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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 559 620 685
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +65
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 98 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.12% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 86 36 28
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,250 £52,800
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £95,000 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +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
37611 38874 42565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.06% 87.09% 86.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32312 32433 34960
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 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 30 April 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 +47 15 £55,000 +4.76%
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 121 (59.31%) CISSP
2 105 (51.47%) CEH
3 98 (48.04%) Information Security
4 87 (42.65%) Penetration Testing
5 72 (35.29%) Firewall
6 57 (27.94%) Cybersecurity
7 55 (26.96%) SIEM
8 54 (26.47%) Degree
9 53 (25.98%) GCIH
10 52 (25.49%) Vulnerability Management
11 51 (25.00%) GIAC
12 50 (24.51%) Finance
13 48 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 46 (22.55%) Java
14 46 (22.55%) Linux
15 44 (21.57%) C++
15 44 (21.57%) CISM
16 43 (21.08%) Network Security
17 40 (19.61%) Security Testing
18 39 (19.12%) PCI DSS
19 38 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
20 37 (18.14%) TCP/IP
20 37 (18.14%) C#
20 37 (18.14%) ITIL
21 34 (16.67%) Security Architecture
21 34 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
22 33 (16.18%) SANS
22 33 (16.18%) Metasploit
22 33 (16.18%) Windows
22 33 (16.18%) Security Cleared

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 14 (6.86%) Apache Pig
1 14 (6.86%) IIS
2 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.49%) Apache
3 1 (0.49%) JBoss
3 1 (0.49%) Node.js
3 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) IaaS
1 2 (0.98%) PaaS
1 2 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (35.29%) Firewall
2 43 (21.08%) Network Security
3 37 (18.14%) TCP/IP
4 20 (9.80%) Internet
5 18 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (8.33%) Wireless
7 16 (7.84%) tcpdump
7 16 (7.84%) Wireshark
8 14 (6.86%) DNS
9 12 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (2.94%) BIG-IP
10 6 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.94%) DHCP
10 6 (2.94%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.94%) Fast Ethernet
10 6 (2.94%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 6 (2.94%) IPsec
10 6 (2.94%) MPLS
10 6 (2.94%) SNMP
10 6 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.84%) Big Data
2 14 (6.86%) Apache Hive
2 14 (6.86%) Hadoop
3 12 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.98%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.49%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 33 (16.18%) Metasploit
2 18 (8.82%) Burp Suite
3 13 (6.37%) sqlmap
4 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 50 (24.51%) Finance
2 18 (8.82%) Legal
3 16 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 15 (7.35%) Banking
5 9 (4.41%) Law
6 6 (2.94%) Billing
7 4 (1.96%) Retail
8 2 (0.98%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Military
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (18.14%) Analyst
2 32 (15.69%) Consultant
2 32 (15.69%) Security Analyst
3 30 (14.71%) Security Engineer
4 28 (13.73%) Penetration Tester
4 28 (13.73%) Tester
5 27 (13.24%) Incident Manager
6 23 (11.27%) Security Consultant
7 18 (8.82%) Architect
7 18 (8.82%) Security Architect
8 17 (8.33%) Security Specialist
9 16 (7.84%) Senior Consultant
9 16 (7.84%) SIEM Analyst
10 14 (6.86%) Forensic Manager
10 14 (6.86%) Incident Analyst
10 14 (6.86%) IT Manager
10 14 (6.86%) Senior Security Consultant
11 13 (6.37%) Information Analyst
11 13 (6.37%) Information Security Analyst
11 13 (6.37%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.86%) Java EE
2 12 (5.88%) .NET
3 10 (4.90%) STL
4 5 (2.45%) WSH
5 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.49%) CSS
6 1 (0.49%) CSS3
6 1 (0.49%) HTML
6 1 (0.49%) HTML5
6 1 (0.49%) J2EE
6 1 (0.49%) Java SE
6 1 (0.49%) Middleware
6 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (15.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 30 (14.71%) Management Information System
4 29 (14.22%) Cyberthreat
5 23 (11.27%) Data Centre
5 23 (11.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (8.33%) PMI
7 16 (7.84%) Client/Server
8 15 (7.35%) Cybercrime
9 14 (6.86%) PKI
10 12 (5.88%) Computer Science
11 7 (3.43%) Social Media
12 5 (2.45%) Blog
12 5 (2.45%) Data Conversion
12 5 (2.45%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (1.47%) Cryptography
14 3 (1.47%) Spread Betting
15 2 (0.98%) BYOD
15 2 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.55%) Linux
2 33 (16.18%) Windows
3 27 (13.24%) Unix
4 18 (8.82%) Android
4 18 (8.82%) Apple iOS
5 12 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 11 (5.39%) FreeBSD
6 11 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.39%) Solaris
6 11 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.94%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.49%) AIX
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (48.04%) Information Security
2 87 (42.65%) Penetration Testing
3 57 (27.94%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (26.96%) SIEM
5 52 (25.49%) Vulnerability Management
6 40 (19.61%) Security Testing
7 37 (18.14%) ITIL
8 34 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 29 (14.22%) PRINCE2
9 29 (14.22%) Security Operations
10 23 (11.27%) Reverse Engineering
11 21 (10.29%) Project Management
12 19 (9.31%) Threat Analysis
12 19 (9.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 17 (8.33%) ITSM
13 17 (8.33%) Service Management
14 15 (7.35%) CRM
14 15 (7.35%) Data Privacy
14 15 (7.35%) Software Engineering
15 14 (6.86%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.55%) Java
2 44 (21.57%) C++
3 37 (18.14%) C#
4 28 (13.73%) SQL
5 26 (12.75%) Python
6 24 (11.76%) Ruby
7 23 (11.27%) Perl
8 22 (10.78%) C
9 16 (7.84%) PowerShell
10 14 (6.86%) Bash Shell
10 14 (6.86%) PHP
11 12 (5.88%) Objective-C
12 7 (3.43%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.49%) AWK
14 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 121 (59.31%) CISSP
2 105 (51.47%) CEH
3 54 (26.47%) Degree
4 53 (25.98%) GCIH
5 51 (25.00%) GIAC
6 44 (21.57%) CISM
7 38 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (16.18%) SANS
8 33 (16.18%) Security Cleared
9 32 (15.69%) CCNA
10 29 (14.22%) CREST Certified
11 21 (10.29%) MCSE
11 21 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (9.80%) CHFI
13 19 (9.31%) ECSA
14 18 (8.82%) GCIA
14 18 (8.82%) OSCP
14 18 (8.82%) SSCP
15 17 (8.33%) PMI Certification
15 17 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (19.12%) PCI DSS
3 17 (8.33%) COBIT
4 15 (7.35%) QA
5 6 (2.94%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.86%) Snort
2 10 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.94%) vCloud
4 3 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (12.75%) Nessus
2 15 (7.35%) Nmap
3 11 (5.39%) EnCase
4 2 (0.98%) Nexpose
4 2 (0.98%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (9.31%) ArcSight
2 16 (7.84%) Cisco
2 16 (7.84%) Red Hat
2 16 (7.84%) Remedy
2 16 (7.84%) Splunk
3 11 (5.39%) VMware
4 10 (4.90%) CheckPoint
4 10 (4.90%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.94%) Citrix
5 6 (2.94%) F5
5 6 (2.94%) Fortinet
5 6 (2.94%) Juniper
6 5 (2.45%) Intel Security
7 3 (1.47%) Oracle
7 3 (1.47%) Sourcefire
8 2 (0.98%) Trustwave
9 1 (0.49%) Qualys
9 1 (0.49%) SAP
9 1 (0.49%) Sophos
9 1 (0.49%) Trend Micro
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago