Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 318 320
Rank change year-on-year +35 +2 +70
Permanent jobs citing CEH 57 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 0.74% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 53 15 21
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +1.96%
10th Percentile £55,000 £37,200 £51,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +4.00%

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 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 2,196 2,291 2,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.61% 22.09% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,905 2,041 2,363
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.82% - -

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for CEH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 45 (78.95%) Finance
2 43 (75.44%) Windows
3 38 (66.67%) Firewall
4 34 (59.65%) Windows Server
5 32 (56.14%) GIAC
6 31 (54.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (50.88%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (47.37%) CISSP
9 26 (45.61%) Cisco
10 25 (43.86%) CCNP
10 25 (43.86%) Cybersecurity
11 24 (42.11%) Network Security
12 23 (40.35%) Cyber Essentials
12 23 (40.35%) CCIE
12 23 (40.35%) CheckPoint
12 23 (40.35%) Law
12 23 (40.35%) Legal
12 23 (40.35%) GSEC
13 20 (35.09%) Information Security
14 17 (29.82%) SIEM
15 13 (22.81%) CISM
16 11 (19.30%) Penetration Testing
17 10 (17.54%) Linux
17 10 (17.54%) Security Operations
18 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
18 9 (15.79%) CISA
18 9 (15.79%) SSCP
19 8 (14.04%) CCNA
19 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
19 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (66.67%) Firewall
2 24 (42.11%) Network Security
3 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.53%) Internet
4 6 (10.53%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Hudson
General
1 45 (78.95%) Finance
2 23 (40.35%) Law
2 23 (40.35%) Legal
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Analyst
1 28 (49.12%) Security Analyst
2 24 (42.11%) IT Analyst
2 24 (42.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 23 (40.35%) Cisco Analyst
3 23 (40.35%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 14 (24.56%) Security Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Security Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Information Security Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Operational Security Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Operations Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Security Operations Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Incident Manager
9 2 (3.51%) IT Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) IT Infrastructure Auditor
9 2 (3.51%) Security Auditor
9 2 (3.51%) Security Incident Manager
9 2 (3.51%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.75%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.75%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Cyberattack
1 6 (10.53%) Cybercrime
1 6 (10.53%) Fintech
2 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (5.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 3 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (75.44%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.54%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.26%) Unix
5 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.51%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (35.09%) Information Security
3 17 (29.82%) SIEM
4 11 (19.30%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (17.54%) Security Operations
6 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (10.53%) Change Management
7 6 (10.53%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 6 (10.53%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (10.53%) Server Hardening
7 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.53%) Threat Intelligence
7 6 (10.53%) Web Filtering
8 5 (8.77%) IT Audit
9 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
9 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) GIAC
2 29 (50.88%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (47.37%) CISSP
4 25 (43.86%) CCNP
5 23 (40.35%) CCIE
5 23 (40.35%) GSEC
6 13 (22.81%) CISM
7 9 (15.79%) CISA
7 9 (15.79%) SSCP
8 8 (14.04%) CCNA
9 7 (12.28%) Degree
10 6 (10.53%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (3.51%) CISMP
12 2 (3.51%) GCIH
12 2 (3.51%) MCSA
12 2 (3.51%) MCSE
12 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
13 1 (1.75%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (54.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (40.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) CSIRT
1 1 (1.75%) EnCase
1 1 (1.75%) FTK
1 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Cisco
2 23 (40.35%) CheckPoint
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) Darktrace
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) Splunk
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.75%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Nuix