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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 515 604 597
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 105 60 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 90 44 67
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
34291 38500 39263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.80% 88.24% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29621 32500 32283
Median salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +48 9 £70,000 +12.90% 1
Twickenham - 1 £55,000 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 115 (51.34%) Penetration Testing
2 110 (49.11%) CEH
3 90 (40.18%) CISSP
4 82 (36.61%) Firewall
5 78 (34.82%) Network Security
6 71 (31.70%) Information Security
7 69 (30.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 63 (28.13%) Finance
9 59 (26.34%) CREST Certified
10 58 (25.89%) Windows
10 58 (25.89%) Degree
11 49 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 49 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
12 47 (20.98%) Security Cleared
13 44 (19.64%) GIAC
14 43 (19.20%) SIEM
15 42 (18.75%) C#
15 42 (18.75%) PHP
15 42 (18.75%) Cisco
16 41 (18.30%) CISM
17 40 (17.86%) Java
17 40 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 38 (16.96%) .NET
18 38 (16.96%) Data Centre
19 37 (16.52%) C++
20 35 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
21 34 (15.18%) OSCP
21 34 (15.18%) Project Management
21 34 (15.18%) Wireless
21 34 (15.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.80%) Apache
1 13 (5.80%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.34%) IIS
3 3 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.02%) SaaS
2 7 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.13%) IaaS
2 7 (3.13%) PaaS
3 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (36.61%) Firewall
2 78 (34.82%) Network Security
3 35 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (15.18%) Wireless
5 29 (12.95%) VPN
6 28 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (9.38%) SSL
8 16 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
9 12 (5.36%) VLAN
10 10 (4.46%) Wireless Security
11 8 (3.57%) IPsec
11 8 (3.57%) Multicast
11 8 (3.57%) VXLAN
12 7 (3.13%) Internet
12 7 (3.13%) TCP/IP
13 6 (2.68%) DHCP
13 6 (2.68%) DNS
13 6 (2.68%) Ethernet
13 6 (2.68%) MPLS
13 6 (2.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (8.04%) Burp Suite
2 12 (5.36%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.34%) sqlmap
General
1 63 (28.13%) Finance
2 31 (13.84%) Banking
3 13 (5.80%) Legal
4 8 (3.57%) Retail
5 6 (2.68%) Billing
6 5 (2.23%) Law
7 4 (1.79%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (1.79%) Publishing
8 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (19.64%) Analyst
2 40 (17.86%) Security Analyst
3 39 (17.41%) Penetration Tester
3 39 (17.41%) Tester
4 24 (10.71%) Architect
4 24 (10.71%) Consultant
4 24 (10.71%) Security Architect
4 24 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 24 (10.71%) Security Specialist
5 22 (9.82%) Security Consultant
6 21 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 21 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
7 19 (8.48%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (7.59%) Senior Security Analyst
9 16 (7.14%) Ethical Hacker
10 13 (5.80%) C# Developer
10 13 (5.80%) Network Analyst
10 13 (5.80%) Network Security Analyst
10 13 (5.80%) Security Manager
10 13 (5.80%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.96%) .NET
2 13 (5.80%) Ajax
2 13 (5.80%) HTML
3 12 (5.36%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.89%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.96%) Data Centre
2 34 (15.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 32 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 23 (10.27%) Mobile App
5 21 (9.38%) Management Information System
6 20 (8.93%) Blog
7 18 (8.04%) Cryptography
8 15 (6.70%) Security Operations Centre
9 13 (5.80%) Applied Mathematics
9 13 (5.80%) Mathematics
9 13 (5.80%) Statistics
10 10 (4.46%) PMI
11 6 (2.68%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (2.68%) PKI
12 5 (2.23%) Client/Server
12 5 (2.23%) SCADA
13 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.89%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (25.89%) Windows
2 23 (10.27%) Linux
3 13 (5.80%) Unix
4 6 (2.68%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.79%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.45%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (51.34%) Penetration Testing
2 71 (31.70%) Information Security
3 69 (30.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 49 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
5 43 (19.20%) SIEM
6 40 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 34 (15.18%) Project Management
8 28 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 26 (11.61%) Kalman Filter
9 26 (11.61%) OWASP
10 25 (11.16%) Business Development
10 25 (11.16%) ITIL
11 23 (10.27%) Information Assurance
12 22 (9.82%) TOGAF
13 20 (8.93%) Mentoring
14 19 (8.48%) Vulnerability Management
15 18 (8.04%) Security Testing
15 18 (8.04%) Social Engineering
16 15 (6.70%) Malware Analysis
16 15 (6.70%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.75%) C#
1 42 (18.75%) PHP
2 40 (17.86%) Java
3 37 (16.52%) C++
4 30 (13.39%) SQL
5 25 (11.16%) VB.NET
6 21 (9.38%) Objective-C
7 15 (6.70%) Python
8 13 (5.80%) R
9 10 (4.46%) C
10 5 (2.23%) Ruby
11 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.45%) Perl
11 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (49.11%) CEH
2 90 (40.18%) CISSP
3 59 (26.34%) CREST Certified
4 58 (25.89%) Degree
5 47 (20.98%) Security Cleared
6 44 (19.64%) GIAC
7 41 (18.30%) CISM
8 34 (15.18%) OSCP
9 28 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (10.71%) CCNA
11 21 (9.38%) CHECK Team Leader
12 19 (8.48%) CISA
12 19 (8.48%) CLAS
13 16 (7.14%) GPEN
13 16 (7.14%) PhD
13 16 (7.14%) SANS
14 15 (6.70%) EC-Council LPT
14 15 (6.70%) GWAPT
15 14 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
15 14 (6.25%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (11.16%) PCI DSS
3 23 (10.27%) QA
4 11 (4.91%) COBIT
5 6 (2.68%) ISO 9001
5 6 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.57%) vCloud
3 6 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.79%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (4.46%) Nessus
2 8 (3.57%) HP Fortify
3 4 (1.79%) Nexpose
3 4 (1.79%) Nmap
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (18.75%) Cisco
2 31 (13.84%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.05%) CheckPoint
4 18 (8.04%) FireEye
4 18 (8.04%) Palo Alto
5 16 (7.14%) Aruba
5 16 (7.14%) Meraki
5 16 (7.14%) Trustwave
6 15 (6.70%) VMware
7 13 (5.80%) Citrix
8 7 (3.13%) ArcSight
9 6 (2.68%) F5
9 6 (2.68%) Fortinet
9 6 (2.68%) Juniper
10 5 (2.23%) Remedy
11 4 (1.79%) Sourcefire
11 4 (1.79%) Veracode
12 3 (1.34%) Splunk
13 1 (0.45%) Intel Security
13 1 (0.45%) Sophos
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