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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 398 413 394
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs citing CEH 66 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 0.66% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 29
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,900 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,550 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -5.26%
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
6055 6646 6323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.28% 32.45% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4925 5140 4927
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +20 39 £40,000 - 6
Oxfordshire - 14 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +3 7 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 5 £58,750 -6.00%
Kent - 1 £55,750 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 140 (85.37%) CISSP
2 91 (55.49%) Information Security
3 64 (39.02%) Network Security
4 59 (35.98%) Windows
5 55 (33.54%) CISA
5 55 (33.54%) Linux
6 53 (32.32%) Degree
7 45 (27.44%) SIEM
7 45 (27.44%) GIAC
8 42 (25.61%) Finance
9 39 (23.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 37 (22.56%) C
11 36 (21.95%) TCP/IP
11 36 (21.95%) Management Information System
12 35 (21.34%) Firewall
12 35 (21.34%) Cisco Certification
13 33 (20.12%) Qualys
13 33 (20.12%) Cybersecurity
14 32 (19.51%) LogRhythm
14 32 (19.51%) Computer Science
15 30 (18.29%) Penetration Testing
16 29 (17.68%) Security Cleared
16 29 (17.68%) CREST Certified
17 27 (16.46%) SANS
18 26 (15.85%) GSEC
19 25 (15.24%) DV Cleared
20 24 (14.63%) Vulnerability Management
21 23 (14.02%) VPN
22 22 (13.41%) Ethical Hacking
22 22 (13.41%) ISO/IEC 27001

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (1.83%) Apache
1 3 (1.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (39.02%) Network Security
2 39 (23.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 36 (21.95%) TCP/IP
4 35 (21.34%) Firewall
5 23 (14.02%) VPN
6 21 (12.80%) WAN
7 19 (11.59%) LAN
8 17 (10.37%) DMZ
9 15 (9.15%) DNS
10 14 (8.54%) Wireshark
11 11 (6.71%) DHCP
11 11 (6.71%) Wireless
11 11 (6.71%) Wireless Security
12 9 (5.49%) Internet
13 7 (4.27%) SMTP
14 6 (3.66%) FTP
14 6 (3.66%) SAN
15 5 (3.05%) HTTP
15 5 (3.05%) SSL
16 4 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.93%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) FindBugs
1 1 (0.61%) sqlmap
General
1 42 (25.61%) Finance
2 21 (12.80%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.32%) Legal
4 6 (3.66%) French Language
4 6 (3.66%) German Language
5 4 (2.44%) Retail
6 3 (1.83%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.83%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (34.15%) Security Engineer
2 33 (20.12%) Consultant
3 29 (17.68%) Information Security Engineer
4 24 (14.63%) Architect
4 24 (14.63%) Senior Security Engineer
5 22 (13.41%) Analyst
5 22 (13.41%) Senior Information Security Engineer
6 19 (11.59%) Tester
7 18 (10.98%) Security Consultant
8 17 (10.37%) IT Engineer
8 17 (10.37%) IT Security Engineer
8 17 (10.37%) Support Engineer
9 16 (9.76%) Security Analyst
10 14 (8.54%) Principal Architect
10 14 (8.54%) Principal Consultant
10 14 (8.54%) Principal Solutions Architect
10 14 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (7.93%) Security Manager
12 12 (7.32%) Network Engineer
12 12 (7.32%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.83%) Web Services
2 2 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 32 (19.51%) Computer Science
3 20 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (10.37%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (6.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (4.27%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (3.05%) PKI
8 4 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.98%) Windows
2 55 (33.54%) Linux
3 17 (10.37%) Unix
4 5 (3.05%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.61%) Debian
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (55.49%) Information Security
2 45 (27.44%) SIEM
3 33 (20.12%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (18.29%) Penetration Testing
5 24 (14.63%) Vulnerability Management
6 22 (13.41%) Ethical Hacking
7 18 (10.98%) OWASP
7 18 (10.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 17 (10.37%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (9.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 14 (8.54%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (6.71%) DDoS Mitigation
11 11 (6.71%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (6.71%) Risk Management
11 11 (6.71%) Security Operations
12 10 (6.10%) Technical Analysis
13 9 (5.49%) Computer Security
13 9 (5.49%) Database Security
14 8 (4.88%) Coaching
15 7 (4.27%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.56%) C
2 20 (12.20%) Java
3 19 (11.59%) C++
3 19 (11.59%) Python
4 8 (4.88%) Perl
5 7 (4.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 140 (85.37%) CISSP
2 55 (33.54%) CISA
3 53 (32.32%) Degree
4 45 (27.44%) GIAC
5 35 (21.34%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (17.68%) CREST Certified
6 29 (17.68%) Security Cleared
7 27 (16.46%) SANS
8 26 (15.85%) GSEC
9 25 (15.24%) DV Cleared
10 20 (12.20%) CCNP
10 20 (12.20%) OSCP
11 17 (10.37%) GCIH
12 15 (9.15%) CCNA
12 15 (9.15%) GCIA
13 14 (8.54%) CISM
14 11 (6.71%) SC Cleared
15 10 (6.10%) SSCP
16 6 (3.66%) GPEN
17 4 (2.44%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.54%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.44%) ISO27002
5 3 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (12.80%) Nmap
2 20 (12.20%) Nessus
3 19 (11.59%) Endace
4 18 (10.98%) OpenVAS
5 13 (7.93%) QRadar
6 3 (1.83%) EnCase
7 2 (1.22%) FTK
8 1 (0.61%) cPanel
8 1 (0.61%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.61%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.61%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 33 (20.12%) Qualys
2 32 (19.51%) LogRhythm
3 20 (12.20%) Cisco
4 18 (10.98%) Coverity
5 16 (9.76%) ArcSight
5 16 (9.76%) McAfee
6 15 (9.15%) Splunk
7 13 (7.93%) SolarWinds
7 13 (7.93%) Trustwave
8 11 (6.71%) Symantec
8 11 (6.71%) Websense
9 4 (2.44%) F5
10 3 (1.83%) Juniper
10 3 (1.83%) Oracle
10 3 (1.83%) Tripwire
11 2 (1.22%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.22%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.22%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.22%) Sourcefire
11 2 (1.22%) Stonesoft
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
Egham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 27 days ago
Windsor
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 27 days ago