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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 250 296
Rank change year-on-year +22 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 3 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.058% 0.17% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 10
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £57,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18%  

Ethical Hacking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4596 5702 9233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.29% 90.61% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 5205 7905
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (62.50%) Node.js
1 5 (62.50%) Blockchain
1 5 (62.50%) Ethereum
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 2 (25.00%) CSIRT
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) Nessus
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Ethereum
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Blockchain
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Node.js
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security
1 2 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CSIRT
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) VMware