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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 382 411 450
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +39
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 38 56 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.26% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 20
Median salary £72,500 £52,500 £40,163
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.09% +30.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
14960 18069 18331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.24% 85.40% 83.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12439 15016 14146
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Oxfordshire -1 31 £78,750 +125.00% 4
Surrey +13 4 £42,500 -39.28% 1
Hampshire +16 2 £25,000 -56.52%
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 79 (97.53%) Penetration Testing
2 71 (87.65%) Security Cleared
3 67 (82.72%) Windows
4 65 (80.25%) Java
5 63 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
6 61 (75.31%) C++
6 61 (75.31%) Python
7 60 (74.07%) C
8 59 (72.84%) Nessus
9 58 (71.60%) Nmap
10 52 (64.20%) Telecoms
11 48 (59.26%) VxWorks
11 48 (59.26%) Metasploit
12 47 (58.02%) Source Code Analysis
13 45 (55.56%) DV Cleared
14 30 (37.04%) Linux
15 18 (22.22%) Information Security
16 17 (20.99%) CEH
16 17 (20.99%) Broadband
16 17 (20.99%) Perl
17 16 (19.75%) LTE
18 15 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 13 (16.05%) OWASP
20 12 (14.81%) Open Source
20 12 (14.81%) OSCP
20 12 (14.81%) Static Code Analysis
20 12 (14.81%) Finance
21 11 (13.58%) Qualys
22 10 (12.35%) Bash Shell
22 10 (12.35%) Embedded Systems

Ethical Hacking
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:

Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Broadband
2 16 (19.75%) LTE
3 8 (9.88%) Firewall
3 8 (9.88%) Network Security
4 7 (8.64%) VPN
5 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.94%) Internet
6 4 (4.94%) SAN
6 4 (4.94%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 48 (59.26%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.23%) FindBugs
2 1 (1.23%) sqlmap
General
1 52 (64.20%) Telecoms
2 12 (14.81%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (56.79%) Analyst
1 46 (56.79%) Security Analyst
2 43 (53.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 29 (35.80%) Penetration Tester
3 29 (35.80%) Tester
4 18 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 18 (22.22%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 18 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
5 16 (19.75%) Security Penetration Tester
5 16 (19.75%) Security Tester
6 12 (14.81%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 12 (14.81%) Senior Tester
7 8 (9.88%) Consultant
7 8 (9.88%) Security Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Graduate
9 5 (6.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Security Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Graduate Tester
10 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (4.94%) HTML
2 4 (4.94%) HTML5
2 4 (4.94%) JSON
2 4 (4.94%) RESTful
2 4 (4.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.94%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.47%) SCADA
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (82.72%) Windows
2 48 (59.26%) VxWorks
3 30 (37.04%) Linux
4 8 (9.88%) Android
5 5 (6.17%) Unix
6 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (97.53%) Penetration Testing
2 63 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
3 47 (58.02%) Source Code Analysis
4 18 (22.22%) Information Security
5 15 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 13 (16.05%) OWASP
7 12 (14.81%) Open Source
7 12 (14.81%) Static Code Analysis
8 7 (8.64%) Security Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Change Management
9 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.94%) Fault Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) Project Management
9 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.70%) Secure Coding
11 2 (2.47%) OO
11 2 (2.47%) Reverse Engineering
11 2 (2.47%) Social Engineering
11 2 (2.47%) Threat Modelling
11 2 (2.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (80.25%) Java
2 61 (75.31%) C++
2 61 (75.31%) Python
3 60 (74.07%) C
4 17 (20.99%) Perl
5 10 (12.35%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.94%) C#
6 4 (4.94%) PHP
6 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (87.65%) Security Cleared
2 45 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 17 (20.99%) CEH
4 12 (14.81%) OSCP
5 9 (11.11%) Degree
6 8 (9.88%) GIAC
6 8 (9.88%) GPEN
7 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
8 6 (7.41%) CISSP
9 5 (6.17%) CISM
9 5 (6.17%) CREST Certified
10 2 (2.47%) CHECK Team Member
10 2 (2.47%) PhD
11 1 (1.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Forefront TMG
1 7 (8.64%) Hyper-V
1 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 59 (72.84%) Nessus
2 58 (71.60%) Nmap
3 8 (9.88%) OpenVAS
4 1 (1.23%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Qualys
2 9 (11.11%) Coverity
3 7 (8.64%) CheckPoint
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) VMware
4 2 (2.47%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.47%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) Veracode
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