The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 371 396 417
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +21
Permanent jobs citing CEH 72 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 0.63% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 11
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,400 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
CEH
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6524 7618 7203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.46% 33.64% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5108 5857 5797
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CEH
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the South East region.

CEH Salary Trend in the South East

CEH
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CEH Salary Histogram in the South East

CEH
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Berkshire +21 31 £40,000 - 6
Surrey +34 21 £55,000 +13.40% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 11 £60,000 +41.17%
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Kent +4 4 £51,000 +63.20% 5
Hampshire -8 4 £38,750 -3.12% 5
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 - 3
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 113 (83.70%) CISSP
2 72 (53.33%) Information Security
3 52 (38.52%) Firewall
4 44 (32.59%) Degree
4 44 (32.59%) SIEM
5 40 (29.63%) Linux
6 38 (28.15%) UNIX
7 36 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (25.93%) Vulnerability Management
9 32 (23.70%) TCP/IP
9 32 (23.70%) CISA
10 30 (22.22%) Management Information System
10 30 (22.22%) LAN
10 30 (22.22%) WAN
10 30 (22.22%) Windows
11 29 (21.48%) Penetration Testing
12 28 (20.74%) Risk Management
13 26 (19.26%) Finance
13 26 (19.26%) Intrusion Detection
13 26 (19.26%) German Language
14 25 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
15 24 (17.78%) Network Security
15 24 (17.78%) CCNP
16 23 (17.04%) DNS
16 23 (17.04%) GIAC
17 22 (16.30%) CISM
17 22 (16.30%) Cisco
18 21 (15.56%) ArcSight
19 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
20 19 (14.07%) DMZ

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.15%) IIS
2 9 (6.67%) Apache
3 5 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) MS Office
2 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (38.52%) Firewall
2 32 (23.70%) TCP/IP
3 30 (22.22%) LAN
3 30 (22.22%) WAN
4 26 (19.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 24 (17.78%) Network Security
6 23 (17.04%) DNS
7 19 (14.07%) DMZ
7 19 (14.07%) VPN
8 18 (13.33%) Wireless
9 15 (11.11%) Wireless Security
10 13 (9.63%) DHCP
11 12 (8.89%) Internet
12 10 (7.41%) Wireshark
13 6 (4.44%) tcpdump
13 6 (4.44%) SSL
14 5 (3.70%) FTP
14 5 (3.70%) IPsec
15 3 (2.22%) HTTP
15 3 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
General
1 26 (19.26%) Finance
1 26 (19.26%) German Language
2 16 (11.85%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.63%) French Language
4 11 (8.15%) Law
5 7 (5.19%) Legal
6 6 (4.44%) Retail
7 4 (2.96%) Banking
8 2 (1.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (23.70%) Support Engineer
2 28 (20.74%) Technical Support
2 28 (20.74%) Technical Engineer
2 28 (20.74%) Technical Support Engineer
3 22 (16.30%) Analyst
4 19 (14.07%) Consultant
5 17 (12.59%) Security Analyst
6 16 (11.85%) Security Engineer
7 14 (10.37%) Security Consultant
8 10 (7.41%) Architect
8 10 (7.41%) Security Architect
9 9 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
10 7 (5.19%) Information Architect
10 7 (5.19%) Information Security Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Tester
11 6 (4.44%) Penetration Tester
12 5 (3.70%) Network Architect
12 5 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) ArcSight Specialist
13 4 (2.96%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.89%) Web Services
2 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.93%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.70%) PKI
7 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.48%) CESG
8 2 (1.48%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.48%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.74%) FMCG
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.63%) Linux
2 38 (28.15%) UNIX
3 30 (22.22%) Windows
4 3 (2.22%) Solaris
5 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (53.33%) Information Security
2 44 (32.59%) SIEM
3 35 (25.93%) Vulnerability Management
4 29 (21.48%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (20.74%) Risk Management
6 25 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
7 19 (14.07%) Cyber Security
8 17 (12.59%) Analytics
8 17 (12.59%) Incident Management
9 16 (11.85%) ITIL
10 15 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (10.37%) Ethical Hacking
12 13 (9.63%) Service Management
12 13 (9.63%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (9.63%) Database Security
13 12 (8.89%) Change Control
14 11 (8.15%) Security Testing
14 11 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (7.41%) Business Continuity
15 10 (7.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.96%) SQL
1 4 (2.96%) VB
1 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.22%) C
3 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 113 (83.70%) CISSP
2 44 (32.59%) Degree
3 36 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (23.70%) CISA
5 24 (17.78%) CCNP
6 23 (17.04%) GIAC
7 22 (16.30%) CISM
8 18 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 16 (11.85%) CCNA
10 15 (11.11%) SSCP
11 13 (9.63%) CCSP
12 10 (7.41%) GCIA
13 9 (6.67%) GCIH
13 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (6.67%) MCSE
14 6 (4.44%) OSCP
15 5 (3.70%) CCIE
15 5 (3.70%) VTSP
15 5 (3.70%) PCI QSA
16 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.44%) SLA
3 6 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) Snort
2 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) Nmap
2 4 (2.96%) WMI
3 2 (1.48%) cPanel
4 1 (0.74%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (16.30%) Cisco
2 21 (15.56%) ArcSight
3 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.85%) McAfee
5 14 (10.37%) Websense
6 11 (8.15%) Qualys
6 11 (8.15%) Tripwire
7 10 (7.41%) SAP
8 9 (6.67%) Oracle
9 8 (5.93%) Sourcefire
10 7 (5.19%) Splunk
11 5 (3.70%) TippingPoint
11 5 (3.70%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.96%) Citrix
13 3 (2.22%) Juniper
13 3 (2.22%) Symantec
13 3 (2.22%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.22%) LogRhythm
14 2 (1.48%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.48%) Trustwave
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