The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 202 194 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.13% 0.047% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.056% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £60,000 £28,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +56.86%
Ethical Hacking
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4108 3553 3248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.52% 82.74% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3287 2776 2717
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the West Yorkshire region.

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Ethical Hacking Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 6 £60,000 +108.69%
Ethical Hacking
Yorkshire

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 13 (81.25%) SIEM
2 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
4 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
5 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) C
6 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (31.25%) CHFI
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Application Packaging
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
7 4 (25.00%) CEH
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) Nmap
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) CISSP
9 2 (12.50%) OSCP
9 2 (12.50%) Metasploit
9 2 (12.50%) Nessus
10 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
10 1 (6.25%) Network Security
10 1 (6.25%) ArcSight

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Security Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Information Security Officer
3 5 (31.25%) IT Security Officer
3 5 (31.25%) Security Officer
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Security Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) SIEM
2 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
3 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CHFI
2 4 (25.00%) CEH
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) OSCP
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) SSCP
5 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco