Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ethical Hacking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 299 334
Rank change year-on-year +48 +35 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 15 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 0.034% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.039% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 3
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.77% -18.75% -20.00%
South East median annual salary £50,000 £61,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.37% +22.50% +14.94%

Ethical Hacking is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5480 7698 9494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.38% 88.31% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4270 5878 7409
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,854
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Ethical Hacking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in Berkshire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in Berkshire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in Berkshire

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 9 £45,000 -
Reading - 4 £45,000 -
Ethical Hacking
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
1 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 9 (60.00%) SMTP
4 9 (60.00%) HTTP
4 9 (60.00%) Project Management
4 9 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (60.00%) Content Management
4 9 (60.00%) Presales
5 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (53.33%) Social Engineering
5 8 (53.33%) SDLC
5 8 (53.33%) Cryptanalysis
5 8 (53.33%) Wireless
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) iSeries
5 8 (53.33%) QA
5 8 (53.33%) Middleware
5 8 (53.33%) Solaris
6 3 (20.00%) CISSP
6 3 (20.00%) SIEM
7 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (13.33%) CREST Certified
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) C++

Ethical Hacking
Co-occurring 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (60.00%) HTTP
3 9 (60.00%) SMTP
4 8 (53.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
1 9 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (53.33%) IT Consultant
2 8 (53.33%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (6.67%) Radar Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Assurance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) iSeries
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) CESG
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) FreeBSD
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Content Management
3 9 (60.00%) Presales
3 9 (60.00%) Project Management
4 8 (53.33%) Cryptanalysis
4 8 (53.33%) SDLC
4 8 (53.33%) Social Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) SIEM
6 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Online Security
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) C++
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (13.33%) CREST Certified
3 2 (13.33%) GIAC
3 2 (13.33%) OSCP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (6.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Juniper STRM
1 1 (6.67%) QRadar
1 1 (6.67%) RSA enVision
1 1 (6.67%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.67%) Sun