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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 476 692 773
Rank change year-on-year
+216 +81
Permanent jobs citing CEH 468 275 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.91% 0.93% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 387 216 168
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,000 £30,625
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £56,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-11.50% +36.96%

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
24495 29636 30964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.06% 27.24% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19691 23913 24200
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +194 441 £60,000 +9.09% 45
London +141 172 £65,000 +18.18% 19
South East +110 125 £50,000 -18.36% 13
South West +9 35 £54,072 -16.81% 3
Berkshire +32 34 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Oxfordshire +25 30 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Yorkshire +33 29 £51,000 +13.33% 5
Surrey +33 27 £55,000 -26.66% 2
East of England +39 26 £45,000 -5.26%
City of London +55 23 £65,000 +8.33% 6
West Midlands -8 23 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Kent - 21 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +17 19 £38,750 -11.42% 2
Hertfordshire +32 17 £46,250 -28.84%
Bristol +6 16 £82,500 +65.00%
Leeds +23 15 £34,000 -24.44% 2
East Midlands +17 14 £65,000 +136.36%
Wiltshire +7 14 £50,000 -24.75% 1
Hampshire +23 12 £67,500 +145.45% 1
North West +7 12 £56,000 -18.54% 4
Windsor +1 12 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Manchester - 12 £56,000 - 1
Salisbury - 11 £50,000 -
Scotland +21 10 £52,500 -7.07%
Nottinghamshire +20 10 £65,000 +65.60%
Nottingham +19 10 £65,000 +65.60%
Birmingham - 9 £47,500 - 1
Wales +13 8 £60,000 -36.84% 1
Edinburgh - 8 £52,500 -
Cardiff - 8 £60,000 -

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 588 (72.95%) CISSP
2 461 (57.20%) Information Security
3 352 (43.67%) Penetration Testing
4 261 (32.38%) Cybersecurity
5 251 (31.14%) SIEM
6 244 (30.27%) CISM
7 242 (30.02%) Firewall
8 229 (28.41%) Windows
9 219 (27.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 216 (26.80%) Linux
11 206 (25.56%) Degree
12 203 (25.19%) CISA
13 195 (24.19%) PCI DSS
14 188 (23.33%) OSCP
15 182 (22.58%) GIAC
16 179 (22.21%) Ethical Hacking
17 176 (21.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 176 (21.84%) Network Security
18 172 (21.34%) Finance
19 163 (20.22%) Management Information System
20 152 (18.86%) Security Operations
21 150 (18.61%) CREST Certified
22 149 (18.49%) Python
23 147 (18.24%) Security Cleared
23 147 (18.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 142 (17.62%) SANS
25 139 (17.25%) Nessus
26 123 (15.26%) ITIL
27 116 (14.39%) C
28 114 (14.14%) Cisco Certification

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 22 (2.73%) IIS
2 13 (1.61%) Apache
2 13 (1.61%) IBM Notes
3 11 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.24%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (0.99%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.62%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.25%) JBoss
7 2 (0.25%) nginx
7 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.12%) Drupal
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.86%) MS Office
3 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.25%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.12%) assyst
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.61%) SaaS
3 7 (0.87%) IaaS
3 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.87%) PaaS
4 6 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.62%) Office 365
6 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 242 (30.02%) Firewall
2 176 (21.84%) Network Security
3 93 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 71 (8.81%) DNS
5 62 (7.69%) HTTP
5 62 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 43 (5.33%) SSL
6 43 (5.33%) Wireless
7 42 (5.21%) Internet
8 41 (5.09%) VPN
9 31 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (3.72%) LAN
10 30 (3.72%) Wireshark
11 29 (3.60%) DHCP
12 27 (3.35%) WAN
13 26 (3.23%) SMTP
14 22 (2.73%) VLAN
15 17 (2.11%) Cisco ISE
16 14 (1.74%) IPv4
16 14 (1.74%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (0.74%) Big Data
3 6 (0.74%) InfluxDB
3 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.12%) GIS
6 1 (0.12%) MySQL
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (6.70%) Metasploit
2 47 (5.83%) Burp Suite
3 24 (2.98%) AppScan
4 5 (0.62%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.12%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.12%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.12%) JIRA
5 1 (0.12%) Selenium
5 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 172 (21.34%) Finance
2 68 (8.44%) Telecoms
3 33 (4.09%) Banking
4 31 (3.85%) Legal
5 28 (3.47%) Retail
6 19 (2.36%) Aerospace
7 10 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.12%) Games
9 8 (0.99%) Back Office
9 8 (0.99%) Marketing
9 8 (0.99%) Publishing
10 7 (0.87%) Electronics
10 7 (0.87%) French Language
11 6 (0.74%) Military
11 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.74%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.62%) German Language
13 4 (0.50%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 240 (29.78%) Analyst
2 210 (26.05%) Security Analyst
3 115 (14.27%) Tester
4 108 (13.40%) Penetration Tester
5 92 (11.41%) Consultant
6 89 (11.04%) Architect
7 81 (10.05%) Security Consultant
8 80 (9.93%) Security Architect
9 79 (9.80%) Security Engineer
10 78 (9.68%) IT Analyst
10 78 (9.68%) IT Security Analyst
11 58 (7.20%) Security Manager
12 53 (6.58%) Security Specialist
13 46 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
14 44 (5.46%) Information Analyst
14 44 (5.46%) Information Security Analyst
15 43 (5.33%) Senior Security Analyst
16 38 (4.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 38 (4.71%) Cybersecurity Consultant
16 38 (4.71%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.85%) .NET
2 20 (2.48%) HTML
3 14 (1.74%) Web Services
4 13 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 12 (1.49%) Regular Expression
6 11 (1.36%) HTML5
7 7 (0.87%) LAMP
8 4 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (0.50%) ELK Stack
8 4 (0.50%) JSON
8 4 (0.50%) RESTful
8 4 (0.50%) XML
9 2 (0.25%) OpenVZ
9 2 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.25%) SAML
9 2 (0.25%) SPNEGO
9 2 (0.25%) XACML
10 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.12%) COM
10 1 (0.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 163 (20.22%) Management Information System
2 91 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 66 (8.19%) Mobile App
4 48 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (5.96%) CESG
5 45 (5.58%) Cyberthreat
6 39 (4.84%) Data Centre
7 34 (4.22%) Embedded Systems
8 31 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
9 27 (3.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 19 (2.36%) Cryptography
10 19 (2.36%) PKI
11 15 (1.86%) PMI
12 14 (1.74%) Mathematics
13 11 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (1.12%) Driving Licence
16 8 (0.99%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.99%) Cybercrime
17 7 (0.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 229 (28.41%) Windows
2 216 (26.80%) Linux
3 94 (11.66%) Unix
4 26 (3.23%) Kali Linux
4 26 (3.23%) Solaris
5 15 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.74%) AIX
6 14 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.12%) Android
8 8 (0.99%) Mac OS
8 8 (0.99%) Windows NT
8 8 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.87%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (57.20%) Information Security
2 352 (43.67%) Penetration Testing
3 261 (32.38%) Cybersecurity
4 251 (31.14%) SIEM
5 179 (22.21%) Ethical Hacking
6 176 (21.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 152 (18.86%) Security Operations
8 147 (18.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 123 (15.26%) ITIL
10 113 (14.02%) OWASP
11 103 (12.78%) Risk Management
12 93 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
13 83 (10.30%) Security Testing
14 74 (9.18%) Incident Management
15 71 (8.81%) Security Architecture
16 64 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
17 55 (6.82%) Data Protection
18 54 (6.70%) Malware Detection/Protection
19 49 (6.08%) Risk Assessment
20 48 (5.96%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 149 (18.49%) Python
2 116 (14.39%) C
3 105 (13.03%) C++
4 103 (12.78%) Java
5 57 (7.07%) Perl
6 43 (5.33%) SQL
7 42 (5.21%) Ruby
8 41 (5.09%) PHP
9 33 (4.09%) C#
10 30 (3.72%) Bash Shell
10 30 (3.72%) JavaScript
11 21 (2.61%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.24%) Objective-C
13 10 (1.24%) VB
14 8 (0.99%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.25%) R
15 2 (0.25%) Scala
16 1 (0.12%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 588 (72.95%) CISSP
2 244 (30.27%) CISM
3 206 (25.56%) Degree
4 203 (25.19%) CISA
5 188 (23.33%) OSCP
6 182 (22.58%) GIAC
7 150 (18.61%) CREST Certified
8 147 (18.24%) Security Cleared
9 142 (17.62%) SANS
10 114 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
11 91 (11.29%) CCNA
12 86 (10.67%) SC Cleared
13 77 (9.55%) GCIH
14 70 (8.68%) DV Cleared
15 69 (8.56%) CompTIA Security+
15 69 (8.56%) Security+ Certification
16 68 (8.44%) SSCP
17 63 (7.82%) GCIA
18 60 (7.44%) GPEN
19 45 (5.58%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (27.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 195 (24.19%) PCI DSS
3 34 (4.22%) COBIT
4 29 (3.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 28 (3.47%) SLA
6 22 (2.73%) QA
7 9 (1.12%) ISO27002
8 8 (0.99%) GPG13
8 8 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.74%) RMADS
10 1 (0.12%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 49 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.59%) Snort
3 12 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.99%) Xen
5 7 (0.87%) Samba
6 6 (0.74%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.37%) vSphere
8 2 (0.25%) KVM
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 139 (17.25%) Nessus
2 74 (9.18%) Nmap
3 37 (4.59%) OpenVAS
4 27 (3.35%) HP Fortify
5 20 (2.48%) SCCM
6 15 (1.86%) QRadar
7 13 (1.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 11 (1.36%) Nexpose
9 10 (1.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 10 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.74%) RSA enVision
11 6 (0.74%) RSA Security Analytics
11 6 (0.74%) WebInspect
12 5 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.50%) RSA Archer
14 3 (0.37%) Puppet
15 2 (0.25%) Kibana
15 2 (0.25%) logstash
16 1 (0.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 83 (10.30%) Cisco
2 81 (10.05%) Qualys
3 65 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 43 (5.33%) CheckPoint
5 37 (4.59%) Splunk
6 36 (4.47%) ArcSight
6 36 (4.47%) LogRhythm
7 35 (4.34%) Coverity
8 34 (4.22%) IBM
9 31 (3.85%) HP
10 25 (3.10%) FireEye
10 25 (3.10%) Palo Alto
11 22 (2.73%) Intel Security
12 20 (2.48%) Forcepoint
13 17 (2.11%) Aruba
13 17 (2.11%) Intel
13 17 (2.11%) Meraki
13 17 (2.11%) Symantec
13 17 (2.11%) Trustwave
14 16 (1.99%) AlienVault
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Robert Walters
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus +Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car Allowance +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £64000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Warner Bros.
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Unrivalled Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellewnt Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago