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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 161 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 10 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +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
3009 2477 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.56% 81.29% 75.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1963 1608 1587
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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
Glasgow -1 10 £40,000 -23.80%
Ethical Hacking
UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Network Security
3 9 (75.00%) ISMS
3 9 (75.00%) Law
3 9 (75.00%) Legal
3 9 (75.00%) CEH
3 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 9 (75.00%) Information Security Management
3 9 (75.00%) Security Management
3 9 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (75.00%) Wireless
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) GIAC
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Qualys
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) CESG

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Network Security
3 9 (75.00%) Wireless
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 9 (75.00%) Law
1 9 (75.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Security Specialist
2 9 (75.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 9 (75.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) ISMS
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 9 (75.00%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
1 9 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (8.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy
1 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (8.33%) Qualys
1 1 (8.33%) F5