 16 (9.76%) Architect
5 15 (9.15%) Information Analyst
5 15 (9.15%) Information Security Analyst
5 15 (9.15%) Security Engineer
5 15 (9.15%) Ethical Hacker
5 15 (9.15%) IT Security Analyst
6 13 (7.93%) Security Risk Analyst
6 13 (7.93%) Risk Analyst
7 12 (7.32%) Security Tester
8 11 (6.71%) Product Specialist
9 10 (6.10%) Consultant
9 10 (6.10%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.83%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.22%) JSON
2 2 (1.22%) RESTful
2 2 (1.22%) Web Services
2 2 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.22%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.71%) PMI
3 10 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.05%) PKI
6 4 (2.44%) AS400
6 4 (2.44%) CESG
7 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.63%) Windows
2 22 (13.41%) Linux
3 11 (6.71%) UNIX
4 10 (6.10%) Solaris
5 8 (4.88%) Debian
5 8 (4.88%) CentOS
5 8 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.44%) OS/390
8 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (68.29%) Information Security
2 92 (56.10%) Penetration Testing
3 85 (51.83%) Ethical Hacking
4 44 (26.83%) ITIL
5 38 (23.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 30 (18.29%) Cyber Security
7 28 (17.07%) ISMS
7 28 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
8 23 (14.02%) Project Management
9 18 (10.98%) Security Management
9 18 (10.98%) Security Architecture
10 17 (10.37%) Risk Management
11 15 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (9.15%) Change Control
12 14 (8.54%) Incident Management
12 14 (8.54%) SIEM
13 13 (7.93%) Information Assurance
14 12 (7.32%) PRINCE2
14 12 (7.32%) Security Testing
14 12 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.02%) Python
1 23 (14.02%) Ruby
2 15 (9.15%) C++
3 12 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 10 (6.10%) Perl
5 8 (4.88%) SQL
6 6 (3.66%) Java
7 5 (3.05%) C
8 3 (1.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 130 (79.27%) CISSP
2 39 (23.78%) Degree
3 35 (21.34%) GIAC
4 28 (17.07%) CISM
5 25 (15.24%) OSCP
6 20 (12.20%) CCNA
6 20 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (11.59%) Security Cleared
7 19 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (10.98%) CISA
9 15 (9.15%) GPEN
10 13 (7.93%) CHFI
10 13 (7.93%) MCSE
11 12 (7.32%) OSCE
12 11 (6.71%) PMI Certification
13 6 (3.66%) MCITP
13 6 (3.66%) GCIH
14 4 (2.44%) CISMP
14 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
14 4 (2.44%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (52.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (21.34%) PCI DSS
3 18 (10.98%) COBIT
4 8 (4.88%) QA
5 4 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.22%) SLA
7 1 (0.61%) BS7799
7 1 (0.61%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) Snort
1 6 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.83%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (0.61%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (3.05%) Nessus
3 3 (1.83%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (1.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.49%) Symantec
3 8 (4.88%) McAfee
4 6 (3.66%) IronPort
4 6 (3.66%) NetIQ
4 6 (3.66%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.05%) Oracle
6 4 (2.44%) LogRhythm
7 3 (1.83%) Websense
7 3 (1.83%) Clearswift
7 3 (1.83%) F5
7 3 (1.83%) Postini
7 3 (1.83%) Webroot
8 1 (0.61%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.61%) Juniper
8 1 (0.61%) Sybase
8 1 (0.61%) Splunk
8 1 (0.61%) Qualys
8 1 (0.61%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.61%) Fortinet
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