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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 365 416 450
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +34
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 34 51 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.24% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 19
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.16%
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
13901 18409 18505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.86% 86.17% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11463 15390 14659
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +27 18 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Hampshire +15 8 £55,000 -
Berkshire +60 7 £65,000 -18.75% 1
Surrey +25 1 - -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 74 (96.10%) Penetration Testing
2 58 (75.32%) Python
3 57 (74.03%) Security Cleared
3 57 (74.03%) Cybersecurity
4 56 (72.73%) Java
5 54 (70.13%) C
5 54 (70.13%) C++
5 54 (70.13%) Windows
6 53 (68.83%) Nmap
6 53 (68.83%) Nessus
7 50 (64.94%) Telecoms
8 42 (54.55%) Source Code Analysis
9 39 (50.65%) VxWorks
9 39 (50.65%) Metasploit
10 37 (48.05%) DV Cleared
11 33 (42.86%) Linux
12 29 (37.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 23 (29.87%) Finance
14 22 (28.57%) OWASP
15 17 (22.08%) CEH
15 17 (22.08%) Perl
16 16 (20.78%) Open Source
17 15 (19.48%) Bash Shell
17 15 (19.48%) LTE
17 15 (19.48%) Qualys
17 15 (19.48%) Broadband
17 15 (19.48%) Static Code Analysis
17 15 (19.48%) Embedded Systems
18 14 (18.18%) Firewall
18 14 (18.18%) OSCP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) Broadband
1 15 (19.48%) LTE
2 14 (18.18%) Firewall
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (6.49%) Junos
3 5 (6.49%) Network Security
3 5 (6.49%) VPN
4 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.60%) Internet
5 2 (2.60%) Wireless
6 1 (1.30%) DNS
6 1 (1.30%) HTTP
6 1 (1.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Big Data
1 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (50.65%) Metasploit
General
1 50 (64.94%) Telecoms
2 23 (29.87%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (45.45%) Analyst
1 35 (45.45%) Security Analyst
1 35 (45.45%) Tester
2 31 (40.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 31 (40.26%) Penetration Tester
3 21 (27.27%) Security Tester
4 20 (25.97%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (25.97%) Senior Security Analyst
5 19 (24.68%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 19 (24.68%) Senior Tester
6 18 (23.38%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 17 (22.08%) Security Penetration Tester
8 10 (12.99%) Consultant
8 10 (12.99%) Security Consultant
9 7 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 7 (9.09%) Graduate
10 6 (7.79%) Graduate Tester
10 6 (7.79%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (7.79%) Senior Security Consultant
11 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) OAuth2
1 5 (6.49%) OpenID
1 5 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (6.49%) SAML
2 3 (3.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.60%) HTML
3 2 (2.60%) HTML5
3 2 (2.60%) JSON
3 2 (2.60%) RESTful
3 2 (2.60%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (12.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (6.49%) Cryptography
5 4 (5.19%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.30%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 54 (70.13%) Windows
2 39 (50.65%) VxWorks
3 33 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Kali Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Android
5 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.60%) Unix
6 1 (1.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (96.10%) Penetration Testing
2 57 (74.03%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (54.55%) Source Code Analysis
4 29 (37.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 22 (28.57%) OWASP
6 16 (20.78%) Open Source
7 15 (19.48%) Static Code Analysis
8 13 (16.88%) Information Security
9 11 (14.29%) SIEM
10 10 (12.99%) DDoS Mitigation
11 6 (7.79%) Microservices
11 6 (7.79%) Secure Coding
11 6 (7.79%) Security Operations
12 5 (6.49%) Data Security
12 5 (6.49%) High Availability
12 5 (6.49%) Identity Access Management
12 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
12 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
12 5 (6.49%) Security Testing
13 4 (5.19%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (75.32%) Python
2 56 (72.73%) Java
3 54 (70.13%) C
3 54 (70.13%) C++
4 17 (22.08%) Perl
5 15 (19.48%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.49%) Ruby
7 2 (2.60%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.60%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.30%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (74.03%) Security Cleared
2 37 (48.05%) DV Cleared
3 17 (22.08%) CEH
4 14 (18.18%) OSCP
5 13 (16.88%) GIAC
6 12 (15.58%) GPEN
7 9 (11.69%) CISSP
8 8 (10.39%) CISM
9 7 (9.09%) Degree
10 3 (3.90%) CISA
10 3 (3.90%) CREST Certified
11 2 (2.60%) PhD
12 1 (1.30%) CLAS
12 1 (1.30%) GCIA
12 1 (1.30%) GCIH
12 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) HIPAA
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.60%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 53 (68.83%) Nessus
1 53 (68.83%) Nmap
2 13 (16.88%) OpenVAS
3 5 (6.49%) FortiGate
3 5 (6.49%) HAProxy
3 5 (6.49%) QRadar
4 1 (1.30%) Grafana
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Qualys
2 13 (16.88%) Coverity
3 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco
3 5 (6.49%) Juniper
3 5 (6.49%) Vyatta
4 2 (2.60%) AlienVault
4 2 (2.60%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.60%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.60%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.60%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.60%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
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