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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 589 626 603
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -23
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 44 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.063% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.075% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 7
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,500 £41,100
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £88,000 £103,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +8.23%
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
37789 41316 37725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.62% 83.63% 82.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31546 33827 31459
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,457 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +20 10 £68,750 +14.58% 3
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 50 (58.14%) Penetration Testing
2 49 (56.98%) Information Security
3 38 (44.19%) Firewall
4 35 (40.70%) Security Testing
5 29 (33.72%) Degree
6 27 (31.40%) CEH
6 27 (31.40%) PCI DSS
7 25 (29.07%) OWASP
8 24 (27.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 23 (26.74%) Mobile App
10 22 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
12 18 (20.93%) E-Commerce
13 16 (18.60%) Cisco
13 16 (18.60%) CISSP
13 16 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (18.60%) Nessus
14 15 (17.44%) Network Security
15 14 (16.28%) Management Information System
16 12 (13.95%) CCNA
16 12 (13.95%) LAN
16 12 (13.95%) WAN
16 12 (13.95%) Google
16 12 (13.95%) Finance
16 12 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (12.79%) CCNP
17 11 (12.79%) SQL
18 10 (11.63%) MCSE
18 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
18 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 4 (4.65%) IIS
1 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (44.19%) Firewall
2 15 (17.44%) Network Security
3 12 (13.95%) WAN
3 12 (13.95%) LAN
4 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.30%) tcpdump
4 8 (9.30%) Wireshark
5 7 (8.14%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (6.98%) Wireless
6 6 (6.98%) VPN
7 4 (4.65%) VoIP
7 4 (4.65%) DMZ
7 4 (4.65%) Wireless Security
8 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.33%) SSL
9 2 (2.33%) Internet
9 2 (2.33%) IPsec
10 1 (1.16%) OSPF
10 1 (1.16%) BGP
10 1 (1.16%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
3 1 (1.16%) Law
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Tester
1 29 (33.72%) Penetration Tester
2 19 (22.09%) Ethical Hacker
3 18 (20.93%) Security Specialist
3 18 (20.93%) Applications Specialist
3 18 (20.93%) Application Security Specialist
4 11 (12.79%) Security Manager
5 9 (10.47%) Graduate
6 8 (9.30%) Network Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Information Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.65%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Network Security Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.74%) Mobile App
2 14 (16.28%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.16%) Open Source
5 1 (1.16%) CESG
5 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
1 9 (10.47%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Android
2 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.16%) Solaris
3 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) Penetration Testing
2 49 (56.98%) Information Security
3 35 (40.70%) Security Testing
4 25 (29.07%) OWASP
5 24 (27.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
7 18 (20.93%) E-Commerce
8 12 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (10.47%) Cyber Security
9 9 (10.47%) ITIL
9 9 (10.47%) Computer Security
10 7 (8.14%) Network Management
11 6 (6.98%) SIEM
12 5 (5.81%) Line Management
12 5 (5.81%) Malware Analysis
12 5 (5.81%) Security Architecture
12 5 (5.81%) Software Architecture
12 5 (5.81%) TOGAF
12 5 (5.81%) Computer Forensics
12 5 (5.81%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) SQL
2 6 (6.98%) C++
2 6 (6.98%) Java
3 4 (4.65%) C
4 2 (2.33%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) Perl
4 2 (2.33%) Python
4 2 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Degree
2 27 (31.40%) CEH
3 16 (18.60%) CISSP
3 16 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (13.95%) CCNA
5 11 (12.79%) CCNP
6 10 (11.63%) MCSE
6 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (9.30%) CISM
8 7 (8.14%) Security+ Certification
8 7 (8.14%) CCSA
8 7 (8.14%) CCSE
8 7 (8.14%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (8.14%) MCSA
8 7 (8.14%) MCITP
9 5 (5.81%) GPEN
10 4 (4.65%) CISA
11 3 (3.49%) OSCP
12 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.40%) PCI DSS
2 22 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.65%) COBIT
4 3 (3.49%) QA
5 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.16%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (8.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) Nessus
2 1 (1.16%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Cisco
2 12 (13.95%) Google
3 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.47%) CheckPoint
4 9 (10.47%) VMware
5 6 (6.98%) Websense
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle
7 3 (3.49%) Trustwave
8 1 (1.16%) Qualys
8 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.16%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.16%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.16%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.16%) Dell
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix
8 1 (1.16%) Juniper
8 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.16%) Sage
Enfield, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum remote working and training offered
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rackspace
Posted: 18 days ago