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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacker
Rank 898 961 958
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Ethical Hacker 20 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.002% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.002% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 26
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -20.83%
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 - £60,000

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 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 September 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 +60 20 £70,000 +47.36% 1
London +52 10 £70,000 +47.36%
Yorkshire - 5 - -
East Midlands - 4 £70,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £70,000 -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
Cheltenham - 1 - -

Ethical Hacker Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 27 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 26 (96.30%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (88.89%) CREST Certified
4 23 (85.19%) Information Security
5 21 (77.78%) Windows
6 20 (74.07%) CEH
7 18 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 18 (66.67%) OSCP
8 17 (62.96%) Social Engineering
8 17 (62.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 16 (59.26%) Linux
10 14 (51.85%) GWAPT
10 14 (51.85%) GPEN
11 13 (48.15%) Burp Suite
11 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
11 13 (48.15%) CCNA
11 13 (48.15%) CISSP
11 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (48.15%) Wireless
11 13 (48.15%) GIAC
11 13 (48.15%) EC-Council LPT
11 13 (48.15%) Malware Analysis
12 12 (44.44%) Java
13 10 (37.04%) Degree
14 9 (33.33%) C
14 9 (33.33%) C++
15 8 (29.63%) PHP
15 8 (29.63%) CESG
16 7 (25.93%) Unix
16 7 (25.93%) Network Security

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 13 (48.15%) Wireless
2 7 (25.93%) Network Security
3 4 (14.81%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Burp Suite
General
1 4 (14.81%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
2 8 (29.63%) CESG
3 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 26 (96.30%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (85.19%) Information Security
4 18 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (62.96%) Social Engineering
5 17 (62.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 13 (48.15%) Malware Analysis
7 7 (25.93%) Threat Modelling
8 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (18.52%) Security Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.81%) Network Packet Capture
10 4 (14.81%) Project Management
10 4 (14.81%) Remediation Plan
10 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (7.41%) SIEM
11 2 (7.41%) Static Code Analysis
12 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
12 1 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
12 1 (3.70%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) C
2 9 (33.33%) C++
3 8 (29.63%) PHP
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) Ruby
5 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) CREST Certified
2 20 (74.07%) CEH
3 18 (66.67%) OSCP
4 14 (51.85%) GPEN
4 14 (51.85%) GWAPT
5 13 (48.15%) CCNA
5 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (48.15%) CISSP
5 13 (48.15%) EC-Council LPT
5 13 (48.15%) GIAC
6 10 (37.04%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) CHECK Team Leader
8 4 (14.81%) OSWP
8 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
South West
Espion Group
Salary: This role offers a highly competitive starting salary and benefits.
Posted: 26 days ago