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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 154 168 161
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing CEH 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.10% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.45% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £53,750 £46,525 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,775 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.51% +14.76%
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
765 897 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.19% 22.87% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 490 583 507
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 28 May 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
(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 +20 4 £53,750 +9.58% 1
CEH
UK

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 19 (100.00%) CISSP
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (84.21%) GIAC
4 13 (68.42%) SIEM
5 9 (47.37%) Network Security
5 9 (47.37%) SSCP
6 8 (42.11%) CISA
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) Security Testing
6 8 (42.11%) tcpdump
6 8 (42.11%) GCIA
6 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
7 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco
7 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) Sourcefire
9 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
9 4 (21.05%) Open Source
9 4 (21.05%) Regular Expression
9 4 (21.05%) Analytics
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
10 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) Finance

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
1 17 (89.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (47.37%) Network Security
3 8 (42.11%) tcpdump
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Security Analyst
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Network Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Security Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Security Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) IT Security Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XML
1 4 (21.05%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) SIEM
2 8 (42.11%) Security Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Open Source
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (84.21%) GIAC
3 9 (47.37%) SSCP
4 8 (42.11%) CISA
4 8 (42.11%) GCIA
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.53%) MCSE
6 2 (10.53%) MCSA
7 1 (5.26%) GCIH
7 1 (5.26%) CCNA
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) Sourcefire
3 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
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