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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 550 590 589
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 68 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 67 36 32
Average salary £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%
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
37379 37901 39510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.39% 83.46% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31039 31572 33648
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 October 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 +11 7 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 80 (67.80%) CEH
2 79 (66.95%) Penetration Testing
3 77 (65.25%) Information Security
4 66 (55.93%) CISSP
5 62 (52.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (36.44%) Firewall
7 37 (31.36%) Network Security
8 36 (30.51%) Management Information System
9 31 (26.27%) ITIL
10 28 (23.73%) ISMS
11 27 (22.88%) Cyber Security
11 27 (22.88%) PCI DSS
12 24 (20.34%) Law
13 23 (19.49%) TCP/IP
14 22 (18.64%) Metasploit
15 20 (16.95%) CISM
16 19 (16.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 19 (16.10%) Internet
17 18 (15.25%) Legal
18 17 (14.41%) Security Management
18 17 (14.41%) Ruby
18 17 (14.41%) Python
18 17 (14.41%) Degree
19 16 (13.56%) C++
19 16 (13.56%) GIAC
20 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
20 15 (12.71%) Project Management
21 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
21 14 (11.86%) MCSE
21 14 (11.86%) Computer Science

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (2.54%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) GroupWise
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (10.17%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 43 (36.44%) Firewall
2 37 (31.36%) Network Security
3 23 (19.49%) TCP/IP
4 19 (16.10%) Internet
5 12 (10.17%) Intranet
6 11 (9.32%) Wireless
7 7 (5.93%) VPN
8 4 (3.39%) SSL
8 4 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.54%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (2.54%) DMVPN
9 3 (2.54%) IPsec
9 3 (2.54%) EIGRP
9 3 (2.54%) BGP
9 3 (2.54%) OSPF
10 2 (1.69%) LAN
10 2 (1.69%) WAN
11 1 (0.85%) SMTP
11 1 (0.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (18.64%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (20.34%) Law
2 18 (15.25%) Legal
3 10 (8.47%) Banking
4 8 (6.78%) Local Government
4 8 (6.78%) Finance
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (48.31%) Tester
2 56 (47.46%) Penetration Tester
3 30 (25.42%) Analyst
3 30 (25.42%) Security Analyst
4 28 (23.73%) Security Specialist
4 28 (23.73%) Information Security Specialist
4 28 (23.73%) Information Specialist
5 25 (21.19%) Ethical Hacker
6 13 (11.02%) Graduate
7 12 (10.17%) Information Analyst
7 12 (10.17%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (9.32%) Product Specialist
9 10 (8.47%) Product Analyst
10 8 (6.78%) IT Security Analyst
11 7 (5.93%) Architect
11 7 (5.93%) Security Architect
12 6 (5.08%) Senior Tester
12 6 (5.08%) Senior Penetration Tester
12 6 (5.08%) IT Security Specialist
13 5 (4.24%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.51%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.63%) CESG
3 9 (7.63%) CESG CLAS
4 8 (6.78%) RMADS
5 4 (3.39%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.69%) PMI
6 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.08%) UNIX
2 5 (4.24%) Windows
3 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.39%) Android
4 3 (2.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (66.95%) Penetration Testing
2 77 (65.25%) Information Security
3 31 (26.27%) ITIL
4 28 (23.73%) ISMS
5 27 (22.88%) Cyber Security
6 19 (16.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 17 (14.41%) Security Management
8 15 (12.71%) Project Management
9 14 (11.86%) Information Assurance
10 13 (11.02%) Change Control
11 11 (9.32%) Information Security Management
11 11 (9.32%) Risk Management
12 10 (8.47%) Security Testing
13 8 (6.78%) Incident Management
13 8 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (6.78%) Risk Assessment
14 7 (5.93%) OWASP
14 7 (5.93%) Computer Security
15 5 (4.24%) Coaching
15 5 (4.24%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.41%) Ruby
1 17 (14.41%) Python
2 16 (13.56%) C++
3 7 (5.93%) C
4 4 (3.39%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.54%) SQL
6 2 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 80 (67.80%) CEH
2 66 (55.93%) CISSP
3 20 (16.95%) CISM
4 17 (14.41%) Degree
5 16 (13.56%) GIAC
6 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (11.86%) MCSE
7 13 (11.02%) CISA
8 7 (5.93%) Security Cleared
8 7 (5.93%) GPEN
9 5 (4.24%) OSCP
9 5 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.39%) SSCP
10 4 (3.39%) CCNA
11 3 (2.54%) GCFA
12 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.69%) GCIH
12 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (52.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (22.88%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.93%) QA
4 5 (4.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Tivoli
1 8 (6.78%) Nessus
2 3 (2.54%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.63%) CheckPoint
2 9 (7.63%) Oracle
3 8 (6.78%) CA
4 6 (5.08%) NetIQ
5 5 (4.24%) BT
5 5 (4.24%) Cisco
6 3 (2.54%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.54%) Trend Micro
6 3 (2.54%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.54%) Websense
7 2 (1.69%) F5
7 2 (1.69%) LogRhythm
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum excellent training opportunities and
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
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Salary: £0 to £55 per annum - Car + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago