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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England / South East
Rank 333 387 423
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +36
Permanent jobs citing CEH 56 63 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 1.03% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 37
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,275 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +11.72%

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
4295 6129 6782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.82% 31.33% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3445 4980 5178
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +47 34 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Oxfordshire +31 12 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Surrey +40 6 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Hampshire - 1 £54,000 - 1
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for CEH.

1 106 (60.57%) CISSP
2 103 (58.86%) Windows
3 75 (42.86%) Linux
4 73 (41.71%) Cybersecurity
5 68 (38.86%) Firewall
5 68 (38.86%) Security Cleared
6 64 (36.57%) Penetration Testing
7 62 (35.43%) SIEM
8 58 (33.14%) Information Security
9 57 (32.57%) Nessus
10 55 (31.43%) Degree
11 52 (29.71%) OSCP
12 43 (24.57%) C
13 42 (24.00%) PCI DSS
14 41 (23.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 40 (22.86%) SC Cleared
15 40 (22.86%) Active Directory
15 40 (22.86%) CISA
16 38 (21.71%) CCNA
16 38 (21.71%) Cisco Certification
16 38 (21.71%) Nmap
17 37 (21.14%) Telecoms
18 35 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 34 (19.43%) SQL Server
19 34 (19.43%) SANS
20 32 (18.29%) Python
20 32 (18.29%) Cyberthreat
21 31 (17.71%) Cisco
22 30 (17.14%) Management Information System
22 30 (17.14%) GIAC

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (15.43%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (7.43%) Apache
2 13 (7.43%) IIS
3 11 (6.29%) IBM Notes
3 11 (6.29%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.29%) WebLogic
3 11 (6.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.57%) Drupal
4 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.29%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (38.86%) Firewall
2 28 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 28 (16.00%) Network Security
3 27 (15.43%) TCP/IP
4 15 (8.57%) DNS
5 14 (8.00%) LAN
5 14 (8.00%) WAN
6 10 (5.71%) HTTP
6 10 (5.71%) SSL
7 8 (4.57%) Internet
7 8 (4.57%) Wireshark
8 6 (3.43%) IPv4
8 6 (3.43%) IPv6
8 6 (3.43%) VLAN
9 5 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.86%) Wireless
10 4 (2.29%) SSH
11 1 (0.57%) BGP
11 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.86%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.29%) Big Data
4 9 (5.14%) InfluxDB
5 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Metasploit
2 6 (3.43%) Burp Suite
3 4 (2.29%) JIRA
General
1 37 (21.14%) Telecoms
2 27 (15.43%) Finance
3 17 (9.71%) Legal
4 13 (7.43%) German Language
5 12 (6.86%) French Language
6 9 (5.14%) Games
7 7 (4.00%) Portuguese Language
7 7 (4.00%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.71%) Back Office
9 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.57%) Automotive
10 1 (0.57%) Electronics
10 1 (0.57%) Marketing
10 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (26.86%) Analyst
2 33 (18.86%) Security Analyst
3 32 (18.29%) Support Engineer
4 23 (13.14%) Security Engineer
5 22 (12.57%) Tester
6 21 (12.00%) Penetration Tester
7 16 (9.14%) Consultant
7 16 (9.14%) Security Consultant
8 15 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 15 (8.57%) Security Manager
9 14 (8.00%) Compliance Manager
9 14 (8.00%) IT Consultant
9 14 (8.00%) IT Security Consultant
10 13 (7.43%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 13 (7.43%) Technical Engineer
10 13 (7.43%) Technical Support
10 13 (7.43%) Technical Support Engineer
11 12 (6.86%) Security Support Engineer
11 12 (6.86%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (6.86%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.00%) Web Services
2 10 (5.71%) ZeroMQ
3 9 (5.14%) Regular Expression
4 8 (4.57%) .NET
4 8 (4.57%) JSON
5 2 (1.14%) HTML
6 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.57%) HTML5
6 1 (0.57%) RESTful
6 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.29%) Cyberthreat
2 30 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 25 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 19 (10.86%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.29%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.71%) Physics
9 2 (1.14%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.57%) iPad
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 103 (58.86%) Windows
2 75 (42.86%) Linux
3 30 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 29 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (16.00%) Unix
6 19 (10.86%) CentOS
7 17 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.29%) Mac OS
8 11 (6.29%) Mac OS X
8 11 (6.29%) Windows NT
8 11 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (5.71%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.57%) Android
10 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.71%) Cybersecurity
2 64 (36.57%) Penetration Testing
3 62 (35.43%) SIEM
4 58 (33.14%) Information Security
5 41 (23.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 28 (16.00%) OWASP
7 23 (13.14%) Security Monitoring
8 22 (12.57%) Presales
8 22 (12.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 21 (12.00%) Risk Management
10 19 (10.86%) Mentoring
11 18 (10.29%) Data Protection
11 18 (10.29%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (9.71%) Ethical Hacking
13 16 (9.14%) Information Security Management
13 16 (9.14%) ISMS
13 16 (9.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 16 (9.14%) Security Management
13 16 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (9.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.57%) C
2 32 (18.29%) Python
3 29 (16.57%) Java
4 25 (14.29%) C++
5 23 (13.14%) Perl
6 19 (10.86%) Bash Shell
7 13 (7.43%) SQL
8 6 (3.43%) Ruby
9 5 (2.86%) C#
9 5 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.86%) VB
10 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.71%) R
12 1 (0.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 106 (60.57%) CISSP
2 68 (38.86%) Security Cleared
3 55 (31.43%) Degree
4 52 (29.71%) OSCP
5 40 (22.86%) CISA
5 40 (22.86%) SC Cleared
6 38 (21.71%) CCNA
6 38 (21.71%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (19.43%) SANS
8 30 (17.14%) GIAC
9 29 (16.57%) CREST Certified
10 27 (15.43%) CompTIA Security+
10 27 (15.43%) GCIA
10 27 (15.43%) Security+ Certification
11 26 (14.86%) DV Cleared
12 21 (12.00%) GPEN
13 16 (9.14%) BPSS Clearance
13 16 (9.14%) GCIH
14 12 (6.86%) CISM
14 12 (6.86%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 35 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (9.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.43%) SLA
5 2 (1.14%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.71%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.14%) Xen
5 9 (5.14%) Samba
6 8 (4.57%) ProxySG
7 6 (3.43%) Snort
8 1 (0.57%) vSphere
8 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 57 (32.57%) Nessus
2 38 (21.71%) Nmap
3 19 (10.86%) OpenVAS
4 11 (6.29%) SCCM
5 10 (5.71%) Endace
6 8 (4.57%) Grafana
7 6 (3.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.14%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 31 (17.71%) Cisco
2 23 (13.14%) Qualys
3 19 (10.86%) Coverity
3 19 (10.86%) LogRhythm
3 19 (10.86%) VMware
4 16 (9.14%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.14%) Sophos
5 13 (7.43%) Juniper
5 13 (7.43%) Oracle
6 11 (6.29%) Lotus
6 11 (6.29%) Novell
7 10 (5.71%) Apple
7 10 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 10 (5.71%) Google
8 9 (5.14%) Fujitsu
9 8 (4.57%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.43%) Intel
11 4 (2.29%) Dell KACE
11 4 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.29%) Splunk
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
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Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computacenter
Salary: benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Home working
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