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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 600 789 852
Rank change year-on-year
+189 +63
Permanent jobs citing CEH 339 175 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 0.60% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 264 139 135
Median salary £57,500 £52,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.57% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,100 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,775
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.51%

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
27062 29394 32442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.50% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21827 23064 26045
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £66,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 May 2016 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 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +163 320 £57,500 +10.57% 34
London +104 137 £67,500 +22.72% 18
South East +28 84 £52,500 +2.94% 9
Berkshire +15 33 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Surrey +26 32 £55,000 -6.38%
West Midlands -11 28 £40,500 -4.70% 1
East of England +39 26 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South West +18 20 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Hertfordshire +30 14 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Gloucestershire +11 14 £58,750 +6.81%
Guildford - 13 £55,000 -
City of London +34 12 £70,000 +16.66% 8
Yorkshire +10 12 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Birmingham -16 12 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Hemel Hempstead +30 11 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Reading +11 11 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Oxfordshire -2 11 £55,000 -
Scotland -8 11 £67,500 +25.58%
West Yorkshire +11 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leeds +5 9 £45,000 +27.65% 1
Essex +17 8 £52,500 -8.69%
Edinburgh +7 8 £67,500 +25.58%
Kent +4 8 £43,750 -12.50% 4
Bracknell - 8 £40,000 - 1
North West +25 7 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Harlow - 7 £52,500 -
Manchester - 7 £55,000 - 1
Chertsey - 6 £42,500 -
Cheltenham -4 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Gloucester - 4 - -

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 515 (80.59%) CISSP
2 355 (55.56%) Information Security
3 233 (36.46%) CISM
4 217 (33.96%) SIEM
5 200 (31.30%) Penetration Testing
6 189 (29.58%) Ethical Hacking
7 183 (28.64%) GIAC
8 176 (27.54%) Cybersecurity
9 168 (26.29%) Firewall
10 162 (25.35%) Security Operations
11 161 (25.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 161 (25.20%) Degree
12 141 (22.07%) SANS
13 137 (21.44%) Linux
14 134 (20.97%) Windows
15 126 (19.72%) OSCP
16 124 (19.41%) Finance
17 115 (18.00%) Vulnerability Management
18 113 (17.68%) GCIH
19 112 (17.53%) CISA
20 111 (17.37%) Network Security
21 108 (16.90%) Unix
22 106 (16.59%) Cisco Certification
23 103 (16.12%) CREST Certified
24 101 (15.81%) Nessus
25 99 (15.49%) Management Information System
26 98 (15.34%) ITIL
26 98 (15.34%) Security Cleared
27 96 (15.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
28 91 (14.24%) PCI DSS

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 32 (5.01%) IIS
2 18 (2.82%) IBM Notes
3 8 (1.25%) Apache
4 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.47%) IBM Domino
5 3 (0.47%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.31%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (2.66%) MS Office
2 13 (2.03%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.63%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.13%) SaaS
2 10 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.25%) IaaS
4 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.63%) Office 365
6 3 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (26.29%) Firewall
2 111 (17.37%) Network Security
3 71 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 56 (8.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 50 (7.82%) Wireshark
6 47 (7.36%) DNS
7 46 (7.20%) Internet
8 43 (6.73%) HTTP
9 41 (6.42%) tcpdump
10 23 (3.60%) SSL
10 23 (3.60%) Wireless
11 22 (3.44%) SMTP
12 21 (3.29%) LAN
12 21 (3.29%) VPN
13 20 (3.13%) WAN
14 16 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (1.88%) Reverse Proxy
15 12 (1.88%) SAN
16 9 (1.41%) HTTPS
16 9 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.10%) Big Data
3 6 (0.94%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (7.51%) Metasploit
2 20 (3.13%) AppScan
3 12 (1.88%) Burp Suite
4 7 (1.10%) sqlmap
5 4 (0.63%) FindBugs
6 3 (0.47%) Hudson
7 2 (0.31%) Paros
8 1 (0.16%) SonarQube
General
1 124 (19.41%) Finance
2 39 (6.10%) Legal
3 38 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.07%) Retail
5 23 (3.60%) Banking
6 13 (2.03%) Law
7 11 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.72%) Games
8 8 (1.25%) Publishing
9 7 (1.10%) German Language
10 6 (0.94%) French Language
10 6 (0.94%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.78%) Electronics
11 5 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.78%) Marketing
12 4 (0.63%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 221 (34.59%) Analyst
2 184 (28.79%) Security Analyst
3 93 (14.55%) Consultant
4 81 (12.68%) Security Consultant
5 67 (10.49%) Tester
6 63 (9.86%) Security Engineer
7 51 (7.98%) Penetration Tester
8 49 (7.67%) IT Analyst
8 49 (7.67%) IT Security Analyst
9 45 (7.04%) Architect
9 45 (7.04%) Security Architect
9 45 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
10 43 (6.73%) Information Analyst
10 43 (6.73%) Information Security Analyst
11 42 (6.57%) Senior Security Analyst
12 37 (5.79%) Security Specialist
13 36 (5.63%) Security Manager
14 34 (5.32%) Security Tester
15 33 (5.16%) Incident Manager
15 33 (5.16%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.50%) .NET
1 16 (2.50%) HTML
2 15 (2.35%) Web Services
3 11 (1.72%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.10%) HTML5
5 5 (0.78%) WSH
6 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.31%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.31%) JSON
6 2 (0.31%) LAMP
6 2 (0.31%) RESTful
6 2 (0.31%) XML
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.16%) J2EE
7 1 (0.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (15.49%) Management Information System
2 90 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (10.49%) Computer Science
3 67 (10.49%) Security Operations Centre
4 47 (7.36%) Cyberthreat
5 44 (6.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 41 (6.42%) Data Centre
7 39 (6.10%) Mobile App
8 23 (3.60%) PKI
9 22 (3.44%) CESG
10 20 (3.13%) Client/Server
10 20 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
11 19 (2.97%) Cryptography
11 19 (2.97%) PMI
12 15 (2.35%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.88%) Fintech
14 9 (1.41%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
15 6 (0.94%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 137 (21.44%) Linux
2 134 (20.97%) Windows
3 108 (16.90%) Unix
4 21 (3.29%) Solaris
5 20 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 16 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.35%) Kali Linux
8 11 (1.72%) FreeBSD
8 11 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.72%) Windows NT
8 11 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.78%) Android
9 5 (0.78%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.47%) AIX
10 3 (0.47%) HPUX
11 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (55.56%) Information Security
2 217 (33.96%) SIEM
3 200 (31.30%) Penetration Testing
4 189 (29.58%) Ethical Hacking
5 176 (27.54%) Cybersecurity
6 162 (25.35%) Security Operations
7 115 (18.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 98 (15.34%) ITIL
9 96 (15.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 81 (12.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 73 (11.42%) Security Testing
12 69 (10.80%) OWASP
13 67 (10.49%) Risk Management
14 56 (8.76%) Security Architecture
15 49 (7.67%) Incident Management
16 47 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
17 44 (6.89%) Risk Assessment
18 42 (6.57%) Service Management
19 40 (6.26%) Stakeholder Management
20 35 (5.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 85 (13.30%) Python
2 63 (9.86%) C
2 63 (9.86%) Java
3 57 (8.92%) Perl
4 54 (8.45%) C++
5 37 (5.79%) SQL
6 35 (5.48%) PowerShell
7 32 (5.01%) Bash Shell
8 24 (3.76%) Ruby
9 23 (3.60%) C#
10 21 (3.29%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.35%) PHP
12 9 (1.41%) JavaScript
13 7 (1.10%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.47%) Korn
15 1 (0.16%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 515 (80.59%) CISSP
2 233 (36.46%) CISM
3 183 (28.64%) GIAC
4 161 (25.20%) Degree
5 141 (22.07%) SANS
6 126 (19.72%) OSCP
7 113 (17.68%) GCIH
8 112 (17.53%) CISA
9 106 (16.59%) Cisco Certification
10 103 (16.12%) CREST Certified
11 98 (15.34%) Security Cleared
12 86 (13.46%) CCNA
13 68 (10.64%) GCIA
14 61 (9.55%) SSCP
15 56 (8.76%) SC Cleared
16 52 (8.14%) ECSA
17 44 (6.89%) CHFI
18 43 (6.73%) CCNP
19 40 (6.26%) CompTIA Security+
19 40 (6.26%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (25.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 91 (14.24%) PCI DSS
3 38 (5.95%) COBIT
4 19 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (2.50%) ISO27002
6 8 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.78%) SLA
8 2 (0.31%) GPG13
8 2 (0.31%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.31%) RMADS
9 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 46 (7.20%) Snort
2 37 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.78%) Samba
4 3 (0.47%) KVM
4 3 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 101 (15.81%) Nessus
2 53 (8.29%) Nmap
3 21 (3.29%) OpenVAS
4 19 (2.97%) QRadar
5 18 (2.82%) HP Fortify
6 16 (2.50%) EnCase
7 15 (2.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 13 (2.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 13 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (1.41%) WebInspect
10 8 (1.25%) Endace
10 8 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.94%) RSA Archer
12 5 (0.78%) Nexpose
12 5 (0.78%) RSA Security Analytics
13 4 (0.63%) Puppet
13 4 (0.63%) RSA enVision
14 2 (0.31%) FortiGate
14 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 79 (12.36%) Cisco
2 78 (12.21%) Qualys
3 67 (10.49%) ArcSight
4 61 (9.55%) Microsoft
4 61 (9.55%) Splunk
5 42 (6.57%) Red Hat
6 35 (5.48%) Symantec
7 29 (4.54%) LogRhythm
8 28 (4.38%) CheckPoint
9 27 (4.23%) Intel Security
10 26 (4.07%) IBM
11 24 (3.76%) Coverity
11 24 (3.76%) HP
11 24 (3.76%) Remedy
12 23 (3.60%) Juniper
13 18 (2.82%) Lotus
14 17 (2.66%) Fortinet
14 17 (2.66%) Veracode
15 15 (2.35%) AlienVault
15 15 (2.35%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45k plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: 35,000-45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshunt, Hertfordshire
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
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South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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City, London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
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London
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Senitor Associates
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