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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 405 417 441
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +24
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 35 47 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 26
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £64,300 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
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
15599 17563 19146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.67% 84.97% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13043 13946 15341
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +8 18 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 7 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Surrey 0 7 £43,750 -20.45%
Berkshire +5 3 £55,000 - 1
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 60 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 57 (71.25%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (63.75%) Windows
4 48 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 45 (56.25%) Nessus
6 44 (55.00%) Java
7 42 (52.50%) C++
7 42 (52.50%) Python
8 39 (48.75%) Nmap
9 38 (47.50%) C
10 35 (43.75%) DV Cleared
11 33 (41.25%) Metasploit
12 31 (38.75%) Telecoms
12 31 (38.75%) VxWorks
13 26 (32.50%) Source Code Analysis
14 21 (26.25%) CEH
15 20 (25.00%) Information Security
16 19 (23.75%) Security Testing
17 18 (22.50%) Finance
17 18 (22.50%) Firewall
18 16 (20.00%) Network Security
19 15 (18.75%) CISSP
19 15 (18.75%) SANS
20 14 (17.50%) Qualys
21 13 (16.25%) Degree
22 12 (15.00%) SAN
22 12 (15.00%) Perl
22 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
22 12 (15.00%) VPN
22 12 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection

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 18 (22.50%) Firewall
2 16 (20.00%) Network Security
3 12 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (15.00%) SAN
3 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (15.00%) VPN
4 10 (12.50%) Internet
5 9 (11.25%) Broadband
5 9 (11.25%) HTTP
6 7 (8.75%) HTTPS
6 7 (8.75%) IPsec
6 7 (8.75%) SMTP
6 7 (8.75%) SSL
7 5 (6.25%) DNS
7 5 (6.25%) FTP
7 5 (6.25%) SSH
8 4 (5.00%) Wireless
9 2 (2.50%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.50%) NNTP
9 2 (2.50%) X.509
Development Applications
1 33 (41.25%) Metasploit
2 4 (5.00%) FindBugs
2 4 (5.00%) sqlmap
3 2 (2.50%) Burp Suite
General
1 31 (38.75%) Telecoms
2 18 (22.50%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Analyst
2 36 (45.00%) Security Analyst
3 32 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 13 (16.25%) Penetration Tester
4 13 (16.25%) Tester
5 5 (6.25%) Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Graduate
6 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.00%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 4 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Graduate Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Graduate Security Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Information Specialist
7 3 (3.75%) Testing Manager
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 7 (8.75%) PKI
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.50%) iSeries
5 2 (2.50%) Robotics
5 2 (2.50%) SCADA
5 2 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (63.75%) Windows
2 31 (38.75%) VxWorks
3 10 (12.50%) Unix
4 9 (11.25%) Linux
5 5 (6.25%) Windows NT
6 4 (5.00%) Android
7 2 (2.50%) AIX
7 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.50%) Kali Linux
7 2 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 57 (71.25%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (32.50%) Source Code Analysis
4 20 (25.00%) Information Security
5 19 (23.75%) Security Testing
6 10 (12.50%) OWASP
7 9 (11.25%) Security Operations
8 8 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (8.75%) SDLC
10 5 (6.25%) Project Management
10 5 (6.25%) Threat Modelling
11 4 (5.00%) Change Management
11 4 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) SIEM
11 4 (5.00%) Threat Detection
12 3 (3.75%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.75%) Software Testing
12 3 (3.75%) Test Management
12 3 (3.75%) Test Strategy
12 3 (3.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.00%) Java
2 42 (52.50%) C++
2 42 (52.50%) Python
3 38 (47.50%) C
4 12 (15.00%) Perl
5 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.75%) C#
8 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) Ruby
8 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 21 (26.25%) CEH
4 15 (18.75%) CISSP
4 15 (18.75%) SANS
5 13 (16.25%) Degree
6 11 (13.75%) OSCP
7 10 (12.50%) GIAC
8 8 (10.00%) CREST Certified
8 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (8.75%) CCNA
9 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (7.50%) GCIH
11 5 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
12 4 (5.00%) CHECK Team Member
12 4 (5.00%) CISM
12 4 (5.00%) GPEN
13 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
13 2 (2.50%) MCSA
13 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.50%) ISO27002
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%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 45 (56.25%) Nessus
2 39 (48.75%) 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 11 (13.75%) Coverity
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) VMware
4 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
4 7 (8.75%) Cisco
5 4 (5.00%) ArcSight
5 4 (5.00%) HP
5 4 (5.00%) Intel Security
5 4 (5.00%) Sourcefire
5 4 (5.00%) Veracode
6 3 (3.75%) Splunk
7 2 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (1.25%) BT
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