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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 165 161 168
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing CEH 4 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.48% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 8
Median salary £90,000 £51,250 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.60% +10.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £46,500 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £96,000 £56,000 £49,335
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
773 831 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.92% 26.69% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 407 565 581
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

CEH Salary Histogram in Scotland

CEH
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 3 £93,750 +78.57%
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CEH.

1 22 (78.57%) CISSP
2 21 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 21 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (53.57%) Degree
3 15 (53.57%) Data Centre
4 14 (50.00%) SIEM
5 13 (46.43%) CISM
5 13 (46.43%) GIAC
6 12 (42.86%) Information Security
6 12 (42.86%) ArcSight
7 11 (39.29%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (35.71%) CHFI
8 10 (35.71%) Performance Management
8 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
8 10 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (35.71%) Security Architecture
8 10 (35.71%) Splunk
8 10 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
8 10 (35.71%) IIS
8 10 (35.71%) ECSA
8 10 (35.71%) IISP
9 9 (32.14%) Finance
9 9 (32.14%) Network Security
9 9 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (21.43%) Retail
11 6 (21.43%) ITIL
11 6 (21.43%) SANS
12 5 (17.86%) Firewall

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (35.71%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (32.14%) Network Security
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) tcpdump
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Consultant
1 16 (57.14%) Security Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Senior Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Senior Security Consultant
3 8 (28.57%) Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Security Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) IT Consultant
5 6 (21.43%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Network Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Network Intrusion Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Network Security Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) Lead Security Consultant
7 4 (14.29%) SOC Consultant
7 4 (14.29%) Technology Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) ArcSight Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Head of Cybersecurity
8 2 (7.14%) Head of Security
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (53.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 14 (50.00%) SIEM
3 12 (42.86%) Information Security
4 11 (39.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (35.71%) Performance Management
5 10 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
5 10 (35.71%) Security Architecture
5 10 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
8 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
9 4 (14.29%) Analytics
9 4 (14.29%) Attack Monitoring
9 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
9 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
9 4 (14.29%) Use Case
10 3 (10.71%) Conflict Management
10 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
11 2 (7.14%) CRM
11 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) CISSP
2 15 (53.57%) Degree
3 13 (46.43%) CISM
3 13 (46.43%) GIAC
4 10 (35.71%) CHFI
4 10 (35.71%) ECSA
4 10 (35.71%) IISP
5 6 (21.43%) SANS
6 5 (17.86%) CISA
6 5 (17.86%) GCIA
7 1 (3.57%) GCIH
7 1 (3.57%) OSCP
7 1 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) ArcSight
2 10 (35.71%) Splunk
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
3 2 (7.14%) LogRhythm
3 2 (7.14%) Remedy