Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 130 150
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 -15
Permanent jobs citing CEH 6 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.39% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 1.63% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 4
Edinburgh median annual salary £28,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.67% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £51,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £29,000 £53,750 £53,375
Scotland median annual salary £28,000 £52,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year -46.67% -7.08% +25.56%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 718 553 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.51% 23.72% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 447 340 595
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,850 £64,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing CEH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in Edinburgh

CEH
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for CEH in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing CEH 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CEH.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Use Case
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 6 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 6 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
1 6 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Security+ Certification