The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK
Rank 596 655 760
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +105
Permanent jobs citing CEH 259 301 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 1.05% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 219 218 157
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +18.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20501 28545 29324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.71% 27.87% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16181 22844 23293
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CEH
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH within the UK.

CEH Salary Trend in the UK

CEH
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 within the UK.

CEH Salary Histogram in the UK

CEH
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 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
England +80 254 £60,000 +2.56% 25
London +39 100 £70,000 +7.69% 11
South East +66 62 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Berkshire +56 38 £40,000 -
West Midlands +55 29 £45,000 +1.69% 1
Maidenhead - 19 £40,000 -
East of England +39 18 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South West +22 18 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Birmingham - 17 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +20 12 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Bristol +9 12 £67,500 -15.62% 1
North West -5 12 £47,500 -29.62% 2
West Yorkshire +38 10 £67,500 +63.63% 4
Leeds +29 10 £67,500 +68.75% 4
Yorkshire +26 10 £67,500 +25.58% 4
Manchester -23 10 £47,500 -29.62% 2
Hampshire - 10 £62,500 - 2
City of London +33 7 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Bracknell +18 7 - -
Hemel Hempstead +8 6 £65,000 +52.94%
Solihull +1 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridge - 6 £85,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £85,000 -
Surrey +51 5 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +24 5 £50,000 -11.90%
Oxfordshire +1 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Swindon +23 4 £50,000 -11.90%
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £52,500 -10.63%
Milton Keynes +5 4 £52,500 -8.69%
East Midlands +5 4 £42,500 -34.61% 2

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CEH.

1 463 (71.89%) CISSP
2 326 (50.62%) Information Security
3 259 (40.22%) Cybersecurity
4 209 (32.45%) CISM
5 204 (31.68%) Windows
6 199 (30.90%) Penetration Testing
7 188 (29.19%) Firewall
8 159 (24.69%) SIEM
9 158 (24.53%) CISA
10 156 (24.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 150 (23.29%) Degree
12 137 (21.27%) Security Cleared
12 137 (21.27%) Risk Management
12 137 (21.27%) Linux
13 132 (20.50%) Network Security
14 130 (20.19%) GIAC
15 125 (19.41%) Finance
15 125 (19.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 124 (19.25%) Management Information System
17 123 (19.10%) SANS
18 120 (18.63%) Security Operations
19 108 (16.77%) PCI DSS
20 104 (16.15%) SC Cleared
21 101 (15.68%) Ethical Hacking
22 94 (14.60%) Security Monitoring
23 92 (14.29%) Cisco
24 90 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
25 87 (13.51%) Python
26 83 (12.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 82 (12.73%) OSCP

CEH
Top Related IT Skills 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 49 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (4.19%) Apache
3 24 (3.73%) IIS
4 23 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.26%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.95%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.86%) IBM Notes
7 12 (1.86%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.09%) JBoss
9 6 (0.93%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.62%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.16%) nginx
11 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.48%) Sentinel
2 14 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.09%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.28%) Office 365
2 16 (2.48%) SaaS
3 12 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 188 (29.19%) Firewall
2 132 (20.50%) Network Security
3 69 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 52 (8.07%) TCP/IP
5 26 (4.04%) HTTP
6 20 (3.11%) DNS
7 19 (2.95%) SSL
8 17 (2.64%) LAN
8 17 (2.64%) WAN
9 16 (2.48%) VPN
9 16 (2.48%) Wireshark
10 15 (2.33%) Wireless
11 13 (2.02%) Internet
12 12 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (1.86%) Wireless Security
13 10 (1.55%) DHCP
13 10 (1.55%) NetScreen
14 9 (1.40%) Cisco ISE
14 9 (1.40%) FTP
14 9 (1.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.28%) Big Data
3 19 (2.95%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.55%) InfluxDB
5 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.78%) ZAP BI
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 25 (3.88%) Burp Suite
2 16 (2.48%) Metasploit
3 11 (1.71%) AppScan
3 11 (1.71%) JIRA
4 8 (1.24%) Paros
4 8 (1.24%) WebScarab
5 7 (1.09%) Fiddler
General
1 125 (19.41%) Finance
2 30 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.35%) Legal
4 27 (4.19%) Banking
5 26 (4.04%) Games
6 15 (2.33%) German Language
7 14 (2.17%) French Language
7 14 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.55%) Spanish Language
9 9 (1.40%) Military
9 9 (1.40%) Portuguese Language
10 8 (1.24%) Publishing
10 8 (1.24%) Retail
11 7 (1.09%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.09%) Marketing
12 6 (0.93%) Electronics
13 5 (0.78%) Advertising
13 5 (0.78%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 208 (32.30%) Analyst
2 158 (24.53%) Security Analyst
3 74 (11.49%) Security Manager
4 68 (10.56%) Security Engineer
5 66 (10.25%) Consultant
6 59 (9.16%) Tester
7 52 (8.07%) IT Analyst
7 52 (8.07%) IT Security Analyst
7 52 (8.07%) Penetration Tester
7 52 (8.07%) Security Consultant
8 50 (7.76%) Architect
9 43 (6.68%) Security Architect
10 34 (5.28%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 34 (5.28%) Senior Analyst
10 34 (5.28%) Support Engineer
11 32 (4.97%) Senior Security Analyst
12 31 (4.81%) Information Analyst
12 31 (4.81%) Information Security Analyst
13 29 (4.50%) Security Specialist
14 26 (4.04%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.35%) .NET
2 25 (3.88%) Regular Expression
3 22 (3.42%) Web Services
4 19 (2.95%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (2.17%) ZeroMQ
6 12 (1.86%) JSON
7 11 (1.71%) HTML
8 7 (1.09%) SAML
8 7 (1.09%) SPNEGO
8 7 (1.09%) XACML
9 5 (0.78%) PCRE
10 2 (0.31%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 124 (19.25%) Management Information System
2 62 (9.63%) Computer Science
3 46 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 44 (6.83%) Data Centre
5 39 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
6 37 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (4.50%) CESG
8 21 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 21 (3.26%) PKI
9 19 (2.95%) Data Protection Act
10 14 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
11 13 (2.02%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.55%) Cyber Defence
12 10 (1.55%) Cybercrime
12 10 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.78%) BYOD
13 5 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.62%) iPhone
15 3 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 204 (31.68%) Windows
2 137 (21.27%) Linux
3 78 (12.11%) Unix
4 41 (6.37%) Windows Server
5 35 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (4.50%) CentOS
8 15 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 13 (2.02%) Kali Linux
10 12 (1.86%) Mac OS
10 12 (1.86%) Windows NT
10 12 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.55%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.93%) Solaris
13 3 (0.47%) Android
14 2 (0.31%) AIX
15 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (50.62%) Information Security
2 259 (40.22%) Cybersecurity
3 199 (30.90%) Penetration Testing
4 159 (24.69%) SIEM
5 137 (21.27%) Risk Management
6 125 (19.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 120 (18.63%) Security Operations
8 101 (15.68%) Ethical Hacking
9 94 (14.60%) Security Monitoring
10 83 (12.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 78 (12.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 67 (10.40%) ITIL
13 65 (10.09%) Security Architecture
14 54 (8.39%) Incident Management
15 49 (7.61%) OWASP
15 49 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (7.30%) Data Protection
16 47 (7.30%) Information Security Management
16 47 (7.30%) Security Management
17 44 (6.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (13.51%) Python
2 71 (11.02%) Java
3 52 (8.07%) C
4 43 (6.68%) SQL
5 41 (6.37%) C++
6 35 (5.43%) Ruby
7 32 (4.97%) Bash Shell
8 30 (4.66%) Perl
9 27 (4.19%) JavaScript
10 17 (2.64%) PHP
11 13 (2.02%) C#
12 12 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.47%) Ada
14 3 (0.47%) R
15 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.16%) VB
15 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 463 (71.89%) CISSP
2 209 (32.45%) CISM
3 158 (24.53%) CISA
4 150 (23.29%) Degree
5 137 (21.27%) Security Cleared
6 130 (20.19%) GIAC
7 123 (19.10%) SANS
8 104 (16.15%) SC Cleared
9 90 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
10 82 (12.73%) CREST Certified
10 82 (12.73%) GCIA
10 82 (12.73%) OSCP
11 71 (11.02%) CCNA
12 65 (10.09%) GCIH
13 59 (9.16%) DV Cleared
14 57 (8.85%) CompTIA Security+
14 57 (8.85%) Security+ Certification
15 55 (8.54%) SSCP
16 43 (6.68%) GSEC
17 35 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (24.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (16.77%) PCI DSS
3 39 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials
4 37 (5.75%) SLA
5 34 (5.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (4.35%) GPG13
7 22 (3.42%) COBIT
8 14 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 14 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 14 (2.17%) RMADS
9 12 (1.86%) QA
10 11 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 6 (0.93%) Def Stans
11 6 (0.93%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.47%) DO-254
12 3 (0.47%) GDPR
13 2 (0.31%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 77 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.11%) Snort
3 19 (2.95%) Hyper-V
3 19 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.48%) Xen
5 10 (1.55%) Samba
6 7 (1.09%) ProxySG
7 5 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 57 (8.85%) Nessus
2 24 (3.73%) CSIRT
3 20 (3.11%) Nmap
4 16 (2.48%) Kibana
4 16 (2.48%) QRadar
5 15 (2.33%) Grafana
6 14 (2.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 14 (2.17%) logstash
6 14 (2.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 12 (1.86%) Endace
8 11 (1.71%) SCCM
8 11 (1.71%) SCOM
9 10 (1.55%) OpenVAS
9 10 (1.55%) RSA enVision
10 8 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.93%) Nexpose
13 5 (0.78%) EnCase
13 5 (0.78%) Fluentd
14 4 (0.62%) FTK
Vendors
1 92 (14.29%) Cisco
2 50 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.45%) LogRhythm
4 46 (7.14%) Qualys
5 40 (6.21%) Palo Alto
6 39 (6.06%) Sophos
7 38 (5.90%) CheckPoint
8 32 (4.97%) FireEye
9 31 (4.81%) Intel Security
10 29 (4.50%) ArcSight
10 29 (4.50%) Juniper
10 29 (4.50%) Oracle
11 28 (4.35%) Splunk
12 26 (4.04%) Forcepoint
13 25 (3.88%) AlienVault
13 25 (3.88%) ServiceNow
14 24 (3.73%) VMware
15 21 (3.26%) Fortinet
16 20 (3.11%) SAP
17 19 (2.95%) Sourcefire
Manchester, Lancashire
ECSC Group PLC
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum (dep. on skills & experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CSC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £6000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CSC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens & Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus +Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k per annum + certified training
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £51000 - £59000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago