Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 309 327
Rank change year-on-year +22 +18 +71
Permanent jobs citing CEH 54 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.28% 0.97% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 50 19 26
City of London median annual salary £73,750 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.26% -11.54% +13.04%
10th Percentile £52,250 £37,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £79,375
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +26.09% -11.54% +18.18%

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 2,364 2,360 2,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.34% 23.23% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,061 2,085 2,479
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,450 £31,506
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CEH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 39 (72.22%) Firewall
2 34 (62.96%) CISSP
3 32 (59.26%) Finance
4 31 (57.41%) GIAC
5 27 (50.00%) Information Security
5 27 (50.00%) Windows
6 26 (48.15%) CISM
7 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
9 21 (38.89%) Network Security
9 21 (38.89%) SIEM
9 21 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (38.89%) Cisco
10 19 (35.19%) CCNP
11 17 (31.48%) Cyber Essentials
11 17 (31.48%) CCIE
11 17 (31.48%) CheckPoint
11 17 (31.48%) GSEC
11 17 (31.48%) Law
11 17 (31.48%) Legal
12 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
13 11 (20.37%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (20.37%) Ethical Hacking
14 10 (18.52%) Linux
14 10 (18.52%) CISA
15 9 (16.67%) Security Operations
16 8 (14.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 8 (14.81%) Threat Intelligence
16 8 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection

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 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 39 (72.22%) Firewall
2 21 (38.89%) Network Security
3 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (12.96%) Internet
5 7 (12.96%) VoIP
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (1.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (59.26%) Finance
2 17 (31.48%) Law
2 17 (31.48%) Legal
3 6 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Analyst
2 21 (38.89%) Security Analyst
3 18 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 18 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 17 (31.48%) Cisco Analyst
4 17 (31.48%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Incident Manager
7 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Security Incident Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.70%) IT Auditor
8 2 (3.70%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.85%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.85%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Algorithms
2 7 (12.96%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.52%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Unix
5 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.70%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Information Security
2 21 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (38.89%) SIEM
3 11 (20.37%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (20.37%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 8 (14.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 8 (14.81%) Threat Intelligence
5 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (12.96%) Security Architecture
7 6 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.26%) IT Audit
9 4 (7.41%) Innovative Thinking
9 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (5.56%) Analytics
10 3 (5.56%) Data Analytics
10 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.70%) Python
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (62.96%) CISSP
2 31 (57.41%) GIAC
3 26 (48.15%) CISM
4 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (35.19%) CCNP
6 17 (31.48%) CCIE
6 17 (31.48%) GSEC
7 10 (18.52%) CISA
8 8 (14.81%) Degree
9 7 (12.96%) GCIH
9 7 (12.96%) SANS
10 4 (7.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (7.41%) CCSP
10 4 (7.41%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (7.41%) CRISC
11 3 (5.56%) CISMP
12 2 (3.70%) CCNA
12 2 (3.70%) MCSA
12 2 (3.70%) MCSE
12 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (31.48%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.85%) FINRA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) CSIRT
1 1 (1.85%) EnCase
1 1 (1.85%) FTK
1 1 (1.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.85%) Nessus
1 1 (1.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Cisco
2 17 (31.48%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.41%) Qualys
4 3 (5.56%) Apple
4 3 (5.56%) Splunk
5 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.85%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) Nuix