The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 735 702 795
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +93
Permanent jobs citing CEH 194 177 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.57% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 165 131 92
Average salary £53,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £28,677
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33121 31278 34707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.15% 27.86% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26463 25191 29454
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -15 183 £55,000 +29.41% 11
London -14 76 £65,000 +8.33% 4
South East -31 46 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Midlands -4 21 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Berkshire +16 19 £47,500 +18.75%
Leicestershire - 19 £60,000 - 1
City of London -10 17 £62,500 +28.20%
Leicester - 17 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire -8 13 £47,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 13 £53,000 - 1
South West - 13 £53,000 - 1
Slough +9 8 £47,500 +1.06%
North West +8 8 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Southampton -3 7 £47,000 +4.44% 1
West Midlands -6 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire -32 7 £42,000 +90.90%
West Yorkshire -39 7 £42,000 +90.90%
Cheshire +15 6 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Surrey -8 6 £46,250 +8.82%
Thatcham - 6 £25,000 -
Warrington - 6 £35,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 6 £56,000 - 1
Wallingford +5 4 £34,607 - 1
Birmingham -13 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Oxfordshire -18 4 £34,607 -23.09% 1
Leeds -35 4 £43,250 +96.59%
Scotland -21 3 £40,000 +87.79%
Canary Wharf - 3 £47,500 -
Reigate - 3 £42,500 -
West Malling - 3 £45,000 -

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CEH 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 CEH.

1 254 (63.50%) CISSP
2 192 (48.00%) Penetration Testing
3 157 (39.25%) Firewall
4 136 (34.00%) Information Security
5 132 (33.00%) PCI DSS
6 130 (32.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 109 (27.25%) Windows
8 108 (27.00%) Linux
9 107 (26.75%) GIAC
10 102 (25.50%) Security Testing
11 101 (25.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 100 (25.00%) SIEM
13 91 (22.75%) Cisco Certification
14 87 (21.75%) Degree
15 85 (21.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 84 (21.00%) Finance
17 83 (20.75%) CCNA
18 82 (20.50%) OSCP
19 76 (19.00%) Microsoft
20 70 (17.50%) GPEN
21 69 (17.25%) Wireless
22 64 (16.00%) Management Information System
23 63 (15.75%) Network Security
24 57 (14.25%) CISM
25 55 (13.75%) Risk Management
26 54 (13.50%) CISA
27 53 (13.25%) VMware
27 53 (13.25%) Cisco
28 51 (12.75%) Java
29 48 (12.00%) VoIP

CEH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CEH 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 CEH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (5.25%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.25%) IIS
2 17 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.00%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) GroupWise
Applications
1 31 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.00%) MS Office
3 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 157 (39.25%) Firewall
2 69 (17.25%) Wireless
3 63 (15.75%) Network Security
4 48 (12.00%) VoIP
5 44 (11.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 44 (11.00%) tcpdump
6 40 (10.00%) VPN
7 38 (9.50%) TCP/IP
8 32 (8.00%) DNS
9 24 (6.00%) Internet
10 23 (5.75%) LAN
10 23 (5.75%) WAN
11 21 (5.25%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (4.00%) Wireshark
13 13 (3.25%) HTTP
14 12 (3.00%) SSL
15 10 (2.50%) SAN
15 10 (2.50%) NetScaler
16 9 (2.25%) X.509
16 9 (2.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 18 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.75%) MS Access
5 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.25%) MySQL
6 1 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (8.75%) Metasploit
2 12 (3.00%) Hudson
3 7 (1.75%) AppScan
4 2 (0.50%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 84 (21.00%) Finance
2 30 (7.50%) Banking
3 22 (5.50%) Retail
4 19 (4.75%) Legal
5 18 (4.50%) Law
6 9 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.25%) Advertising
7 5 (1.25%) Marketing
7 5 (1.25%) Military
8 3 (0.75%) Games
9 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 119 (29.75%) Tester
2 111 (27.75%) Penetration Tester
3 93 (23.25%) Analyst
4 75 (18.75%) Security Analyst
5 56 (14.00%) Security Engineer
6 44 (11.00%) Security Tester
7 34 (8.50%) Security Specialist
8 30 (7.50%) Architect
9 28 (7.00%) Security Architect
10 25 (6.25%) Ethical Hacker
11 21 (5.25%) Consultant
12 20 (5.00%) Senior Tester
12 20 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
12 20 (5.00%) Information Analyst
12 20 (5.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
13 19 (4.75%) Security Consultant
14 15 (3.75%) Network Analyst
14 15 (3.75%) Information Security Specialist
14 15 (3.75%) Information Specialist
15 14 (3.50%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.25%) .NET
2 18 (4.50%) Web Services
3 12 (3.00%) XML
4 11 (2.75%) Ajax
4 11 (2.75%) HTML
5 7 (1.75%) COM
6 1 (0.25%) JSON
6 1 (0.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 40 (10.00%) Open Source
3 17 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.00%) PKI
5 12 (3.00%) PMI
6 10 (2.50%) CESG
7 9 (2.25%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.75%) iPhone
8 7 (1.75%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.50%) AS400
9 6 (1.50%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.25%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.75%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.75%) Online Games
12 3 (0.75%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.75%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 109 (27.25%) Windows
2 108 (27.00%) Linux
3 36 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (7.25%) UNIX
6 25 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 22 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (4.75%) CentOS
9 12 (3.00%) Android
10 11 (2.75%) Solaris
11 8 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.75%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.75%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.75%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.75%) Windows Phone
12 7 (1.75%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.25%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.00%) OS/390
15 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (48.00%) Penetration Testing
2 136 (34.00%) Information Security
3 130 (32.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 102 (25.50%) Security Testing
5 101 (25.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 100 (25.00%) SIEM
7 55 (13.75%) Risk Management
8 44 (11.00%) ITIL
9 28 (7.00%) Risk Assessment
9 28 (7.00%) Security Architecture
10 27 (6.75%) Project Management
10 27 (6.75%) Information Management
11 26 (6.50%) E-Commerce
12 25 (6.25%) PRINCE2
12 25 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
13 22 (5.50%) Service Delivery
13 22 (5.50%) Cyber Security
14 19 (4.75%) Incident Management
15 18 (4.50%) TOGAF
16 16 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (12.75%) Java
2 40 (10.00%) PHP
3 32 (8.00%) C
4 31 (7.75%) Ruby
5 29 (7.25%) Python
6 28 (7.00%) SQL
7 24 (6.00%) Perl
8 22 (5.50%) C++
9 20 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 15 (3.75%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.50%) C#
12 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 254 (63.50%) CISSP
2 107 (26.75%) GIAC
3 91 (22.75%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (21.75%) Degree
5 83 (20.75%) CCNA
6 82 (20.50%) OSCP
7 70 (17.50%) GPEN
8 57 (14.25%) CISM
9 54 (13.50%) CISA
10 48 (12.00%) OSCE
11 45 (11.25%) Security Cleared
12 44 (11.00%) CISMP
13 37 (9.25%) GWAPT
13 37 (9.25%) SSCP
14 35 (8.75%) CHFI
15 33 (8.25%) GCIH
16 31 (7.75%) GCIA
17 17 (4.25%) GSEC
17 17 (4.25%) SC Cleared
18 13 (3.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (33.00%) PCI DSS
2 85 (21.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 25 (6.25%) COBIT
5 20 (5.00%) HIPAA
6 14 (3.50%) SLA
7 11 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.75%) BS7799
9 6 (1.50%) COSO
10 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.25%) Basel II
10 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 36 (9.00%) Snort
2 28 (7.00%) Nmap
2 28 (7.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.25%) vSphere
5 9 (2.25%) XenApp
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (8.25%) Nessus
2 10 (2.50%) SCCM
3 8 (2.00%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.75%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 76 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.25%) Cisco
2 53 (13.25%) VMware
3 27 (6.75%) Red Hat
4 23 (5.75%) Juniper
4 23 (5.75%) CheckPoint
5 21 (5.25%) Symantec
5 21 (5.25%) Sophos
6 20 (5.00%) Imperva
7 15 (3.75%) Oracle
8 12 (3.00%) Websense
8 12 (3.00%) Blue Coat
9 11 (2.75%) Sourcefire
9 11 (2.75%) Fortinet
9 11 (2.75%) SolarWinds
9 11 (2.75%) McAfee
9 11 (2.75%) HP
9 11 (2.75%) Dell
9 11 (2.75%) Citrix
10 8 (2.00%) LogRhythm
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £60,000 per annum basic + bonus (avg 15%) + share option + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26500.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago