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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 228 215 219
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 15 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.25% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.30% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 0
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
Ethical Hacking
England

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
4897 5059 4238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.01% 82.83% 80.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4128 4129 3659
Average salary £40,000 £41,650 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.96% +11.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Ethical Hacking Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Bristol -6 10 £32,750 -45.41%
Gloucestershire -12 3 - - 3
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 12 (70.59%) SIEM
2 10 (58.82%) GIAC
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) CEH
5 5 (29.41%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) tcpdump
6 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
6 4 (23.53%) Snort
7 3 (17.65%) GCFA
7 3 (17.65%) PKI
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) EnCE
7 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
7 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Metasploit
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Splunk
7 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) GPEN
7 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (17.65%) Internet
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
1 4 (23.53%) tcpdump
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (11.76%) LDAP
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) SMTP
3 2 (11.76%) FTP
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Security Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Security Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Forensic Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Information Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
5 2 (11.76%) IT Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) PKI
3 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) SIEM
2 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
1 3 (17.65%) C++
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) GIAC
2 6 (35.29%) CEH
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) EnCE
3 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) GPEN
3 3 (17.65%) GCFA
4 2 (11.76%) CHFI
4 2 (11.76%) GCIA
4 2 (11.76%) GCIH
4 2 (11.76%) MCP
4 2 (11.76%) MCSA
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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