The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 219 - 194
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 5 0 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.086% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 21
Average salary £53,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £48,200 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 - £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4639 4186 4361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.91% 77.98% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 3678 3713
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Ethical Hacking
England

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 17 April 2014. 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
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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
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Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 5 £53,000 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) C
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) SMS
3 7 (53.85%) Symbian
3 7 (53.85%) JTAG
3 7 (53.85%) Android
3 7 (53.85%) iPhone
3 7 (53.85%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
4 6 (46.15%) CEH
4 6 (46.15%) C++
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Assembly Language
5 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Ruby
6 4 (30.77%) PKI
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Time Management
6 4 (30.77%) Internet
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) SMS
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacker
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) EJB
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 2 (15.38%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) iPhone
2 4 (30.77%) PKI
3 2 (15.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Android
2 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (30.77%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Assembly Language
5 4 (30.77%) Ruby
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) CEH
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) OSCP
4 2 (15.38%) OSWP
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Symbian
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) Intel