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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 147 156 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing CEH 22 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.064% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
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
880 788 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.51% 25.37% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 563 494 603
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -1 13 £46,250 - 1
Glasgow 0 9 £40,000 +14.28%
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 32 (91.43%) CISSP
2 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 21 (60.00%) Information Security
3 20 (57.14%) Firewall
4 18 (51.43%) Security Management
5 17 (48.57%) ITIL
6 15 (42.86%) Network Security
7 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
8 11 (31.43%) Incident Management
9 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (28.57%) Information Security Management
9 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (25.71%) ISMS
10 9 (25.71%) GIAC
10 9 (25.71%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (25.71%) Wireless
10 9 (25.71%) Law
10 9 (25.71%) Legal
10 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
10 9 (25.71%) VPN
11 8 (22.86%) SIEM
12 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (20.00%) Windows
12 7 (20.00%) SSCP
13 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
13 6 (17.14%) Cisco
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 6 (17.14%) Degree
14 5 (14.29%) Linux

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) Network Security
3 10 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (25.71%) Wireless
4 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
4 9 (25.71%) VPN
5 4 (11.43%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Law
2 9 (25.71%) Legal
3 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.57%) Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
1 19 (54.29%) Security Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Security Specialist
3 9 (25.71%) IT Security Specialist
3 9 (25.71%) Information Security Specialist
3 9 (25.71%) Information Specialist
4 6 (17.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Coordinator
6 3 (8.57%) Test Coordinator
7 2 (5.71%) Information Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) XML
1 4 (11.43%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
2 4 (11.43%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Information Security
2 18 (51.43%) Security Management
3 17 (48.57%) ITIL
4 11 (31.43%) Incident Management
5 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (28.57%) Information Security Management
6 9 (25.71%) ISMS
6 9 (25.71%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (22.86%) SIEM
8 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Analytics
9 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
11 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (2.86%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 32 (91.43%) CISSP
2 9 (25.71%) GIAC
3 7 (20.00%) SSCP
4 6 (17.14%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) CISA
5 4 (11.43%) GCIA
6 2 (5.71%) CISM
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £54000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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