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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 - 119
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.21% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £53,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -18.18%  

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 1277 834 1534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.89% 85.71% 90.66%
Number of salaries quoted 931 714 1214
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 8 (88.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
3 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) GIS
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) CISSP
5 4 (44.44%) CISM
5 4 (44.44%) AppScan
5 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (44.44%) sqlmap
5 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (22.22%) Security Management
7 2 (22.22%) Line Management
8 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
8 1 (11.11%) CEH
8 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity

Ethical Hacking
Co-occurring 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 5 (55.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) AppScan
1 4 (44.44%) sqlmap
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Information Strategy Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Strategy Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
3 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (22.22%) Line Management
7 2 (22.22%) Security Management
8 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISM
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM