Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 316 382
Rank change year-on-year +19 +66 +81
Permanent jobs citing CEH 23 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 1.11% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 29
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £37,000 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £76,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -7.69%

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 2254 2623 4109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.08% 22.75% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 2325 3536
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,450 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CEH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 20 (86.96%) CISSP
2 14 (60.87%) CISA
2 14 (60.87%) CISM
2 14 (60.87%) Firewall
3 13 (56.52%) SIEM
4 12 (52.17%) Security Operations
5 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (43.48%) Information Security
7 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (39.13%) Network Security
8 8 (34.78%) Python
8 8 (34.78%) Java
8 8 (34.78%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 7 (30.43%) GIAC
9 7 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (30.43%) Cryptography
9 7 (30.43%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (26.09%) Ruby
10 6 (26.09%) PKI
10 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
10 6 (26.09%) Linux
10 6 (26.09%) HTTP
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco
10 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
10 6 (26.09%) Re-Platforming
10 6 (26.09%) CREST Certified
11 5 (21.74%) SANS
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (21.74%) RHCSA

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Network Security
3 7 (30.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (26.09%) HTTP
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
5 5 (21.74%) IPsec
5 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Security Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Officer
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Advisor
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Officer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Advisor
4 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) PKI
2 5 (21.74%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) CentOS
3 5 (21.74%) Debian
3 5 (21.74%) Kali Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) SIEM
2 12 (52.17%) Security Operations
3 10 (43.48%) Information Security
4 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (30.43%) Cryptography
5 7 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (26.09%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (21.74%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (21.74%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (13.04%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) Social Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
10 2 (8.70%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
10 2 (8.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
1 8 (34.78%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
3 5 (21.74%) C-shell
3 5 (21.74%) Korn
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) CISSP
2 14 (60.87%) CISA
2 14 (60.87%) CISM
3 7 (30.43%) GIAC
4 6 (26.09%) CREST Certified
5 5 (21.74%) CRISC
5 5 (21.74%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (21.74%) LPIC
5 5 (21.74%) RHCA
5 5 (21.74%) RHCE
5 5 (21.74%) RHCSA
5 5 (21.74%) SANS
5 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) ECIH
6 3 (13.04%) GCIH
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (8.70%) Degree
7 2 (8.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (8.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) pfSense
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) CSIRT
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) Nmap
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Aruba
2 5 (21.74%) Extreme Networks
2 5 (21.74%) F5
2 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
2 5 (21.74%) Juniper
2 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
2 5 (21.74%) SonicWALL
2 5 (21.74%) WatchGuard
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Qualys
3 2 (8.70%) Sophos
4 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Trend Micro
4 1 (4.35%) Trustwave