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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 557 571 592
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 60 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 57 51 25
Average salary £65,000 £58,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £52,400
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £81,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £58,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +56.00%
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
37625 38557 39119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.30% 83.61% 81.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31678 31742 33248
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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
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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 +10 7 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 88 (69.84%) Penetration Testing
2 83 (65.87%) CEH
3 79 (62.70%) Information Security
4 65 (51.59%) CISSP
5 64 (50.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (36.51%) Firewall
7 39 (30.95%) Network Security
8 35 (27.78%) Management Information System
9 33 (26.19%) ITIL
10 28 (22.22%) ISMS
11 27 (21.43%) TCP/IP
12 26 (20.63%) Cyber Security
13 25 (19.84%) Metasploit
13 25 (19.84%) PCI DSS
13 25 (19.84%) Law
14 21 (16.67%) Internet
15 20 (15.87%) CISM
16 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
17 18 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (14.29%) MCSE
17 18 (14.29%) Legal
17 18 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 17 (13.49%) Security Management
19 16 (12.70%) GIAC
19 16 (12.70%) Python
19 16 (12.70%) C++
19 16 (12.70%) Ruby
19 16 (12.70%) Degree
19 16 (12.70%) Information Assurance
20 15 (11.90%) Computer Science

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 4 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (36.51%) Firewall
2 39 (30.95%) Network Security
3 27 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 21 (16.67%) Internet
5 12 (9.52%) Intranet
6 11 (8.73%) Wireless
7 9 (7.14%) VPN
8 6 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (3.97%) LAN
9 5 (3.97%) WAN
10 4 (3.17%) SSL
10 4 (3.17%) IPsec
10 4 (3.17%) Wireshark
10 4 (3.17%) tcpdump
11 3 (2.38%) DMVPN
11 3 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.38%) OSPF
11 3 (2.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (19.84%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (19.84%) Law
2 18 (14.29%) Legal
3 10 (7.94%) Banking
4 7 (5.56%) Local Government
5 6 (4.76%) Finance
6 3 (2.38%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (50.79%) Tester
2 63 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
3 31 (24.60%) Ethical Hacker
4 30 (23.81%) Security Analyst
4 30 (23.81%) Analyst
5 28 (22.22%) Security Specialist
5 28 (22.22%) Information Security Specialist
5 28 (22.22%) Information Specialist
6 16 (12.70%) Graduate
7 12 (9.52%) Information Analyst
7 12 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (8.73%) Product Specialist
9 10 (7.94%) Product Analyst
10 8 (6.35%) Security Architect
10 8 (6.35%) Architect
10 8 (6.35%) Network Engineer
11 7 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
12 6 (4.76%) Security Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) IT Security Specialist
12 6 (4.76%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) Web Services
2 2 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.14%) CESG
4 8 (6.35%) CESG CLAS
5 7 (5.56%) RMADS
6 5 (3.97%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.59%) PMI
7 2 (1.59%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.14%) Windows
2 7 (5.56%) Linux
3 5 (3.97%) Android
3 5 (3.97%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.97%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (69.84%) Penetration Testing
2 79 (62.70%) Information Security
3 33 (26.19%) ITIL
4 28 (22.22%) ISMS
5 26 (20.63%) Cyber Security
6 18 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 17 (13.49%) Security Management
8 16 (12.70%) Information Assurance
9 15 (11.90%) Security Testing
10 14 (11.11%) Project Management
10 14 (11.11%) Change Control
11 11 (8.73%) Information Security Management
12 10 (7.94%) Computer Security
13 9 (7.14%) OWASP
14 8 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (6.35%) Risk Management
15 7 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
16 6 (4.76%) Incident Management
17 5 (3.97%) Change Management
17 5 (3.97%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.70%) C++
1 16 (12.70%) Python
1 16 (12.70%) Ruby
2 8 (6.35%) C
3 6 (4.76%) SQL
4 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.59%) Java
5 2 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 83 (65.87%) CEH
2 65 (51.59%) CISSP
3 20 (15.87%) CISM
4 18 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (14.29%) MCSE
5 16 (12.70%) GIAC
5 16 (12.70%) Degree
6 11 (8.73%) CISA
7 10 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (7.14%) CCNA
9 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 7 (5.56%) GPEN
10 6 (4.76%) OSCP
11 4 (3.17%) CCNP
11 4 (3.17%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (3.17%) SSCP
12 3 (2.38%) CCSA
12 3 (2.38%) GCIH
12 3 (2.38%) MCSA
12 3 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (50.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (19.84%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.56%) QA
4 5 (3.97%) COBIT
5 1 (0.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.17%) Snort
3 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) Nessus
2 7 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) CheckPoint
3 11 (8.73%) Cisco
4 9 (7.14%) Oracle
5 7 (5.56%) CA
6 6 (4.76%) NetIQ
7 5 (3.97%) Websense
7 5 (3.97%) BT
7 5 (3.97%) VMware
8 3 (2.38%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.38%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.38%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.59%) F5
9 2 (1.59%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.79%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.79%) Qualys
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.79%) Sage
10 1 (0.79%) Dell
10 1 (0.79%) Citrix
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