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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
England / London
Rank 551 553 593
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +40
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 37 95 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 77 35
Median salary £76,250 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £77,500 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
29731 35973 34999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.12% 88.44% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25074 30674 29527
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 2 £110,000 +69.23% 3
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 63 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 57 (38.78%) CEH
3 55 (37.41%) Degree
4 49 (33.33%) Firewall
5 44 (29.93%) SQL
6 39 (26.53%) PHP
7 38 (25.85%) Computer Science
8 37 (25.17%) Cybersecurity
9 35 (23.81%) C#
9 35 (23.81%) Windows
9 35 (23.81%) Information Security
10 33 (22.45%) Finance
11 32 (21.77%) CREST Certified
12 30 (20.41%) Network Security
13 29 (19.73%) Kalman Filter
13 29 (19.73%) Wireless
13 29 (19.73%) VPN
14 27 (18.37%) Apache
15 26 (17.69%) CISSP
16 25 (17.01%) PhD
16 25 (17.01%) HTML
16 25 (17.01%) Apache Spark
16 25 (17.01%) Big Data
16 25 (17.01%) R
16 25 (17.01%) Mathematics
16 25 (17.01%) Applied Mathematics
16 25 (17.01%) Intrusion Detection
16 25 (17.01%) Statistics
16 25 (17.01%) Ajax
17 24 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (18.37%) Apache
2 25 (17.01%) Apache Spark
3 12 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.36%) nginx
4 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.36%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (33.33%) Firewall
2 30 (20.41%) Network Security
3 29 (19.73%) VPN
3 29 (19.73%) Wireless
4 25 (17.01%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (12.24%) VLAN
6 16 (10.88%) Wireless Security
7 14 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (8.16%) Cisco ISE
8 12 (8.16%) SSL
9 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.36%) IPsec
10 2 (1.36%) Multicast
10 2 (1.36%) VXLAN
11 1 (0.68%) Internet
11 1 (0.68%) Intranet
11 1 (0.68%) Junos
11 1 (0.68%) LAN
11 1 (0.68%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.01%) Big Data
2 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.36%) MySQL
3 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Burp Suite
2 2 (1.36%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.36%) sqlmap
General
1 33 (22.45%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Banking
3 7 (4.76%) Law
4 6 (4.08%) Retail
5 4 (2.72%) Legal
6 2 (1.36%) Games
6 2 (1.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (17.01%) C# Developer
1 25 (17.01%) Developer
2 24 (16.33%) Security Engineer
3 22 (14.97%) Tester
4 21 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
5 18 (12.24%) Analyst
6 15 (10.20%) Security Specialist
7 13 (8.84%) Security Analyst
8 12 (8.16%) Consultant
8 12 (8.16%) Network Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (7.48%) Ethical Hacker
10 9 (6.12%) .NET Developer
10 9 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (5.44%) Principal Consultant
12 7 (4.76%) Architect
12 7 (4.76%) IT Security Specialist
12 7 (4.76%) Penetration Test Consultant
12 7 (4.76%) Security Architect
12 7 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.01%) Ajax
1 25 (17.01%) HTML
2 24 (16.33%) .NET
3 16 (10.88%) .NET Framework
4 9 (6.12%) REST
5 5 (3.40%) ELK Stack
6 2 (1.36%) LAMP
6 2 (1.36%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.36%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.68%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.68%) OpenID
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.85%) Computer Science
2 25 (17.01%) Applied Mathematics
2 25 (17.01%) Mathematics
2 25 (17.01%) Statistics
3 22 (14.97%) Cryptography
4 18 (12.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (10.88%) Data Centre
6 10 (6.80%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (6.12%) Cyber Defence
7 9 (6.12%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (6.12%) Mobile App
8 8 (5.44%) Blog
9 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
10 6 (4.08%) Psychology
11 4 (2.72%) Private Cloud
11 4 (2.72%) Public Cloud
12 3 (2.04%) CESG
12 3 (2.04%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (1.36%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.81%) Windows
2 15 (10.20%) Linux
3 5 (3.40%) Unix
4 2 (1.36%) Android
4 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 37 (25.17%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (23.81%) Information Security
4 29 (19.73%) Kalman Filter
5 23 (15.65%) SIEM
6 22 (14.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (10.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 16 (10.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 13 (8.84%) OWASP
8 13 (8.84%) Process Improvement
9 12 (8.16%) Information Assurance
9 12 (8.16%) Security Architecture
10 11 (7.48%) Business Development
10 11 (7.48%) Security Testing
11 10 (6.80%) Security Operations
11 10 (6.80%) Social Engineering
12 9 (6.12%) Malware Analysis
12 9 (6.12%) MVC
13 8 (5.44%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.93%) SQL
2 39 (26.53%) PHP
3 35 (23.81%) C#
4 25 (17.01%) R
5 19 (12.93%) Java
6 12 (8.16%) C++
7 8 (5.44%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.44%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.72%) Python
9 3 (2.04%) Perl
10 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.36%) C
10 2 (1.36%) Ruby
10 2 (1.36%) Tcl
11 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 57 (38.78%) CEH
2 55 (37.41%) Degree
3 32 (21.77%) CREST Certified
4 26 (17.69%) CISSP
5 25 (17.01%) PhD
6 17 (11.56%) Security Cleared
7 15 (10.20%) GIAC
7 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (8.84%) OSCP
9 10 (6.80%) CISM
10 9 (6.12%) MCTS
11 8 (5.44%) CHECK Team Leader
11 8 (5.44%) SANS
12 7 (4.76%) CCNA
12 7 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (4.76%) GPEN
13 6 (4.08%) EC-Council LPT
13 6 (4.08%) GWAPT
13 6 (4.08%) MCSA
13 6 (4.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.80%) QA
3 5 (3.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.04%) Snort
3 2 (1.36%) Docker
3 2 (1.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Nessus
2 4 (2.72%) CSIRT
3 3 (2.04%) HAProxy
3 3 (2.04%) HP Fortify
4 2 (1.36%) Ansible
4 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.68%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (12.24%) Cisco
2 15 (10.20%) CheckPoint
3 14 (9.52%) VMware
4 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.16%) Aruba
5 12 (8.16%) Citrix
5 12 (8.16%) FireEye
5 12 (8.16%) Meraki
5 12 (8.16%) Palo Alto
5 12 (8.16%) Trustwave
6 5 (3.40%) Splunk
7 3 (2.04%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.04%) Sourcefire
7 3 (2.04%) Veracode
8 2 (1.36%) IBM
8 2 (1.36%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.68%) Juniper
9 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.68%) Vyatta
London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-80,000k base and excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + commission + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Plus Excellent Banking Benefits & Bo
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus, package, paid training
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Met Police
Salary: £43,298 to £48,494 plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 15 days ago