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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 248 285
Rank change year-on-year +31 +37  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 17 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 0.82% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 19
Median salary £56,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.40% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £50,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £77,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1286 1456 2520
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.56% 23.16% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1291 2164
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CEH as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CEH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing CEH 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 City of London region with a requirement for CEH.

1 28 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (75.00%) CISM
2 21 (75.00%) Information Security
3 20 (71.43%) Security Operations
4 18 (64.29%) Management Information System
4 18 (64.29%) Windows
5 17 (60.71%) Linux
6 16 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (53.57%) Finance
8 14 (50.00%) SANS
9 13 (46.43%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (42.86%) Firewall
10 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (39.29%) Network Security
11 11 (39.29%) Incident Management
11 11 (39.29%) Risk Management
11 11 (39.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (39.29%) Unix
11 11 (39.29%) SIEM
12 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (35.71%) GSEC
13 9 (32.14%) GCIH
13 9 (32.14%) GCIA
13 9 (32.14%) Computer Security
13 9 (32.14%) Python
13 9 (32.14%) CISA
13 9 (32.14%) Malware Analysis
13 9 (32.14%) Security Operations Centre
13 9 (32.14%) Security Monitoring

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) IaaS
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (42.86%) Firewall
3 11 (39.29%) Network Security
4 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (17.86%) HTTP
6 5 (17.86%) HTTPS
6 5 (17.86%) IPsec
6 5 (17.86%) VPN
6 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 2 (7.14%) DNS
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (3.57%) LDAP
8 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
8 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) AppScan
1 1 (3.57%) Burp Suite
1 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
1 1 (3.57%) Paros
1 1 (3.57%) WebScarab
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Malware Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Monitoring Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Information Officer
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Officer
4 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Security Officer
5 3 (10.71%) Information Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) CGI
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Management Information System
2 9 (32.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (28.57%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (17.86%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (17.86%) PKI
5 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (7.14%) Fintech
6 2 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Unix
4 7 (25.00%) CentOS
5 5 (17.86%) Debian
5 5 (17.86%) Kali Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Ubuntu
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) FreeBSD
8 1 (3.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Information Security
2 20 (71.43%) Security Operations
3 13 (46.43%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (39.29%) Incident Management
5 11 (39.29%) Risk Management
5 11 (39.29%) SIEM
5 11 (39.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (32.14%) Computer Security
7 9 (32.14%) Malware Analysis
7 9 (32.14%) Security Monitoring
8 8 (28.57%) Attack Monitoring
8 8 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 8 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
9 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (21.43%) Cryptography
11 5 (17.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 5 (17.86%) Project Management
11 5 (17.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Python
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 5 (17.86%) C-shell
3 5 (17.86%) Korn
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (75.00%) CISM
3 14 (50.00%) SANS
4 10 (35.71%) GSEC
5 9 (32.14%) CISA
5 9 (32.14%) GCIA
5 9 (32.14%) GCIH
6 8 (28.57%) GCED
7 6 (21.43%) GIAC
8 5 (17.86%) CREST Certified
8 5 (17.86%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (17.86%) LPIC
8 5 (17.86%) RHCA
8 5 (17.86%) RHCE
8 5 (17.86%) RHCSA
8 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 4 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) pfSense
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (17.86%) FortiGate
3 4 (14.29%) Nessus
4 2 (7.14%) SCCM
5 1 (3.57%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (3.57%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
1 7 (25.00%) Palo Alto
1 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.86%) Aruba
2 5 (17.86%) Extreme Networks
2 5 (17.86%) F5
2 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
2 5 (17.86%) Juniper
2 5 (17.86%) SonicWALL
2 5 (17.86%) WatchGuard
3 3 (10.71%) ArcSight
4 2 (7.14%) CyberArk
4 2 (7.14%) LogRhythm
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee
4 2 (7.14%) Qualys
4 2 (7.14%) Sophos
4 2 (7.14%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Veracode