The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
England / South West
Rank 213 229 244
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 16 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.44% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.49% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 1
Median salary £47,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% +21.05%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4510 5090 5137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.08% 88.71% 87.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3681 4198 4311
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,461 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 West

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in the South West

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Gloucestershire -25 8 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Bristol +6 5 £47,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 West region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 56 (81.16%) Cybersecurity
2 50 (72.46%) Security Cleared
3 43 (62.32%) DV Cleared
4 42 (60.87%) Reverse Engineering
4 42 (60.87%) CISSP
5 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (57.97%) Software Engineering
6 39 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (56.52%) CCNA
6 39 (56.52%) MCSE
7 37 (53.62%) Java
7 37 (53.62%) Penetration Testing
8 36 (52.17%) C++
8 36 (52.17%) Linux
9 34 (49.28%) C#
9 34 (49.28%) SANS
10 33 (47.83%) C
11 32 (46.38%) GIAC
12 31 (44.93%) Network+ Certification
12 31 (44.93%) Linux+ Certification
12 31 (44.93%) SSCP
13 30 (43.48%) Firewall
13 30 (43.48%) TCP/IP
14 24 (34.78%) Security+ Certification
14 24 (34.78%) CompTIA Security+
15 22 (31.88%) Big Data
15 22 (31.88%) STL
15 22 (31.88%) Objective-C
15 22 (31.88%) Java EE

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (18.84%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 30 (43.48%) Firewall
1 30 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 15 (21.74%) HTTP
3 9 (13.04%) Network Security
4 8 (11.59%) DHCP
4 8 (11.59%) DMZ
4 8 (11.59%) DNS
4 8 (11.59%) FTP
4 8 (11.59%) SMTP
4 8 (11.59%) X.400
5 6 (8.70%) SSL
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) Big Data
2 16 (23.19%) MySQL
3 13 (18.84%) Apache Hive
3 13 (18.84%) Hadoop
4 9 (13.04%) Data Mining
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) JIRA
2 6 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (8.70%) Bitbucket
2 6 (8.70%) CodeSonar
2 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) git-flow
2 6 (8.70%) Robot Framework
2 6 (8.70%) Selenium
3 4 (5.80%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (26.09%) Games
2 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.70%) Finance
4 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.35%) Electronics
5 3 (4.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Software Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) C# Software Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Java Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) PHP Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Platform Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Software Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Test Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Tester
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) Java EE
1 22 (31.88%) STL
2 10 (14.49%) CSS
2 10 (14.49%) HTML
2 10 (14.49%) jQuery
2 10 (14.49%) Web Services
3 6 (8.70%) .NET
3 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.70%) Django
3 6 (8.70%) LAMP
3 6 (8.70%) Node.js
3 6 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (8.70%) REST
3 6 (8.70%) SOAP
3 6 (8.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) CESG
2 9 (13.04%) Algorithms
3 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
4 7 (10.14%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.90%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.45%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.45%) Cyber Warfare
6 1 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.17%) Linux
2 21 (30.43%) Windows
3 14 (20.29%) Android
3 14 (20.29%) Apple iOS
4 10 (14.49%) Unix
5 7 (10.14%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.35%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (81.16%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (60.87%) Reverse Engineering
3 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (57.97%) Software Engineering
4 37 (53.62%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (31.88%) Multithreading
6 19 (27.54%) Mentoring
7 18 (26.09%) Coaching
8 10 (14.49%) Information Security
8 10 (14.49%) MVC
8 10 (14.49%) OO
8 10 (14.49%) OO PHP
8 10 (14.49%) OOP
8 10 (14.49%) Web Development
9 9 (13.04%) Threat Detection
10 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (11.59%) ITIL
10 8 (11.59%) Protective Monitoring
10 8 (11.59%) Security Monitoring
11 7 (10.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) Java
2 36 (52.17%) C++
3 34 (49.28%) C#
4 33 (47.83%) C
5 22 (31.88%) Objective-C
6 18 (26.09%) Python
7 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
7 16 (23.19%) PHP
8 11 (15.94%) SQL
9 9 (13.04%) Perl
9 9 (13.04%) VB
10 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
10 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (72.46%) Security Cleared
2 43 (62.32%) DV Cleared
3 42 (60.87%) CISSP
4 39 (56.52%) CCNA
4 39 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (56.52%) MCSE
4 39 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (49.28%) SANS
6 32 (46.38%) GIAC
7 31 (44.93%) Linux+ Certification
7 31 (44.93%) Network+ Certification
7 31 (44.93%) SSCP
8 24 (34.78%) CompTIA Security+
8 24 (34.78%) Security+ Certification
9 16 (23.19%) CEH
10 8 (11.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (11.59%) MCSA
10 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.80%) CREST Certified
12 3 (4.35%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Docker
1 6 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Puppet
1 6 (8.70%) Salt
2 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.35%) Nessus
3 1 (1.45%) EnCase
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Zend
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) SAP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago