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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 580 581 622
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +41
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 53 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.054% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.066% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 53 21 19
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +52.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,900 £82,500 £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
39725 36204 41116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.57% 81.65% 79.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32948 29884 35576
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 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 29 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 29 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 -3 10 £48,750 -30.35% 4
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 63 (75.90%) CEH
2 58 (69.88%) CISSP
3 52 (62.65%) Penetration Testing
4 50 (60.24%) Information Security
5 45 (54.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (36.14%) Cyber Security
7 28 (33.73%) Firewall
8 27 (32.53%) Management Information System
8 27 (32.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 27 (32.53%) PCI DSS
9 22 (26.51%) Network Security
10 21 (25.30%) Finance
11 20 (24.10%) Project Management
11 20 (24.10%) ITIL
12 19 (22.89%) GIAC
13 17 (20.48%) Risk Assessment
14 16 (19.28%) Ruby
14 16 (19.28%) Metasploit
14 16 (19.28%) Python
15 14 (16.87%) C++
15 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
15 14 (16.87%) SIEM
16 13 (15.66%) Risk Management
16 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
17 12 (14.46%) Degree
17 12 (14.46%) ISMS
18 11 (13.25%) CISM
18 11 (13.25%) Security Architecture
19 10 (12.05%) Banking
19 10 (12.05%) CESG

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (1.20%) IIS
1 1 (1.20%) GroupWise
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.73%) Firewall
2 22 (26.51%) Network Security
3 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.43%) Intranet
4 7 (8.43%) Internet
5 3 (3.61%) Wireless
6 2 (2.41%) LAN
6 2 (2.41%) WAN
7 1 (1.20%) SMTP
7 1 (1.20%) DHCP
7 1 (1.20%) HTTP
7 1 (1.20%) SNMP
7 1 (1.20%) DNS
7 1 (1.20%) SSL
7 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Banking
3 9 (10.84%) Law
3 9 (10.84%) Legal
4 6 (7.23%) Local Government
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Tester
2 30 (36.14%) Penetration Tester
3 23 (27.71%) Analyst
3 23 (27.71%) Security Analyst
4 14 (16.87%) Security Specialist
5 13 (15.66%) Information Security Specialist
5 13 (15.66%) Information Specialist
6 11 (13.25%) IT Security Analyst
7 9 (10.84%) Security Architect
7 9 (10.84%) Architect
7 9 (10.84%) Ethical Hacker
8 8 (9.64%) Consultant
8 8 (9.64%) Security Consultant
9 6 (7.23%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Information Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Product Specialist
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 5 (6.02%) Product Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Graduate
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.05%) CESG
3 9 (10.84%) CESG CLAS
4 8 (9.64%) PMI
5 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.23%) RMADS
6 3 (3.61%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.61%) PKI
7 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.20%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (62.65%) Penetration Testing
2 50 (60.24%) Information Security
3 30 (36.14%) Cyber Security
4 27 (32.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (24.10%) ITIL
5 20 (24.10%) Project Management
6 17 (20.48%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (16.87%) SIEM
8 13 (15.66%) Risk Management
9 12 (14.46%) ISMS
10 11 (13.25%) Security Architecture
11 8 (9.64%) Business Continuity Planning
11 8 (9.64%) Service Management
11 8 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (9.64%) ITSM
11 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
11 8 (9.64%) CRM
11 8 (9.64%) BCP
11 8 (9.64%) Business Continuity
11 8 (9.64%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) Python
1 16 (19.28%) Ruby
2 14 (16.87%) C++
3 4 (4.82%) C
4 2 (2.41%) SQL
5 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (75.90%) CEH
2 58 (69.88%) CISSP
3 19 (22.89%) GIAC
4 12 (14.46%) Degree
5 11 (13.25%) CISM
6 9 (10.84%) OSCP
7 8 (9.64%) MCSE
7 8 (9.64%) CISA
7 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (9.64%) PMI Certification
7 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
8 7 (8.43%) GPEN
9 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.41%) SSCP
11 1 (1.20%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.20%) CSSLP
11 1 (1.20%) GCED
11 1 (1.20%) GSNA
11 1 (1.20%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (54.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (32.53%) PCI DSS
3 10 (12.05%) COBIT
4 2 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) CA
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.41%) F5
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco
5 1 (1.20%) BT
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 to £55 per annum - Car + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago