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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 424 382 378
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 14 38 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 43
Average salary £53,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £26,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.83% +50.00%
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
16728 16906 16604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.26% 80.53% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13481 13263 13781
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Berkshire -8 5 £53,000 +112.00% 4
Hampshire -38 4 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Surrey -2 3 £70,000 - 1
Kent - 2 £48,250 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 22 (64.71%) Information Security
1 22 (64.71%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Internet
3 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
3 11 (32.35%) SIEM
4 10 (29.41%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (29.41%) Computer Forensics
4 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) Security Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Wireshark
5 9 (26.47%) tcpdump
5 9 (26.47%) Sourcefire
5 9 (26.47%) Snort
5 9 (26.47%) LAN
5 9 (26.47%) Firewall
5 9 (26.47%) GIAC
5 9 (26.47%) Change Control
5 9 (26.47%) Cyber Security
6 8 (23.53%) CISSP
6 8 (23.53%) CEH
6 8 (23.53%) Information Assurance
6 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
7 7 (20.59%) C
8 6 (17.65%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Internet
2 10 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (26.47%) Wireshark
3 9 (26.47%) tcpdump
3 9 (26.47%) LAN
3 9 (26.47%) Firewall
4 6 (17.65%) DNS
5 5 (14.71%) DMZ
5 5 (14.71%) NFC
5 5 (14.71%) LDAP
5 5 (14.71%) WAN
5 5 (14.71%) SMTP
5 5 (14.71%) FTP
5 5 (14.71%) HTTP
5 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (14.71%) VPN
6 4 (11.76%) GSM
6 4 (11.76%) 3G
6 4 (11.76%) 2G
6 4 (11.76%) 2.5G
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Principal Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Forensic Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Head of Security
6 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (14.71%) Cryptography
2 5 (14.71%) EMV
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Android
3 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
3 5 (14.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Information Security
1 22 (64.71%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (32.35%) SIEM
3 10 (29.41%) Computer Forensics
3 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 9 (26.47%) Security Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Change Control
4 9 (26.47%) Cyber Security
5 8 (23.53%) Information Assurance
6 6 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.71%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (11.76%) Security Management
8 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
9 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.82%) ITIL
10 2 (5.88%) Static Code Analysis
11 1 (2.94%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) C
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) GIAC
3 8 (23.53%) CISSP
3 8 (23.53%) CEH
3 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.82%) OSCP
5 3 (8.82%) CISMP
5 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.82%) CCNA
5 3 (8.82%) MCSE
6 2 (5.88%) CNA
6 2 (5.88%) CNE
6 2 (5.88%) Novell Certification
6 2 (5.88%) GCIA
6 2 (5.88%) GCIH
6 2 (5.88%) MCITP
7 1 (2.94%) CHFI
7 1 (2.94%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.82%) HIPAA
3 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Snort
2 2 (5.88%) MetaFrame
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Sourcefire
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) Hyperion
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 14 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £60999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago