The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 159 179 203
Rank change year-on-year +20 +24  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 25 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.75% 0.81% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 2.47% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 17
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,450 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.63% +10.00%  

CEH is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 944 1618 2021
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.31% 32.73% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 685 1258 1353
Median salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CEH as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in Berkshire

CEH
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for CEH in Berkshire

CEH
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CEH in Berkshire

CEH
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Maidenhead - 13 £40,000 - 1
Bracknell +9 3 - - 1
Reading +30 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Newbury +12 1 £60,000 +11.62%
CEH
South East

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CEH.

1 60 (95.24%) CISSP
2 47 (74.60%) Windows
3 44 (69.84%) Linux
4 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
5 36 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (50.79%) SIEM
6 32 (50.79%) Windows Server
7 30 (47.62%) Elasticsearch
8 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 28 (44.44%) CentOS
9 27 (42.86%) GCIA
9 27 (42.86%) Firewall
10 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (36.51%) Analytics
12 20 (31.75%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (30.16%) NoSQL
14 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
14 16 (25.40%) Big Data
15 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (23.81%) Grafana
15 15 (23.81%) Presales
15 15 (23.81%) Cyber Intelligence
15 15 (23.81%) Juniper
15 15 (23.81%) SQL
15 15 (23.81%) Cisco
15 15 (23.81%) German Language
16 14 (22.22%) Google
16 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
16 14 (22.22%) C
16 14 (22.22%) Apple

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 30 (47.62%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (14.29%) Apache
2 9 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 9 (14.29%) IIS
2 9 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 9 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.86%) Firewall
2 20 (31.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.29%) LAN
4 9 (14.29%) WAN
5 8 (12.70%) DNS
5 8 (12.70%) HTTP
5 8 (12.70%) SSH
5 8 (12.70%) SSL
6 7 (11.11%) Network Security
7 2 (3.17%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.59%) BGP
8 1 (1.59%) Internet
8 1 (1.59%) MPLS
8 1 (1.59%) OSPF
8 1 (1.59%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (30.16%) NoSQL
3 16 (25.40%) Big Data
4 5 (7.94%) InfluxDB
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.81%) German Language
2 11 (17.46%) French Language
2 11 (17.46%) Games
3 9 (14.29%) Portuguese Language
3 9 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Support Engineer
2 21 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 19 (30.16%) Security Support Engineer
4 18 (28.57%) Analyst
4 18 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 16 (25.40%) Applications Support
6 11 (17.46%) Cisco Analyst
6 11 (17.46%) SIEM Analyst
7 9 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
7 9 (14.29%) Technical Support
7 9 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
9 6 (9.52%) Applications Support Specialist
9 6 (9.52%) Support Specialist
10 5 (7.94%) Security Analyst
11 4 (6.35%) Applications Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) Applications Support Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) CISSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) ZeroMQ
2 12 (19.05%) .NET
2 12 (19.05%) JSON
3 9 (14.29%) Web Services
4 8 (12.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (74.60%) Windows
2 44 (69.84%) Linux
3 32 (50.79%) Windows Server
4 28 (44.44%) CentOS
5 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (15.87%) Unix
8 9 (14.29%) Mac OS
8 9 (14.29%) Windows NT
8 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (50.79%) SIEM
3 23 (36.51%) Analytics
4 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
5 15 (23.81%) Cyber Intelligence
5 15 (23.81%) Presales
6 12 (19.05%) Microservices
7 11 (17.46%) Digital Forensics
7 11 (17.46%) Project Management
7 11 (17.46%) Validation
8 10 (15.87%) Information Security
9 8 (12.70%) OWASP
9 8 (12.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (6.35%) Security Operations
12 3 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
12 3 (4.76%) Security Monitoring
12 3 (4.76%) Threat Management
12 3 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) SQL
2 14 (22.22%) C
3 13 (20.63%) Java
4 9 (14.29%) Python
5 8 (12.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (95.24%) CISSP
2 27 (42.86%) GCIA
3 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
4 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
4 12 (19.05%) SANS
5 9 (14.29%) CCNA
5 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
5 9 (14.29%) MCSE
5 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
6 7 (11.11%) CISA
7 6 (9.52%) Degree
8 3 (4.76%) GCIH
8 3 (4.76%) GSEC
9 2 (3.17%) CISM
9 2 (3.17%) IRCA
9 2 (3.17%) MCP
9 2 (3.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) Samba
3 2 (3.17%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) Grafana
2 12 (19.05%) Endace
3 6 (9.52%) Nessus
4 3 (4.76%) SCCM
5 2 (3.17%) Graphite
5 2 (3.17%) Kibana
6 1 (1.59%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Cisco
1 15 (23.81%) Juniper
2 14 (22.22%) Apple
2 14 (22.22%) Google
3 12 (19.05%) LogRhythm
4 11 (17.46%) Fujitsu
5 9 (14.29%) Lotus
5 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.29%) Novell
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle
6 8 (12.70%) Dell KACE
6 8 (12.70%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (12.70%) Splunk
7 4 (6.35%) VMware
8 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.59%) HP
10 1 (1.59%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.59%) Sun
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago