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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 229 220 210
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs citing CEH 18 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.13% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 0.48% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 1
Average salary £62,500 £48,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +54.76%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -
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
1805 1657 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.88% 26.86% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1315 1274
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
Gloucestershire -11 8 - -
Bristol -9 7 £32,500 -31.57% 6
Wiltshire +7 3 £66,453 +32.90% 3
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) Linux
1 11 (52.38%) Ethical Hacking
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) GIAC
3 9 (42.86%) Information Security
3 9 (42.86%) C
3 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Reverse Engineering
4 8 (38.10%) CISSP
4 8 (38.10%) Wireless
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) Legal
5 7 (33.33%) UNIX
5 7 (33.33%) C++
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) EnCE
5 7 (33.33%) Degree
5 7 (33.33%) GCFA
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Splunk
5 7 (33.33%) SIEM
5 7 (33.33%) GPEN
5 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (33.33%) SDLC
5 7 (33.33%) Metasploit
6 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) McAfee
7 4 (19.05%) CISA

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Wireless
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
1 7 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Forensic Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Principal Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 4 (19.05%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Information Security
3 8 (38.10%) Reverse Engineering
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) SIEM
4 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
6 2 (9.52%) OWASP
7 1 (4.76%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C
2 7 (33.33%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) GIAC
3 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) CISSP
5 7 (33.33%) GCFA
5 7 (33.33%) Degree
5 7 (33.33%) EnCE
5 7 (33.33%) GPEN
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) GCIA
6 4 (19.05%) CISA
6 4 (19.05%) CISM
7 3 (14.29%) GCIH
8 1 (4.76%) CISMP
8 1 (4.76%) SSCP
8 1 (4.76%) OSCP
8 1 (4.76%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Splunk
2 4 (19.05%) ArcSight
2 4 (19.05%) McAfee
3 3 (14.29%) Trustwave
3 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Websense
4 1 (4.76%) Tripwire
4 1 (4.76%) Qualys
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £53162 - £79744 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £66453 - £79744 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £53162 - £79744 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago