The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking 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
Ethical Hacking
Rank 392 421 406
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 49 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 26
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £25,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,950 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Ethical Hacking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16813 18369 17235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.56% 80.15% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13364 14667 14060
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the South East region.

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in the South East

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Ethical Hacking Salary Histogram in the South East

Ethical Hacking
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 Ethical Hacking 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
Surrey +44 19 £55,000 +29.41%
Berkshire +16 14 £55,000 +120.00% 5
Oxfordshire - 8 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Hampshire -17 3 £55,000 +17.02%
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
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 Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 52 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (53.85%) Firewall
3 32 (49.23%) Cyber Security
4 26 (40.00%) Windows
5 24 (36.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 23 (35.38%) LAN
6 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (33.85%) Information Security
7 22 (33.85%) VPN
8 21 (32.31%) Management Information System
8 21 (32.31%) DDoS Mitigation
9 20 (30.77%) WAN
10 19 (29.23%) Linux
10 19 (29.23%) CCIE
10 19 (29.23%) Wireless
11 18 (27.69%) Cisco
11 18 (27.69%) SIEM
12 17 (26.15%) Malware Analysis
12 17 (26.15%) CISSP
13 16 (24.62%) Security Hardening
13 16 (24.62%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (24.62%) Wireless Security
14 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
14 15 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (23.08%) CEH
14 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
15 14 (21.54%) Juniper
15 14 (21.54%) Python
15 14 (21.54%) Fortinet
15 14 (21.54%) Wireshark

Ethical Hacking
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 Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.85%) Firewall
2 23 (35.38%) LAN
3 22 (33.85%) VPN
4 20 (30.77%) WAN
5 19 (29.23%) Wireless
6 16 (24.62%) Wireless Security
7 15 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (21.54%) Wireshark
9 9 (13.85%) Network Security
10 8 (12.31%) Internet
11 7 (10.77%) DNS
11 7 (10.77%) tcpdump
12 6 (9.23%) DMZ
13 5 (7.69%) SSL
14 4 (6.15%) LTE
14 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
14 4 (6.15%) IPsec
15 3 (4.62%) 2G
15 3 (4.62%) 2.5G
15 3 (4.62%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Law
4 3 (4.62%) Military
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Security Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Analyst
3 14 (21.54%) Senior Security Engineer
4 13 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 13 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
4 13 (20.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 13 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 13 (20.00%) Senior Security Architect
4 13 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 13 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 13 (20.00%) Architect
4 13 (20.00%) Consultant
4 13 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 13 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (18.46%) Security Manager
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Security Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 21 (32.31%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) PKI
4 4 (6.15%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.62%) EMV
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) CESG
7 1 (1.54%) ASIC
7 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Solaris
3 3 (4.62%) Android
3 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 32 (49.23%) Cyber Security
3 22 (33.85%) Information Security
4 21 (32.31%) DDoS Mitigation
5 18 (27.69%) SIEM
6 17 (26.15%) Malware Analysis
7 16 (24.62%) Security Hardening
8 14 (21.54%) Reverse Engineering
9 12 (18.46%) Incident Management
10 11 (16.92%) Analytics
11 10 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
12 9 (13.85%) Security Testing
13 7 (10.77%) Project Management
13 7 (10.77%) Change Control
13 7 (10.77%) Information Assurance
14 6 (9.23%) Service Continuity Management
14 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
15 5 (7.69%) Data Analytics
15 5 (7.69%) Security Architecture
15 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) Python
2 13 (20.00%) SQL
3 11 (16.92%) Bash Shell
3 11 (16.92%) Ruby
3 11 (16.92%) Perl
3 11 (16.92%) PHP
4 9 (13.85%) C
5 7 (10.77%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) C++
7 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.62%) VB
8 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (29.23%) CCIE
3 17 (26.15%) CISSP
4 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 15 (23.08%) CEH
5 13 (20.00%) GIAC
5 13 (20.00%) CCNP
6 11 (16.92%) DV Cleared
7 9 (13.85%) Degree
8 6 (9.23%) SSCP
8 6 (9.23%) GCIA
8 6 (9.23%) GCIH
8 6 (9.23%) CISA
8 6 (9.23%) CISM
9 4 (6.15%) CCSP
9 4 (6.15%) CCNA
10 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (4.62%) CNA
10 3 (4.62%) CNE
10 3 (4.62%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) PCI DSS
1 12 (18.46%) HIPAA
2 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.69%) SLA
4 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Snort
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 5 (7.69%) Nmap
2 5 (7.69%) Nessus
3 3 (4.62%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Cisco
2 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 14 (21.54%) Juniper
3 14 (21.54%) Fortinet
4 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.77%) Sourcefire
6 4 (6.15%) Citrix
7 3 (4.62%) Hyperion
8 2 (3.08%) Coverity
9 1 (1.54%) VMware
9 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.54%) Websense
9 1 (1.54%) Symantec
9 1 (1.54%) McAfee
9 1 (1.54%) HP
9 1 (1.54%) Dell
9 1 (1.54%) IBM
9 1 (1.54%) LogRhythm
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