The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Ethical Hacker featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacker
Rank 917 973 985
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Ethical Hacker 7 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.003% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.003% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 16
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Ethical Hacker
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Ethical Hacker in the job title.

Ethical Hacker Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ethical Hacker
Salary Trend

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

Ethical Hacker Salary Trend in the UK

Ethical Hacker
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacker within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +45 7 £70,000 +16.66%
London - 6 £70,000 -
South East +36 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Reading - 1 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £65,000 -

Ethical Hacker Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Ethical Hacker job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Ethical Hacker in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 13 (72.22%) CEH
3 11 (61.11%) CISSP
4 10 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Information Security
5 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) OSCP
6 8 (44.44%) Burp Suite
6 8 (44.44%) CREST Certified
7 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 6 (33.33%) Python
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) Perl
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (27.78%) WSH
8 5 (27.78%) CCNA
8 5 (27.78%) Wireless
8 5 (27.78%) GIAC
8 5 (27.78%) EnCE
8 5 (27.78%) Ruby
8 5 (27.78%) GCIH
8 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (27.78%) GWAPT
8 5 (27.78%) GPEN
8 5 (27.78%) Data Conversion
8 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
8 5 (27.78%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (27.78%) Malware Analysis
8 5 (27.78%) Social Engineering

Ethical Hacker Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Burp Suite
2 4 (22.22%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) WSH
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (27.78%) Data Conversion
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (27.78%) Digital Forensics
4 5 (27.78%) Malware Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Social Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) IT Audit
7 1 (5.56%) Threat Management
7 1 (5.56%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CEH
2 11 (61.11%) CISSP
3 9 (50.00%) OSCP
4 8 (44.44%) CREST Certified
5 5 (27.78%) CCNA
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (27.78%) EC-Council LPT
5 5 (27.78%) EnCE
5 5 (27.78%) GCIH
5 5 (27.78%) GIAC
5 5 (27.78%) GPEN
5 5 (27.78%) GWAPT
6 3 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
6 3 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) Nmap