Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 339 419
Rank change year-on-year +23 +80 +50
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 10 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.098% 0.12% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 5
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £63,750 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.82% -4.62%
10th Percentile £57,500 £46,125 £53,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £95,000 £71,900
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -14.81%

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 9209 10393 15217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.14% 89.42% 89.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8310 9470 13192
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Ethical Hacking as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in the City of London.

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) CISSP
3 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 6 (60.00%) CyberArk
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (30.00%) FireEye
6 3 (30.00%) Secure Coding
6 3 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (30.00%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (30.00%) SIEM
6 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (30.00%) HTTP
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (30.00%) IPsec
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 5 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Contracts Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Secure Coding
3 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CEH
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) OSCE
4 1 (10.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) CyberArk
2 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) FireEye
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Qualys
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Trend Micro