The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 227 213 214
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing CEH 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.020% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.067% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £48,750 £31,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -33.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £31,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
CEH
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1631 1500 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.77% 29.63% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1272 1909
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CEH
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the South West region.

CEH Salary Trend in the South West

CEH
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

CEH Salary Histogram in the South West

CEH
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
Bristol -2 3 £47,500 +50.79%
Wiltshire - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £70,000 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing CEH 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 CEH.

1 22 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Information Security
5 10 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (40.91%) Computer Forensics
6 9 (40.91%) PKI
6 9 (40.91%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
6 9 (40.91%) C
6 9 (40.91%) C++
6 9 (40.91%) Java
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
7 8 (36.36%) CISSP
7 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
7 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Time Management
9 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
9 6 (27.27%) CISM
9 6 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (27.27%) ISSAP
9 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
9 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (27.27%) Business Development
9 6 (27.27%) Security Architecture
9 6 (27.27%) SABSA

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing CEH 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 CEH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) SNMP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Junos
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Military
3 2 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
1 8 (36.36%) Security Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (31.82%) Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Ethical Hacker
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) PKI
2 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Information Security
3 9 (40.91%) Computer Forensics
4 7 (31.82%) Time Management
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 6 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 6 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (27.27%) Business Development
5 6 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 6 (27.27%) SABSA
6 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) SIEM
7 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Test Management
7 2 (9.09%) Security Management
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C
1 9 (40.91%) C++
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) CISSP
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) CISM
3 6 (27.27%) ISSAP
3 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.64%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) OSCP
5 2 (9.09%) OSCE
5 2 (9.09%) GIAC
6 1 (4.55%) CCSP
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) CCSE
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat