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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 153 156 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing CEH 11 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.24% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 0.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
826 808 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.56% 24.18% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 566 491 652
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
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 24 November 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
Edinburgh +4 10 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow +9 1 £40,000 +6.66%
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 33 (91.67%) CISSP
2 24 (66.67%) Firewall
3 23 (63.89%) Information Security
4 22 (61.11%) Finance
5 16 (44.44%) Security Management
6 15 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (41.67%) Network Security
7 14 (38.89%) GIAC
7 14 (38.89%) ITIL
8 13 (36.11%) SIEM
9 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 11 (30.56%) Windows
10 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
10 11 (30.56%) Cisco
10 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
10 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
10 11 (30.56%) SSCP
10 11 (30.56%) Degree
11 10 (27.78%) Information Security Management
11 10 (27.78%) Linux
12 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 9 (25.00%) VPN
12 9 (25.00%) XML
12 9 (25.00%) Wireless
12 9 (25.00%) Law
12 9 (25.00%) Legal
12 9 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (25.00%) ISMS
12 9 (25.00%) Regular Expression
12 9 (25.00%) Visualisation

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) Firewall
2 15 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (41.67%) Network Security
3 9 (25.00%) Wireless
3 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (11.11%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Law
2 9 (25.00%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Security Specialist
2 19 (52.78%) Security Analyst
2 19 (52.78%) Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 9 (25.00%) Information Specialist
4 8 (22.22%) IT Security Specialist
5 6 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Security Specialist
6 4 (11.11%) Network Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Coordinator
7 3 (8.33%) Test Coordinator
8 2 (5.56%) Information Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Information Security Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) XML
1 9 (25.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
2 9 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 9 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Information Security
2 16 (44.44%) Security Management
3 14 (38.89%) ITIL
4 13 (36.11%) SIEM
5 10 (27.78%) Information Security Management
6 9 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (25.00%) Analytics
6 9 (25.00%) ISMS
7 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
8 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
12 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 33 (91.67%) CISSP
2 14 (38.89%) GIAC
3 11 (30.56%) SSCP
3 11 (30.56%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) CISA
4 4 (11.11%) GCIA
5 2 (5.56%) CISM
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
1 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
2 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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