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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Ethical Hacking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 270 228 246
Rank change year-on-year -42 +18 +52
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 7 3 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.096% 0.060% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.063% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 20
10th Percentile £52,500 - -
25th Percentile £53,750 £27,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +141.67% -25.00% -46.67%
75th Percentile £78,125 £55,000 £82,813
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,500 £89,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £30,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year +141.67% -40.89% -32.33%

Ethical Hacking is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,938 4,771 6,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.86% 95.48% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5,528 4,265 5,839
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £107,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £68,211
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.62% +4.94%

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in the City of London

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in the City of London

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ethical Hacking in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) CEH
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Law
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) IPv6
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Kali Linux
3 3 (42.86%) GWAPT
3 3 (42.86%) OSCP
3 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 3 (42.86%) GXPN
3 3 (42.86%) Social Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Presentation Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Offensive Security
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) Metasploit
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
4 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering

Ethical Hacking
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 (28.57%) AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) IPv6
1 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
1 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
1 3 (42.86%) Presentation Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Cyberattack
2 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Kali Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Offensive Security
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) SOAR
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (14.29%) Proactive Management
5 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
5 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Bash
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CEH
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) GWAPT
2 3 (42.86%) GXPN
2 3 (42.86%) OSCP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) AlienVault
2 1 (14.29%) FireEye
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys