The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 154 157 178
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.032% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.036% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
Ethical Hacking
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2576 2763 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.66% 87.80% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1720 2217
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Scotland region.

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in Scotland

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Edinburgh - 7 £67,500 - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Ethical Hacking
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Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 14 (87.50%) Security Architecture
3 13 (81.25%) CEH
4 11 (68.75%) CISM
4 11 (68.75%) Security Operations
4 11 (68.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (62.50%) IISP
5 10 (62.50%) ECSA
5 10 (62.50%) IIS
5 10 (62.50%) Performance Management
5 10 (62.50%) PCI DSS
5 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (62.50%) CHFI
5 10 (62.50%) Degree
5 10 (62.50%) Splunk
5 10 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
5 10 (62.50%) ArcSight
5 10 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security
6 4 (25.00%) SANS
7 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Unix
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Linux

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Consultant
1 12 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 10 (62.50%) Senior Consultant
2 10 (62.50%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Penetration Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) CESG
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Blog
4 1 (6.25%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Security Architecture
2 11 (68.75%) Security Operations
3 10 (62.50%) Performance Management
3 10 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
3 10 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.25%) Data Security
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) SIEM
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 13 (81.25%) CEH
3 11 (68.75%) CISM
4 10 (62.50%) CHFI
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
4 10 (62.50%) ECSA
4 10 (62.50%) IISP
5 4 (25.00%) SANS
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) CCFP
7 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) GCIH
7 1 (6.25%) GIAC
7 1 (6.25%) OSCP
7 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) ArcSight
1 10 (62.50%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
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