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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 507 613 640
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +27
Permanent jobs citing CEH 133 59 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 110 51 54
Median salary £67,500 £55,000 £57,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -3.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,775
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.51%
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
10085 11378 12997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.03% 25.98% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8390 9299 10555
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,943 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

CEH Salary Histogram in London

CEH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +43 12 £70,000 +16.66% 7
Harrow - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £102,500 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for CEH.

1 240 (86.96%) CISSP
2 155 (56.16%) Information Security
3 122 (44.20%) Ethical Hacking
4 117 (42.39%) CISM
5 106 (38.41%) SIEM
6 91 (32.97%) Firewall
7 86 (31.16%) Penetration Testing
7 86 (31.16%) Degree
8 83 (30.07%) GCIH
9 73 (26.45%) Finance
10 72 (26.09%) GIAC
11 68 (24.64%) Vulnerability Management
12 66 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 65 (23.55%) Security Operations
14 59 (21.38%) Management Information System
15 57 (20.65%) Cybersecurity
16 55 (19.93%) ITIL
17 53 (19.20%) Windows
17 53 (19.20%) SANS
18 48 (17.39%) Unix
19 47 (17.03%) GCIA
20 45 (16.30%) Cisco Certification
20 45 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (15.22%) Linux
21 42 (15.22%) Network Security
22 41 (14.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
23 38 (13.77%) PCI DSS
24 37 (13.41%) CCNA
24 37 (13.41%) Cyberthreat
25 36 (13.04%) CREST Certified

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.07%) IIS
2 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.45%) SaaS
2 3 (1.09%) IaaS
2 3 (1.09%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 91 (32.97%) Firewall
2 42 (15.22%) Network Security
3 32 (11.59%) Wireshark
4 31 (11.23%) TCP/IP
5 28 (10.14%) DNS
6 27 (9.78%) tcpdump
7 22 (7.97%) HTTP
8 20 (7.25%) Internet
9 16 (5.80%) SMTP
10 14 (5.07%) Wireless
11 13 (4.71%) SSL
12 12 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
12 12 (4.35%) VPN
13 10 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (2.54%) LAN
14 7 (2.54%) LDAP
14 7 (2.54%) WAN
15 4 (1.45%) Cisco ISE
16 3 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.17%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (10.14%) Metasploit
2 8 (2.90%) Burp Suite
3 7 (2.54%) AppScan
4 2 (0.72%) Paros
5 1 (0.36%) Hudson
5 1 (0.36%) SonarQube
General
1 73 (26.45%) Finance
2 24 (8.70%) Legal
3 14 (5.07%) Banking
4 13 (4.71%) Law
5 9 (3.26%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.54%) Retail
7 5 (1.81%) Electronics
7 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.81%) Marketing
8 4 (1.45%) Music Industry
8 4 (1.45%) Publishing
9 3 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (30.43%) Analyst
2 79 (28.62%) Security Analyst
3 38 (13.77%) Consultant
4 36 (13.04%) Architect
4 36 (13.04%) Security Architect
5 32 (11.59%) Incident Manager
5 32 (11.59%) Security Consultant
6 30 (10.87%) Security Manager
7 28 (10.14%) Security Engineer
8 25 (9.06%) IT Analyst
8 25 (9.06%) IT Security Analyst
9 23 (8.33%) IT Manager
10 22 (7.97%) Information Analyst
10 22 (7.97%) Information Security Analyst
11 20 (7.25%) SIEM Analyst
12 19 (6.88%) Penetration Tester
12 19 (6.88%) Security Specialist
12 19 (6.88%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (6.88%) Senior Security Analyst
12 19 (6.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.17%) .NET
2 5 (1.81%) WSH
3 4 (1.45%) HTML
4 3 (1.09%) Web Services
5 2 (0.72%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.36%) J2EE
6 1 (0.36%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.38%) Management Information System
2 45 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (13.41%) Cyberthreat
4 36 (13.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 32 (11.59%) Computer Science
6 20 (7.25%) Client/Server
7 19 (6.88%) PMI
8 18 (6.52%) Data Centre
8 18 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (5.07%) PKI
10 12 (4.35%) Fintech
11 11 (3.99%) Mobile App
12 8 (2.90%) Mathematics
13 6 (2.17%) CESG
13 6 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (2.17%) Social Network
14 5 (1.81%) Data Conversion
14 5 (1.81%) Social Media
15 4 (1.45%) Mainframe
16 3 (1.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.20%) Windows
2 48 (17.39%) Unix
3 42 (15.22%) Linux
4 13 (4.71%) Solaris
5 11 (3.99%) FreeBSD
5 11 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.17%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (56.16%) Information Security
2 122 (44.20%) Ethical Hacking
3 106 (38.41%) SIEM
4 86 (31.16%) Penetration Testing
5 68 (24.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 65 (23.55%) Security Operations
7 57 (20.65%) Cybersecurity
8 55 (19.93%) ITIL
9 41 (14.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 31 (11.23%) PRINCE2
10 31 (11.23%) Security Architecture
11 28 (10.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 25 (9.06%) Project Management
13 24 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (8.70%) Security Testing
14 23 (8.33%) OWASP
15 22 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (7.25%) Service Management
17 19 (6.88%) ITSM
17 19 (6.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.32%) Python
2 32 (11.59%) PowerShell
3 31 (11.23%) Perl
4 25 (9.06%) SQL
5 22 (7.97%) Ruby
6 18 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 15 (5.43%) C#
8 13 (4.71%) C++
9 12 (4.35%) Java
10 8 (2.90%) PHP
11 7 (2.54%) C
12 5 (1.81%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.36%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 240 (86.96%) CISSP
2 117 (42.39%) CISM
3 86 (31.16%) Degree
4 83 (30.07%) GCIH
5 72 (26.09%) GIAC
6 53 (19.20%) SANS
7 47 (17.03%) GCIA
8 45 (16.30%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (13.41%) CCNA
10 36 (13.04%) CREST Certified
10 36 (13.04%) OSCP
11 33 (11.96%) CISA
11 33 (11.96%) ECSA
12 27 (9.78%) SSCP
13 25 (9.06%) CHFI
14 22 (7.97%) Security Cleared
15 21 (7.61%) SC Cleared
16 19 (6.88%) CompTIA Security+
16 19 (6.88%) PMI Certification
16 19 (6.88%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (13.77%) PCI DSS
3 35 (12.68%) COBIT
4 3 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.72%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.72%) RMADS
5 2 (0.72%) SLA
6 1 (0.36%) GPG13
6 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 32 (11.59%) Snort
2 19 (6.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.09%) KVM
3 3 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (12.68%) Nessus
2 17 (6.16%) Nmap
3 13 (4.71%) EnCase
3 13 (4.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (2.90%) HP Fortify
4 8 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.17%) WebInspect
6 4 (1.45%) Puppet
7 3 (1.09%) Nexpose
7 3 (1.09%) QRadar
7 3 (1.09%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.09%) RSA enVision
8 2 (0.72%) Juniper STRM
8 2 (0.72%) RSA Security Analytics
8 2 (0.72%) WMI
9 1 (0.36%) Ansible
9 1 (0.36%) FTK
9 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (10.87%) Cisco
2 28 (10.14%) Splunk
3 24 (8.70%) ArcSight
4 23 (8.33%) Qualys
5 20 (7.25%) CheckPoint
6 19 (6.88%) Remedy
7 18 (6.52%) Microsoft
8 17 (6.16%) Red Hat
9 15 (5.43%) Symantec
10 14 (5.07%) Fortinet
10 14 (5.07%) Juniper
11 12 (4.35%) Intel Security
11 12 (4.35%) WorldPay
12 11 (3.99%) Palo Alto
13 9 (3.26%) FireEye
14 6 (2.17%) SAP
15 5 (1.81%) F5
15 5 (1.81%) IBM
16 4 (1.45%) Aruba
16 4 (1.45%) Trustwave
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