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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 403 445 412
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -33
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 45 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.091% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 13
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,050 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Oxfordshire +19 23 £42,500 +13.33%
Berkshire -8 7 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Surrey +13 5 £57,500 -17.85%
Hampshire +20 4 £53,750 +2.38%
M4 Corridor - 2 £75,000 -
Kent 0 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £57,500 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 79 (75.96%) Cybersecurity
2 78 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 56 (53.85%) Nessus
4 53 (50.96%) Nmap
5 52 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 49 (47.12%) DV Cleared
6 49 (47.12%) Windows
7 44 (42.31%) C
7 44 (42.31%) C++
7 44 (42.31%) Java
7 44 (42.31%) Python
8 43 (41.35%) Finance
9 38 (36.54%) Metasploit
10 37 (35.58%) Telecoms
11 36 (34.62%) VxWorks
12 28 (26.92%) Degree
13 25 (24.04%) CISSP
14 23 (22.12%) Broadband
15 22 (21.15%) CEH
16 21 (20.19%) Information Security
17 20 (19.23%) Network Security
18 19 (18.27%) Security Testing
18 19 (18.27%) Management Information System
19 17 (16.35%) GIAC
20 16 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 16 (15.38%) Internet
20 16 (15.38%) Coverity
21 15 (14.42%) Firewall
22 14 (13.46%) Intrusion Detection
22 14 (13.46%) SIEM

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) SaaS
2 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.12%) Broadband
2 20 (19.23%) Network Security
3 16 (15.38%) Internet
4 15 (14.42%) Firewall
5 14 (13.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (11.54%) Wireless
7 7 (6.73%) HTTP
7 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.73%) VPN
8 6 (5.77%) HTTPS
8 6 (5.77%) IPsec
8 6 (5.77%) NFC
8 6 (5.77%) SSL
9 5 (4.81%) LAN
9 5 (4.81%) SAN
9 5 (4.81%) SMTP
9 5 (4.81%) WAN
10 4 (3.85%) DNS
10 4 (3.85%) FTP
10 4 (3.85%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 38 (36.54%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.92%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.96%) AppScan
3 1 (0.96%) FindBugs
3 1 (0.96%) Paros
3 1 (0.96%) sqlmap
General
1 43 (41.35%) Finance
2 37 (35.58%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.65%) Electronics
4 6 (5.77%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Legal
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (50.96%) Analyst
2 44 (42.31%) Security Analyst
3 39 (37.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 16 (15.38%) Consultant
5 14 (13.46%) Graduate
5 14 (13.46%) Security Manager
6 11 (10.58%) Security Consultant
7 10 (9.62%) Tester
8 9 (8.65%) Graduate Analyst
8 9 (8.65%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
8 9 (8.65%) Graduate Security Analyst
8 9 (8.65%) Penetration Tester
8 9 (8.65%) Product Manager
8 9 (8.65%) Security Product Manager
9 8 (7.69%) Testing Manager
10 7 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.77%) Cryptography Consultant
11 6 (5.77%) Penetration Test Consultant
11 6 (5.77%) Principal Consultant
11 6 (5.77%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.96%) .NET
2 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.65%) Robotics
3 6 (5.77%) Contactless
3 6 (5.77%) Cryptography
3 6 (5.77%) DTV
3 6 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (5.77%) EMV
3 6 (5.77%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (5.77%) PKI
4 5 (4.81%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.88%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.96%) CESG
8 1 (0.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 49 (47.12%) Windows
2 36 (34.62%) VxWorks
3 6 (5.77%) Android
3 6 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.77%) Unix
4 4 (3.85%) Linux
4 4 (3.85%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.88%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.92%) AIX
7 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (75.96%) Cybersecurity
2 78 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (20.19%) Information Security
4 19 (18.27%) Security Testing
5 16 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (13.46%) SIEM
7 10 (9.62%) Security Operations
8 9 (8.65%) OWASP
8 9 (8.65%) Software Testing
8 9 (8.65%) Test Management
8 9 (8.65%) Test Strategy
9 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.73%) Security Architecture
11 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (5.77%) Software Architecture
11 6 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (4.81%) Analytics
12 5 (4.81%) Project Management
12 5 (4.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.31%) C
1 44 (42.31%) C++
1 44 (42.31%) Java
1 44 (42.31%) Python
2 7 (6.73%) Perl
3 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (47.12%) DV Cleared
3 28 (26.92%) Degree
4 25 (24.04%) CISSP
5 22 (21.15%) CEH
6 17 (16.35%) GIAC
7 14 (13.46%) CREST Certified
8 12 (11.54%) SANS
9 11 (10.58%) GCIH
9 11 (10.58%) OSCP
10 8 (7.69%) CHECK Team Leader
11 7 (6.73%) CCNA
11 7 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (5.77%) GPEN
13 4 (3.85%) GCIA
13 4 (3.85%) SSCP
14 3 (2.88%) CISMP
14 3 (2.88%) EnCE
14 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (2.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.92%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Snort
2 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 56 (53.85%) Nessus
2 53 (50.96%) Nmap
3 8 (7.69%) OpenVAS
4 3 (2.88%) EnCase
5 2 (1.92%) FTK
5 2 (1.92%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.96%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Coverity
2 13 (12.50%) Qualys
3 10 (9.62%) Cisco
4 6 (5.77%) Hyperion
5 5 (4.81%) ArcSight
5 5 (4.81%) BT
5 5 (4.81%) Sourcefire
6 4 (3.85%) Intel Security
7 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.92%) Apple
8 2 (1.92%) Splunk
9 1 (0.96%) HP
9 1 (0.96%) Veracode
9 1 (0.96%) VMware
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