The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 631 608 643
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +35
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 34 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.015% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.019% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 23
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £41,100 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £103,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41096 37728 44373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 81.78% 81.53% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33643 31482 38139
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Ethical Hacking
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 9 £60,000 -26.60% 1
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 65 (85.53%) CISSP
2 50 (65.79%) Information Security
3 44 (57.89%) CEH
4 41 (53.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (51.32%) Penetration Testing
6 29 (38.16%) Firewall
7 27 (35.53%) CISM
8 25 (32.89%) Network Security
8 25 (32.89%) PCI DSS
9 22 (28.95%) GIAC
9 22 (28.95%) Cyber Security
10 19 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 18 (23.68%) CESG
11 18 (23.68%) Finance
12 17 (22.37%) CESG CLAS
13 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
14 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
15 14 (18.42%) Windows
16 13 (17.11%) CISA
16 13 (17.11%) Project Management
16 13 (17.11%) Security Architecture
16 13 (17.11%) SIEM
17 12 (15.79%) Degree
18 10 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
18 10 (13.16%) Local Government
18 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
18 10 (13.16%) Law
18 10 (13.16%) CA
18 10 (13.16%) Tivoli
18 10 (13.16%) Oracle

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (1.32%) GroupWise
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 29 (38.16%) Firewall
2 25 (32.89%) Network Security
3 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.95%) HTTP
5 2 (2.63%) LAN
5 2 (2.63%) WAN
5 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.32%) Wireless
6 1 (1.32%) LDAP
6 1 (1.32%) SMTP
6 1 (1.32%) DHCP
6 1 (1.32%) SNMP
6 1 (1.32%) DNS
6 1 (1.32%) SSL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Local Government
2 10 (13.16%) Law
3 9 (11.84%) Legal
4 7 (9.21%) Banking
5 4 (5.26%) Advertising
6 2 (2.63%) French Language
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Security Specialist
1 21 (27.63%) Consultant
1 21 (27.63%) Security Consultant
2 13 (17.11%) Information Security Specialist
2 13 (17.11%) Information Specialist
3 12 (15.79%) Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Security Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Tester
5 9 (11.84%) Information Security Consultant
5 9 (11.84%) Penetration Tester
6 8 (10.53%) Security Architect
6 8 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Architect
7 7 (9.21%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Ethical Hacker
9 2 (2.63%) Head of Testing
10 1 (1.32%) Information Security Analyst
10 1 (1.32%) Test Team Leader
10 1 (1.32%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.32%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) CESG
2 17 (22.37%) CESG CLAS
3 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 10 (13.16%) RMADS
5 8 (10.53%) Cryptography
6 7 (9.21%) PKI
7 6 (7.89%) PMI
8 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.95%) Mainframe
10 2 (2.63%) Open Source
10 2 (2.63%) AS400
11 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) UNIX
3 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (65.79%) Information Security
2 39 (51.32%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (28.95%) Cyber Security
4 19 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (17.11%) Project Management
5 13 (17.11%) Security Architecture
5 13 (17.11%) SIEM
6 10 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (7.89%) Investment Management
8 6 (7.89%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity
8 6 (7.89%) ITIL
8 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.89%) CRM
8 6 (7.89%) Service Management
8 6 (7.89%) BCP
8 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.89%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) C++
1 7 (9.21%) Python
2 6 (7.89%) Ruby
3 4 (5.26%) C
4 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) Perl
4 1 (1.32%) PHP
4 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (85.53%) CISSP
2 44 (57.89%) CEH
3 27 (35.53%) CISM
4 22 (28.95%) GIAC
5 13 (17.11%) CISA
6 12 (15.79%) Degree
7 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
8 7 (9.21%) DV Cleared
9 6 (7.89%) OSCP
9 6 (7.89%) PMI Certification
10 4 (5.26%) PCI QSA
11 3 (3.95%) GPEN
11 3 (3.95%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (2.63%) CSSLP
13 1 (1.32%) GCED
13 1 (1.32%) GISP
13 1 (1.32%) GSNA
13 1 (1.32%) GCFA
13 1 (1.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (53.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (32.89%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.89%) COBIT
4 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) CA
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) LogRhythm
West London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 19 days ago