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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 579 576 625
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +49
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 50 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.048% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.058% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 50 18 18
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £44,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +46.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £81,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +57.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39302 36068 41200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.59% 81.58% 79.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32636 29824 35689
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -5 10 £48,750 -29.60% 1
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 60 (74.07%) CEH
2 57 (70.37%) CISSP
3 49 (60.49%) Information Security
4 48 (59.26%) Penetration Testing
5 43 (53.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (34.57%) Cyber Security
7 27 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 27 (33.33%) PCI DSS
8 26 (32.10%) Firewall
8 26 (32.10%) Management Information System
9 22 (27.16%) Finance
10 20 (24.69%) Network Security
11 19 (23.46%) Project Management
12 18 (22.22%) ITIL
12 18 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
13 17 (20.99%) GIAC
14 15 (18.52%) Ruby
14 15 (18.52%) Python
14 15 (18.52%) Metasploit
15 14 (17.28%) SIEM
16 13 (16.05%) C++
16 13 (16.05%) Risk Management
17 12 (14.81%) CISM
17 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
17 12 (14.81%) Degree
18 11 (13.58%) Banking
18 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
18 11 (13.58%) Security Architecture
19 10 (12.35%) COBIT
19 10 (12.35%) ISMS

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (1.23%) IIS
1 1 (1.23%) GroupWise
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.10%) Firewall
2 20 (24.69%) Network Security
3 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.17%) Intranet
4 5 (6.17%) Internet
5 3 (3.70%) Wireless
6 2 (2.47%) LAN
6 2 (2.47%) WAN
7 1 (1.23%) DNS
7 1 (1.23%) SSL
7 1 (1.23%) LDAP
7 1 (1.23%) SMTP
7 1 (1.23%) DHCP
7 1 (1.23%) HTTP
7 1 (1.23%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Banking
3 9 (11.11%) Legal
4 7 (8.64%) Law
5 6 (7.41%) Local Government
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.47%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Tester
2 28 (34.57%) Penetration Tester
3 21 (25.93%) Analyst
3 21 (25.93%) Security Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Security Specialist
5 11 (13.58%) Information Security Specialist
5 11 (13.58%) IT Security Analyst
5 11 (13.58%) Information Specialist
6 9 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 9 (11.11%) Consultant
6 9 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 9 (11.11%) Architect
7 8 (9.88%) Ethical Hacker
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Tester
8 5 (6.17%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.17%) Graduate
9 4 (4.94%) Information Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.10%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.35%) CESG
3 9 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
4 8 (9.88%) PMI
5 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.41%) RMADS
6 3 (3.70%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.70%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) Open Source
7 1 (1.23%) FMCG
7 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (60.49%) Information Security
2 48 (59.26%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (34.57%) Cyber Security
4 27 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 19 (23.46%) Project Management
6 18 (22.22%) ITIL
6 18 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (17.28%) SIEM
8 13 (16.05%) Risk Management
9 11 (13.58%) Security Architecture
10 10 (12.35%) ISMS
11 8 (9.88%) Business Continuity Planning
11 8 (9.88%) BCP
11 8 (9.88%) Service Management
11 8 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (9.88%) ITSM
11 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
11 8 (9.88%) CRM
11 8 (9.88%) Investment Management
11 8 (9.88%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) Ruby
1 15 (18.52%) Python
2 13 (16.05%) C++
3 4 (4.94%) C
4 2 (2.47%) SQL
5 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (74.07%) CEH
2 57 (70.37%) CISSP
3 17 (20.99%) GIAC
4 12 (14.81%) CISM
4 12 (14.81%) Degree
5 9 (11.11%) OSCP
6 8 (9.88%) CISA
6 8 (9.88%) PMI Certification
6 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.41%) MCSE
7 6 (7.41%) GPEN
8 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.47%) SSCP
9 2 (2.47%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.23%) GCED
10 1 (1.23%) GISP
10 1 (1.23%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.23%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (53.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 10 (12.35%) COBIT
4 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) CA
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.47%) F5
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) BT
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 41 minutes ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 24 days ago