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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 154 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.033% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +53.84%
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
2615 2649 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.01% 80.98% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 1674 1695
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (90.91%) CISSP
1 10 (90.91%) Network Security
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security Management
2 9 (81.82%) Security Management
2 9 (81.82%) Management Information System
2 9 (81.82%) Wireless
2 9 (81.82%) Law
2 9 (81.82%) Legal
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 9 (81.82%) CEH
2 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (81.82%) ISMS
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) CESG
4 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) OSCP
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Network Security
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 9 (81.82%) Law
1 9 (81.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Security Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Security Specialist
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security Specialist
1 9 (81.82%) Information Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security Management
1 9 (81.82%) Security Management
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
1 9 (81.82%) ISMS
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) CEH
3 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS