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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 393 420 449
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +29
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 45 54 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 27
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £41,413
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +32.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,250 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
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
15610 18092 19473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.61% 85.22% 83.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13115 14498 15525
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -2 29 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +29 7 £35,000 -41.66%
Surrey +21 7 £43,750 -20.45%
Berkshire -2 2 £58,750 +6.81% 1
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 63 (78.75%) Penetration Testing
2 57 (71.25%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (66.25%) Security Cleared
3 53 (66.25%) Windows
4 50 (62.50%) Java
5 49 (61.25%) Nessus
6 48 (60.00%) C++
6 48 (60.00%) Python
7 44 (55.00%) C
8 43 (53.75%) Nmap
9 38 (47.50%) Telecoms
10 37 (46.25%) Metasploit
11 35 (43.75%) VxWorks
12 34 (42.50%) DV Cleared
13 32 (40.00%) Source Code Analysis
14 21 (26.25%) CEH
15 20 (25.00%) Information Security
16 17 (21.25%) Security Testing
17 16 (20.00%) Firewall
18 14 (17.50%) Qualys
18 14 (17.50%) Perl
19 13 (16.25%) SANS
20 12 (15.00%) OSCP
20 12 (15.00%) Linux
20 12 (15.00%) VPN
20 12 (15.00%) CISSP
20 12 (15.00%) SAN
20 12 (15.00%) Finance
20 12 (15.00%) Degree
21 11 (13.75%) Network Security

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) Firewall
2 12 (15.00%) SAN
2 12 (15.00%) VPN
3 11 (13.75%) Network Security
4 10 (12.50%) Broadband
4 10 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.00%) Internet
6 7 (8.75%) HTTP
6 7 (8.75%) SMTP
7 6 (7.50%) LTE
8 5 (6.25%) DNS
8 5 (6.25%) FTP
8 5 (6.25%) HTTPS
8 5 (6.25%) IPsec
8 5 (6.25%) SSH
8 5 (6.25%) SSL
9 3 (3.75%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 37 (46.25%) Metasploit
2 4 (5.00%) FindBugs
2 4 (5.00%) sqlmap
3 2 (2.50%) Burp Suite
General
1 38 (47.50%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (58.75%) Analyst
2 41 (51.25%) Security Analyst
3 35 (43.75%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 15 (18.75%) Penetration Tester
4 15 (18.75%) Tester
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Graduate
9 5 (6.25%) Security Consultant
10 4 (5.00%) Applications Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
10 4 (5.00%) Security Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Security Penetration Tester
10 4 (5.00%) Security Tester
10 4 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Graduate Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (2.50%) HTML
2 2 (2.50%) HTML5
2 2 (2.50%) JSON
2 2 (2.50%) Middleware
2 2 (2.50%) RESTful
2 2 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) PKI
3 4 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) iSeries
4 2 (2.50%) SCADA
5 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 53 (66.25%) Windows
2 35 (43.75%) VxWorks
3 12 (15.00%) Linux
4 8 (10.00%) Unix
5 6 (7.50%) Android
6 5 (6.25%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.50%) Kali Linux
7 2 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (78.75%) Penetration Testing
2 57 (71.25%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (40.00%) Source Code Analysis
4 20 (25.00%) Information Security
5 17 (21.25%) Security Testing
6 9 (11.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (10.00%) OWASP
8 7 (8.75%) Security Operations
9 5 (6.25%) Project Management
9 5 (6.25%) SDLC
9 5 (6.25%) Threat Modelling
10 4 (5.00%) Change Management
10 4 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) SIEM
10 4 (5.00%) Threat Detection
11 3 (3.75%) Time Management
12 2 (2.50%) Content Management
12 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
12 2 (2.50%) OO
12 2 (2.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) Java
2 48 (60.00%) C++
2 48 (60.00%) Python
3 44 (55.00%) C
4 14 (17.50%) Perl
5 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.00%) C#
7 2 (2.50%) PHP
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (66.25%) Security Cleared
2 34 (42.50%) DV Cleared
3 21 (26.25%) CEH
4 13 (16.25%) SANS
5 12 (15.00%) CISSP
5 12 (15.00%) Degree
5 12 (15.00%) OSCP
6 10 (12.50%) GIAC
7 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (8.75%) CREST Certified
9 6 (7.50%) CCNA
9 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (7.50%) GCIH
10 4 (5.00%) CHECK Team Member
10 4 (5.00%) CISM
10 4 (5.00%) GPEN
11 3 (3.75%) CHECK Team Leader
12 2 (2.50%) PhD
13 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
13 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.50%) QA
4 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Forefront TMG
1 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
1 7 (8.75%) Snort
1 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 49 (61.25%) Nessus
2 43 (53.75%) Nmap
3 5 (6.25%) OpenVAS
4 4 (5.00%) HP Fortify
5 3 (3.75%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.25%) EnCase
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Qualys
2 9 (11.25%) Coverity
2 9 (11.25%) VMware
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco
6 4 (5.00%) ArcSight
6 4 (5.00%) HP
6 4 (5.00%) Intel Security
6 4 (5.00%) Sourcefire
6 4 (5.00%) Veracode
7 3 (3.75%) Splunk
8 1 (1.25%) BT
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