The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 145 151 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing CEH 11 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.42% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 1.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
CEH
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
852 790 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.64% 23.92% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 590 483 580
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CEH
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

CEH Salary Trend in Scotland

CEH
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Edinburgh 0 10 £51,250 -
Stirling - 1 £55,000 -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (87.50%) Firewall
3 17 (70.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (62.50%) GIAC
5 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
5 14 (58.33%) SSCP
5 14 (58.33%) Windows
5 14 (58.33%) Cisco
5 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (58.33%) SIEM
6 13 (54.17%) Linux
6 13 (54.17%) Information Security
7 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (50.00%) Finance
8 10 (41.67%) Degree
8 10 (41.67%) Network Security
8 10 (41.67%) XML
8 10 (41.67%) Regular Expression
8 10 (41.67%) Visualisation
8 10 (41.67%) Open Source
8 10 (41.67%) Analytics
9 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
9 5 (20.83%) Security Management
10 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 4 (16.67%) Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) Law
10 4 (16.67%) Legal
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL
10 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.67%) VPN

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (41.67%) Network Security
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (12.50%) tcpdump
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Law
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
1 14 (58.33%) Security Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Security Specialist
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Security Specialist
3 6 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Information Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) XML
1 10 (41.67%) Regular Expression
2 2 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Visualisation
1 10 (41.67%) Open Source
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) SIEM
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security
3 10 (41.67%) Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
4 5 (20.83%) Security Management
5 4 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) ISMS
6 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) CISSP
2 15 (62.50%) GIAC
3 14 (58.33%) SSCP
4 10 (41.67%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) CISA
5 3 (12.50%) GCIA
6 2 (8.33%) CISM
6 2 (8.33%) MCSE
6 2 (8.33%) MCSA
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CCNA
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
2 3 (12.50%) LogRhythm
3 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint