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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
England / South East
Rank 372 402 439
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +37
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 24 46 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.24% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.27% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 13
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £70,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
12764 16918 17072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.68% 86.53% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10436 14261 13705
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +14 11 £67,500 +63.63% 2
Berkshire +42 8 £65,000 +36.84%
Surrey +33 3 £55,000 -21.42% 3
Hampshire +7 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 (91.30%) Penetration Testing
2 47 (68.12%) Security Cleared
3 46 (66.67%) Python
4 45 (65.22%) C
4 45 (65.22%) C++
4 45 (65.22%) Windows
4 45 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
5 43 (62.32%) Java
6 42 (60.87%) Nessus
7 41 (59.42%) Nmap
8 40 (57.97%) Telecoms
9 34 (49.28%) Source Code Analysis
10 30 (43.48%) VxWorks
10 30 (43.48%) DV Cleared
10 30 (43.48%) Metasploit
11 29 (42.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 28 (40.58%) Finance
13 25 (36.23%) Linux
14 20 (28.99%) OWASP
15 19 (27.54%) Firewall
16 17 (24.64%) CEH
17 15 (21.74%) Open Source
18 14 (20.29%) Information Security
19 13 (18.84%) Perl
19 13 (18.84%) OSCP
20 12 (17.39%) OpenVAS
20 12 (17.39%) Static Code Analysis
20 12 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
20 12 (17.39%) Bash Shell
20 12 (17.39%) LTE

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 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) Broadband
2 12 (17.39%) LTE
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (7.25%) Junos
3 5 (7.25%) Network Security
3 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.25%) VPN
4 4 (5.80%) HTTP
4 4 (5.80%) SMTP
4 4 (5.80%) Wireless
5 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.45%) DNS
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Big Data
1 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (43.48%) Metasploit
General
1 40 (57.97%) Telecoms
2 28 (40.58%) Finance
3 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.80%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Tester
2 29 (42.03%) Penetration Tester
3 24 (34.78%) Analyst
3 24 (34.78%) Security Analyst
4 20 (28.99%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 18 (26.09%) Senior Tester
6 17 (24.64%) Security Tester
6 17 (24.64%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 14 (20.29%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (20.29%) Senior Security Analyst
8 13 (18.84%) Security Penetration Tester
8 13 (18.84%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
9 12 (17.39%) Consultant
9 12 (17.39%) Security Consultant
10 10 (14.49%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 8 (11.59%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (11.59%) Senior Security Consultant
12 5 (7.25%) Graduate
12 5 (7.25%) Graduate Tester
13 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) OAuth2
1 5 (7.25%) OpenID
1 5 (7.25%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (7.25%) SAML
2 4 (5.80%) Middleware
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) HTML5
4 1 (1.45%) JSON
4 1 (1.45%) RESTful
4 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (15.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 10 (14.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.25%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.25%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (5.80%) iSeries
6 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (65.22%) Windows
2 30 (43.48%) VxWorks
3 25 (36.23%) Linux
4 4 (5.80%) Kali Linux
4 4 (5.80%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (91.30%) Penetration Testing
2 45 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (49.28%) Source Code Analysis
4 29 (42.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (28.99%) OWASP
6 15 (21.74%) Open Source
7 14 (20.29%) Information Security
8 12 (17.39%) Static Code Analysis
9 11 (15.94%) SIEM
10 10 (14.49%) DDoS Mitigation
11 9 (13.04%) Secure Coding
12 7 (10.14%) Reverse Engineering
12 7 (10.14%) SDLC
13 6 (8.70%) Microservices
13 6 (8.70%) Security Operations
14 5 (7.25%) Data Security
14 5 (7.25%) High Availability
14 5 (7.25%) Identity Access Management
14 5 (7.25%) Security Testing
14 5 (7.25%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (66.67%) Python
2 45 (65.22%) C
2 45 (65.22%) C++
3 43 (62.32%) Java
4 13 (18.84%) Perl
5 12 (17.39%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) SQL
7 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (68.12%) Security Cleared
2 30 (43.48%) DV Cleared
3 17 (24.64%) CEH
4 13 (18.84%) OSCP
5 12 (17.39%) GIAC
6 11 (15.94%) CISSP
6 11 (15.94%) GPEN
7 8 (11.59%) Degree
8 7 (10.14%) CISM
9 5 (7.25%) CREST Certified
10 3 (4.35%) CISA
10 3 (4.35%) GCIA
10 3 (4.35%) GCIH
11 2 (2.90%) CLAS
11 2 (2.90%) SANS
11 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) HIPAA
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Docker
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (60.87%) Nessus
2 41 (59.42%) Nmap
3 12 (17.39%) OpenVAS
4 5 (7.25%) FortiGate
4 5 (7.25%) HAProxy
4 5 (7.25%) QRadar
5 2 (2.90%) CSIRT
5 2 (2.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.45%) Grafana
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Coverity
1 12 (17.39%) Qualys
2 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
2 5 (7.25%) Cisco
2 5 (7.25%) Juniper
2 5 (7.25%) Vyatta
3 4 (5.80%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) AlienVault
4 2 (2.90%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.90%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.90%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.90%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.45%) ION Trading
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Resource Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago