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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 407 401 404
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing CEH 46 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.38% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 40
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £22,500 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
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
7410 6925 7895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.33% 31.97% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5581 6763
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 +13 17 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -9 13 £40,325 -24.62%
Kent - 8 £31,250 -
Surrey +6 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £50,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 64 (75.29%) Linux
2 60 (70.59%) CISSP
3 48 (56.47%) Windows
4 36 (42.35%) Information Security
5 34 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 33 (38.82%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (34.12%) Degree
8 28 (32.94%) Management Information System
9 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
10 26 (30.59%) Firewall
11 25 (29.41%) SQL
11 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (28.24%) SIEM
12 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
12 24 (28.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (27.06%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (27.06%) PCI DSS
14 22 (25.88%) CCNA
14 22 (25.88%) MCSE
14 22 (25.88%) MS Excel
15 21 (24.71%) DNS
16 20 (23.53%) UNIX
17 18 (21.18%) IIS
17 18 (21.18%) LAN
17 18 (21.18%) WAN
18 17 (20.00%) DHCP
18 17 (20.00%) Network Security
18 17 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 16 (18.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 16 (18.82%) Security Cleared

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (21.18%) IIS
2 14 (16.47%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.88%) Apache
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (25.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.59%) Firewall
2 21 (24.71%) DNS
3 18 (21.18%) LAN
3 18 (21.18%) WAN
4 17 (20.00%) DHCP
4 17 (20.00%) Network Security
5 14 (16.47%) tcpdump
6 13 (15.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
7 11 (12.94%) Internet
8 7 (8.24%) Wireshark
9 5 (5.88%) VPN
10 4 (4.71%) FTP
10 4 (4.71%) HTTP
10 4 (4.71%) SMTP
10 4 (4.71%) Wireless
10 4 (4.71%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.71%) SAN
10 4 (4.71%) LDAP
11 3 (3.53%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) MySQL
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Law
3 3 (3.53%) Military
3 3 (3.53%) German Language
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Analyst
1 22 (25.88%) Security Analyst
2 15 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Technical Support Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Technical Support
3 14 (16.47%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (15.29%) Security Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
5 10 (11.76%) Security Specialist
5 10 (11.76%) Tester
5 10 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
5 10 (11.76%) Information Specialist
6 8 (9.41%) Consultant
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Junior Tester
7 6 (7.06%) Junior
7 6 (7.06%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) LAMP
2 5 (5.88%) Web Services
3 4 (4.71%) COM
4 2 (2.35%) JCE
4 2 (2.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.94%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.47%) CESG
3 10 (11.76%) Clustering
4 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.06%) Kindle
6 4 (4.71%) iPhone
6 4 (4.71%) PKI
6 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.35%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 64 (75.29%) Linux
2 48 (56.47%) Windows
3 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (23.53%) UNIX
5 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (16.47%) Windows 8
7 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
9 8 (9.41%) CentOS
9 8 (9.41%) Ubuntu
9 8 (9.41%) Solaris
9 8 (9.41%) AIX
10 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.71%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.71%) Windows Vista
10 4 (4.71%) Android
10 4 (4.71%) Windows Phone
11 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.35%) Debian
11 2 (2.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Information Security
2 34 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 33 (38.82%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (28.24%) SIEM
5 16 (18.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (15.29%) Risk Management
8 12 (14.12%) ITIL
8 12 (14.12%) Change Control
9 11 (12.94%) Computer Forensics
10 9 (10.59%) Service Management
10 9 (10.59%) Incident Management
11 8 (9.41%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (8.24%) Network Management
12 7 (8.24%) Security Testing
13 6 (7.06%) OWASP
13 6 (7.06%) Time Management
13 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
14 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
14 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) Python
3 6 (7.06%) Perl
3 6 (7.06%) PHP
3 6 (7.06%) Ruby
3 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.88%) C
4 5 (5.88%) C++
4 5 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (2.35%) C#
5 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (70.59%) CISSP
2 29 (34.12%) Degree
3 24 (28.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (27.06%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (25.88%) MCSE
5 22 (25.88%) CCNA
6 16 (18.82%) Security Cleared
7 15 (17.65%) CISM
8 12 (14.12%) GIAC
9 10 (11.76%) OSCP
9 10 (11.76%) OSCE
10 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
10 8 (9.41%) MCP
10 8 (9.41%) DV Cleared
11 6 (7.06%) CCSE
12 5 (5.88%) SSCP
12 5 (5.88%) CCNP
12 5 (5.88%) CISMP
13 4 (4.71%) MCITP
13 4 (4.71%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.06%) PCI DSS
2 17 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (10.59%) ISO 9001
4 7 (8.24%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.47%) Snort
3 10 (11.76%) Nmap
4 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.59%) vSphere
5 7 (8.24%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.53%) GPFS
7 2 (2.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) Nessus
2 4 (4.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) Cisco
3 13 (15.29%) Oracle
4 12 (14.12%) VMware
5 10 (11.76%) Qualys
6 9 (10.59%) McAfee
6 9 (10.59%) Sophos
7 8 (9.41%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.41%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.24%) Imperva
9 6 (7.06%) LogRhythm
9 6 (7.06%) IBM
9 6 (7.06%) Sourcefire
10 5 (5.88%) Tripwire
11 4 (4.71%) Symantec
11 4 (4.71%) Apple
11 4 (4.71%) Acronis
12 3 (3.53%) Citrix
12 3 (3.53%) Websense
13 2 (2.35%) Brocade
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