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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
London / City of London
Rank 218 260 312
Rank change year-on-year +42 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 5 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.20% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.22% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 8
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +19.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.07% +2.72%  

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 4585 6399 8963
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.33% 90.32% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4186 5697 7549
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 £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Node.js
1 4 (44.44%) Blockchain
1 4 (44.44%) Ethereum
2 3 (33.33%) CSIRT
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Splunk
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Law
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (11.11%) GIAC
4 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 1 (11.11%) CEH
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security

Ethical Hacking
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Ethereum
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Blockchain
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Node.js
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 3 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) GIAC
1 1 (11.11%) SANS
1 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
aap3
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + V.Attractive
Posted: 5 days ago