Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 309 349
Rank change year-on-year +2 +40 +63
Permanent jobs citing CEH 46 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 1.07% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 42 25 22
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -7.41% +25.58%
10th Percentile £46,625 £37,200 £47,875
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £77,250
Central London median annual salary £71,250 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +14.00% -7.41% +17.39%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,559 2,526 3,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.76% 24.51% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,242 2,254 2,935
City of London median annual salary £61,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.82% - +1.85%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,507
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CEH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in the City of London

CEH
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for CEH in the City of London

CEH
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CEH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CEH.

1 38 (82.61%) CISSP
2 33 (71.74%) Firewall
3 31 (67.39%) Information Security
4 29 (63.04%) CISM
5 21 (45.65%) Finance
5 21 (45.65%) GIAC
5 21 (45.65%) SIEM
6 19 (41.30%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 12 (26.09%) Cisco
7 12 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (26.09%) Degree
7 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (23.91%) Network Security
8 11 (23.91%) Windows
8 11 (23.91%) CISA
9 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
9 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
9 10 (21.74%) SANS
10 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
10 9 (19.57%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (19.57%) Internet
11 8 (17.39%) GCIH
11 8 (17.39%) Security Architecture
11 8 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (17.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 8 (17.39%) Threat Intelligence
12 7 (15.22%) Cyber Essentials

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (71.74%) Firewall
2 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 11 (23.91%) Network Security
4 9 (19.57%) Internet
5 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (15.22%) VoIP
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (6.52%) VPN
9 1 (2.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Law
2 7 (15.22%) Legal
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Analyst
2 15 (32.61%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) IT Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) IT Security Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Security Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.52%) CISSP Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Incident Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Information Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Security Incident Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Threat Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.22%) Algorithms
2 7 (15.22%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.52%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.52%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.52%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Information Security
2 21 (45.65%) SIEM
3 19 (41.30%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (19.57%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
6 8 (17.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 8 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (17.39%) Security Architecture
6 8 (17.39%) Threat Intelligence
7 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
8 6 (13.04%) IT Audit
9 5 (10.87%) Innovative Thinking
9 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
11 3 (6.52%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
1 3 (6.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (82.61%) CISSP
2 29 (63.04%) CISM
3 21 (45.65%) GIAC
4 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (26.09%) Degree
5 11 (23.91%) CISA
6 10 (21.74%) SANS
7 8 (17.39%) GCIH
8 7 (15.22%) CCIE
8 7 (15.22%) CCNP
8 7 (15.22%) GSEC
9 5 (10.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (10.87%) CCSP
9 5 (10.87%) CRISC
10 4 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (6.52%) CISMP
12 2 (4.35%) MCSE
12 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (4.35%) OSCP
12 2 (4.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.22%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.17%) FINRA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Nessus
2 1 (2.17%) CSIRT
2 1 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Cisco
2 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
3 5 (10.87%) Qualys
4 3 (6.52%) Apple
5 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Splunk