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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 389 415 415
Rank change year-on-year
+26 0
Permanent jobs citing CEH 46 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40 12 30
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
7637 7211 7950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.69% 32.69% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5887 5806 6833
Average salary £42,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 28 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 28 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
Berkshire +19 14 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +2 14 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Kent - 8 £31,250 - 3
Buckinghamshire -8 6 £42,500 - 1
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 28 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 62 (70.45%) Linux
2 54 (61.36%) CISSP
3 51 (57.95%) Windows
4 42 (47.73%) Ethical Hacking
5 38 (43.18%) Information Security
6 36 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
7 32 (36.36%) SIEM
8 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (30.68%) Management Information System
8 27 (30.68%) SQL
9 25 (28.41%) Active Directory
9 25 (28.41%) Degree
10 24 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
11 23 (26.14%) DNS
11 23 (26.14%) Firewall
12 22 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (25.00%) MCSE
12 22 (25.00%) PCI DSS
13 21 (23.86%) tcpdump
13 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
13 21 (23.86%) CCNA
13 21 (23.86%) Snort
14 20 (22.73%) Security Cleared
15 19 (21.59%) LAN
15 19 (21.59%) WAN
16 18 (20.45%) DHCP
17 17 (19.32%) VMware
18 16 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 16 (18.18%) IIS

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (18.18%) IIS
2 12 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
3 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.14%) DNS
1 23 (26.14%) Firewall
2 21 (23.86%) tcpdump
3 19 (21.59%) LAN
3 19 (21.59%) WAN
4 18 (20.45%) DHCP
5 16 (18.18%) Network Security
6 14 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (14.77%) Internet
8 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 10 (11.36%) Wireshark
10 7 (7.95%) SMTP
10 7 (7.95%) LDAP
10 7 (7.95%) FTP
10 7 (7.95%) HTTP
11 6 (6.82%) VPN
12 5 (5.68%) iSCSI
12 5 (5.68%) SAN
13 4 (4.55%) SSL
13 4 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) MySQL
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (7.95%) Law
2 4 (4.55%) Military
3 2 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Analyst
2 18 (20.45%) Security Analyst
2 18 (20.45%) Security Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) Tester
3 12 (13.64%) Penetration Tester
4 10 (11.36%) Security Specialist
4 10 (11.36%) Information Security Specialist
4 10 (11.36%) Information Specialist
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Security Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Junior Tester
7 6 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Junior
7 6 (6.82%) Ethical Hacker
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) LAMP
2 5 (5.68%) COM
3 2 (2.27%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.68%) Management Information System
2 14 (15.91%) CESG
3 10 (11.36%) Clustering
4 6 (6.82%) PKI
4 6 (6.82%) Kindle
5 5 (5.68%) iPhone
5 5 (5.68%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.27%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 62 (70.45%) Linux
2 51 (57.95%) Windows
3 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (17.05%) Windows 8
4 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (12.50%) Solaris
6 11 (12.50%) UNIX
7 10 (11.36%) CentOS
7 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.36%) Ubuntu
8 8 (9.09%) AIX
9 5 (5.68%) Windows Phone
9 5 (5.68%) Windows Vista
9 5 (5.68%) Android
9 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.68%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) Ethical Hacking
2 38 (43.18%) Information Security
3 36 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
4 32 (36.36%) SIEM
5 16 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 16 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
6 14 (15.91%) Security Testing
7 13 (14.77%) Change Control
7 13 (14.77%) ITIL
8 12 (13.64%) Incident Management
9 10 (11.36%) Risk Management
9 10 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (10.23%) Time Management
11 8 (9.09%) Network Management
12 7 (7.95%) Service Management
13 6 (6.82%) OWASP
13 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (5.68%) Capacity Management
14 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
15 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) SQL
2 12 (13.64%) Python
3 10 (11.36%) Perl
3 10 (11.36%) PHP
3 10 (11.36%) Bash Shell
3 10 (11.36%) Ruby
4 7 (7.95%) C
4 7 (7.95%) C++
4 7 (7.95%) Java
5 2 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 54 (61.36%) CISSP
2 25 (28.41%) Degree
3 24 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (25.00%) MCSE
5 21 (23.86%) CCNA
6 20 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 13 (14.77%) CISM
8 12 (13.64%) OSCP
8 12 (13.64%) OSCE
9 11 (12.50%) GIAC
10 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
11 9 (10.23%) MCP
12 8 (9.09%) CISMP
13 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
13 7 (7.95%) CCSE
14 6 (6.82%) CCNP
15 5 (5.68%) MCITP
15 5 (5.68%) GNVQ
15 5 (5.68%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (12.50%) HIPAA
3 10 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (6.82%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (28.41%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.86%) Snort
3 13 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (13.64%) vSphere
5 11 (12.50%) Nmap
6 10 (11.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.55%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) Nessus
2 5 (5.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.32%) VMware
3 16 (18.18%) Cisco
4 14 (15.91%) Sophos
5 12 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 11 (12.50%) Imperva
7 10 (11.36%) Oracle
8 9 (10.23%) LogRhythm
8 9 (10.23%) Sourcefire
9 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.68%) Acronis
10 5 (5.68%) Qualys
10 5 (5.68%) McAfee
10 5 (5.68%) Tripwire
10 5 (5.68%) Apple
10 5 (5.68%) Symantec
11 4 (4.55%) Citrix
11 4 (4.55%) IBM
12 3 (3.41%) Splunk
12 3 (3.41%) Brocade
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago