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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 313 394 421
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +27
Permanent jobs citing CEH 119 62 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 0.94% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 95 53 41
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £37,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £72,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
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
5737 6615 7444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.53% 31.73% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4701 5249 5664
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,650 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 27 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Surrey +43 25 £50,000 -13.04%
Oxfordshire +16 25 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Kent +34 21 £45,000 -13.46% 2
Hampshire +29 19 £65,000 +136.36% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £55,000 -10.20%
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for CEH.

1 131 (63.29%) CISSP
2 116 (56.04%) Penetration Testing
3 103 (49.76%) Information Security
4 101 (48.79%) Windows
5 94 (45.41%) Linux
6 85 (41.06%) OSCP
7 73 (35.27%) Firewall
8 71 (34.30%) Nessus
9 69 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 69 (33.33%) SIEM
10 68 (32.85%) Degree
11 64 (30.92%) Security Cleared
11 64 (30.92%) Cybersecurity
12 60 (28.99%) Nmap
13 59 (28.50%) C
14 58 (28.02%) CREST Certified
15 54 (26.09%) OWASP
16 50 (24.15%) PCI DSS
17 49 (23.67%) Network Security
17 49 (23.67%) Telecoms
18 44 (21.26%) Unix
18 44 (21.26%) SANS
18 44 (21.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 43 (20.77%) CISM
20 42 (20.29%) Python
20 42 (20.29%) C++
20 42 (20.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 41 (19.81%) Qualys
21 41 (19.81%) GIAC
22 40 (19.32%) Finance

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.73%) IIS
2 11 (5.31%) Apache
3 8 (3.86%) IBM Notes
3 8 (3.86%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.86%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.45%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.48%) Drupal
5 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (35.27%) Firewall
2 49 (23.67%) Network Security
3 40 (19.32%) TCP/IP
4 27 (13.04%) DNS
5 22 (10.63%) HTTP
6 17 (8.21%) Internet
6 17 (8.21%) IPv4
6 17 (8.21%) IPv6
6 17 (8.21%) SSL
6 17 (8.21%) VLAN
7 15 (7.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (6.76%) LAN
9 12 (5.80%) WAN
10 11 (5.31%) Wireless
11 5 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.97%) SAN
12 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.48%) DHCP
13 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.48%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (5.80%) Metasploit
2 10 (4.83%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.97%) FindBugs
3 2 (0.97%) sqlmap
General
1 49 (23.67%) Telecoms
2 40 (19.32%) Finance
3 11 (5.31%) Legal
4 7 (3.38%) Back Office
5 6 (2.90%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.93%) French Language
6 4 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.93%) Military
6 4 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.45%) German Language
7 3 (1.45%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.45%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.97%) Electronics
8 2 (0.97%) Marketing
8 2 (0.97%) Retail
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (27.54%) Analyst
2 48 (23.19%) Security Analyst
2 48 (23.19%) Tester
3 44 (21.26%) Penetration Tester
4 29 (14.01%) Consultant
4 29 (14.01%) Security Consultant
5 26 (12.56%) Security Engineer
6 24 (11.59%) IT Consultant
6 24 (11.59%) IT Security Consultant
7 20 (9.66%) Information Analyst
7 20 (9.66%) Information Security Analyst
8 19 (9.18%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 19 (9.18%) Security Tester
8 19 (9.18%) Support Engineer
9 17 (8.21%) Presales Engineer
9 17 (8.21%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (7.73%) Technical Engineer
10 16 (7.73%) Technical Support
10 16 (7.73%) Technical Support Engineer
11 15 (7.25%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.73%) HTML
2 11 (5.31%) HTML5
2 11 (5.31%) Web Services
3 9 (4.35%) Regular Expression
4 6 (2.90%) .NET
5 4 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (1.93%) JSON
5 4 (1.93%) RESTful
5 4 (1.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.87%) Computer Science
2 31 (14.98%) Management Information System
3 29 (14.01%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
5 16 (7.73%) Mobile App
6 14 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.38%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (2.42%) Cybercrime
11 4 (1.93%) Physics
11 4 (1.93%) SCADA
12 3 (1.45%) CESG
12 3 (1.45%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 101 (48.79%) Windows
2 94 (45.41%) Linux
3 44 (21.26%) Unix
4 10 (4.83%) Kali Linux
5 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.86%) Mac OS
6 8 (3.86%) Windows NT
6 8 (3.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.93%) Android
7 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.93%) Solaris
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (56.04%) Penetration Testing
2 103 (49.76%) Information Security
3 69 (33.33%) SIEM
3 69 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 64 (30.92%) Cybersecurity
5 54 (26.09%) OWASP
6 44 (21.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 34 (16.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 26 (12.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 25 (12.08%) Secure Coding
9 25 (12.08%) System Testing
10 20 (9.66%) Security Testing
11 19 (9.18%) Risk Management
11 19 (9.18%) Security Operations
12 18 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
13 17 (8.21%) Incident Management
13 17 (8.21%) Presales
13 17 (8.21%) Time Management
14 16 (7.73%) Threat Modelling
15 13 (6.28%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.50%) C
2 42 (20.29%) C++
2 42 (20.29%) Python
3 38 (18.36%) Java
4 33 (15.94%) Perl
5 19 (9.18%) Bash Shell
6 10 (4.83%) SQL
7 9 (4.35%) PHP
8 8 (3.86%) C#
8 8 (3.86%) Objective-C
8 8 (3.86%) Ruby
8 8 (3.86%) VB
9 5 (2.42%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.93%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 131 (63.29%) CISSP
2 85 (41.06%) OSCP
3 68 (32.85%) Degree
4 64 (30.92%) Security Cleared
5 58 (28.02%) CREST Certified
6 44 (21.26%) SANS
7 43 (20.77%) CISM
8 41 (19.81%) GIAC
9 33 (15.94%) GPEN
10 31 (14.98%) DV Cleared
11 28 (13.53%) CISA
12 25 (12.08%) CompTIA Security+
12 25 (12.08%) Security+ Certification
13 21 (10.14%) CCNA
13 21 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (10.14%) SC Cleared
14 15 (7.25%) GSEC
15 13 (6.28%) GCIH
16 10 (4.83%) CCNP
16 10 (4.83%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (24.15%) PCI DSS
2 42 (20.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.93%) RMADS
5 2 (0.97%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.97%) SLA
6 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (8.70%) Snort
2 15 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.38%) Samba
4 3 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Xen
5 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 71 (34.30%) Nessus
2 60 (28.99%) Nmap
3 32 (15.46%) OpenVAS
4 11 (5.31%) SCCM
5 4 (1.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.97%) Endace
7 2 (0.97%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.97%) QRadar
Vendors
1 41 (19.81%) Qualys
2 31 (14.98%) Coverity
3 19 (9.18%) Cisco
4 17 (8.21%) Intel
5 15 (7.25%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.31%) Oracle
7 8 (3.86%) EMC
7 8 (3.86%) Juniper
7 8 (3.86%) Lotus
7 8 (3.86%) Novell
7 8 (3.86%) SevOne
8 5 (2.42%) ArcSight
8 5 (2.42%) Intel Security
8 5 (2.42%) LogRhythm
8 5 (2.42%) Splunk
9 4 (1.93%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.93%) Forcepoint
9 4 (1.93%) Remedy
10 3 (1.45%) HP
10 3 (1.45%) VMware
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits & Pension
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