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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 27 May 2022 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
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 277 233 225
Rank change year-on-year -44 -8 +55
Permanent jobs citing CEH 10 7 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.14% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.80% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 33
10th Percentile £64,000 £49,750 -
25th Percentile - £64,375 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £75,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +42.86% -30.00%
75th Percentile £78,438 £78,375 £78,750
90th Percentile £79,125 £79,950 £92,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -6.67%

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 1,225 876 1,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.45% 17.46% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 818 750 1,147
10th Percentile £41,775 £42,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £45,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,625 £93,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for CEH in the City of London

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Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CEH in the City of London.

Salary trend for CEH in the City of London

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Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CEH in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for CEH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 9 (90.00%) CISSP
1 9 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (80.00%) OSCP
2 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (80.00%) GXPN
3 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 6 (60.00%) CISM
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Azure
3 6 (60.00%) AWS
4 5 (50.00%) Network Management
4 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (50.00%) OSCE
4 5 (50.00%) OSWP
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) SCADA
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (50.00%) Android
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) CISA
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) CREST Certified
4 5 (50.00%) GPEN
4 5 (50.00%) Social Engineering

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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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) AWS
1 6 (60.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) IPv6
3 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Security Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) SCADA
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberattack
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 8 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (60.00%) Information Security
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (50.00%) Creative Thinking
4 5 (50.00%) Network Management
4 5 (50.00%) Red Team
4 5 (50.00%) Social Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Source Code Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) Static Application Security Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (30.00%) Offensive Security
7 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) GXPN
2 8 (80.00%) OSCP
3 6 (60.00%) CISM
4 5 (50.00%) CISA
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (50.00%) CREST Certified
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) GPEN
4 5 (50.00%) OSCE
4 5 (50.00%) OSWP
5 3 (30.00%) GWAPT
6 1 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (10.00%) GCIA
6 1 (10.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) AlienVault
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Qualys