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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 420 407 432
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 29 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.094% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.13% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 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 £38,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £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
17626 16548 17526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.53% 74.03% 75.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13925 13532 14909
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 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 10 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 10 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 -5 16 £40,163 -26.97% 1
Kent - 4 £41,875 - 2
Berkshire +1 3 £28,000 -56.92%
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 10 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 44 (58.67%) CEH
2 38 (50.67%) Penetration Testing
3 37 (49.33%) Information Security
4 36 (48.00%) Linux
5 34 (45.33%) Windows
6 25 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 24 (32.00%) DNS
8 22 (29.33%) Security Testing
9 21 (28.00%) SIEM
9 21 (28.00%) Degree
10 19 (25.33%) Cyber Security
11 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (22.67%) DHCP
12 17 (22.67%) Network Security
12 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
13 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
13 16 (21.33%) MCSE
14 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 15 (20.00%) IIS
14 15 (20.00%) CISSP
14 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (20.00%) Windows 8
15 14 (18.67%) tcpdump
15 14 (18.67%) SQL
15 14 (18.67%) GIAC
15 14 (18.67%) Wireshark
16 13 (17.33%) Sourcefire
16 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
16 13 (17.33%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 10 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 11 (14.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) DNS
2 17 (22.67%) DHCP
2 17 (22.67%) Network Security
3 14 (18.67%) Wireshark
3 14 (18.67%) tcpdump
4 13 (17.33%) LAN
5 12 (16.00%) WAN
5 12 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (16.00%) Internet
5 12 (16.00%) Firewall
6 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (10.67%) FTP
7 8 (10.67%) HTTP
7 8 (10.67%) SMTP
7 8 (10.67%) LDAP
8 6 (8.00%) VPN
8 6 (8.00%) iSCSI
9 5 (6.67%) Wireless
10 3 (4.00%) DMZ
11 2 (2.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) MySQL
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Law
3 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Analyst
2 25 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 17 (22.67%) Penetration Tester
3 17 (22.67%) Tester
4 13 (17.33%) Security Architect
4 13 (17.33%) Architect
5 9 (12.00%) Ethical Hacker
5 9 (12.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 9 (12.00%) Information Specialist
5 9 (12.00%) Security Specialist
6 6 (8.00%) Principal Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Help Desk Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) IT Support
7 4 (5.33%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Information Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) LAMP
2 6 (8.00%) COM
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.00%) Clustering
2 9 (12.00%) CESG
2 9 (12.00%) Kindle
3 6 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.00%) iPhone
4 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Linux
2 34 (45.33%) Windows
3 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 10 (13.33%) Solaris
5 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Phone
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Vista
6 6 (8.00%) Android
6 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.00%) Mac OS X
7 5 (6.67%) UNIX
8 2 (2.67%) AIX
9 1 (1.33%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) Penetration Testing
2 37 (49.33%) Information Security
3 22 (29.33%) Security Testing
4 21 (28.00%) SIEM
5 19 (25.33%) Cyber Security
6 12 (16.00%) Computer Forensics
7 11 (14.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (14.67%) Incident Management
7 11 (14.67%) Change Control
8 9 (12.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.33%) Static Code Analysis
11 4 (5.33%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (5.33%) ITIL
11 4 (5.33%) Resource Management
12 3 (4.00%) Security Architecture
12 3 (4.00%) OWASP
12 3 (4.00%) Information Assurance
12 3 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) C
2 8 (10.67%) Java
3 7 (9.33%) C++
4 5 (6.67%) Perl
4 5 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (4.00%) PHP
5 3 (4.00%) VB
5 3 (4.00%) Python
5 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) Lua
7 1 (1.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 44 (58.67%) CEH
2 21 (28.00%) Degree
3 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
5 16 (21.33%) MCSE
6 15 (20.00%) CISSP
7 14 (18.67%) GIAC
8 10 (13.33%) CISM
9 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
9 8 (10.67%) DV Cleared
9 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (10.67%) CCNA
9 8 (10.67%) MCP
10 6 (8.00%) GNVQ
10 6 (8.00%) MCITP
10 6 (8.00%) ACSP
11 3 (4.00%) GCIH
12 2 (2.67%) CCSE
12 2 (2.67%) CHFI
12 2 (2.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) PCI DSS
2 9 (12.00%) ISO 9001
3 8 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.67%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.33%) COSO
5 1 (1.33%) COBIT
5 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.67%) Snort
3 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Sourcefire
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
2 10 (13.33%) Cisco
3 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.33%) VMware
5 6 (8.00%) Acronis
5 6 (8.00%) Apple
5 6 (8.00%) Symantec
6 5 (6.67%) LogRhythm
7 4 (5.33%) Huawei
8 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.67%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.33%) F5
10 1 (1.33%) HP
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