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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £40,325 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +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
692 670 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.65% 75.37% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 614 635 680
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 2014, 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 23 (76.67%) Information Security
2 20 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 16 (53.33%) DNS
3 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 16 (53.33%) CEH
4 14 (46.67%) Network Security
5 12 (40.00%) Cyber Security
6 11 (36.67%) Security Testing
6 11 (36.67%) tcpdump
6 11 (36.67%) SIEM
6 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
6 11 (36.67%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Wireshark
6 11 (36.67%) GIAC
7 10 (33.33%) CISM
7 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 10 (33.33%) CISSP
7 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (33.33%) MCSE
7 10 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (33.33%) MySQL
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 10 (33.33%) IIS
7 10 (33.33%) DHCP
7 10 (33.33%) LAMP

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 10 (33.33%) IIS
1 10 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) DNS
2 14 (46.67%) Network Security
3 11 (36.67%) tcpdump
3 11 (36.67%) Wireshark
4 10 (33.33%) DHCP
5 9 (30.00%) Internet
5 9 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (20.00%) FTP
6 6 (20.00%) HTTP
6 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (20.00%) LDAP
6 6 (20.00%) LAN
6 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (20.00%) SMTP
7 3 (10.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) MySQL
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Law
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
1 11 (36.67%) Security Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 10 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 10 (33.33%) Information Specialist
3 9 (30.00%) Security Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Principal Architect
5 4 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Forensic Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Principal Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Principal Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (33.33%) Clustering
2 10 (33.33%) CESG
3 9 (30.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 6 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 11 (36.67%) SIEM
3 11 (36.67%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (36.67%) Security Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 9 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
5 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 9 (30.00%) Change Control
6 6 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) CEH
2 11 (36.67%) GIAC
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) Degree
3 10 (33.33%) MCSE
3 10 (33.33%) CISSP
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (33.33%) CISM
4 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) GCIH
7 4 (13.33%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
1 10 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 2 (6.67%) LogRhythm