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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
England / South West
Rank 199 219 243
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +24
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 32 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.48% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.54% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 3
Median salary £47,000 £70,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +75.00%
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.27%

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
4359 4992 5262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.13% 89.08% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3562 4209 4416
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -10 23 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Wiltshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Bristol - 4 £47,000 - 7
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 70 (78.65%) Security Cleared
1 70 (78.65%) Cybersecurity
2 60 (67.42%) DV Cleared
3 58 (65.17%) CISSP
4 57 (64.04%) Reverse Engineering
5 55 (61.80%) Software Engineering
6 54 (60.67%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (60.67%) CCNA
7 49 (55.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 49 (55.06%) Java
7 49 (55.06%) MCSE
8 48 (53.93%) C++
8 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (51.69%) Penetration Testing
9 46 (51.69%) C#
9 46 (51.69%) Linux
10 45 (50.56%) C
10 45 (50.56%) SANS
11 43 (48.31%) GIAC
12 42 (47.19%) Firewall
12 42 (47.19%) TCP/IP
13 41 (46.07%) Network+ Certification
13 41 (46.07%) Linux+ Certification
13 41 (46.07%) SSCP
14 31 (34.83%) Security+ Certification
14 31 (34.83%) CompTIA Security+
15 30 (33.71%) Big Data
16 29 (32.58%) Objective-C
16 29 (32.58%) STL
16 29 (32.58%) Java EE

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 19 (21.35%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 42 (47.19%) Firewall
1 42 (47.19%) TCP/IP
2 21 (23.60%) HTTP
3 14 (15.73%) Network Security
4 13 (14.61%) DHCP
4 13 (14.61%) DMZ
4 13 (14.61%) DNS
4 13 (14.61%) FTP
4 13 (14.61%) SMTP
4 13 (14.61%) X.400
5 7 (7.87%) SSL
6 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (33.71%) Big Data
2 19 (21.35%) Apache Hive
2 19 (21.35%) Hadoop
3 17 (19.10%) MySQL
4 12 (13.48%) Data Mining
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) JIRA
2 7 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (7.87%) Bitbucket
2 7 (7.87%) CodeSonar
2 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) git-flow
2 7 (7.87%) Robot Framework
2 7 (7.87%) Selenium
3 4 (4.49%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (26.97%) Games
2 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.74%) Finance
4 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.37%) Electronics
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Software Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) C# Software Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) Java Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) Java Software Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Consultant
3 12 (13.48%) Platform Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Software Consultant
3 12 (13.48%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Test Consultant
3 12 (13.48%) Test Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Network Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) PHP Developer
5 8 (8.99%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Tester
8 5 (5.62%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.58%) Java EE
1 29 (32.58%) STL
2 10 (11.24%) CSS
2 10 (11.24%) HTML
2 10 (11.24%) jQuery
2 10 (11.24%) Web Services
3 7 (7.87%) .NET
3 7 (7.87%) .NET Framework
3 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.87%) Django
3 7 (7.87%) LAMP
3 7 (7.87%) Node.js
3 7 (7.87%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (7.87%) REST
3 7 (7.87%) SOAP
3 7 (7.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) CESG
2 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.61%) Management Information System
3 12 (13.48%) Algorithms
4 10 (11.24%) Cybercrime
5 4 (4.49%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.12%) Cyber Warfare
6 1 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.69%) Linux
2 28 (31.46%) Windows
3 18 (20.22%) Android
3 18 (20.22%) Apple iOS
4 13 (14.61%) Unix
5 8 (8.99%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (78.65%) Cybersecurity
2 57 (64.04%) Reverse Engineering
3 55 (61.80%) Software Engineering
4 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (51.69%) Penetration Testing
6 29 (32.58%) Multithreading
7 25 (28.09%) Mentoring
8 24 (26.97%) Coaching
9 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure Management
9 13 (14.61%) ITIL
9 13 (14.61%) Protective Monitoring
9 13 (14.61%) Security Monitoring
9 13 (14.61%) Threat Detection
10 10 (11.24%) Information Security
10 10 (11.24%) Mobile Development
10 10 (11.24%) MVC
10 10 (11.24%) OO
10 10 (11.24%) OO PHP
10 10 (11.24%) OOP
10 10 (11.24%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.06%) Java
2 48 (53.93%) C++
3 46 (51.69%) C#
4 45 (50.56%) C
5 29 (32.58%) Objective-C
6 24 (26.97%) Python
7 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
7 17 (19.10%) PHP
8 16 (17.98%) SQL
9 12 (13.48%) Perl
9 12 (13.48%) VB
10 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
10 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (78.65%) Security Cleared
2 60 (67.42%) DV Cleared
3 58 (65.17%) CISSP
4 54 (60.67%) CCNA
4 54 (60.67%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (55.06%) MCSE
5 49 (55.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (50.56%) SANS
7 43 (48.31%) GIAC
8 41 (46.07%) Linux+ Certification
8 41 (46.07%) Network+ Certification
8 41 (46.07%) SSCP
9 31 (34.83%) CompTIA Security+
9 31 (34.83%) Security+ Certification
10 22 (24.72%) CEH
11 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
12 13 (14.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (8.99%) MCSA
14 4 (4.49%) CREST Certified
15 3 (3.37%) CHECK Team Leader
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Docker
1 7 (7.87%) vSphere
2 1 (1.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Puppet
1 7 (7.87%) Salt
2 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.37%) Nessus
3 1 (1.12%) EnCase
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Zend
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.37%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.12%) Sourcefire
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