The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 140 157 155
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing CEH 23 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 0.45% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 2
Average salary £44,000 - £15,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
849 893 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.32% 27.71% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 552 527 669
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CEH
UK

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

CEH Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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 +2 17 £49,050 -
Glasgow - 5 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (88.00%) CISSP
2 16 (64.00%) Finance
3 13 (52.00%) Security Management
3 13 (52.00%) ITIL
4 12 (48.00%) Firewall
4 12 (48.00%) Information Security
5 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 10 (40.00%) Network Security
5 10 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (24.00%) GIAC
7 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (24.00%) SIEM
8 5 (20.00%) ISMS
8 5 (20.00%) tcpdump
8 5 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Law
8 5 (20.00%) Legal
8 5 (20.00%) GCIA
8 5 (20.00%) Wireless
8 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
8 5 (20.00%) CISA
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) VPN
9 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
10 3 (12.00%) Banking
10 3 (12.00%) MS Office
10 3 (12.00%) MS Excel

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 5 (20.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Law
2 5 (20.00%) Legal
3 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (12.00%) Banking
5 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Security Specialist
2 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 5 (20.00%) Information Specialist
4 5 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 5 (20.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Coordinator
5 3 (12.00%) Test Coordinator
6 2 (8.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Security Management
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) Information Security
3 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 10 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (24.00%) SIEM
5 5 (20.00%) ISMS
5 5 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Information Management
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) GIAC
3 5 (20.00%) GCIA
3 5 (20.00%) CISA
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat