The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank - 98 101
Permanent jobs citing CEH 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.22% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+24.26% -0.58%
CEH
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
416 410 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.65% 31.39% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 373 341 315
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CEH
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the Wales region.

CEH Salary Trend in Wales

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing CEH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CEH.

1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Nmap
2 1 (33.33%) Online Betting
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) GPEN
2 1 (33.33%) CCFE
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing CEH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CEH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) GPEN
1 1 (33.33%) CCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat