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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 408 391 404
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing CEH 30 36 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.54% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 39
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
7084 6659 7819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.88% 31.45% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5347 5225 6733
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +7 18 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Hampshire -28 7 £47,500 - 3
Surrey - 2 £55,000 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (90.91%) CISSP
2 52 (78.79%) Linux
3 36 (54.55%) UNIX
4 34 (51.52%) Vulnerability Management
5 20 (30.30%) Windows
5 20 (30.30%) Information Security
6 19 (28.79%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (25.76%) Firewall
8 16 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (22.73%) Degree
10 14 (21.21%) Ethical Hacking
10 14 (21.21%) PCI DSS
10 14 (21.21%) SIEM
11 13 (19.70%) Management Information System
12 12 (18.18%) GIAC
12 12 (18.18%) German Language
13 11 (16.67%) SQL
13 11 (16.67%) LAN
13 11 (16.67%) WAN
13 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 10 (15.15%) DNS
14 10 (15.15%) CISM
14 10 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (13.64%) Oracle
15 9 (13.64%) IIS
15 9 (13.64%) Finance
15 9 (13.64%) Network Security
16 8 (12.12%) Web Services
16 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (13.64%) IIS
2 6 (9.09%) Apache
3 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) Firewall
2 11 (16.67%) LAN
2 11 (16.67%) WAN
2 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (15.15%) DNS
3 10 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (13.64%) Network Security
5 7 (10.61%) DHCP
6 6 (9.09%) DMZ
6 6 (9.09%) Internet
7 4 (6.06%) VPN
7 4 (6.06%) Wireless Security
7 4 (6.06%) tcpdump
7 4 (6.06%) Wireshark
7 4 (6.06%) Wireless
8 1 (1.52%) LDAP
8 1 (1.52%) FTP
8 1 (1.52%) HTTP
8 1 (1.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 12 (18.18%) German Language
2 9 (13.64%) Finance
3 8 (12.12%) French Language
4 5 (7.58%) Banking
5 4 (6.06%) Law
6 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.03%) Games
7 2 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Support Engineer
2 31 (46.97%) Technical Support
2 31 (46.97%) Technical Support Engineer
2 31 (46.97%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Penetration Tester
5 8 (12.12%) Tester
6 7 (10.61%) Security Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Junior Tester
7 6 (9.09%) Junior
7 6 (9.09%) Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Security Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) Information Security Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) IT Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) Security Specialist
10 3 (4.55%) Junior Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) Security Tester
10 3 (4.55%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Web Services
2 3 (4.55%) LAMP
3 2 (3.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Kindle
4 3 (4.55%) Clustering
4 3 (4.55%) CESG
4 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (78.79%) Linux
2 36 (54.55%) UNIX
3 20 (30.30%) Windows
4 6 (9.09%) AIX
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.03%) CentOS
7 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.03%) Debian
7 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.03%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Vulnerability Management
2 20 (30.30%) Information Security
3 19 (28.79%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (21.21%) Ethical Hacking
4 14 (21.21%) SIEM
5 8 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (10.61%) Change Control
7 6 (9.09%) OWASP
7 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.58%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (6.06%) Information Assurance
9 4 (6.06%) Security Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Database Security
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.55%) ITIL
10 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (90.91%) CISSP
2 15 (22.73%) Degree
3 12 (18.18%) GIAC
4 10 (15.15%) CISM
5 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 5 (7.58%) SSCP
8 5 (7.58%) MCSE
9 4 (6.06%) CCNP
9 4 (6.06%) CCNA
9 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 3 (4.55%) CISA
11 2 (3.03%) ISEB
11 2 (3.03%) OSCP
11 2 (3.03%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (21.21%) PCI DSS
3 6 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Nmap
2 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.06%) Snort
4 2 (3.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
3 7 (10.61%) Qualys
4 6 (9.09%) LogRhythm
4 6 (9.09%) Cisco
5 5 (7.58%) McAfee
5 5 (7.58%) Tripwire
6 4 (6.06%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.55%) Websense
7 3 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.03%) Novell
8 2 (3.03%) Lotus
8 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.03%) Tufin
8 2 (3.03%) AlgoSec
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