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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
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
2621 2645 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.48% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1709 1542
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Law
2 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (80.00%) Law
1 4 (80.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Security Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Security Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
1 4 (80.00%) Security Management
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) ISMS
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001