The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 634 801
Rank change year-on-year +26 +167  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 249 305 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.24% 1.15% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 205 229 148
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,350
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20040 26563 29059
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.73% 27.18% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15860 21573 22956
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing CEH as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in England

CEH
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CEH in England

CEH
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in England over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for CEH in England

CEH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the England region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +46 115 £66,250 -1.85% 12
South East +61 48 £40,000 -27.27% 4
West Midlands +35 22 £45,000 -14.69% 1
Yorkshire +24 21 £70,000 +55.55% 1
East of England +16 20 £47,500 -1.91%
North West -21 12 £47,500 -25.49% 1
South West +8 7 £47,500 -17.39% 1
East Midlands +3 4 £40,000 -38.46%
CEH
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 England region with a requirement for CEH.

1 377 (71.67%) CISSP
2 279 (53.04%) Information Security
3 204 (38.78%) Cybersecurity
4 189 (35.93%) CISM
5 182 (34.60%) Windows
6 150 (28.52%) Firewall
7 142 (27.00%) SIEM
8 136 (25.86%) Penetration Testing
9 129 (24.52%) Risk Management
10 125 (23.76%) SANS
11 120 (22.81%) GIAC
12 118 (22.43%) Finance
13 117 (22.24%) Security Operations
14 116 (22.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 111 (21.10%) Management Information System
16 109 (20.72%) Linux
17 107 (20.34%) Degree
18 105 (19.96%) Network Security
19 104 (19.77%) Security Cleared
20 103 (19.58%) CISA
21 95 (18.06%) Ethical Hacking
22 86 (16.35%) GCIA
23 82 (15.59%) Incident Management
24 81 (15.40%) Vulnerability Scanning
25 80 (15.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 80 (15.21%) Unix
26 75 (14.26%) SC Cleared
27 73 (13.88%) OSCP
27 73 (13.88%) Security Monitoring
28 72 (13.69%) Vulnerability Management

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 39 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.85%) Apache
4 13 (2.47%) IIS
5 8 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.76%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.71%) Sentinel
2 8 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.27%) Office 365
2 19 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.23%) SaaS
4 14 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 150 (28.52%) Firewall
2 105 (19.96%) Network Security
3 67 (12.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 32 (6.08%) TCP/IP
5 24 (4.56%) Wireless
6 17 (3.23%) HTTP
7 16 (3.04%) Wireless Security
7 16 (3.04%) Wireshark
8 15 (2.85%) DNS
9 13 (2.47%) LAN
9 13 (2.47%) VPN
9 13 (2.47%) WAN
10 10 (1.90%) Internet
11 9 (1.71%) SSL
12 6 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.14%) DHCP
12 6 (1.14%) SSH
13 5 (0.95%) BGP
13 5 (0.95%) NetScreen
13 5 (0.95%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.70%) Big Data
2 26 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.95%) InfluxDB
5 5 (0.95%) ZAP BI
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.19%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.19%) GIS
7 1 (0.19%) Maltego
7 1 (0.19%) MySQL
7 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (5.32%) Burp Suite
2 17 (3.23%) Metasploit
3 16 (3.04%) AppScan
4 15 (2.85%) Paros
4 15 (2.85%) WebScarab
5 8 (1.52%) JIRA
6 7 (1.33%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.19%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 118 (22.43%) Finance
2 21 (3.99%) Banking
2 21 (3.99%) Games
3 20 (3.80%) Legal
4 16 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.85%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.28%) Military
7 11 (2.09%) Publishing
8 10 (1.90%) German Language
9 9 (1.71%) Marketing
10 8 (1.52%) Electronics
10 8 (1.52%) Law
11 7 (1.33%) Retail
12 6 (1.14%) French Language
13 5 (0.95%) Advertising
14 4 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
14 4 (0.76%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.38%) Back Office
15 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (37.83%) Analyst
2 134 (25.48%) Security Analyst
3 66 (12.55%) Consultant
4 56 (10.65%) Security Manager
5 55 (10.46%) Security Consultant
6 42 (7.98%) Security Engineer
7 40 (7.60%) Tester
8 39 (7.41%) SOC Analyst
9 36 (6.84%) Information Analyst
9 36 (6.84%) Information Security Analyst
9 36 (6.84%) Penetration Tester
10 31 (5.89%) IT Analyst
10 31 (5.89%) IT Security Analyst
11 29 (5.51%) Architect
12 25 (4.75%) SIEM Analyst
13 23 (4.37%) Security Architect
14 22 (4.18%) Monitoring Analyst
15 20 (3.80%) Malware Analyst
15 20 (3.80%) Operations Analyst
15 20 (3.80%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.04%) .NET
2 15 (2.85%) Regular Expression
3 14 (2.66%) ZeroMQ
4 12 (2.28%) HTML
4 12 (2.28%) JSON
4 12 (2.28%) Web Services
5 11 (2.09%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (0.95%) PCRE
7 1 (0.19%) CGI
7 1 (0.19%) LAMP
7 1 (0.19%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.19%) SAML
7 1 (0.19%) SPNEGO
7 1 (0.19%) XACML
7 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 111 (21.10%) Management Information System
2 60 (11.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 44 (8.37%) Computer Science
4 35 (6.65%) Cyberthreat
5 29 (5.51%) Data Centre
6 25 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (4.37%) Cyber Attack
8 16 (3.04%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.85%) CESG
9 15 (2.85%) Driving Licence
10 13 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (2.28%) Cybercrime
12 10 (1.90%) Cyber Defence
12 10 (1.90%) SCADA
13 9 (1.71%) BYOD
14 7 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (1.14%) PKI
16 5 (0.95%) Virtual Team
17 4 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 182 (34.60%) Windows
2 109 (20.72%) Linux
3 80 (15.21%) Unix
4 42 (7.98%) Windows Server
5 30 (5.70%) CentOS
5 30 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.28%) Kali Linux
8 10 (1.90%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.71%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.14%) Android
11 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.76%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.19%) HPUX
14 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (53.04%) Information Security
2 204 (38.78%) Cybersecurity
3 142 (27.00%) SIEM
4 136 (25.86%) Penetration Testing
5 129 (24.52%) Risk Management
6 117 (22.24%) Security Operations
7 95 (18.06%) Ethical Hacking
8 82 (15.59%) Incident Management
9 81 (15.40%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 80 (15.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 73 (13.88%) Security Monitoring
12 72 (13.69%) Vulnerability Management
13 62 (11.79%) ITIL
14 49 (9.32%) Malware Analysis
14 49 (9.32%) Security Testing
15 42 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (7.79%) OWASP
17 39 (7.41%) Analytics
18 38 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
19 37 (7.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 59 (11.22%) Java
2 49 (9.32%) Python
3 47 (8.94%) C
4 36 (6.84%) C++
5 32 (6.08%) Perl
6 31 (5.89%) SQL
7 29 (5.51%) Ruby
8 25 (4.75%) Bash Shell
9 20 (3.80%) C#
10 19 (3.61%) PHP
11 16 (3.04%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.57%) Ada
13 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 377 (71.67%) CISSP
2 189 (35.93%) CISM
3 125 (23.76%) SANS
4 120 (22.81%) GIAC
5 107 (20.34%) Degree
6 104 (19.77%) Security Cleared
7 103 (19.58%) CISA
8 86 (16.35%) GCIA
9 75 (14.26%) SC Cleared
10 73 (13.88%) OSCP
11 67 (12.74%) GCIH
12 60 (11.41%) CREST Certified
13 49 (9.32%) Cisco Certification
13 49 (9.32%) GSEC
13 49 (9.32%) SSCP
14 47 (8.94%) DV Cleared
15 41 (7.79%) CompTIA Security+
15 41 (7.79%) Security+ Certification
16 40 (7.60%) CLAS
17 37 (7.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (22.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (13.31%) PCI DSS
3 28 (5.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 18 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (3.23%) COBIT
6 13 (2.47%) GPG13
6 13 (2.47%) SLA
7 12 (2.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 8 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (1.52%) RMADS
9 5 (0.95%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.76%) Def Stans
10 4 (0.76%) DO-254
10 4 (0.76%) GDPR
10 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (0.57%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.57%) QA
12 2 (0.38%) ISO27002
13 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (11.98%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.94%) Snort
3 10 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.14%) Xen
6 5 (0.95%) HDFS
7 4 (0.76%) Samba
8 2 (0.38%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (8.75%) Nessus
2 33 (6.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 15 (2.85%) Grafana
3 15 (2.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 13 (2.47%) Nmap
5 12 (2.28%) CSIRT
5 12 (2.28%) SCOM
6 11 (2.09%) EnCase
6 11 (2.09%) Kibana
6 11 (2.09%) QRadar
7 10 (1.90%) Endace
8 9 (1.71%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 9 (1.71%) logstash
9 6 (1.14%) Defensics
9 6 (1.14%) OpenVAS
10 5 (0.95%) Fluentd
10 5 (0.95%) RSA enVision
11 4 (0.76%) FTK
11 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.76%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 68 (12.93%) Cisco
2 40 (7.60%) LogRhythm
3 38 (7.22%) Qualys
4 36 (6.84%) Microsoft
5 31 (5.89%) Palo Alto
6 28 (5.32%) Sophos
7 27 (5.13%) ArcSight
8 26 (4.94%) AlienVault
9 24 (4.56%) Splunk
10 22 (4.18%) ServiceNow
11 20 (3.80%) Intel Security
12 19 (3.61%) CheckPoint
12 19 (3.61%) Juniper
13 17 (3.23%) IBM
14 16 (3.04%) Oracle
15 15 (2.85%) VMware
16 14 (2.66%) Apple
16 14 (2.66%) Forcepoint
16 14 (2.66%) SAP
16 14 (2.66%) Symantec
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £32,258 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 22 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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