The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 557 595 603
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 69 33 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.074% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.089% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 68 29 27
Average salary £55,000 £63,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.38% +15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
Ethical Hacking
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38308 37224 40996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.68% 83.64% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31481 30926 35198
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in London

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

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in London

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Ethical Hacking Salary Histogram in London

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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 +6 7 £65,000 +5.26% 4
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 87 (80.56%) CEH
2 76 (70.37%) Information Security
3 74 (68.52%) CISSP
4 67 (62.04%) Penetration Testing
5 62 (57.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 42 (38.89%) Firewall
7 36 (33.33%) ITIL
8 35 (32.41%) Management Information System
9 34 (31.48%) Network Security
10 28 (25.93%) PCI DSS
10 28 (25.93%) ISMS
10 28 (25.93%) Cyber Security
11 24 (22.22%) Law
11 24 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 23 (21.30%) TCP/IP
13 21 (19.44%) Project Management
13 21 (19.44%) GIAC
14 20 (18.52%) CISM
15 19 (17.59%) Internet
15 19 (17.59%) Legal
15 19 (17.59%) Degree
15 19 (17.59%) Metasploit
16 17 (15.74%) Ruby
16 17 (15.74%) Finance
16 17 (15.74%) Security Management
16 17 (15.74%) Python
17 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
18 15 (13.89%) C++
19 14 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
20 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (11.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.89%) Firewall
2 34 (31.48%) Network Security
3 23 (21.30%) TCP/IP
4 19 (17.59%) Internet
5 12 (11.11%) Intranet
6 9 (8.33%) Wireless
7 4 (3.70%) VPN
8 2 (1.85%) LAN
8 2 (1.85%) WAN
9 1 (0.93%) SMTP
9 1 (0.93%) DHCP
9 1 (0.93%) HTTP
9 1 (0.93%) SNMP
9 1 (0.93%) DNS
9 1 (0.93%) SSL
9 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (17.59%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (22.22%) Law
2 19 (17.59%) Legal
3 17 (15.74%) Finance
4 11 (10.19%) Banking
5 8 (7.41%) Local Government
6 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 42 (38.89%) Tester
2 41 (37.96%) Penetration Tester
3 35 (32.41%) Analyst
3 35 (32.41%) Security Analyst
4 28 (25.93%) Security Specialist
4 28 (25.93%) Information Security Specialist
4 28 (25.93%) Information Specialist
5 16 (14.81%) Ethical Hacker
6 13 (12.04%) IT Security Analyst
7 12 (11.11%) Information Analyst
7 12 (11.11%) Security Architect
7 12 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
7 12 (11.11%) Architect
8 11 (10.19%) Product Specialist
9 10 (9.26%) Product Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) Graduate
10 6 (5.56%) IT Security Specialist
11 5 (4.63%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 5 (4.63%) Senior Tester
11 5 (4.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.41%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.33%) CESG
3 9 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
4 8 (7.41%) RMADS
4 8 (7.41%) PMI
5 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.93%) FMCG
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.78%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Android
2 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (70.37%) Information Security
2 67 (62.04%) Penetration Testing
3 36 (33.33%) ITIL
4 28 (25.93%) ISMS
4 28 (25.93%) Cyber Security
5 24 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 21 (19.44%) Project Management
7 17 (15.74%) Security Management
8 14 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (12.04%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (12.04%) Change Control
9 13 (12.04%) Information Assurance
10 12 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 11 (10.19%) Information Security Management
12 10 (9.26%) SIEM
13 8 (7.41%) Security Architecture
13 8 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
13 8 (7.41%) ITSM
13 8 (7.41%) Service Management
13 8 (7.41%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) Python
1 17 (15.74%) Ruby
2 15 (13.89%) C++
3 5 (4.63%) C
4 2 (1.85%) SQL
5 1 (0.93%) Perl
5 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (80.56%) CEH
2 74 (68.52%) CISSP
3 21 (19.44%) GIAC
4 20 (18.52%) CISM
5 19 (17.59%) Degree
6 13 (12.04%) MCSE
6 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (11.11%) CISA
8 8 (7.41%) PMI Certification
8 8 (7.41%) GPEN
8 8 (7.41%) OSCP
9 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.70%) SSCP
11 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.85%) GCFA
12 1 (0.93%) CGEIT
12 1 (0.93%) GCED
12 1 (0.93%) GISP
12 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (57.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (25.93%) PCI DSS
3 10 (9.26%) COBIT
4 7 (6.48%) QA
5 2 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.41%) CA
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle
3 6 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 6 (5.56%) NetIQ
4 5 (4.63%) BT
5 3 (2.78%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.85%) F5
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum training and certifications offered
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 18 days ago
London Arena
OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £55 per annum, Benefits: Car + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension etc
Posted: 26 days ago