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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 552 576 587
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 66 39 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.087% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 65 34 28
Average salary £60,000 £61,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £52,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +22.22%
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
37761 37642 40514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.59% 83.59% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31032 31242 34645
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 1 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 -2 6 £67,500 +6.29% 5
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 87 (78.38%) CEH
2 77 (69.37%) Information Security
3 73 (65.77%) CISSP
4 71 (63.96%) Penetration Testing
5 62 (55.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 42 (37.84%) Firewall
7 35 (31.53%) Management Information System
7 35 (31.53%) ITIL
7 35 (31.53%) Network Security
8 28 (25.23%) ISMS
8 28 (25.23%) PCI DSS
8 28 (25.23%) Cyber Security
9 24 (21.62%) Law
10 23 (20.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 23 (20.72%) TCP/IP
11 21 (18.92%) CISM
11 21 (18.92%) GIAC
12 20 (18.02%) Metasploit
13 19 (17.12%) Legal
13 19 (17.12%) Degree
13 19 (17.12%) Project Management
13 19 (17.12%) Internet
14 17 (15.32%) Python
14 17 (15.32%) Ruby
14 17 (15.32%) Security Management
15 16 (14.41%) C++
15 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
16 15 (13.51%) Finance
17 14 (12.61%) MCSE
17 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.90%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (10.81%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 42 (37.84%) Firewall
2 35 (31.53%) Network Security
3 23 (20.72%) TCP/IP
4 19 (17.12%) Internet
5 12 (10.81%) Intranet
6 10 (9.01%) Wireless
7 5 (4.50%) VPN
8 2 (1.80%) SSL
8 2 (1.80%) LAN
8 2 (1.80%) WAN
8 2 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.90%) IPsec
9 1 (0.90%) LDAP
9 1 (0.90%) SMTP
9 1 (0.90%) DHCP
9 1 (0.90%) HTTP
9 1 (0.90%) SNMP
9 1 (0.90%) DNS
9 1 (0.90%) OSPF
9 1 (0.90%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (21.62%) Law
2 19 (17.12%) Legal
3 15 (13.51%) Finance
4 11 (9.91%) Banking
5 8 (7.21%) Local Government
6 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 44 (39.64%) Tester
2 43 (38.74%) Penetration Tester
3 34 (30.63%) Analyst
3 34 (30.63%) Security Analyst
4 28 (25.23%) Security Specialist
4 28 (25.23%) Information Security Specialist
4 28 (25.23%) Information Specialist
5 16 (14.41%) Ethical Hacker
6 12 (10.81%) Information Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) IT Security Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) Information Security Analyst
7 11 (9.91%) Graduate
7 11 (9.91%) Product Specialist
8 10 (9.01%) Security Architect
8 10 (9.01%) Product Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) Architect
9 6 (5.41%) IT Security Specialist
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Tester
10 5 (4.50%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.53%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.11%) CESG
3 9 (8.11%) CESG CLAS
4 8 (7.21%) RMADS
5 6 (5.41%) PMI
6 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.90%) FMCG
7 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.60%) UNIX
1 4 (3.60%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (69.37%) Information Security
2 71 (63.96%) Penetration Testing
3 35 (31.53%) ITIL
4 28 (25.23%) ISMS
4 28 (25.23%) Cyber Security
5 23 (20.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (17.12%) Project Management
7 17 (15.32%) Security Management
8 13 (11.71%) Information Assurance
8 13 (11.71%) Change Control
9 12 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (9.91%) Information Security Management
10 11 (9.91%) Risk Management
11 9 (8.11%) SIEM
12 8 (7.21%) Incident Management
13 7 (6.31%) OWASP
14 6 (5.41%) Business Continuity Planning
14 6 (5.41%) Security Architecture
14 6 (5.41%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) Python
1 17 (15.32%) Ruby
2 16 (14.41%) C++
3 6 (5.41%) C
4 3 (2.70%) SQL
5 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 87 (78.38%) CEH
2 73 (65.77%) CISSP
3 21 (18.92%) CISM
3 21 (18.92%) GIAC
4 19 (17.12%) Degree
5 14 (12.61%) MCSE
5 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (11.71%) CISA
7 8 (7.21%) GPEN
7 8 (7.21%) OSCP
8 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.41%) PMI Certification
10 4 (3.60%) SSCP
11 3 (2.70%) GCFA
12 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.80%) CCNA
12 2 (1.80%) GCIH
13 1 (0.90%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (0.90%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (55.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (25.23%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.11%) COBIT
4 7 (6.31%) QA
5 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.41%) Nessus
3 1 (0.90%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle
3 8 (7.21%) CA
4 7 (6.31%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.41%) NetIQ
6 5 (4.50%) BT
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco
7 3 (2.70%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.80%) F5
9 1 (0.90%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.90%) Websense
9 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.90%) Trend Micro
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent training and benefits offe
Posted: 18 hours ago
North London
Caretower
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Uxbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 26 days ago