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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 596 631 609
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 38 33 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.067% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.080% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 6
Average salary £60,000 £58,000 £68,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £101,000 £88,000 £106,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
37052 41379 36490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.37% 84.55% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31034 34390 30355
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 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +50 11 £52,500 -30.00% 1
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 48 (59.26%) Information Security
2 40 (49.38%) Penetration Testing
3 38 (46.91%) Firewall
4 31 (38.27%) Degree
5 30 (37.04%) Security Testing
6 26 (32.10%) PCI DSS
7 24 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 24 (29.63%) Mobile App
8 23 (28.40%) OWASP
9 21 (25.93%) CEH
9 21 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 21 (25.93%) CISSP
10 20 (24.69%) SDLC
11 19 (23.46%) Finance
12 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 18 (22.22%) E-Commerce
13 15 (18.52%) Management Information System
14 12 (14.81%) CISM
14 12 (14.81%) Google
14 12 (14.81%) Network Security
14 12 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
15 10 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (11.11%) Windows
16 9 (11.11%) Cisco
16 9 (11.11%) CISA
16 9 (11.11%) Cyber Security
16 9 (11.11%) Security Architecture
16 9 (11.11%) SIEM
17 8 (9.88%) Cybercrime

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (3.70%) IIS
1 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Office
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 38 (46.91%) Firewall
2 12 (14.81%) Network Security
3 8 (9.88%) LAN
3 8 (9.88%) WAN
4 6 (7.41%) Wireless
5 5 (6.17%) Wireless Security
5 5 (6.17%) Wireshark
6 4 (4.94%) tcpdump
6 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.94%) VoIP
6 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.94%) DMZ
7 3 (3.70%) VPN
8 1 (1.23%) Internet
8 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Tester
1 19 (23.46%) Penetration Tester
2 18 (22.22%) Applications Specialist
2 18 (22.22%) Security Specialist
2 18 (22.22%) Application Security Specialist
3 10 (12.35%) Consultant
4 9 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 9 (11.11%) Ethical Hacker
5 5 (6.17%) IT Security Administrator
5 5 (6.17%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.17%) Security Administrator
5 5 (6.17%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Information Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (6.17%) IT Administrator
5 5 (6.17%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (6.17%) Security Consultant
5 5 (6.17%) Administrator
6 4 (4.94%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Mobile App
2 15 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.88%) Cybercrime
4 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (59.26%) Information Security
2 40 (49.38%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (37.04%) Security Testing
4 24 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 23 (28.40%) OWASP
6 20 (24.69%) SDLC
7 18 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 12 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.11%) Security Architecture
9 9 (11.11%) Cyber Security
9 9 (11.11%) SIEM
10 8 (9.88%) ITIL
11 7 (8.64%) Project Management
12 6 (7.41%) Information Security Management
12 6 (7.41%) Security Management
12 6 (7.41%) Computer Forensics
12 6 (7.41%) Computer Security
13 5 (6.17%) TOGAF
13 5 (6.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) C
2 5 (6.17%) C++
2 5 (6.17%) Java
3 4 (4.94%) Perl
3 4 (4.94%) Python
3 4 (4.94%) Ruby
4 2 (2.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (38.27%) Degree
2 21 (25.93%) CEH
2 21 (25.93%) CISSP
3 12 (14.81%) CISM
4 10 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (11.11%) CISA
6 8 (9.88%) CCNP
7 6 (7.41%) CCNA
8 5 (6.17%) MCSE
8 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (6.17%) GPEN
9 4 (4.94%) MCITP
9 4 (4.94%) CRISC
9 4 (4.94%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (4.94%) MCSA
9 4 (4.94%) CCSE
9 4 (4.94%) Security+ Certification
9 4 (4.94%) CCSA
10 3 (3.70%) GCIH
10 3 (3.70%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (32.10%) PCI DSS
2 21 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.94%) HIPAA
3 4 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.70%) COBIT
4 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Google
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.11%) Cisco
4 8 (9.88%) Trustwave
5 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) Websense
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 28 days ago