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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 333 395 440
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +45
Permanent jobs citing CEH 109 78 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 1.17% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 76 69 34
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
5756 6685 7996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.50% 31.47% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4669 5146 6326
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +4.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 1 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 1 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 +50 35 £55,000 +2.32%
Berkshire +8 31 £53,750 +34.37% 3
Oxfordshire +5 20 £50,000 -9.09%
Kent +18 13 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hampshire +7 8 £66,250 +20.45% 5
West Sussex +3 2 £33,750 -35.09%
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 113 (67.66%) CISSP
2 85 (50.90%) Information Security
3 79 (47.31%) Penetration Testing
4 72 (43.11%) Windows
5 69 (41.32%) Linux
6 60 (35.93%) OSCP
7 55 (32.93%) Firewall
8 48 (28.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 47 (28.14%) Nessus
9 47 (28.14%) Cybersecurity
10 44 (26.35%) Degree
11 42 (25.15%) Qualys
12 40 (23.95%) Unix
12 40 (23.95%) OWASP
12 40 (23.95%) Nmap
12 40 (23.95%) CREST Certified
13 38 (22.75%) SANS
13 38 (22.75%) SIEM
14 37 (22.16%) Security Cleared
15 35 (20.96%) TCP/IP
16 33 (19.76%) C
16 33 (19.76%) CISM
16 33 (19.76%) Telecoms
16 33 (19.76%) Vulnerability Management
17 32 (19.16%) Network Security
18 31 (18.56%) C++
18 31 (18.56%) Python
19 30 (17.96%) Java
19 30 (17.96%) GIAC
19 30 (17.96%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 11 (6.59%) IIS
2 8 (4.79%) Apache
3 5 (2.99%) IBM Notes
3 5 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.99%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.80%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (32.93%) Firewall
2 35 (20.96%) TCP/IP
3 32 (19.16%) Network Security
4 21 (12.57%) DNS
5 18 (10.78%) HTTP
5 18 (10.78%) Internet
5 18 (10.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (7.78%) SSL
7 11 (6.59%) LAN
8 10 (5.99%) SAN
9 9 (5.39%) WAN
10 7 (4.19%) IPv4
10 7 (4.19%) IPv6
10 7 (4.19%) VLAN
10 7 (4.19%) VPN
11 6 (3.59%) FTP
11 6 (3.59%) SMTP
12 5 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.99%) HTTPS
12 5 (2.99%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.40%) Burp Suite
2 4 (2.40%) FindBugs
2 4 (2.40%) sqlmap
General
1 33 (19.76%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.97%) Finance
3 8 (4.79%) Legal
4 5 (2.99%) French Language
4 5 (2.99%) German Language
5 4 (2.40%) Back Office
6 3 (1.80%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.80%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.80%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.20%) Military
7 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.20%) Retail
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (32.93%) Analyst
2 42 (25.15%) Security Analyst
3 38 (22.75%) Tester
4 30 (17.96%) Penetration Tester
5 22 (13.17%) Consultant
6 21 (12.57%) Security Consultant
6 21 (12.57%) Security Tester
7 19 (11.38%) Support Engineer
7 19 (11.38%) Technical Engineer
7 19 (11.38%) Technical Support
7 19 (11.38%) Technical Support Engineer
8 18 (10.78%) Information Analyst
8 18 (10.78%) Information Security Analyst
8 18 (10.78%) Security Engineer
9 14 (8.38%) IT Consultant
9 14 (8.38%) IT Security Consultant
10 13 (7.78%) Security Penetration Tester
11 9 (5.39%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 9 (5.39%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.38%) HTML
2 9 (5.39%) HTML5
3 8 (4.79%) Web Services
4 7 (4.19%) Regular Expression
5 6 (3.59%) .NET
6 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.20%) JSON
6 2 (1.20%) RESTful
6 2 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.77%) Computer Science
2 21 (12.57%) Embedded Systems
2 21 (12.57%) Management Information System
3 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.38%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.19%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.59%) PKI
7 5 (2.99%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.40%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.80%) CESG
10 2 (1.20%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.20%) Physics
10 2 (1.20%) SCADA
10 2 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 72 (43.11%) Windows
2 69 (41.32%) Linux
3 40 (23.95%) Unix
4 11 (6.59%) Windows NT
5 6 (3.59%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.99%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.99%) Solaris
6 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.40%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.20%) Android
8 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (50.90%) Information Security
2 79 (47.31%) Penetration Testing
3 48 (28.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 47 (28.14%) Cybersecurity
5 40 (23.95%) OWASP
6 38 (22.75%) SIEM
7 33 (19.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 29 (17.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 26 (15.57%) Security Testing
10 21 (12.57%) Ethical Hacking
11 18 (10.78%) Incident Management
11 18 (10.78%) Threat Modelling
12 17 (10.18%) Security Operations
13 15 (8.98%) Risk Management
14 14 (8.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 13 (7.78%) Secure Coding
15 13 (7.78%) System Testing
15 13 (7.78%) Trend Analysis
16 9 (5.39%) Time Management
17 8 (4.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.76%) C
2 31 (18.56%) C++
2 31 (18.56%) Python
3 30 (17.96%) Java
4 19 (11.38%) Perl
5 10 (5.99%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.19%) PHP
6 7 (4.19%) SQL
7 5 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.80%) C#
9 3 (1.80%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.80%) Ruby
9 3 (1.80%) VB
10 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 113 (67.66%) CISSP
2 60 (35.93%) OSCP
3 44 (26.35%) Degree
4 40 (23.95%) CREST Certified
5 38 (22.75%) SANS
6 37 (22.16%) Security Cleared
7 33 (19.76%) CISM
8 30 (17.96%) GIAC
9 26 (15.57%) DV Cleared
10 23 (13.77%) CISA
11 20 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (11.38%) CCNA
13 18 (10.78%) GPEN
14 12 (7.19%) CompTIA Security+
14 12 (7.19%) Security+ Certification
15 11 (6.59%) GCIH
16 10 (5.99%) CCNP
17 9 (5.39%) GSEC
17 9 (5.39%) SSCP
18 8 (4.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (13.17%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.40%) ISO27002
5 2 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.20%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.20%) RMADS
6 1 (0.60%) COBIT
6 1 (0.60%) GPG13
6 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.59%) Active Directory
1 11 (6.59%) Snort
2 5 (2.99%) Samba
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (28.14%) Nessus
2 40 (23.95%) Nmap
3 24 (14.37%) OpenVAS
4 7 (4.19%) SCCM
5 4 (2.40%) HP Fortify
6 3 (1.80%) Endace
6 3 (1.80%) RSA Archer
7 2 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.20%) QRadar
8 1 (0.60%) EnCase
8 1 (0.60%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 42 (25.15%) Qualys
2 25 (14.97%) Cisco
2 25 (14.97%) Coverity
3 11 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.39%) Forcepoint
5 8 (4.79%) Oracle
5 8 (4.79%) Splunk
6 7 (4.19%) ArcSight
6 7 (4.19%) EMC
6 7 (4.19%) Intel
6 7 (4.19%) Intel Security
6 7 (4.19%) Juniper
6 7 (4.19%) SevOne
7 5 (2.99%) HP
7 5 (2.99%) Lotus
7 5 (2.99%) Novell
7 5 (2.99%) Tripwire
8 4 (2.40%) Remedy
8 4 (2.40%) Symantec
8 4 (2.40%) Veracode
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
aap3
Salary: £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
Farnborough
Acumin Consulting
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
aap3
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum + pension, car, holiday
Posted: 25 days ago