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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 232 218 221
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 3 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.050% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £43,750 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.74% +14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
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
4992 4506 4503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.21% 81.79% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4188 3798 3969
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 27 January 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 -9 1 £40,000 -6.97%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £47,500 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Network Security
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
5 2 (14.29%) OSCP
5 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
6 1 (7.14%) CCSA
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.14%) CCSE
6 1 (7.14%) CEH
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) CCSP
6 1 (7.14%) CCNP
6 1 (7.14%) CCNA
6 1 (7.14%) CISSP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (64.29%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) Junos
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) SNMP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Security Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Network Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
3 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) OSCP
3 1 (7.14%) OSCE
3 1 (7.14%) CCSP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) Juniper
1 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
1 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat