The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
North West / Cheshire
Rank 87 - 122
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.56% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £55,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.07% +2.72%  

Ethical Hacking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 932 1109 1581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.27% 85.31% 90.76%
Number of salaries quoted 742 933 1208
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in Cheshire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in Cheshire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in Cheshire

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Chester - 2 £75,000 -
Ethical Hacking
North West

Ethical Hacking
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) GIS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) AppScan
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) sqlmap
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (16.67%) CEH
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) AppScan
1 3 (50.00%) sqlmap
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Compliance Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Information Strategy Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Strategy Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM