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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 572 568 585
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 61 53 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 58 48 25
Average salary £65,000 £58,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £48,500 £52,400
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £76,800 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £58,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +56.00%
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
37689 38487 37948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.29% 83.56% 81.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31716 31712 32216
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +14 7 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (69.60%) Penetration Testing
2 82 (65.60%) CEH
3 78 (62.40%) Information Security
4 65 (52.00%) CISSP
5 64 (51.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (36.80%) Firewall
7 39 (31.20%) Network Security
8 34 (27.20%) Management Information System
9 33 (26.40%) ITIL
10 28 (22.40%) ISMS
11 26 (20.80%) Cyber Security
11 26 (20.80%) TCP/IP
12 25 (20.00%) PCI DSS
12 25 (20.00%) Metasploit
13 24 (19.20%) Law
14 20 (16.00%) CISM
14 20 (16.00%) Internet
15 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
16 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (14.40%) MCSE
16 18 (14.40%) Legal
16 18 (14.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 17 (13.60%) Security Management
18 16 (12.80%) Ruby
18 16 (12.80%) C++
18 16 (12.80%) Python
18 16 (12.80%) Degree
19 15 (12.00%) Computer Science
19 15 (12.00%) Information Assurance
19 15 (12.00%) Nessus

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (3.20%) IIS
2 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.80%) MS Project
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.60%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (36.80%) Firewall
2 39 (31.20%) Network Security
3 26 (20.80%) TCP/IP
4 20 (16.00%) Internet
5 12 (9.60%) Intranet
6 11 (8.80%) Wireless
7 9 (7.20%) VPN
8 5 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.20%) SSL
9 4 (3.20%) LAN
9 4 (3.20%) WAN
9 4 (3.20%) IPsec
10 3 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.40%) tcpdump
10 3 (2.40%) DMVPN
10 3 (2.40%) OSPF
10 3 (2.40%) BGP
10 3 (2.40%) EIGRP
10 3 (2.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (19.20%) Law
2 18 (14.40%) Legal
3 10 (8.00%) Banking
4 7 (5.60%) Local Government
5 6 (4.80%) Finance
6 3 (2.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (51.20%) Tester
2 63 (50.40%) Penetration Tester
3 31 (24.80%) Ethical Hacker
4 29 (23.20%) Security Analyst
4 29 (23.20%) Analyst
5 28 (22.40%) Security Specialist
5 28 (22.40%) Information Specialist
5 28 (22.40%) Information Security Specialist
6 16 (12.80%) Graduate
7 12 (9.60%) Information Security Analyst
7 12 (9.60%) Information Analyst
8 11 (8.80%) Product Specialist
9 10 (8.00%) Product Analyst
10 8 (6.40%) Architect
10 8 (6.40%) Network Engineer
10 8 (6.40%) Security Architect
11 7 (5.60%) IT Security Analyst
12 6 (4.80%) Senior Penetration Tester
12 6 (4.80%) IT Security Specialist
12 6 (4.80%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) Web Services
2 2 (1.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.20%) Management Information System
2 15 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.20%) CESG
4 8 (6.40%) CESG CLAS
5 7 (5.60%) RMADS
6 5 (4.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.60%) PMI
7 2 (1.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) Windows
2 6 (4.80%) Linux
3 5 (4.00%) Android
3 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (69.60%) Penetration Testing
2 78 (62.40%) Information Security
3 33 (26.40%) ITIL
4 28 (22.40%) ISMS
5 26 (20.80%) Cyber Security
6 18 (14.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 17 (13.60%) Security Management
8 15 (12.00%) Information Assurance
9 14 (11.20%) Security Testing
9 14 (11.20%) Project Management
10 13 (10.40%) Change Control
11 11 (8.80%) Information Security Management
12 10 (8.00%) Computer Security
13 9 (7.20%) OWASP
14 8 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (6.40%) Risk Management
15 7 (5.60%) Risk Assessment
16 5 (4.00%) Incident Management
16 5 (4.00%) Data Privacy
16 5 (4.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.80%) C++
1 16 (12.80%) Python
1 16 (12.80%) Ruby
2 8 (6.40%) C
3 6 (4.80%) SQL
4 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.60%) Java
5 2 (1.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 82 (65.60%) CEH
2 65 (52.00%) CISSP
3 20 (16.00%) CISM
4 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (14.40%) MCSE
5 16 (12.80%) Degree
6 15 (12.00%) GIAC
7 11 (8.80%) CISA
8 10 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (7.20%) CCNA
10 7 (5.60%) GPEN
11 6 (4.80%) OSCP
11 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
12 4 (3.20%) CCNP
12 4 (3.20%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (3.20%) SSCP
13 3 (2.40%) CCSA
13 3 (2.40%) GCIH
13 3 (2.40%) MCSA
13 3 (2.40%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (51.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.60%) QA
4 5 (4.00%) COBIT
5 1 (0.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) Snort
2 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (12.00%) Nessus
2 7 (5.60%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.40%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.40%) CheckPoint
3 11 (8.80%) Cisco
4 9 (7.20%) Oracle
5 7 (5.60%) CA
6 6 (4.80%) NetIQ
7 5 (4.00%) Websense
7 5 (4.00%) BT
7 5 (4.00%) VMware
8 3 (2.40%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.40%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.40%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.60%) F5
9 2 (1.60%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.80%) Qualys
10 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.80%) Sage
10 1 (0.80%) Dell
10 1 (0.80%) Citrix
10 1 (0.80%) Juniper
London
Networking People
Salary: £41000 - £45000 per annum + full corporate benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus+Ben
Posted: 26 days ago