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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 394 414 421
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 49 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 18
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,250 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
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
17191 18240 16945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.90% 80.54% 76.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13980 14301 13794
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 31 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
(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
Oxfordshire - 23 £37,500 -
Surrey +25 11 £55,000 +26.43%
Berkshire +9 6 £57,500 +105.35% 1
Kent +3 3 £42,000 +34.40%
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £57,500 +43.75%
East Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
West Sussex +6 1 £40,000 -8.04%
Hampshire -13 1 £45,000 +12.04% 5
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 73 (84.88%) Penetration Testing
2 46 (53.49%) Cyber Security
3 39 (45.35%) Windows
4 38 (44.19%) Firewall
5 31 (36.05%) Security Cleared
6 28 (32.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 27 (31.40%) Wireless
7 27 (31.40%) Python
8 26 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (30.23%) DV Cleared
9 25 (29.07%) Cisco
10 24 (27.91%) WAN
10 24 (27.91%) LAN
11 23 (26.74%) VPN
12 22 (25.58%) CCIE
12 22 (25.58%) Management Information System
13 21 (24.42%) Telecoms
13 21 (24.42%) Information Security
13 21 (24.42%) Nmap
13 21 (24.42%) Nessus
13 21 (24.42%) Wireless Security
14 20 (23.26%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (23.26%) Security Hardening
14 20 (23.26%) 802.1X
15 19 (22.09%) CISSP
16 18 (20.93%) Juniper
16 18 (20.93%) CheckPoint
16 18 (20.93%) C
16 18 (20.93%) Fortinet
17 17 (19.77%) FortiGate

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (44.19%) Firewall
2 27 (31.40%) Wireless
3 24 (27.91%) LAN
3 24 (27.91%) WAN
4 23 (26.74%) VPN
5 21 (24.42%) Wireless Security
6 15 (17.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (16.28%) Wireshark
7 14 (16.28%) Network Security
8 8 (9.30%) Internet
9 7 (8.14%) DNS
9 7 (8.14%) Broadband
10 6 (6.98%) tcpdump
11 5 (5.81%) SSL
12 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
12 4 (4.65%) IPsec
13 3 (3.49%) DMZ
13 3 (3.49%) LDAP
13 3 (3.49%) VoIP
13 3 (3.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (24.42%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.28%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Law
4 2 (2.33%) Military
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Analyst
2 27 (31.40%) Security Engineer
3 20 (23.26%) Security Analyst
4 18 (20.93%) Senior Security Engineer
5 17 (19.77%) Senior Security Architect
5 17 (19.77%) Network Architect
5 17 (19.77%) Security Architect
5 17 (19.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (19.77%) Network Security Engineer
5 17 (19.77%) Architect
5 17 (19.77%) Network Engineer
5 17 (19.77%) Senior Network Architect
5 17 (19.77%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 17 (19.77%) Senior Architect
5 17 (19.77%) Network Security Architect
6 16 (18.60%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 14 (16.28%) Security Manager
8 10 (11.63%) Consultant
9 9 (10.47%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 22 (25.58%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) PKI
5 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.49%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.33%) EMV
6 2 (2.33%) DTV
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) FMCG
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.16%) ASIC
7 1 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.16%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.35%) Windows
2 16 (18.60%) Linux
3 14 (16.28%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.49%) Solaris
4 3 (3.49%) UNIX
5 2 (2.33%) Android
5 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (84.88%) Penetration Testing
2 46 (53.49%) Cyber Security
3 21 (24.42%) Information Security
4 20 (23.26%) Security Hardening
5 16 (18.60%) Malware Analysis
5 16 (18.60%) SIEM
6 13 (15.12%) Reverse Engineering
7 12 (13.95%) Security Testing
8 10 (11.63%) Incident Management
8 10 (11.63%) Analytics
9 8 (9.30%) Computer Forensics
10 7 (8.14%) Project Management
11 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.98%) Security Architecture
11 6 (6.98%) Change Control
11 6 (6.98%) Service Continuity Management
12 5 (5.81%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (5.81%) Test Strategy
12 5 (5.81%) Test Management
12 5 (5.81%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.40%) Python
2 18 (20.93%) C
3 17 (19.77%) C++
3 17 (19.77%) Java
4 12 (13.95%) SQL
5 11 (12.79%) Perl
5 11 (12.79%) PHP
5 11 (12.79%) Ruby
5 11 (12.79%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.49%) VB
7 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (36.05%) Security Cleared
2 26 (30.23%) DV Cleared
2 26 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (25.58%) CCIE
4 19 (22.09%) CISSP
5 17 (19.77%) CCNP
6 14 (16.28%) CEH
7 13 (15.12%) Degree
8 12 (13.95%) GIAC
9 6 (6.98%) GCIA
9 6 (6.98%) GCIH
9 6 (6.98%) SSCP
9 6 (6.98%) CISA
10 5 (5.81%) CISM
11 4 (4.65%) CCNA
11 4 (4.65%) CCSP
11 4 (4.65%) CISMP
11 4 (4.65%) GREM
12 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
12 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.44%) PCI DSS
2 11 (12.79%) HIPAA
3 6 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (5.81%) SLA
5 4 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Snort
2 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (24.42%) Nessus
1 21 (24.42%) Nmap
2 17 (19.77%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Cisco
2 18 (20.93%) CheckPoint
2 18 (20.93%) Juniper
2 18 (20.93%) Fortinet
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.98%) Sourcefire
5 5 (5.81%) Coverity
6 3 (3.49%) Citrix
7 2 (2.33%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.16%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.16%) FireEye
8 1 (1.16%) HP
8 1 (1.16%) Dell
8 1 (1.16%) IBM
8 1 (1.16%) Symantec
8 1 (1.16%) McAfee
8 1 (1.16%) Websense
8 1 (1.16%) Blue Coat
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