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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 376 407 401
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Permanent jobs citing CEH 62 46 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.62% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 53 41 11
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -3.95%
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
6585 7418 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.60% 33.32% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5226 5646 5473
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +19 25 £40,000 - 6
Surrey +16 19 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £61,250 +44.11% 2
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Hampshire -4 3 £27,500 -31.80%
Oxfordshire +3 1 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Kent -5 1 £52,000 +66.40%
Middlesex - 1 £65,000 - 1
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 108 (86.40%) CISSP
2 62 (49.60%) Information Security
3 44 (35.20%) Degree
4 43 (34.40%) Firewall
4 43 (34.40%) Linux
5 40 (32.00%) CISA
6 39 (31.20%) SIEM
7 36 (28.80%) Vulnerability Management
7 36 (28.80%) UNIX
8 33 (26.40%) Windows
9 30 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (22.40%) Network Security
11 27 (21.60%) TCP/IP
12 26 (20.80%) German Language
13 25 (20.00%) Finance
14 24 (19.20%) ArcSight
15 23 (18.40%) Management Information System
15 23 (18.40%) Risk Management
15 23 (18.40%) CISM
15 23 (18.40%) LAN
15 23 (18.40%) WAN
16 21 (16.80%) Penetration Testing
17 20 (16.00%) Cisco
18 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
18 19 (15.20%) CCNP
18 19 (15.20%) Cyber Security
19 17 (13.60%) McAfee
19 17 (13.60%) Analytics
19 17 (13.60%) Kalman Filter
20 16 (12.80%) Intrusion Detection

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (8.80%) IIS
2 9 (7.20%) Apache
3 6 (4.80%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) MS Office
2 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (34.40%) Firewall
2 28 (22.40%) Network Security
3 27 (21.60%) TCP/IP
4 23 (18.40%) LAN
4 23 (18.40%) WAN
5 16 (12.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (12.00%) DNS
7 14 (11.20%) Wireless
8 13 (10.40%) DMZ
8 13 (10.40%) VPN
9 11 (8.80%) Wireless Security
10 8 (6.40%) DHCP
10 8 (6.40%) Internet
10 8 (6.40%) Wireshark
11 4 (3.20%) SSL
11 4 (3.20%) FTP
12 3 (2.40%) IPsec
12 3 (2.40%) tcpdump
13 1 (0.80%) LDAP
13 1 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) Big Data
3 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
General
1 26 (20.80%) German Language
2 25 (20.00%) Finance
3 16 (12.80%) Telecoms
4 13 (10.40%) French Language
5 10 (8.00%) Law
6 7 (5.60%) Legal
7 4 (3.20%) Retail
8 2 (1.60%) Back Office
8 2 (1.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 26 (20.80%) Technical Support
2 26 (20.80%) Technical Engineer
2 26 (20.80%) Technical Support Engineer
3 19 (15.20%) Security Engineer
4 18 (14.40%) Analyst
4 18 (14.40%) Consultant
5 16 (12.80%) Security Analyst
6 14 (11.20%) Architect
7 11 (8.80%) Security Architect
8 10 (8.00%) Security Consultant
9 8 (6.40%) Information Security Consultant
10 7 (5.60%) Information Architect
10 7 (5.60%) IT Security Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Information Security Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Information Security Architect
11 5 (4.00%) ArcSight Specialist
11 5 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Network Architect
11 5 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Management Information System
2 15 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.60%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.80%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.40%) PKI
8 2 (1.60%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.80%) FMCG
9 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.80%) CESG
9 1 (0.80%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.40%) Linux
2 36 (28.80%) UNIX
3 33 (26.40%) Windows
4 3 (2.40%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.60%) Debian
6 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (49.60%) Information Security
2 39 (31.20%) SIEM
3 36 (28.80%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (18.40%) Risk Management
5 21 (16.80%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (15.20%) Cyber Security
7 17 (13.60%) Analytics
7 17 (13.60%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (10.40%) Incident Management
8 13 (10.40%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (10.40%) Service Management
9 11 (8.80%) ITIL
9 11 (8.80%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (8.00%) Supplier Management
10 10 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (8.00%) Change Management
10 10 (8.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (7.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.20%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.00%) C
2 4 (3.20%) SQL
3 2 (1.60%) VB
3 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.80%) Java
4 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 108 (86.40%) CISSP
2 44 (35.20%) Degree
3 40 (32.00%) CISA
4 30 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (18.40%) CISM
6 19 (15.20%) CCNP
7 16 (12.80%) GIAC
8 15 (12.00%) SSCP
9 14 (11.20%) CCNA
10 12 (9.60%) GCIA
10 12 (9.60%) GCIH
11 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
11 11 (8.80%) CCSP
12 9 (7.20%) GSEC
13 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (5.60%) MCSE
14 5 (4.00%) CCIE
14 5 (4.00%) VTSP
14 5 (4.00%) PCI QSA
15 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.00%) SLA
3 5 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Snort
2 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) Nmap
2 3 (2.40%) cPanel
3 2 (1.60%) WMI
4 1 (0.80%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 24 (19.20%) ArcSight
2 20 (16.00%) Cisco
3 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
4 17 (13.60%) McAfee
5 15 (12.00%) Websense
6 11 (8.80%) Tripwire
6 11 (8.80%) Qualys
7 10 (8.00%) SAP
8 9 (7.20%) Oracle
9 8 (6.40%) Splunk
10 6 (4.80%) Sourcefire
11 5 (4.00%) TippingPoint
11 5 (4.00%) LogRhythm
12 4 (3.20%) Trustwave
12 4 (3.20%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.20%) Symantec
13 3 (2.40%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.40%) Citrix
13 3 (2.40%) Imperva
13 3 (2.40%) Tufin
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