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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
London / City of London
Rank 208 256 303
Rank change year-on-year +48 +47  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 11 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 0.79% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 13
Median salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.63% +10.00%  

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 1260 1774 2687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.92% 25.00% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1584 2256
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,001 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (100.00%) CISSP
1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (78.57%) Unix
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Management Information System
4 9 (64.29%) CISM
4 9 (64.29%) Risk Management
4 9 (64.29%) Finance
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) GCIA
4 9 (64.29%) GCIH
4 9 (64.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (64.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
4 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (64.29%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (64.29%) Malware Analysis
4 9 (64.29%) SANS
4 9 (64.29%) Security Operations
4 9 (64.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (64.29%) Security Monitoring
5 8 (57.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (57.14%) Attack Monitoring
5 8 (57.14%) Threat Analysis
5 8 (57.14%) Cyber Attack
5 8 (57.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 8 (57.14%) GCED
5 8 (57.14%) Computer Security
5 8 (57.14%) Banking
5 8 (57.14%) GSEC

CEH
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless Security
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
3 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AppScan
1 1 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Malware Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Information Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Security Advisor
3 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Security Tester
3 1 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (64.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (57.14%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) CESG
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Unix
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
2 9 (64.29%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (64.29%) Malware Analysis
2 9 (64.29%) Risk Management
2 9 (64.29%) Security Monitoring
2 9 (64.29%) Security Operations
2 9 (64.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (57.14%) Attack Monitoring
3 8 (57.14%) Computer Security
3 8 (57.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (57.14%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) C++
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (64.29%) CISM
2 9 (64.29%) GCIA
2 9 (64.29%) GCIH
2 9 (64.29%) SANS
3 8 (57.14%) GCED
3 8 (57.14%) GSEC
4 3 (21.43%) CISA
5 2 (14.29%) CREST Certified
5 2 (14.29%) GIAC
5 2 (14.29%) OSCP
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (7.14%) CRISC
6 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (7.14%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (7.14%) CSIRT
2 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Veracode
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a VERY generous bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago