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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 133 150 156
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs citing CEH 28 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.34% 1.49% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 1
Average salary £58,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,550 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -5.26%
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
838 870 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.25% 28.00% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 522 593 496
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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
Glasgow - 14 £57,500 -
Edinburgh +4 13 £66,250 +17.77%
Stirling +8 1 - -
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 34 (79.07%) Security Operations
1 34 (79.07%) Security Operations Centre
2 32 (74.42%) GIAC
3 31 (72.09%) SIEM
4 27 (62.79%) Degree
5 26 (60.47%) Information Security
6 24 (55.81%) Network Security
7 23 (53.49%) Finance
8 22 (51.16%) Use Case
8 22 (51.16%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (48.84%) CISSP
10 20 (46.51%) Data Analytics
10 20 (46.51%) Analytics
10 20 (46.51%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
12 11 (25.58%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (25.58%) CISA
13 9 (20.93%) GCIA
13 9 (20.93%) Banking
13 9 (20.93%) tcpdump
14 8 (18.60%) Retail
14 8 (18.60%) Ethical Hacking
14 8 (18.60%) CISM
15 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 7 (16.28%) Splunk
16 6 (13.95%) Security Architecture
17 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
17 5 (11.63%) IISP
17 5 (11.63%) ECSA
17 5 (11.63%) Portfolio Management

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (11.63%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) Network Security
2 11 (25.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (20.93%) tcpdump
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) Internet
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 8 (18.60%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Consultant
1 26 (60.47%) Security Consultant
2 20 (46.51%) IT Consultant
2 20 (46.51%) IT Security Consultant
2 20 (46.51%) Lead Security Consultant
3 19 (44.19%) SOC Consultant
4 18 (41.86%) Technology Consultant
5 10 (23.26%) Analyst
5 10 (23.26%) Security Analyst
6 9 (20.93%) Network Analyst
6 9 (20.93%) Network Intrusion Analyst
6 9 (20.93%) Network Security Analyst
7 7 (16.28%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (11.63%) Senior Security Consultant
9 3 (6.98%) Information Manager
9 3 (6.98%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (6.98%) Security Manager
10 2 (4.65%) Operations Consultant
10 2 (4.65%) Senior IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 34 (79.07%) Security Operations Centre
2 20 (46.51%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.98%) CESG
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) Unix
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Security Operations
2 31 (72.09%) SIEM
3 26 (60.47%) Information Security
4 22 (51.16%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (51.16%) Use Case
5 20 (46.51%) Analytics
5 20 (46.51%) Data Analytics
6 8 (18.60%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (13.95%) Security Architecture
8 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
8 5 (11.63%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (9.30%) People Management
9 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (4.65%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (4.65%) Information Management
10 2 (4.65%) ISMS
10 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.65%) Manual Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) GIAC
2 27 (62.79%) Degree
3 21 (48.84%) CISSP
4 11 (25.58%) CISA
5 9 (20.93%) GCIA
6 8 (18.60%) CISM
7 5 (11.63%) CHFI
7 5 (11.63%) ECSA
7 5 (11.63%) IISP
8 3 (6.98%) SANS
8 3 (6.98%) SSCP
9 1 (2.33%) CCFP
9 1 (2.33%) GCIH
9 1 (2.33%) OSCP
9 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) QRadar
2 1 (2.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Splunk
2 5 (11.63%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.33%) Tripwire