The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 248 233 250
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Permanent jobs citing CEH 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.069% 0.058% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
CEH
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1697 1577 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.31% 22.88% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1337 1618
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CEH
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the North West region.

CEH Salary Trend in the North West

CEH
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
(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
Cheshire -11 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Manchester - 1 - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing CEH 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 CEH.

1 18 (94.74%) CISSP
2 14 (73.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (52.63%) SSCP
4 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 9 (47.37%) Information Security
5 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
5 8 (42.11%) Symantec
5 8 (42.11%) McAfee
5 8 (42.11%) Websense
5 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
5 8 (42.11%) IronPort
5 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) SIEM
5 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (42.11%) Cyber Security
6 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 7 (36.84%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (31.58%) Juniper
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) Legal
7 6 (31.58%) Nessus
7 6 (31.58%) Snort
7 6 (31.58%) EnCE
7 6 (31.58%) Qualys
7 6 (31.58%) Computer Security
7 6 (31.58%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (31.58%) Splunk
7 6 (31.58%) Lumension

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing CEH 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 CEH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) TACACS
General
1 6 (31.58%) Legal
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
1 6 (31.58%) Security Specialist
1 6 (31.58%) Senior Security Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Forensic Investigator
3 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Security
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) RMADS
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) CESG
3 2 (10.53%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) SIEM
2 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (42.11%) Cyber Security
3 7 (36.84%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (31.58%) Computer Security
4 6 (31.58%) Data Privacy
5 4 (21.05%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
7 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) ISMS
7 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
7 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Change Management
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) CISSP
2 10 (52.63%) SSCP
3 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) EnCE
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) CISM
7 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) GCIA
8 1 (5.26%) GCIH
8 1 (5.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Nessus
1 6 (31.58%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (31.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
1 8 (42.11%) Symantec
1 8 (42.11%) McAfee
1 8 (42.11%) Websense
1 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
1 8 (42.11%) IronPort
2 6 (31.58%) Qualys
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
2 6 (31.58%) Splunk
2 6 (31.58%) Lumension
2 6 (31.58%) Becrypt
2 6 (31.58%) LogRhythm
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Fortinet