The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 421 414 433
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 30 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 5
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £41,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +57.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17670 16495 17517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.82% 74.48% 75.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13894 13425 14881
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 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Ethical Hacking
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Hampshire 0 16 £40,163 -26.97% 2
Kent - 8 £31,250 - 2
Berkshire +4 2 £28,000 -44.00%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey - 2 £43,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £43,500 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 42 (58.33%) CEH
2 41 (56.94%) Linux
3 39 (54.17%) Windows
3 39 (54.17%) Information Security
4 37 (51.39%) Penetration Testing
5 26 (36.11%) Management Information System
5 26 (36.11%) SIEM
6 25 (34.72%) DNS
7 24 (33.33%) Degree
8 20 (27.78%) CISSP
9 19 (26.39%) SQL
9 19 (26.39%) Cyber Security
9 19 (26.39%) Security Testing
10 18 (25.00%) Network Security
10 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (23.61%) DHCP
12 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 16 (22.22%) MCSE
13 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 15 (20.83%) IIS
13 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (20.83%) Wireshark
13 15 (20.83%) GIAC
13 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (20.83%) Windows 8
13 15 (20.83%) tcpdump
14 14 (19.44%) PCI DSS
14 14 (19.44%) Sourcefire
14 14 (19.44%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (20.83%) IIS
2 12 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.72%) DNS
2 18 (25.00%) Network Security
3 17 (23.61%) DHCP
4 15 (20.83%) Wireshark
4 15 (20.83%) tcpdump
5 14 (19.44%) LAN
6 13 (18.06%) WAN
6 13 (18.06%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (18.06%) Internet
7 12 (16.67%) Firewall
8 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
9 9 (12.50%) FTP
9 9 (12.50%) HTTP
9 9 (12.50%) SMTP
9 9 (12.50%) LDAP
10 5 (6.94%) Wireless
10 5 (6.94%) VPN
10 5 (6.94%) iSCSI
11 3 (4.17%) DMZ
12 2 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) MySQL
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (9.72%) Law
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Analyst
2 25 (34.72%) Security Analyst
3 15 (20.83%) Penetration Tester
3 15 (20.83%) Tester
4 13 (18.06%) Security Architect
4 13 (18.06%) Architect
5 10 (13.89%) Information Security Specialist
5 10 (13.89%) Security Specialist
5 10 (13.89%) Information Specialist
6 6 (8.33%) Junior Tester
6 6 (8.33%) Junior
6 6 (8.33%) Principal Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Ethical Hacker
7 5 (6.94%) Help Desk Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) IT Support
8 4 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) LAMP
2 5 (6.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.89%) Clustering
2 10 (13.89%) CESG
2 10 (13.89%) Kindle
3 5 (6.94%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.94%) iPhone
4 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.39%) PKI
4 1 (1.39%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.94%) Linux
2 39 (54.17%) Windows
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.83%) Windows 8
4 11 (15.28%) Solaris
5 10 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.33%) AIX
7 5 (6.94%) UNIX
7 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.94%) Mac OS X
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Phone
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Vista
7 5 (6.94%) Android
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) Information Security
2 37 (51.39%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (36.11%) SIEM
4 19 (26.39%) Cyber Security
4 19 (26.39%) Security Testing
5 13 (18.06%) Computer Forensics
6 12 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 12 (16.67%) Change Control
7 10 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (13.89%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.33%) OWASP
9 5 (6.94%) Information Assurance
9 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.56%) Resource Management
11 3 (4.17%) ITIL
11 3 (4.17%) Security Architecture
11 3 (4.17%) Analytics
12 2 (2.78%) Static Code Analysis
12 2 (2.78%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) C
2 6 (8.33%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) Perl
3 5 (6.94%) C++
4 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.17%) PHP
4 3 (4.17%) C#
4 3 (4.17%) VB
4 3 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (1.39%) Lua
6 1 (1.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (58.33%) CEH
2 24 (33.33%) Degree
3 20 (27.78%) CISSP
4 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (22.22%) MCSE
6 15 (20.83%) GIAC
7 11 (15.28%) CISM
8 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
8 10 (13.89%) DV Cleared
9 7 (9.72%) CCNA
9 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (9.72%) MCP
10 5 (6.94%) GCIH
10 5 (6.94%) GNVQ
10 5 (6.94%) MCITP
10 5 (6.94%) ACSP
11 3 (4.17%) GCIA
12 2 (2.78%) CCSE
12 2 (2.78%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) PCI DSS
2 12 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (13.89%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.78%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.67%) Snort
3 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.39%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Sourcefire
2 11 (15.28%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco
3 9 (12.50%) LogRhythm
4 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.33%) VMware
6 5 (6.94%) Apple
6 5 (6.94%) Symantec
6 5 (6.94%) Acronis
7 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.78%) Tripwire
8 2 (2.78%) Huawei
9 1 (1.39%) F5
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