The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 399 399 406
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing CEH 41 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.42% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 31
Average salary £40,325 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7646 7382 8017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.70% 33.03% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5951 5983 6873
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
CEH
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Hampshire -3 14 £40,163 -19.67% 1
Berkshire -1 13 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £42,500 - 2
Kent - 4 £41,875 - 2
Surrey - 2 £48,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 59 (65.56%) Linux
2 50 (55.56%) Windows
2 50 (55.56%) CISSP
3 43 (47.78%) Ethical Hacking
4 39 (43.33%) Information Security
5 37 (41.11%) Penetration Testing
6 31 (34.44%) SIEM
7 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (30.00%) Management Information System
9 25 (27.78%) Firewall
9 25 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 24 (26.67%) DNS
10 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (26.67%) CCNA
11 23 (25.56%) SQL
11 23 (25.56%) Snort
11 23 (25.56%) tcpdump
12 22 (24.44%) Degree
12 22 (24.44%) MCSE
13 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
13 21 (23.33%) PCI DSS
13 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
14 20 (22.22%) LAN
14 20 (22.22%) WAN
15 18 (20.00%) VMware
15 18 (20.00%) DHCP
15 18 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 17 (18.89%) Computer Forensics

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (17.78%) IIS
2 11 (12.22%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) MS Office
3 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.78%) Firewall
2 24 (26.67%) DNS
3 23 (25.56%) tcpdump
4 20 (22.22%) LAN
4 20 (22.22%) WAN
5 18 (20.00%) DHCP
6 15 (16.67%) Network Security
6 15 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (15.56%) Internet
8 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 11 (12.22%) Wireshark
10 8 (8.89%) FTP
10 8 (8.89%) HTTP
10 8 (8.89%) SMTP
10 8 (8.89%) LDAP
11 7 (7.78%) VPN
12 6 (6.67%) iSCSI
13 5 (5.56%) SAN
14 4 (4.44%) Wireless
14 4 (4.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) MySQL
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (7.78%) Law
2 4 (4.44%) Military
2 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Analyst
2 20 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 19 (21.11%) Security Analyst
4 12 (13.33%) Tester
4 12 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
5 9 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 9 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 9 (10.00%) Information Specialist
6 8 (8.89%) Ethical Hacker
7 6 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) LAMP
2 6 (6.67%) COM
3 2 (2.22%) Web Services
3 2 (2.22%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (14.44%) CESG
3 9 (10.00%) Clustering
4 6 (6.67%) PKI
4 6 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.67%) iPhone
5 5 (5.56%) Kindle
6 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.22%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 59 (65.56%) Linux
2 50 (55.56%) Windows
3 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 12 (13.33%) Solaris
7 11 (12.22%) CentOS
8 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (10.00%) UNIX
9 6 (6.67%) Windows Vista
9 6 (6.67%) Android
9 6 (6.67%) Windows Phone
9 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.67%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.44%) AIX
11 2 (2.22%) HPUX
12 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.78%) Ethical Hacking
2 39 (43.33%) Information Security
3 37 (41.11%) Penetration Testing
4 31 (34.44%) SIEM
5 18 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (18.89%) Security Testing
6 17 (18.89%) Computer Forensics
7 14 (15.56%) Change Control
7 14 (15.56%) ITIL
8 13 (14.44%) Incident Management
9 9 (10.00%) Time Management
9 9 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (8.89%) Network Management
11 7 (7.78%) Service Management
11 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
12 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.56%) Capacity Management
14 4 (4.44%) Cyber Security
14 4 (4.44%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 13 (14.44%) Python
3 11 (12.22%) Ruby
3 11 (12.22%) Bash Shell
3 11 (12.22%) Perl
3 11 (12.22%) PHP
4 7 (7.78%) C
4 7 (7.78%) C++
4 7 (7.78%) Java
5 2 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (55.56%) CISSP
2 25 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (26.67%) CCNA
4 22 (24.44%) MCSE
4 22 (24.44%) Degree
5 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
6 13 (14.44%) OSCP
6 13 (14.44%) OSCE
6 13 (14.44%) CISM
7 12 (13.33%) GIAC
8 10 (11.11%) MCP
8 10 (11.11%) DV Cleared
9 8 (8.89%) CISMP
10 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
10 7 (7.78%) CCSE
11 6 (6.67%) CCNP
11 6 (6.67%) ACSP
11 6 (6.67%) MCITP
11 6 (6.67%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.33%) PCI DSS
2 12 (13.33%) HIPAA
3 6 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (5.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.11%) SLA
5 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 23 (25.56%) Snort
3 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (14.44%) vSphere
5 12 (13.33%) Nmap
6 11 (12.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) Nessus
2 5 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.00%) VMware
3 17 (18.89%) Cisco
4 15 (16.67%) Sophos
5 14 (15.56%) Red Hat
6 12 (13.33%) Imperva
7 10 (11.11%) Sourcefire
8 9 (10.00%) Oracle
9 7 (7.78%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.67%) Symantec
10 6 (6.67%) Apple
10 6 (6.67%) Acronis
11 5 (5.56%) LogRhythm
11 5 (5.56%) Qualys
11 5 (5.56%) McAfee
11 5 (5.56%) Tripwire
12 4 (4.44%) Citrix
12 4 (4.44%) IBM
13 3 (3.33%) Juniper
13 3 (3.33%) NetApp
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