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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 379 417 394
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -23
Permanent jobs citing CEH 62 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.49% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 48 32 25
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,961 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,775 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.51% +13.43%
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
6320 7696 7346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.03% 33.58% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4781 6143 5927
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +23 29 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Surrey +28 8 £55,000 +13.40% 3
West Sussex +17 7 £52,000 +15.55%
Kent - 7 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Hampshire -2 4 £55,000 +17.02% 2
Oxfordshire +12 1 £55,000 +58.92% 2
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 103 (88.03%) CISSP
2 63 (53.85%) Information Security
3 46 (39.32%) Firewall
4 40 (34.19%) SIEM
5 37 (31.62%) Linux
6 33 (28.21%) UNIX
6 33 (28.21%) Management Information System
6 33 (28.21%) Vulnerability Management
7 32 (27.35%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (24.79%) TCP/IP
8 29 (24.79%) CISA
9 28 (23.93%) Degree
10 26 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 26 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
11 25 (21.37%) Windows
12 24 (20.51%) LAN
12 24 (20.51%) WAN
12 24 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (19.66%) Cisco
13 23 (19.66%) GIAC
14 22 (18.80%) CISM
14 22 (18.80%) CCNP
15 21 (17.95%) DNS
16 20 (17.09%) Risk Management
16 20 (17.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 19 (16.24%) Network Security
17 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
18 18 (15.38%) Telecoms
18 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
18 18 (15.38%) DMZ

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (6.84%) IIS
2 6 (5.13%) Apache
3 4 (3.42%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) SaaS
2 2 (1.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 46 (39.32%) Firewall
2 29 (24.79%) TCP/IP
3 26 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (20.51%) LAN
4 24 (20.51%) WAN
5 21 (17.95%) DNS
6 19 (16.24%) Network Security
7 18 (15.38%) DMZ
7 18 (15.38%) VPN
8 17 (14.53%) Wireless
9 14 (11.97%) Wireless Security
10 13 (11.11%) Internet
10 13 (11.11%) DHCP
11 11 (9.40%) Wireshark
12 7 (5.98%) tcpdump
13 6 (5.13%) SSL
14 5 (4.27%) IPsec
15 3 (2.56%) FTP
15 3 (2.56%) HTTP
15 3 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) Big Data
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.68%) Finance
3 15 (12.82%) French Language
4 14 (11.97%) German Language
5 11 (9.40%) Law
6 7 (5.98%) Banking
7 6 (5.13%) Retail
8 3 (2.56%) Legal
9 2 (1.71%) Back Office
9 2 (1.71%) Advertising
10 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Support Engineer
2 27 (23.08%) Technical Support
2 27 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
2 27 (23.08%) Technical Support Engineer
3 21 (17.95%) Security Engineer
4 19 (16.24%) Analyst
5 15 (12.82%) Consultant
6 14 (11.97%) Security Analyst
7 11 (9.40%) Security Consultant
8 9 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) IT Security Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Information Security Consultant
10 5 (4.27%) ArcSight Specialist
11 4 (3.42%) Security Officer
11 4 (3.42%) Information Security Officer
11 4 (3.42%) Security Manager
11 4 (3.42%) Security Operations Manager
11 4 (3.42%) Operations Manager
11 4 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.21%) Management Information System
2 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.27%) PKI
5 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.71%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.71%) CESG
8 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.62%) Linux
2 33 (28.21%) UNIX
3 25 (21.37%) Windows
4 3 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.85%) Information Security
2 40 (34.19%) SIEM
3 33 (28.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 26 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
5 24 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (17.09%) Risk Management
7 17 (14.53%) Incident Management
7 17 (14.53%) Cyber Security
8 15 (12.82%) Analytics
8 15 (12.82%) Ethical Hacking
9 14 (11.97%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (11.97%) Database Security
9 14 (11.97%) ITIL
10 12 (10.26%) Business Continuity
11 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.40%) Change Control
12 9 (7.69%) Security Management
12 9 (7.69%) Service Management
12 9 (7.69%) Information Assurance
13 8 (6.84%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
1 4 (3.42%) VB
2 3 (2.56%) SQL
2 3 (2.56%) C
3 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 103 (88.03%) CISSP
2 32 (27.35%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (24.79%) CISA
4 28 (23.93%) Degree
5 23 (19.66%) GIAC
6 22 (18.80%) CISM
6 22 (18.80%) CCNP
7 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
8 13 (11.11%) CCNA
9 12 (10.26%) CCSP
9 12 (10.26%) GCIA
10 11 (9.40%) GCIH
11 10 (8.55%) SSCP
12 6 (5.13%) OSCP
12 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (4.27%) CCIE
13 5 (4.27%) VTSP
13 5 (4.27%) PCI QSA
14 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
14 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (5.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Snort
2 6 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Nmap
2 4 (3.42%) WMI
2 4 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.56%) Nessus
4 2 (1.71%) Nagios
4 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.85%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Cisco
2 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.53%) ArcSight
4 16 (13.68%) McAfee
5 12 (10.26%) Websense
6 11 (9.40%) Sourcefire
7 10 (8.55%) Qualys
8 9 (7.69%) SAP
9 8 (6.84%) CheckPoint
10 7 (5.98%) Symantec
10 7 (5.98%) Tripwire
11 6 (5.13%) Oracle
12 5 (4.27%) Splunk
12 5 (4.27%) SolarWinds
12 5 (4.27%) TippingPoint
13 4 (3.42%) Citrix
14 3 (2.56%) IBM
14 3 (2.56%) Juniper
14 3 (2.56%) Blue Coat
14 3 (2.56%) LogRhythm
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Surrey
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
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Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
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