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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 390 417 421
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 52 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 19
Average salary £55,000 £40,325 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.39% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £31,800 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -23.80%
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
17346 18366 16922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.75% 80.19% 76.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13906 14584 13869
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £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 6 July 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 6 July 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
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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 - 18 £37,500 -
Surrey +27 14 £55,000 +26.43%
Berkshire +5 9 £57,500 +105.35%
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £58,750 +46.87%
Kent +8 2 £42,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire -17 2 £50,000 +23.99%
East Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
West Sussex +2 1 £40,000 -8.04%
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 64 (83.12%) Penetration Testing
2 40 (51.95%) Cyber Security
3 38 (49.35%) Firewall
4 34 (44.16%) Windows
5 28 (36.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 27 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (31.17%) Cisco
7 24 (31.17%) LAN
7 24 (31.17%) WAN
7 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
8 23 (29.87%) VPN
8 23 (29.87%) CCIE
8 23 (29.87%) Wireless
9 21 (27.27%) Management Information System
9 21 (27.27%) Python
10 20 (25.97%) DV Cleared
10 20 (25.97%) Wireless Security
10 20 (25.97%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (25.97%) Security Hardening
11 19 (24.68%) CISSP
11 19 (24.68%) CheckPoint
11 19 (24.68%) Information Security
12 18 (23.38%) Juniper
12 18 (23.38%) Fortinet
13 17 (22.08%) FortiGate
13 17 (22.08%) SIEM
13 17 (22.08%) CCNP
13 17 (22.08%) Linux
14 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
14 16 (20.78%) Malware Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (6.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (49.35%) Firewall
2 24 (31.17%) LAN
2 24 (31.17%) WAN
3 23 (29.87%) Wireless
3 23 (29.87%) VPN
4 20 (25.97%) Wireless Security
5 15 (19.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (18.18%) Wireshark
7 13 (16.88%) Network Security
8 7 (9.09%) DNS
9 6 (7.79%) Internet
9 6 (7.79%) tcpdump
10 5 (6.49%) SSL
10 5 (6.49%) Broadband
11 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
11 4 (5.19%) IPsec
12 3 (3.90%) DMZ
12 3 (3.90%) LDAP
12 3 (3.90%) VoIP
12 3 (3.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.58%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Law
3 3 (3.90%) Military
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 23 (29.87%) Analyst
3 18 (23.38%) Senior Security Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Senior Security Architect
4 17 (22.08%) Network Architect
4 17 (22.08%) Security Architect
4 17 (22.08%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Architect
4 17 (22.08%) Network Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Senior Network Architect
4 17 (22.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Senior Architect
4 17 (22.08%) Network Security Architect
5 13 (16.88%) Security Manager
5 13 (16.88%) Security Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 9 (11.69%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (10.39%) Consultant
9 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 21 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) PKI
5 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) FMCG
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.30%) CESG
7 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) EMV
7 1 (1.30%) ASIC
7 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.16%) Windows
2 17 (22.08%) Linux
3 8 (10.39%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.90%) Solaris
4 3 (3.90%) UNIX
5 1 (1.30%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (83.12%) Penetration Testing
2 40 (51.95%) Cyber Security
3 20 (25.97%) Security Hardening
4 19 (24.68%) Information Security
5 17 (22.08%) SIEM
6 16 (20.78%) Malware Analysis
7 14 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
8 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 11 (14.29%) Analytics
9 10 (12.99%) Security Testing
10 9 (11.69%) Computer Forensics
11 7 (9.09%) Project Management
12 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.79%) Information Assurance
12 6 (7.79%) Security Architecture
12 6 (7.79%) Change Control
12 6 (7.79%) Service Continuity Management
13 5 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (6.49%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (6.49%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) Python
2 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 12 (15.58%) C
4 11 (14.29%) C++
4 11 (14.29%) Java
4 11 (14.29%) Perl
4 11 (14.29%) PHP
4 11 (14.29%) Ruby
4 11 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.90%) VB
6 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
3 23 (29.87%) CCIE
4 20 (25.97%) DV Cleared
5 19 (24.68%) CISSP
6 17 (22.08%) CCNP
7 14 (18.18%) CEH
8 12 (15.58%) GIAC
9 11 (14.29%) Degree
10 6 (7.79%) GCIA
10 6 (7.79%) GCIH
10 6 (7.79%) SSCP
10 6 (7.79%) CISA
10 6 (7.79%) CISM
11 4 (5.19%) CCNA
11 4 (5.19%) CCSP
12 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (3.90%) CNA
12 3 (3.90%) CNE
12 3 (3.90%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) PCI DSS
2 12 (15.58%) HIPAA
3 5 (6.49%) SLA
3 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Snort
2 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (22.08%) FortiGate
2 14 (18.18%) Nessus
2 14 (18.18%) Nmap
3 3 (3.90%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Cisco
2 19 (24.68%) CheckPoint
3 18 (23.38%) Juniper
3 18 (23.38%) Fortinet
4 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.79%) Sourcefire
6 4 (5.19%) Citrix
6 4 (5.19%) Coverity
7 1 (1.30%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.30%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) Dell
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec
7 1 (1.30%) McAfee
7 1 (1.30%) Websense
7 1 (1.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
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