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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 227 241 230
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 27 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.033% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.039% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 6
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £47,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
5019 5189 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.53% 86.48% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4360 3903
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 - 26 £55,000 - 3
Bristol -9 1 - -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 57 (86.36%) C++
1 57 (86.36%) Java
2 53 (80.30%) C
3 49 (74.24%) Penetration Testing
4 48 (72.73%) Reverse Engineering
5 47 (71.21%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (69.70%) Linux
7 44 (66.67%) GIAC
8 37 (56.06%) CISSP
8 37 (56.06%) Software Engineering
9 36 (54.55%) Apple iOS
9 36 (54.55%) SSCP
9 36 (54.55%) SANS
10 35 (53.03%) TCP/IP
10 35 (53.03%) C#
10 35 (53.03%) Big Data
11 34 (51.52%) Android
11 34 (51.52%) Firewall
12 33 (50.00%) Telecoms
12 33 (50.00%) Linux+ Certification
12 33 (50.00%) Objective-C
12 33 (50.00%) MCSE
12 33 (50.00%) STL
12 33 (50.00%) CCNA
12 33 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
12 33 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 33 (50.00%) Hadoop
12 33 (50.00%) Apache Pig
12 33 (50.00%) Apache Hive
12 33 (50.00%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 33 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.03%) TCP/IP
2 34 (51.52%) Firewall
3 11 (16.67%) Internet
4 5 (7.58%) Wireless
5 4 (6.06%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.52%) Network Security
6 1 (1.52%) SSL
6 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.03%) Big Data
2 33 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 33 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.58%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Software Engineer
2 19 (28.79%) Principal Engineer
3 17 (25.76%) Principal Software Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Network Operations Specialist
5 8 (12.12%) Network Specialist
6 7 (10.61%) Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Forensic Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Software Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Java Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Principal Consultant
11 1 (1.52%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.00%) Java EE
1 33 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) JSON
2 1 (1.52%) OAuth
2 1 (1.52%) OpenID
2 1 (1.52%) REST
2 1 (1.52%) SAML
2 1 (1.52%) SOAP
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) XHTML
2 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.97%) Cybercrime
2 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
2 8 (12.12%) Physics
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.52%) CESG
6 1 (1.52%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.52%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) Linux
2 36 (54.55%) Apple iOS
3 34 (51.52%) Android
4 8 (12.12%) Unix
5 5 (7.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (74.24%) Penetration Testing
2 48 (72.73%) Reverse Engineering
3 47 (71.21%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (56.06%) Software Engineering
5 33 (50.00%) Mobile Development
5 33 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 19 (28.79%) Coaching
7 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.64%) Information Security
9 8 (12.12%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.61%) SIEM
11 5 (7.58%) SDLC
12 3 (4.55%) Analytics
12 3 (4.55%) Malware Analysis
12 3 (4.55%) Service Continuity Management
12 3 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (3.03%) Security Architecture
13 2 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
14 1 (1.52%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (86.36%) C++
1 57 (86.36%) Java
2 53 (80.30%) C
3 35 (53.03%) C#
4 33 (50.00%) Objective-C
5 11 (16.67%) Perl
5 11 (16.67%) Python
6 9 (13.64%) Assembly Language
6 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (66.67%) GIAC
2 37 (56.06%) CISSP
3 36 (54.55%) SANS
3 36 (54.55%) SSCP
4 33 (50.00%) CCNA
4 33 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (50.00%) Linux+ Certification
4 33 (50.00%) MCSE
4 33 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (46.97%) Security Cleared
6 19 (28.79%) DV Cleared
7 16 (24.24%) Network+ Certification
8 15 (22.73%) Degree
9 11 (16.67%) CEH
10 9 (13.64%) CREST Certified
11 7 (10.61%) EC-Council LPT
11 7 (10.61%) ECSA
11 7 (10.61%) EnCE
11 7 (10.61%) GCFA
12 4 (6.06%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) EnCase
Vendors
1 1 (1.52%) ArcSight
1 1 (1.52%) LogRhythm
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.52%) Splunk
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