The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
Ethical Hacking
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1899 1812 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.47% 78.71% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1292 1371 1213
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Reading region.

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in Reading

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) 3G
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) GSM
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) DMZ
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) 2.5G
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (66.67%) GGSN
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SCADA
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) 3G
1 4 (66.67%) GSM
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) DMZ
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) 2G
1 4 (66.67%) 2.5G
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
1 4 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
1 4 (66.67%) GGSN
1 4 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacker
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Director
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft