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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 408 416 401
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing CEH 38 21 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.100% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.31% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 51
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
7305 6668 7854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.30% 31.62% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5572 5389 6701
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +8 18 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Surrey -5 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Kent - 7 £31,250 -
Hampshire -11 6 £40,163 -4.37%
Oxfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £40,000 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 60 (77.92%) Linux
2 59 (76.62%) CISSP
3 41 (53.25%) Windows
4 31 (40.26%) Information Security
5 29 (37.66%) Ethical Hacking
6 28 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
7 27 (35.06%) Degree
8 26 (33.77%) Management Information System
9 23 (29.87%) SQL
9 23 (29.87%) UNIX
10 22 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (28.57%) Firewall
11 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
11 20 (25.97%) MCSE
11 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (25.97%) SIEM
11 20 (25.97%) Vulnerability Management
12 19 (24.68%) PCI DSS
12 19 (24.68%) CCNA
13 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
13 18 (23.38%) DNS
13 18 (23.38%) MS Excel
14 17 (22.08%) IIS
14 17 (22.08%) Network Security
14 17 (22.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 15 (19.48%) LAN
15 15 (19.48%) WAN
15 15 (19.48%) DHCP
15 15 (19.48%) CISM

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 17 (22.08%) IIS
2 14 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.79%) Apache
4 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (23.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) Firewall
2 18 (23.38%) DNS
3 17 (22.08%) Network Security
4 15 (19.48%) LAN
4 15 (19.48%) WAN
4 15 (19.48%) DHCP
5 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
6 9 (11.69%) Internet
6 9 (11.69%) tcpdump
6 9 (11.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (6.49%) Wireshark
8 4 (5.19%) Wireless
8 4 (5.19%) SAN
9 3 (3.90%) DMZ
9 3 (3.90%) LDAP
9 3 (3.90%) VPN
9 3 (3.90%) SSL
9 3 (3.90%) FTP
9 3 (3.90%) HTTP
9 3 (3.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (10.39%) German Language
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Law
4 3 (3.90%) Military
5 2 (2.60%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Support Engineer
2 18 (23.38%) Technical Support
2 18 (23.38%) Technical Support Engineer
2 18 (23.38%) Technical Engineer
3 17 (22.08%) Security Analyst
3 17 (22.08%) Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Tester
4 10 (12.99%) Penetration Tester
4 10 (12.99%) Security Specialist
4 10 (12.99%) Security Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Information Security Specialist
4 10 (12.99%) Information Specialist
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Security Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Junior
6 6 (7.79%) Security Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Junior Tester
7 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) LAMP
2 6 (7.79%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) JCE
3 2 (2.60%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Management Information System
2 14 (18.18%) CESG
3 10 (12.99%) Clustering
4 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.79%) Kindle
6 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.90%) PKI
7 3 (3.90%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.60%) iPhone
8 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 60 (77.92%) Linux
2 41 (53.25%) Windows
3 23 (29.87%) UNIX
4 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (15.58%) Windows 8
7 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
8 8 (10.39%) AIX
9 7 (9.09%) Solaris
10 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (7.79%) CentOS
10 6 (7.79%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.60%) Android
11 2 (2.60%) Debian
11 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone
11 2 (2.60%) HPUX
11 2 (2.60%) Windows NT
11 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Information Security
2 29 (37.66%) Ethical Hacking
3 28 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (25.97%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (25.97%) SIEM
5 14 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 13 (16.88%) Risk Management
7 11 (14.29%) ITIL
8 10 (12.99%) Change Control
9 9 (11.69%) Service Management
10 8 (10.39%) Computer Forensics
11 7 (9.09%) Incident Management
12 6 (7.79%) OWASP
13 5 (6.49%) Security Testing
13 5 (6.49%) Network Management
13 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (5.19%) Capacity Management
15 3 (3.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) Python
3 5 (6.49%) C
3 5 (6.49%) C++
3 5 (6.49%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) Perl
4 4 (5.19%) PHP
4 4 (5.19%) Ruby
4 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.60%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (76.62%) CISSP
2 27 (35.06%) Degree
3 22 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (25.97%) MCSE
5 19 (24.68%) CCNA
6 15 (19.48%) CISM
7 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 10 (12.99%) GIAC
9 7 (9.09%) OSCP
9 7 (9.09%) OSCE
9 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 6 (7.79%) MCP
10 6 (7.79%) DV Cleared
10 6 (7.79%) CCSE
11 5 (6.49%) SSCP
11 5 (6.49%) CCNP
12 4 (5.19%) CCSA
12 4 (5.19%) GSEC
13 3 (3.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.68%) PCI DSS
2 17 (22.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (11.69%) ISO 9001
4 4 (5.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) Snort
3 8 (10.39%) Nmap
4 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.19%) vSphere
7 2 (2.60%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Nessus
2 4 (5.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) Oracle
3 11 (14.29%) Cisco
4 9 (11.69%) McAfee
5 8 (10.39%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.39%) Qualys
6 7 (9.09%) VMware
7 6 (7.79%) Sophos
7 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.79%) LogRhythm
8 5 (6.49%) Tripwire
9 4 (5.19%) Sourcefire
9 4 (5.19%) Imperva
10 3 (3.90%) Websense
10 3 (3.90%) IBM
11 2 (2.60%) Apple
11 2 (2.60%) Citrix
11 2 (2.60%) Juniper
11 2 (2.60%) NetApp
11 2 (2.60%) Novell
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + on-call allowance, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago