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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 324 401 423
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +22
Permanent jobs citing CEH 125 70 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 1.05% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 90 62 37
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £62,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
5834 6641 7631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.64% 31.69% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4735 5165 5898
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Surrey +35 31 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Berkshire +8 31 £58,750 +46.87% 2
Oxfordshire +11 27 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Kent +35 20 £45,000 -11.76% 1
Hampshire +11 13 £70,000 +80.64% 2
West Sussex - 2 £33,750 -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £55,000 +7.31%
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 120 (65.57%) CISSP
2 94 (51.37%) Penetration Testing
3 92 (50.27%) Information Security
4 85 (46.45%) Windows
5 81 (44.26%) Linux
6 70 (38.25%) OSCP
7 62 (33.88%) Firewall
8 61 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 59 (32.24%) Nessus
10 58 (31.69%) Degree
11 53 (28.96%) SIEM
12 52 (28.42%) Cybersecurity
13 48 (26.23%) Nmap
13 48 (26.23%) OWASP
14 47 (25.68%) Security Cleared
14 47 (25.68%) CREST Certified
15 46 (25.14%) C
16 44 (24.04%) Network Security
17 43 (23.50%) Qualys
18 42 (22.95%) Unix
19 41 (22.40%) SANS
20 40 (21.86%) CISM
21 38 (20.77%) Telecoms
22 36 (19.67%) GIAC
22 36 (19.67%) Python
22 36 (19.67%) C++
22 36 (19.67%) TCP/IP
22 36 (19.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
23 35 (19.13%) Java
24 34 (18.58%) Computer Science

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 12 (6.56%) IIS
2 7 (3.83%) Apache
3 5 (2.73%) IBM Notes
3 5 (2.73%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.73%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.73%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.64%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (33.88%) Firewall
2 44 (24.04%) Network Security
3 36 (19.67%) TCP/IP
4 24 (13.11%) DNS
5 21 (11.48%) HTTP
6 18 (9.84%) Internet
7 16 (8.74%) SSL
8 15 (8.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (7.10%) IPv4
9 13 (7.10%) IPv6
9 13 (7.10%) VLAN
10 10 (5.46%) LAN
11 8 (4.37%) WAN
11 8 (4.37%) Wireless
12 6 (3.28%) SAN
13 5 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (2.19%) VPN
15 3 (1.64%) FTP
15 3 (1.64%) SMTP
16 2 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Metasploit
2 6 (3.28%) Burp Suite
3 3 (1.64%) FindBugs
3 3 (1.64%) sqlmap
General
1 38 (20.77%) Telecoms
2 33 (18.03%) Finance
3 7 (3.83%) Legal
4 5 (2.73%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.73%) Back Office
5 4 (2.19%) Military
5 4 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.64%) French Language
6 3 (1.64%) German Language
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.09%) Retail
7 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (31.15%) Analyst
2 45 (24.59%) Security Analyst
3 43 (23.50%) Tester
4 38 (20.77%) Penetration Tester
5 24 (13.11%) Consultant
5 24 (13.11%) Security Consultant
5 24 (13.11%) Security Engineer
6 20 (10.93%) Security Tester
7 19 (10.38%) Information Analyst
7 19 (10.38%) Information Security Analyst
8 18 (9.84%) IT Consultant
8 18 (9.84%) IT Security Consultant
9 16 (8.74%) Support Engineer
9 16 (8.74%) Technical Engineer
9 16 (8.74%) Technical Support
9 16 (8.74%) Technical Support Engineer
10 15 (8.20%) Security Penetration Tester
11 14 (7.65%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 13 (7.10%) Information Security Engineer
12 13 (7.10%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.74%) HTML
2 11 (6.01%) HTML5
3 7 (3.83%) .NET
3 7 (3.83%) Regular Expression
3 7 (3.83%) Web Services
4 4 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (2.19%) JSON
4 4 (2.19%) RESTful
4 4 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.58%) Computer Science
2 25 (13.66%) Embedded Systems
2 25 (13.66%) Management Information System
3 16 (8.74%) Mobile App
4 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.10%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.83%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.19%) Cybercrime
8 4 (2.19%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.19%) Physics
8 4 (2.19%) SCADA
8 4 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.64%) CESG
9 3 (1.64%) PKI
10 2 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.55%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 85 (46.45%) Windows
2 81 (44.26%) Linux
3 42 (22.95%) Unix
4 8 (4.37%) Windows NT
5 6 (3.28%) Kali Linux
5 6 (3.28%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.73%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.73%) Solaris
6 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.19%) Android
7 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (51.37%) Penetration Testing
2 92 (50.27%) Information Security
3 61 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 53 (28.96%) SIEM
5 52 (28.42%) Cybersecurity
6 48 (26.23%) OWASP
7 36 (19.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 34 (18.58%) Vulnerability Management
9 23 (12.57%) Security Testing
10 18 (9.84%) Incident Management
10 18 (9.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 18 (9.84%) Security Operations
11 17 (9.29%) Ethical Hacking
11 17 (9.29%) Secure Coding
11 17 (9.29%) System Testing
11 17 (9.29%) Threat Modelling
12 16 (8.74%) Risk Management
13 13 (7.10%) Presales
13 13 (7.10%) Trend Analysis
14 11 (6.01%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.14%) C
2 36 (19.67%) C++
2 36 (19.67%) Python
3 35 (19.13%) Java
4 27 (14.75%) Perl
5 15 (8.20%) Bash Shell
6 9 (4.92%) PHP
7 7 (3.83%) SQL
8 5 (2.73%) C#
8 5 (2.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.73%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.73%) Ruby
8 5 (2.73%) VB
9 4 (2.19%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 120 (65.57%) CISSP
2 70 (38.25%) OSCP
3 58 (31.69%) Degree
4 47 (25.68%) CREST Certified
4 47 (25.68%) Security Cleared
5 41 (22.40%) SANS
6 40 (21.86%) CISM
7 36 (19.67%) GIAC
8 29 (15.85%) DV Cleared
9 26 (14.21%) GPEN
10 24 (13.11%) CISA
11 20 (10.93%) CompTIA Security+
11 20 (10.93%) Security+ Certification
12 17 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (8.74%) CCNA
14 13 (7.10%) GSEC
15 12 (6.56%) GCIH
15 12 (6.56%) SC Cleared
16 10 (5.46%) CCNP
17 9 (4.92%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (12.57%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (2.19%) RMADS
5 2 (1.09%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.55%) COBIT
6 1 (0.55%) GPG13
6 1 (0.55%) ISO27002
System Software
1 16 (8.74%) Snort
2 10 (5.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.73%) Samba
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 59 (32.24%) Nessus
2 48 (26.23%) Nmap
3 28 (15.30%) OpenVAS
4 11 (6.01%) SCCM
5 3 (1.64%) Endace
5 3 (1.64%) HP Fortify
6 2 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.09%) QRadar
6 2 (1.09%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.55%) EnCase
7 1 (0.55%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 43 (23.50%) Qualys
2 28 (15.30%) Coverity
3 22 (12.02%) Cisco
4 13 (7.10%) Intel
5 11 (6.01%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.83%) ArcSight
6 7 (3.83%) EMC
6 7 (3.83%) Intel Security
6 7 (3.83%) Juniper
6 7 (3.83%) Oracle
6 7 (3.83%) SevOne
6 7 (3.83%) Splunk
7 6 (3.28%) Forcepoint
8 5 (2.73%) Lotus
8 5 (2.73%) Novell
8 5 (2.73%) Tripwire
9 4 (2.19%) HP
9 4 (2.19%) Remedy
10 3 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.64%) Fortinet
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