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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 411 425 387
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 35 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 34
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £25,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,650 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
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
17290 18921 17393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.42% 80.01% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13604 15066 14100
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.12%
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 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 5 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 +29 15 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Berkshire +2 11 £52,500 +110.00% 8
Hampshire -20 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £60,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +9 2 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 43 (78.18%) Penetration Testing
2 32 (58.18%) Firewall
3 25 (45.45%) Windows
3 25 (45.45%) Cyber Security
4 23 (41.82%) Information Security
5 19 (34.55%) Linux
5 19 (34.55%) LAN
6 18 (32.73%) VPN
6 18 (32.73%) Management Information System
7 16 (29.09%) CEH
7 16 (29.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (27.27%) Cisco
8 15 (27.27%) WAN
8 15 (27.27%) SIEM
8 15 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
9 14 (25.45%) Wireless
10 13 (23.64%) SQL
10 13 (23.64%) Incident Management
10 13 (23.64%) Malware Analysis
11 12 (21.82%) PCI DSS
11 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
11 12 (21.82%) HIPAA
11 12 (21.82%) Python
11 12 (21.82%) CCIE
11 12 (21.82%) CISSP
12 11 (20.00%) Ruby
12 11 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
12 11 (20.00%) Internet
12 11 (20.00%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (58.18%) Firewall
2 19 (34.55%) LAN
3 18 (32.73%) VPN
4 16 (29.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (27.27%) WAN
6 14 (25.45%) Wireless
7 11 (20.00%) Internet
7 11 (20.00%) Wireless Security
8 9 (16.36%) Wireshark
8 9 (16.36%) Network Security
9 8 (14.55%) tcpdump
10 7 (12.73%) DMZ
10 7 (12.73%) DNS
11 4 (7.27%) VLAN
11 4 (7.27%) SIGTRAN
11 4 (7.27%) GGSN
11 4 (7.27%) LTE
11 4 (7.27%) 3G
11 4 (7.27%) SSL
11 4 (7.27%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Law
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Military
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Security Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Security Manager
3 12 (21.82%) Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Security Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Network Security Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Network Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Security Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Senior Network Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior Security Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Network Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Security Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) IT Security Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) PKI
3 3 (5.45%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.45%) EMV
3 3 (5.45%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.82%) ASIC
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Solaris
3 3 (5.45%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Penetration Testing
2 25 (45.45%) Cyber Security
3 23 (41.82%) Information Security
4 15 (27.27%) SIEM
4 15 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
5 13 (23.64%) Incident Management
5 13 (23.64%) Malware Analysis
6 11 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
7 9 (16.36%) Information Assurance
7 9 (16.36%) Security Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Change Control
9 6 (10.91%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (10.91%) Analytics
9 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.09%) Project Management
10 5 (9.09%) Data Analytics
10 5 (9.09%) Security Architecture
11 4 (7.27%) Network Architecture
11 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.27%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) Python
3 11 (20.00%) Ruby
3 11 (20.00%) Perl
3 11 (20.00%) PHP
3 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (18.18%) C
5 7 (12.73%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) VB
6 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) CEH
1 16 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) CCIE
2 12 (21.82%) CISSP
3 9 (16.36%) GIAC
3 9 (16.36%) DV Cleared
4 8 (14.55%) CCNP
5 6 (10.91%) Degree
6 4 (7.27%) CCNA
6 4 (7.27%) CCSP
6 4 (7.27%) CISA
6 4 (7.27%) CISM
7 3 (5.45%) CISMP
7 3 (5.45%) MCSE
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.45%) CNA
7 3 (5.45%) CNE
7 3 (5.45%) Novell Certification
8 2 (3.64%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) PCI DSS
1 12 (21.82%) HIPAA
2 7 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (9.09%) SLA
3 5 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Snort
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.45%) WMI
3 2 (3.64%) Nessus
3 2 (3.64%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Cisco
2 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.36%) Sourcefire
3 9 (16.36%) Juniper
3 9 (16.36%) Fortinet
4 4 (7.27%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) McAfee
6 1 (1.82%) Websense
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) Coverity
6 1 (1.82%) LogRhythm
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