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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 539 616 621
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 112 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 97 33 32
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £30,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £93,500 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
35958 35682 37354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.80% 85.64% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30712 29990 30255
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +70 14 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Westminster - 1 £32,500 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (65.90%) CISSP
2 87 (50.29%) Penetration Testing
3 81 (46.82%) Cybersecurity
4 75 (43.35%) Firewall
4 75 (43.35%) GIAC
5 72 (41.62%) Information Security
5 72 (41.62%) Linux
5 72 (41.62%) CEH
6 61 (35.26%) Java
7 56 (32.37%) C++
7 56 (32.37%) SANS
8 54 (31.21%) TCP/IP
8 54 (31.21%) GCIH
9 51 (29.48%) Cisco Certification
10 48 (27.75%) C#
11 47 (27.17%) Reverse Engineering
11 47 (27.17%) SIEM
12 46 (26.59%) CCNA
13 42 (24.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 42 (24.28%) MCSE
14 40 (23.12%) SSCP
14 40 (23.12%) Android
14 40 (23.12%) Apple iOS
15 39 (22.54%) Linux+ Certification
16 38 (21.97%) Security Cleared
16 38 (21.97%) Big Data
17 37 (21.39%) Vulnerability Management
17 37 (21.39%) Software Engineering
17 37 (21.39%) Windows
17 37 (21.39%) C

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 36 (20.81%) Apache Pig
2 6 (3.47%) JBoss
2 6 (3.47%) Node.js
2 6 (3.47%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.47%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.31%) IIS
4 3 (1.73%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 75 (43.35%) Firewall
2 54 (31.21%) TCP/IP
3 21 (12.14%) Network Security
4 17 (9.83%) tcpdump
4 17 (9.83%) Wireshark
5 12 (6.94%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (5.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (5.20%) Wireless
7 8 (4.62%) DNS
8 7 (4.05%) Internet
9 5 (2.89%) LAN
9 5 (2.89%) WAN
9 5 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.31%) SSL
11 3 (1.73%) VPN
12 1 (0.58%) HTTP
12 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.97%) Big Data
2 36 (20.81%) Apache Hive
2 36 (20.81%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.05%) MySQL
4 6 (3.47%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.47%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.47%) OrientDB
5 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.58%) OLTP
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.58%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 26 (15.03%) Metasploit
2 11 (6.36%) Burp Suite
3 9 (5.20%) sqlmap
4 3 (1.73%) Subversion
5 1 (0.58%) GDB
5 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (20.23%) Finance
1 35 (20.23%) Telecoms
2 22 (12.72%) Legal
3 11 (6.36%) Banking
4 10 (5.78%) Law
5 4 (2.31%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Military
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (19.65%) Analyst
2 29 (16.76%) Security Analyst
3 25 (14.45%) Incident Manager
3 25 (14.45%) Security Engineer
4 22 (12.72%) Software Engineer
5 19 (10.98%) Developer
6 17 (9.83%) Forensic Manager
6 17 (9.83%) IT Manager
6 17 (9.83%) Principal Engineer
6 17 (9.83%) Principal Software Engineer
7 15 (8.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 14 (8.09%) Penetration Tester
8 14 (8.09%) Tester
9 13 (7.51%) Consultant
9 13 (7.51%) Java Developer
10 10 (5.78%) SIEM Analyst
11 9 (5.20%) Applications Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Incident Analyst
11 9 (5.20%) Security Manager
11 9 (5.20%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.23%) Java EE
2 32 (18.50%) STL
3 11 (6.36%) .NET
4 7 (4.05%) HTML
5 6 (3.47%) CSS
5 6 (3.47%) CSS3
5 6 (3.47%) HTML5
5 6 (3.47%) J2EE
5 6 (3.47%) Java SE
5 6 (3.47%) Web Services
6 4 (2.31%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.73%) Middleware
8 2 (1.16%) WSH
9 1 (0.58%) JPA
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.65%) Cybercrime
2 33 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (16.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 24 (13.87%) Management Information System
5 22 (12.72%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (6.94%) PKI
7 11 (6.36%) Client/Server
7 11 (6.36%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (4.62%) PMI
9 7 (4.05%) Data Centre
9 7 (4.05%) Social Media
10 5 (2.89%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.73%) BYOD
13 2 (1.16%) Blog
13 2 (1.16%) Data Conversion
13 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.58%) Biometrics
14 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 72 (41.62%) Linux
2 40 (23.12%) Android
2 40 (23.12%) Apple iOS
3 37 (21.39%) Windows
4 27 (15.61%) Unix
5 12 (6.94%) Windows Server
6 11 (6.36%) FreeBSD
6 11 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.36%) Solaris
6 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.47%) AIX
8 5 (2.89%) Kali Linux
9 3 (1.73%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (50.29%) Penetration Testing
2 81 (46.82%) Cybersecurity
3 72 (41.62%) Information Security
4 47 (27.17%) Reverse Engineering
4 47 (27.17%) SIEM
5 37 (21.39%) Software Engineering
5 37 (21.39%) Vulnerability Management
6 36 (20.81%) Mobile Development
7 35 (20.23%) Multithreading
8 30 (17.34%) Security Testing
9 24 (13.87%) Threat Analysis
10 23 (13.29%) ITIL
11 21 (12.14%) Coaching
11 21 (12.14%) PRINCE2
12 19 (10.98%) Data Privacy
13 17 (9.83%) Security Operations
14 16 (9.25%) Security Architecture
15 15 (8.67%) Mentoring
16 13 (7.51%) Configuration Management
17 12 (6.94%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.26%) Java
2 56 (32.37%) C++
3 48 (27.75%) C#
4 37 (21.39%) C
5 32 (18.50%) Objective-C
6 29 (16.76%) SQL
7 26 (15.03%) Perl
8 21 (12.14%) Bash Shell
9 19 (10.98%) PowerShell
9 19 (10.98%) Python
10 18 (10.40%) Ruby
11 10 (5.78%) PHP
12 8 (4.62%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.16%) AWK
13 2 (1.16%) sed
13 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (65.90%) CISSP
2 75 (43.35%) GIAC
3 72 (41.62%) CEH
4 56 (32.37%) SANS
5 54 (31.21%) GCIH
6 51 (29.48%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (26.59%) CCNA
8 42 (24.28%) MCSE
8 42 (24.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (23.12%) SSCP
10 39 (22.54%) Linux+ Certification
11 38 (21.97%) Security Cleared
12 35 (20.23%) Degree
13 28 (16.18%) CISM
14 25 (14.45%) Network+ Certification
15 20 (11.56%) CompTIA Security+
15 20 (11.56%) DV Cleared
15 20 (11.56%) Security+ Certification
16 16 (9.25%) CREST Certified
17 14 (8.09%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (8.67%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.78%) QA
4 8 (4.62%) COBIT
5 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (9.25%) Snort
2 8 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (12.72%) Nessus
2 13 (7.51%) Nmap
3 12 (6.94%) EnCase
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.58%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 15 (8.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (6.36%) ArcSight
2 11 (6.36%) Cisco
2 11 (6.36%) Remedy
2 11 (6.36%) Splunk
2 11 (6.36%) VMware
3 8 (4.62%) Oracle
4 6 (3.47%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.89%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.89%) Palo Alto
5 5 (2.89%) Qualys
6 4 (2.31%) Sourcefire
7 3 (1.73%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.16%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.16%) Trustwave
9 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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