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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK / Scotland
Rank 130 128 148
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing CEH 1 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.044% 0.91% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 3.38% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 7
Median salary £85,000 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.44% +2.72%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,275 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +11.72%

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
544 800 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.15% 26.97% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 341 523 583
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +9 1 £85,000 +47.82%
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) CISA
4 6 (60.00%) CISM
4 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (60.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (50.00%) Retail
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) SANS
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 1 (10.00%) Unix
8 1 (10.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) AIX
8 1 (10.00%) Solaris
8 1 (10.00%) Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) CCNA
8 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 1 (10.00%) Service Management
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP

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 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Incident Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (60.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Attack Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) CISA
2 6 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) SANS
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (10.00%) GCIH
4 1 (10.00%) GIAC
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft