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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 416 410 440
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 23 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.10% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 19
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £63,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +56.86%
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
17370 17162 17976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 79.69% 77.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13879 13633 15469
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 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Surrey - 7 £70,000 -
Hampshire -36 6 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Kent - 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire +17 3 - -
Oxfordshire +2 2 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 27 (61.36%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (52.27%) Linux
3 21 (47.73%) CISSP
3 21 (47.73%) Information Security
4 20 (45.45%) Windows
5 17 (38.64%) SIEM
6 14 (31.82%) CEH
6 14 (31.82%) Degree
7 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (29.55%) DNS
8 12 (27.27%) Internet
8 12 (27.27%) SQL
8 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
8 12 (27.27%) DV Cleared
8 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 11 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (22.73%) Firewall
11 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
11 9 (20.45%) LAN
11 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
11 9 (20.45%) Information Assurance
12 8 (18.18%) Change Control
12 8 (18.18%) tcpdump
12 8 (18.18%) C
12 8 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
12 8 (18.18%) GIAC
12 8 (18.18%) Sourcefire
12 8 (18.18%) Snort
12 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
12 8 (18.18%) Wireshark

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) DNS
2 12 (27.27%) Internet
3 11 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (22.73%) Firewall
5 9 (20.45%) LAN
6 8 (18.18%) Wireshark
6 8 (18.18%) tcpdump
7 7 (15.91%) HTTP
8 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.64%) LDAP
8 6 (13.64%) WAN
8 6 (13.64%) SMTP
8 6 (13.64%) FTP
9 5 (11.36%) Network Security
10 4 (9.09%) NFC
10 4 (9.09%) DHCP
11 3 (6.82%) GSM
11 3 (6.82%) VPN
11 3 (6.82%) DMZ
11 3 (6.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Law
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Arabic Language
3 1 (2.27%) Russian Language
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Military
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Tester
2 10 (22.73%) Penetration Tester
3 9 (20.45%) Security Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) Security Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Junior
5 6 (13.64%) Junior Tester
6 5 (11.36%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Forensic Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Security Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Security Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Information Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Security Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Junior Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) IT Security Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) LAMP
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.64%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) CESG
3 4 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 4 (9.09%) EMV
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (6.82%) Kindle
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) SCADA
6 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.27%) Open Source
6 1 (2.27%) Social Media
6 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.27%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) Windows
3 6 (13.64%) AIX
3 6 (13.64%) Solaris
4 4 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.09%) Android
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (47.73%) Information Security
3 17 (38.64%) SIEM
4 9 (20.45%) Information Assurance
5 8 (18.18%) Change Control
5 8 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
5 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 8 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
6 7 (15.91%) Cyber Security
6 7 (15.91%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.64%) OWASP
8 4 (9.09%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.82%) Network Architecture
9 3 (6.82%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) Security Management
9 3 (6.82%) Mobile Commerce
10 2 (4.55%) ITIL
10 2 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) C
3 7 (15.91%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) CISSP
2 14 (31.82%) CEH
2 14 (31.82%) Degree
3 12 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
5 8 (18.18%) GIAC
6 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (13.64%) MCSE
7 5 (11.36%) GCIA
7 5 (11.36%) GCIH
7 5 (11.36%) CISM
8 3 (6.82%) OSCP
8 3 (6.82%) CISMP
9 2 (4.55%) MCITP
9 2 (4.55%) CCNA
9 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.27%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Snort
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) MetaFrame
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Sourcefire
2 6 (13.64%) LogRhythm
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.55%) McAfee
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.27%) i2
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
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