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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 557 569 604
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +35
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 65 65 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 41 65 25
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
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
37857 39249 37070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.76% 84.57% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31945 32349 30721
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +22 4 £61,000 +121.81% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £70,000 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 57 (55.34%) Penetration Testing
2 54 (52.43%) Information Security
3 44 (42.72%) CISSP
4 38 (36.89%) Firewall
5 36 (34.95%) Cyber Security
6 32 (31.07%) CEH
7 29 (28.16%) SIEM
8 28 (27.18%) Cybercrime
9 26 (25.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 22 (21.36%) GIAC
10 22 (21.36%) Trustwave
11 21 (20.39%) Finance
11 21 (20.39%) Project Management
12 20 (19.42%) CISM
13 18 (17.48%) CISA
13 18 (17.48%) SSCP
13 18 (17.48%) Java
13 18 (17.48%) Security Testing
14 17 (16.50%) Security Architecture
14 17 (16.50%) C
15 16 (15.53%) Degree
15 16 (15.53%) PCI QSA
16 15 (14.56%) OWASP
16 15 (14.56%) Reverse Engineering
16 15 (14.56%) C#
16 15 (14.56%) C++
16 15 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
16 15 (14.56%) Software Engineering
17 14 (13.59%) Objective-C

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (9.71%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Office
2 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) PaaS
1 3 (2.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.89%) Firewall
2 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.65%) Network Security
4 11 (10.68%) Wireless
5 5 (4.85%) Wireless Security
6 3 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.94%) DMZ
7 2 (1.94%) Internet
7 2 (1.94%) LAN
7 2 (1.94%) VoIP
7 2 (1.94%) WAN
8 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) Big Data
2 10 (9.71%) Hadoop
2 10 (9.71%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (20.39%) Finance
2 13 (12.62%) Banking
3 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (20.39%) Consultant
2 16 (15.53%) Analyst
2 16 (15.53%) Security Consultant
3 15 (14.56%) Tester
3 15 (14.56%) Penetration Tester
4 12 (11.65%) Security Analyst
5 11 (10.68%) Test Team Leader
5 11 (10.68%) Team Leader
6 6 (5.83%) Security Specialist
7 5 (4.85%) IT Administrator
7 5 (4.85%) Administrator
7 5 (4.85%) Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (4.85%) Security Administrator
7 5 (4.85%) Security Manager
7 5 (4.85%) IT Security Administrator
7 5 (4.85%) Application Security Specialist
8 4 (3.88%) Application Security Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) STL
2 9 (8.74%) Java EE
3 4 (3.88%) .NET
4 3 (2.91%) Ajax
4 3 (2.91%) HTML
5 2 (1.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) Cybercrime
2 12 (11.65%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.71%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.80%) Social Media
5 4 (3.88%) Blog
5 4 (3.88%) BYOD
6 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.97%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.71%) Windows
1 10 (9.71%) Linux
1 10 (9.71%) Android
1 10 (9.71%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.34%) Penetration Testing
2 54 (52.43%) Information Security
3 36 (34.95%) Cyber Security
4 29 (28.16%) SIEM
5 21 (20.39%) Project Management
6 18 (17.48%) Security Testing
7 17 (16.50%) Security Architecture
8 15 (14.56%) OWASP
8 15 (14.56%) Reverse Engineering
8 15 (14.56%) Software Engineering
9 14 (13.59%) Coaching
10 12 (11.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (10.68%) Customer Engagement
12 10 (9.71%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (9.71%) Mobile Development
13 9 (8.74%) Multithreading
13 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (7.77%) SDLC
15 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
15 7 (6.80%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.48%) Java
2 17 (16.50%) C
3 15 (14.56%) C#
3 15 (14.56%) C++
4 14 (13.59%) Objective-C
5 9 (8.74%) SQL
5 9 (8.74%) Perl
5 9 (8.74%) Python
6 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.85%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.88%) PHP
7 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (42.72%) CISSP
2 32 (31.07%) CEH
3 22 (21.36%) GIAC
4 20 (19.42%) CISM
5 18 (17.48%) SSCP
5 18 (17.48%) CISA
6 16 (15.53%) Degree
6 16 (15.53%) PCI QSA
7 15 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (11.65%) GCIH
8 12 (11.65%) CRISC
9 11 (10.68%) CCNA
10 10 (9.71%) Linux+ Certification
10 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (9.71%) MCSE
11 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
12 8 (7.77%) OSCP
12 8 (7.77%) GCFA
13 7 (6.80%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (6.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.68%) QA
2 11 (10.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (10.68%) HIPAA
3 9 (8.74%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.91%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Trustwave
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.83%) F5
3 6 (5.83%) Splunk
4 5 (4.85%) Qualys
4 5 (4.85%) VMware
4 5 (4.85%) Cisco
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle
6 3 (2.91%) Google
6 3 (2.91%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.94%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.94%) SAP
7 2 (1.94%) HP
7 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
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