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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 583 608 590
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 50 45 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.092% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 12
Average salary £60,000 £58,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +22.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £87,500 £91,750
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £40,325 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+27.09% -23.19%
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
38094 41546 36997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.46% 84.81% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31996 34545 30786
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 £82,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +32 10 £41,250 -41.07% 1
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 57 (62.64%) Information Security
2 42 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
3 37 (40.66%) Firewall
4 30 (32.97%) CISSP
4 30 (32.97%) Degree
5 26 (28.57%) CEH
6 25 (27.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 25 (27.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (27.47%) Security Testing
6 25 (27.47%) PCI DSS
7 23 (25.27%) Finance
7 23 (25.27%) OWASP
8 21 (23.08%) Project Management
9 19 (20.88%) CISM
9 19 (20.88%) Mobile App
10 18 (19.78%) SDLC
11 17 (18.68%) Trustwave
11 17 (18.68%) Security Architecture
12 16 (17.58%) SIEM
13 15 (16.48%) CISA
13 15 (16.48%) Management Information System
13 15 (16.48%) Cybercrime
14 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
14 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
15 13 (14.29%) Network Security
15 13 (14.29%) Cyber Security
16 12 (13.19%) ITIL
17 11 (12.09%) Java
18 10 (10.99%) QA
18 10 (10.99%) CRISC

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.30%) IIS
1 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) PaaS
1 3 (3.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (40.66%) Firewall
2 13 (14.29%) Network Security
3 8 (8.79%) Wireless
4 5 (5.49%) Wireless Security
5 4 (4.40%) LAN
5 4 (4.40%) VoIP
5 4 (4.40%) WAN
5 4 (4.40%) DMZ
6 1 (1.10%) Internet
6 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (25.27%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Consultant
2 16 (17.58%) Tester
2 16 (17.58%) Penetration Tester
3 14 (15.38%) Security Specialist
3 14 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
3 14 (15.38%) Application Security Specialist
4 13 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 13 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Ethical Hacker
5 5 (5.49%) IT Security Administrator
5 5 (5.49%) Security Administrator
5 5 (5.49%) IT Administrator
5 5 (5.49%) Information Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Administrator
5 5 (5.49%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (5.49%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.40%) Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) COM
2 2 (2.20%) Ajax
2 2 (2.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Mobile App
2 15 (16.48%) Management Information System
2 15 (16.48%) Cybercrime
3 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.40%) Blog
5 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.10%) Social Media
6 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) Information Security
2 42 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (27.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 25 (27.47%) Security Testing
4 23 (25.27%) OWASP
5 21 (23.08%) Project Management
6 18 (19.78%) SDLC
7 17 (18.68%) Security Architecture
8 16 (17.58%) SIEM
9 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 13 (14.29%) Cyber Security
11 12 (13.19%) ITIL
12 9 (9.89%) Customer Engagement
13 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (8.79%) Business Development
14 6 (6.59%) TOGAF
14 6 (6.59%) Computer Forensics
14 6 (6.59%) Security Management
14 6 (6.59%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) Java
2 9 (9.89%) C++
3 7 (7.69%) C
3 7 (7.69%) SQL
4 6 (6.59%) C#
5 4 (4.40%) Perl
5 4 (4.40%) PHP
5 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.40%) Python
5 4 (4.40%) Objective-C
5 4 (4.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (32.97%) CISSP
1 30 (32.97%) Degree
2 26 (28.57%) CEH
3 19 (20.88%) CISM
4 15 (16.48%) CISA
5 10 (10.99%) CRISC
6 8 (8.79%) PCI QSA
7 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (5.49%) GPEN
8 5 (5.49%) OSCP
9 4 (4.40%) CCNP
10 3 (3.30%) GIAC
10 3 (3.30%) GCIH
11 2 (2.20%) CCNA
11 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.20%) SSCP
11 2 (2.20%) OSWP
11 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.20%) CGEIT
12 1 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (27.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 25 (27.47%) PCI DSS
2 10 (10.99%) QA
3 9 (9.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (9.89%) HIPAA
4 6 (6.59%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Trustwave
2 8 (8.79%) Google
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) Cisco
4 4 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.20%) SAP
5 2 (2.20%) F5
West London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago