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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 136 159 157
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs citing CEH 10 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.21% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 0.78% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 16
Median salary £52,500 £56,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.07% +41.25%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +39.37%
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
584 898 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.30% 26.95% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 360 613 572
Median salary £45,000 £42,233 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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
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 29 September 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 - 8 £52,500 -
Glasgow +11 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £45,000 -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 13 (92.86%) CISSP
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Information Security
3 7 (50.00%) CISM
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) DHCP
4 6 (42.86%) CISA
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Retail
4 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 6 (42.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 6 (42.86%) SANS
5 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 4 (28.57%) Attack Monitoring
7 3 (21.43%) SIEM
7 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Spanish Language

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Spanish Language
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Security Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Head of Cybersecurity
2 2 (14.29%) Head of Security
2 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Information Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Incident Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 6 (42.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Attack Monitoring
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) SIEM
6 2 (14.29%) Conflict Management
7 1 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CISSP
2 7 (50.00%) CISM
3 6 (42.86%) CISA
3 6 (42.86%) SANS
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) GCIH
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
4 1 (7.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft