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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacker
UK
Rank - 944 950
Permanent jobs requiring an Ethical Hacker 0 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.009% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 11
Median salary - £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary - £60,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.04%

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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 20 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 18 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (75.00%) Information Security
4 13 (65.00%) C#
4 13 (65.00%) .NET
5 12 (60.00%) Windows
6 11 (55.00%) Java
6 11 (55.00%) CREST Certified
7 10 (50.00%) Unix
7 10 (50.00%) Network Security
8 9 (45.00%) Degree
8 9 (45.00%) Threat Modelling
9 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
9 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (35.00%) Linux
9 7 (35.00%) C++
9 7 (35.00%) C
9 7 (35.00%) PHP
10 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
10 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (30.00%) Remediation Plan
10 6 (30.00%) CHECK Team Leader
11 5 (25.00%) CEH
11 5 (25.00%) Project Management
11 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
12 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 10 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) CESG
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Warfare
3 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Kali Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 18 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (75.00%) Information Security
4 9 (45.00%) Threat Modelling
5 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Remediation Plan
6 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) Network Packet Capture
8 4 (20.00%) SIEM
8 4 (20.00%) Social Engineering
8 4 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (20.00%) Web Development
9 1 (5.00%) Black-Box Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Threat Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) C
3 7 (35.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) PHP
4 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) Ruby
7 2 (10.00%) Python
8 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
8 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CREST Certified
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) CEH
5 3 (15.00%) OSCP
6 1 (5.00%) GPEN
6 1 (5.00%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
1 2 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum c£45k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago