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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 198 244 217
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -27
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 36 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 9
Median salary £50,000 £32,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.67% +9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
4665 5070 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.65% 85.96% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3892 4277 4233
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 26 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 29 £50,000 - 3
Wiltshire - 5 £50,000 -
Bristol +16 2 £57,500 +76.92%
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 44 (86.27%) Security Cleared
2 42 (82.35%) Reverse Engineering
3 37 (72.55%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (68.63%) C++
4 35 (68.63%) Java
5 34 (66.67%) DV Cleared
6 32 (62.75%) C
7 29 (56.86%) Software Engineering
8 28 (54.90%) Linux
9 27 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
10 25 (49.02%) CISSP
11 24 (47.06%) SANS
12 23 (45.10%) C#
13 22 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (43.14%) CCNA
13 22 (43.14%) GIAC
14 18 (35.29%) SSCP
14 18 (35.29%) Firewall
14 18 (35.29%) Network+ Certification
14 18 (35.29%) Linux+ Certification
14 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
14 18 (35.29%) MCSE
14 18 (35.29%) CEH
15 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (33.33%) Big Data
16 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
16 13 (25.49%) Unix
17 12 (23.53%) Python
17 12 (23.53%) STL

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 12 (23.53%) Apache Pig
2 4 (7.84%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) Firewall
1 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.76%) HTTP
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
3 4 (7.84%) DMZ
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) FTP
3 4 (7.84%) Internet
3 4 (7.84%) Network Security
3 4 (7.84%) SMTP
3 4 (7.84%) X.400
4 3 (5.88%) tcpdump
4 3 (5.88%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.92%) SSL
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) Big Data
2 12 (23.53%) Apache Hive
2 12 (23.53%) Hadoop
3 7 (13.73%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) git-flow
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
1 2 (3.92%) Robot Framework
1 2 (3.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (19.61%) Games
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Software Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Java Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 5 (9.80%) Security Specialist
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Lead Network Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Software Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Test Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) Java EE
1 12 (23.53%) STL
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) Django
2 2 (3.92%) LAMP
2 2 (3.92%) Node.js
2 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Algorithms
1 7 (13.73%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (11.76%) Cybercrime
3 5 (9.80%) CESG
3 5 (9.80%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) Unix
3 10 (19.61%) Windows
4 8 (15.69%) Android
4 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.96%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Reverse Engineering
2 37 (72.55%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (56.86%) Software Engineering
4 27 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (23.53%) Coaching
6 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 12 (23.53%) Multithreading
7 7 (13.73%) Threat Detection
8 6 (11.76%) ITIL
8 6 (11.76%) Mobile Development
8 6 (11.76%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (9.80%) Security Operations
9 5 (9.80%) SIEM
10 4 (7.84%) Information Security
10 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (3.92%) ITSM
11 2 (3.92%) Scrum
11 2 (3.92%) Service Management
11 2 (3.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) C++
1 35 (68.63%) Java
2 32 (62.75%) C
3 23 (45.10%) C#
4 12 (23.53%) Objective-C
4 12 (23.53%) Python
5 6 (11.76%) Perl
6 5 (9.80%) SQL
7 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.84%) Scala
7 4 (7.84%) VB
8 2 (3.92%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (86.27%) Security Cleared
2 34 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 25 (49.02%) CISSP
4 24 (47.06%) SANS
5 22 (43.14%) CCNA
5 22 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (43.14%) GIAC
6 18 (35.29%) CEH
6 18 (35.29%) Linux+ Certification
6 18 (35.29%) MCSE
6 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (35.29%) Network+ Certification
6 18 (35.29%) SSCP
7 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
8 12 (23.53%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (23.53%) Security+ Certification
9 9 (17.65%) CREST Certified
10 6 (11.76%) Sun Certification
11 5 (9.80%) GCIA
11 5 (9.80%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Snort
2 2 (3.92%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
1 2 (3.92%) RSA enVision
1 2 (3.92%) Salt
2 1 (1.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) ArcSight
1 5 (9.80%) LogRhythm
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
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