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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 142 164 153
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs citing CEH 14 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.66% 0.94% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Average salary £56,250 £40,000 £21,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% +87.79%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £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
845 854 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.19% 23.09% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 526 562 492
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 £25,589 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 27 March 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
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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 +13 13 £57,500 -
Stirling - 1 £55,000 -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 21 (91.30%) GIAC
2 21 (91.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 18 (78.26%) SIEM
4 14 (60.87%) SSCP
5 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
5 12 (52.17%) Cisco
5 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
6 11 (47.83%) Windows
6 11 (47.83%) Linux
7 9 (39.13%) XML
7 9 (39.13%) Regular Expression
7 9 (39.13%) Analytics
7 9 (39.13%) Network Security
7 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
7 9 (39.13%) Open Source
7 9 (39.13%) Degree
8 8 (34.78%) GCIA
8 8 (34.78%) tcpdump
8 8 (34.78%) Security Testing
8 8 (34.78%) CISA
8 8 (34.78%) Finance
9 6 (26.09%) Information Security
10 4 (17.39%) Sourcefire
10 4 (17.39%) LogRhythm
11 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
11 3 (13.04%) Python

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) Firewall
1 21 (91.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (39.13%) Network Security
3 8 (34.78%) tcpdump
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
1 15 (65.22%) Security Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Network Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Network Security Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Security Specialist
3 7 (30.43%) Security Specialist
4 5 (21.74%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) XML
1 9 (39.13%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
1 9 (39.13%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) SIEM
2 9 (39.13%) Analytics
3 8 (34.78%) Security Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Python
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (91.30%) GIAC
3 14 (60.87%) SSCP
4 9 (39.13%) Degree
5 8 (34.78%) CISA
5 8 (34.78%) GCIA
6 2 (8.70%) MCSE
6 2 (8.70%) MCSA
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.35%) CCNA
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.35%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
1 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
2 4 (17.39%) Sourcefire
2 4 (17.39%) LogRhythm
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
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