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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 245 251 236
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing CEH 9 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.082% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Average salary £43,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -3.95%
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
1624 1689 1569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.15% 23.01% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 1289 1327
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CEH Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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
Cheshire +7 8 £43,500 -27.50% 3
Manchester - 1 - - 5
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (54.55%) CISM
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (36.36%) Metasploit
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) CCIE
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) JSP
4 3 (27.27%) JSP 440
4 3 (27.27%) RMADS
4 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
4 3 (27.27%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (18.18%) Social Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (18.18%) OSCP

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
4 1 (9.09%) Engineering Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (27.27%) RMADS
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Social Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
1 6 (54.55%) CISM
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) OSCP
4 1 (9.09%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) JSP 440
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Juniper
1 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
3 2 (18.18%) HP
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