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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 573 573 616
Rank change year-on-year
0 +43
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 40 40 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.095% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 6
Average salary £52,500 £56,000 £52,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £88,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
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
34564 35451 36987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.30% 83.91% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29092 28666 31376
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -12 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 72 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 64 (59.26%) Information Security
3 51 (47.22%) CEH
4 39 (36.11%) Firewall
5 37 (34.26%) CISSP
5 37 (34.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (26.85%) Degree
7 27 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 27 (25.00%) Network Security
8 22 (20.37%) Nessus
9 19 (17.59%) ITIL
10 18 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 17 (15.74%) CISM
11 17 (15.74%) Management Information System
11 17 (15.74%) CheckPoint
11 17 (15.74%) PCI DSS
11 17 (15.74%) Metasploit
12 16 (14.81%) ISMS
12 16 (14.81%) Computer Science
12 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 16 (14.81%) Law
13 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (13.89%) MCSE
13 15 (13.89%) Computer Security
14 14 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (12.96%) Cisco
14 14 (12.96%) Internet
15 13 (12.04%) CCNA
15 13 (12.04%) Windows
15 13 (12.04%) Cyber Security

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.78%) IIS
2 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (36.11%) Firewall
2 27 (25.00%) Network Security
3 18 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 14 (12.96%) Internet
5 12 (11.11%) VPN
6 9 (8.33%) Wireless
7 8 (7.41%) Wireshark
7 8 (7.41%) tcpdump
7 8 (7.41%) LAN
7 8 (7.41%) WAN
8 7 (6.48%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (4.63%) Intranet
11 4 (3.70%) IPsec
11 4 (3.70%) SSL
12 3 (2.78%) EIGRP
12 3 (2.78%) OSPF
12 3 (2.78%) BGP
12 3 (2.78%) DMVPN
12 3 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (14.81%) Law
2 11 (10.19%) Legal
3 8 (7.41%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Finance
4 4 (3.70%) Local Government
5 2 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (48.15%) Penetration Tester
1 52 (48.15%) Tester
2 37 (34.26%) Ethical Hacker
3 22 (20.37%) Security Specialist
4 18 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 18 (16.67%) Analyst
5 17 (15.74%) Graduate
6 15 (13.89%) Information Security Specialist
6 15 (13.89%) Information Specialist
7 12 (11.11%) Network Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) Security Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (6.48%) Application Security Specialist
10 6 (5.56%) IT Security Specialist
10 6 (5.56%) Information Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Security Manager
11 5 (4.63%) Product Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) Web Services
2 2 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Management Information System
2 16 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.56%) CESG
4 6 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.63%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (3.70%) RMADS
7 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.93%) Open Source
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Linux
3 6 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.56%) Android
4 5 (4.63%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 64 (59.26%) Information Security
3 27 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 19 (17.59%) ITIL
5 16 (14.81%) ISMS
6 15 (13.89%) Computer Security
7 13 (12.04%) Cyber Security
8 12 (11.11%) Security Management
8 12 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (10.19%) OWASP
9 11 (10.19%) Information Assurance
10 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.48%) Network Management
12 7 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.48%) Change Control
13 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (5.56%) Information Security Management
14 5 (4.63%) Risk Management
14 5 (4.63%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.41%) SQL
2 6 (5.56%) C++
3 5 (4.63%) C
4 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.78%) Python
4 3 (2.78%) Java
4 3 (2.78%) Ruby
5 2 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (47.22%) CEH
2 37 (34.26%) CISSP
3 29 (26.85%) Degree
4 17 (15.74%) CISM
5 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (13.89%) MCSE
6 14 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (12.04%) CCNA
8 9 (8.33%) GIAC
9 8 (7.41%) CISA
9 8 (7.41%) CCNP
10 7 (6.48%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (6.48%) MCSA
10 7 (6.48%) CCSE
10 7 (6.48%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (6.48%) CCSA
10 7 (6.48%) MCITP
11 4 (3.70%) OSCP
11 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (34.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (15.74%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.33%) QA
4 3 (2.78%) COBIT
5 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 22 (20.37%) Nessus
2 4 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.78%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) CheckPoint
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.96%) Cisco
4 9 (8.33%) VMware
5 8 (7.41%) Websense
6 7 (6.48%) Google
7 6 (5.56%) Oracle
7 6 (5.56%) NetIQ
8 4 (3.70%) BT
8 4 (3.70%) CA
9 3 (2.78%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.78%) Trend Micro
10 1 (0.93%) Dell
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix
10 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.93%) Sage
10 1 (0.93%) Juniper
10 1 (0.93%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.93%) Qualys
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum (Neg.) + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Thames Tideway Tunnel
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 25 days ago