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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 412 377 404
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +27
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 18 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 36
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
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
16532 16239 17318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.91% 80.24% 77.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13340 12832 14779
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 £67,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Berkshire -5 5 - - 1
Hampshire -53 4 £55,000 -12.00%
Kent - 4 £47,500 -
Surrey - 3 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 21 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (48.57%) Information Security
3 12 (34.29%) Linux
4 11 (31.43%) Internet
4 11 (31.43%) Firewall
4 11 (31.43%) DV Cleared
4 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 10 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (28.57%) CISSP
6 9 (25.71%) Windows
6 9 (25.71%) C
6 9 (25.71%) Information Assurance
6 9 (25.71%) SIEM
7 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
7 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
7 8 (22.86%) Computer Forensics
7 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
7 8 (22.86%) Java
7 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
7 8 (22.86%) LAN
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.00%) DNS
8 7 (20.00%) GIAC
8 7 (20.00%) Sourcefire
8 7 (20.00%) Snort
8 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 7 (20.00%) tcpdump

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Internet
1 11 (31.43%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (22.86%) LAN
4 7 (20.00%) DNS
4 7 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 7 (20.00%) tcpdump
5 5 (14.29%) NFC
5 5 (14.29%) HTTP
6 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.43%) VPN
6 4 (11.43%) LDAP
6 4 (11.43%) GSM
6 4 (11.43%) WAN
6 4 (11.43%) SMTP
6 4 (11.43%) FTP
6 4 (11.43%) 3G
6 4 (11.43%) 2G
6 4 (11.43%) 2.5G
6 4 (11.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Law
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Military
4 1 (2.86%) Arabic Language
4 1 (2.86%) Russian Language
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Forensic Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Principal Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) EMV
2 5 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) SCADA
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) ASIC
4 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) Android
3 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.43%) Solaris
5 3 (8.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (48.57%) Information Security
3 9 (25.71%) Information Assurance
3 9 (25.71%) SIEM
4 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
4 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
4 8 (22.86%) Computer Forensics
5 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Change Control
6 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
7 5 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (11.43%) Network Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (11.43%) Security Management
8 4 (11.43%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.71%) SOA
10 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) C
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) DV Cleared
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) CISSP
3 7 (20.00%) GIAC
3 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) CEH
5 3 (8.57%) CISMP
5 3 (8.57%) OSCP
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
5 3 (8.57%) GCIA
5 3 (8.57%) GCIH
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.71%) MCSE
6 2 (5.71%) CCNA
6 2 (5.71%) MCITP
7 1 (2.86%) CHFI
7 1 (2.86%) CCIE
7 1 (2.86%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Snort
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) MetaFrame
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (11.43%) Hyperion
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) McAfee
6 1 (2.86%) i2
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago