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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank - 232 227
Permanent jobs citing CEH 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.068% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.23% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1984 1766 1976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.35% 29.81% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1426 1668
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) SIEM
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) OSCP
5 2 (25.00%) OSCE
5 2 (25.00%) Games
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) GIAC
5 2 (25.00%) Debian

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) Junos
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Debian
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (12.50%) SABSA
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) GIAC
3 2 (25.00%) OSCP
3 2 (25.00%) OSCE
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCSP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CCSE
4 1 (12.50%) ISSAP
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco