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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 184 218 247
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +29
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 52 30 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 0.52% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.58% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 45 23 6
Median salary £45,000 £75,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +87.50%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.16%
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
4501 5156 5660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.86% 88.58% 85.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4338 4656
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +7 43 £50,000 -33.33%
Wiltshire - 9 £40,000 - 1
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 86 (87.76%) Security Cleared
2 80 (81.63%) Cybersecurity
3 73 (74.49%) DV Cleared
4 68 (69.39%) Reverse Engineering
5 65 (66.33%) CISSP
6 63 (64.29%) Software Engineering
7 61 (62.24%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (62.24%) CCNA
8 55 (56.12%) C
8 55 (56.12%) C++
8 55 (56.12%) Java
9 53 (54.08%) MCSE
9 53 (54.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 52 (53.06%) Penetration Testing
11 51 (52.04%) Linux
12 50 (51.02%) C#
13 49 (50.00%) TCP/IP
13 49 (50.00%) Firewall
13 49 (50.00%) SANS
14 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (46.94%) GIAC
16 45 (45.92%) Network+ Certification
16 45 (45.92%) Linux+ Certification
16 45 (45.92%) SSCP
17 34 (34.69%) Big Data
18 33 (33.67%) Security+ Certification
18 33 (33.67%) CompTIA Security+
19 32 (32.65%) Objective-C
19 32 (32.65%) STL
19 32 (32.65%) Multithreading

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 25 (25.51%) Apache Pig
2 5 (5.10%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 49 (50.00%) Firewall
1 49 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 24 (24.49%) HTTP
3 17 (17.35%) Network Security
4 16 (16.33%) DHCP
4 16 (16.33%) DMZ
4 16 (16.33%) DNS
4 16 (16.33%) FTP
4 16 (16.33%) SMTP
4 16 (16.33%) X.400
5 8 (8.16%) SSL
6 1 (1.02%) Internet
6 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.69%) Big Data
2 25 (25.51%) Apache Hive
2 25 (25.51%) Hadoop
3 17 (17.35%) MySQL
4 13 (13.27%) Data Mining
5 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (8.16%) Bitbucket
1 8 (8.16%) CodeSonar
1 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.16%) git-flow
1 8 (8.16%) JIRA
1 8 (8.16%) Robot Framework
1 8 (8.16%) Selenium
2 2 (2.04%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (25.51%) Games
2 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (38.78%) Software Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Network Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Platform Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Consultant
4 12 (12.24%) Software Consultant
4 12 (12.24%) Software Test Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Test Consultant
4 12 (12.24%) Test Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Developer
5 9 (9.18%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Lead Network Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.65%) Java EE
1 32 (32.65%) STL
2 9 (9.18%) CSS
2 9 (9.18%) HTML
2 9 (9.18%) jQuery
2 9 (9.18%) Web Services
3 8 (8.16%) .NET
3 8 (8.16%) .NET Framework
3 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.16%) Django
3 8 (8.16%) LAMP
3 8 (8.16%) Node.js
3 8 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (8.16%) REST
3 8 (8.16%) SOAP
3 8 (8.16%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) CESG
2 16 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (13.27%) Algorithms
4 12 (12.24%) Cybercrime
5 8 (8.16%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (52.04%) Linux
2 31 (31.63%) Windows
3 20 (20.41%) Android
3 20 (20.41%) Apple iOS
4 17 (17.35%) Unix
5 8 (8.16%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.04%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (81.63%) Cybersecurity
2 68 (69.39%) Reverse Engineering
3 63 (64.29%) Software Engineering
4 52 (53.06%) Penetration Testing
5 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (32.65%) Multithreading
7 26 (26.53%) Coaching
7 26 (26.53%) Mentoring
8 17 (17.35%) ITIL
8 17 (17.35%) Protective Monitoring
9 16 (16.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (14.29%) Threat Detection
11 12 (12.24%) Mobile Development
12 10 (10.20%) Information Security
13 9 (9.18%) MVC
13 9 (9.18%) OO
13 9 (9.18%) OO PHP
13 9 (9.18%) OOP
13 9 (9.18%) Web Development
14 8 (8.16%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.12%) C
1 55 (56.12%) C++
1 55 (56.12%) Java
2 50 (51.02%) C#
3 32 (32.65%) Objective-C
4 25 (25.51%) Python
5 18 (18.37%) SQL
6 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
6 17 (17.35%) PHP
7 12 (12.24%) Perl
7 12 (12.24%) VB
8 8 (8.16%) Bash Shell
8 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 86 (87.76%) Security Cleared
2 73 (74.49%) DV Cleared
3 65 (66.33%) CISSP
4 61 (62.24%) CCNA
4 61 (62.24%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (54.08%) MCSE
5 53 (54.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (50.00%) SANS
7 46 (46.94%) GIAC
8 45 (45.92%) Linux+ Certification
8 45 (45.92%) Network+ Certification
8 45 (45.92%) SSCP
9 33 (33.67%) CompTIA Security+
9 33 (33.67%) Security+ Certification
10 25 (25.51%) CEH
11 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
12 16 (16.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (8.16%) MCSA
14 4 (4.08%) Sun Certification
15 3 (3.06%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Docker
1 8 (8.16%) vSphere
2 1 (1.02%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Puppet
1 8 (8.16%) Salt
2 2 (2.04%) Nessus
3 1 (1.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.02%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Zend
2 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.04%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.02%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.02%) Sourcefire
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