The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 83 67 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 3 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.38% 2.20% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 2.65% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 15
Average salary £55,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% +4.44%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Ethical Hacking
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
657 755 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.38% 83.15% 81.60%
Number of salaries quoted 501 659 612
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Southampton region.

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in Southampton

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) GIAC
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Snort
1 7 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 7 (100.00%) CEH
1 7 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
1 7 (100.00%) Change Control
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Sourcefire
2 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Law
3 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
3 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) SMTP
4 3 (42.86%) FTP

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
1 7 (100.00%) Change Control
1 7 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
2 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) GIAC
1 7 (100.00%) CEH
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Sourcefire
2 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft