The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 723 693 830
Rank change year-on-year -30 +137  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 132 214 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 108 162 94
Median salary £52,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.08% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74870 82511 91444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.69% 89.04% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 60781 69796 75582
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,888
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in England

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in England

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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 -34 48 £61,250 -9.25% 3
South East +38 39 £53,000 +24.70% 4
West Midlands +28 17 £50,000 +42.85% 3
South West +4 15 £37,500 -25.00%
North West -55 8 £56,750 -5.41% 1
Yorkshire +2 2 £36,250 -39.58% 1
East of England 0 2 £33,500 -47.45% 3
Ethical Hacking
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 145 (56.86%) Penetration Testing
2 143 (56.08%) Cybersecurity
3 100 (39.22%) Information Security
4 88 (34.51%) Java
5 86 (33.73%) CEH
6 83 (32.55%) Windows
7 77 (30.20%) Security Cleared
8 76 (29.80%) CISSP
9 74 (29.02%) Firewall
10 64 (25.10%) Degree
11 63 (24.71%) CREST Certified
12 61 (23.92%) Python
12 61 (23.92%) C
13 56 (21.96%) C++
14 53 (20.78%) Network Security
15 52 (20.39%) Security Testing
16 44 (17.25%) Finance
16 44 (17.25%) OSCP
17 43 (16.86%) DV Cleared
18 42 (16.47%) Computer Science
19 41 (16.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 40 (15.69%) C#
20 40 (15.69%) SQL
21 38 (14.90%) SIEM
22 35 (13.73%) CISM
23 34 (13.33%) Telecoms
23 34 (13.33%) OWASP
24 33 (12.94%) Android
24 33 (12.94%) Source Code Analysis
25 31 (12.16%) Security Architecture

Ethical Hacking
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 6 (2.35%) Apache Pig
1 6 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.96%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.96%) Ethereum
3 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.92%) SaaS
4 6 (2.35%) Office 365
5 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.39%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 74 (29.02%) Firewall
2 53 (20.78%) Network Security
3 15 (5.88%) Wireless
4 14 (5.49%) VPN
5 12 (4.71%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.31%) HTTP
7 10 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (3.53%) LAN
8 9 (3.53%) WAN
9 7 (2.75%) DHCP
9 7 (2.75%) DNS
9 7 (2.75%) Internet
9 7 (2.75%) Software-Defined Networking
10 6 (2.35%) SMTP
10 6 (2.35%) Wireless Security
11 4 (1.57%) SSL
11 4 (1.57%) VLAN
12 1 (0.39%) FTP
12 1 (0.39%) LDAP
12 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.92%) Big Data
2 6 (2.35%) Apache Hive
2 6 (2.35%) GIS
2 6 (2.35%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.96%) Blockchain
3 5 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.57%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (7.45%) Metasploit
2 12 (4.71%) Eclipse
2 12 (4.71%) Xcode
3 6 (2.35%) Burp Suite
3 6 (2.35%) IDA Disassembler
4 4 (1.57%) AppScan
4 4 (1.57%) sqlmap
5 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.78%) JIRA
5 2 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 44 (17.25%) Finance
2 34 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.24%) Military
4 10 (3.92%) Marketing
5 7 (2.75%) Legal
6 4 (1.57%) Digital Economy
6 4 (1.57%) Law
6 4 (1.57%) Retail
7 3 (1.18%) Electronics
8 2 (0.78%) Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (32.16%) Analyst
2 69 (27.06%) Security Analyst
3 56 (21.96%) Tester
4 52 (20.39%) Consultant
5 51 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
6 48 (18.82%) Security Consultant
7 39 (15.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 37 (14.51%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 25 (9.80%) Ethical Hacker
10 22 (8.63%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (7.84%) Senior Security Analyst
12 19 (7.45%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
13 15 (5.88%) Security Engineer
14 14 (5.49%) Graduate
14 14 (5.49%) Information Analyst
14 14 (5.49%) Information Security Analyst
15 12 (4.71%) Forensic Consultant
16 11 (4.31%) Security Tester
16 11 (4.31%) SOC Analyst
17 10 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.20%) HTML
2 23 (9.02%) .NET
3 14 (5.49%) Web Services
4 6 (2.35%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.96%) Middleware
5 5 (1.96%) Node.js
5 5 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (1.57%) Ajax
7 2 (0.78%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.39%) CSS
8 1 (0.39%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.39%) Java EE
8 1 (0.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.47%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 27 (10.59%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 14 (5.49%) Smartphone
5 13 (5.10%) Driving Licence
6 12 (4.71%) Mobile App
7 11 (4.31%) SCADA
7 11 (4.31%) Security Operations Centre
8 10 (3.92%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (2.75%) Cyber Attack
12 6 (2.35%) CESG
12 6 (2.35%) PKI
13 5 (1.96%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.96%) iSeries
14 4 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (1.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (32.55%) Windows
2 33 (12.94%) Android
3 30 (11.76%) Linux
4 29 (11.37%) VxWorks
5 18 (7.06%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.71%) Unix
7 9 (3.53%) Kali Linux
8 7 (2.75%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.35%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.96%) Solaris
10 5 (1.96%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) CentOS
11 1 (0.39%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (56.86%) Penetration Testing
2 143 (56.08%) Cybersecurity
3 100 (39.22%) Information Security
4 52 (20.39%) Security Testing
5 38 (14.90%) SIEM
6 34 (13.33%) OWASP
7 33 (12.94%) Source Code Analysis
8 31 (12.16%) Security Architecture
9 25 (9.80%) Reverse Engineering
10 24 (9.41%) Digital Forensics
10 24 (9.41%) Line Management
10 24 (9.41%) Vulnerability Management
11 23 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (9.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 21 (8.24%) Malware Analysis
13 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (7.45%) SDLC
14 19 (7.45%) Social Engineering
15 17 (6.67%) Risk Management
16 16 (6.27%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 88 (34.51%) Java
2 61 (23.92%) C
2 61 (23.92%) Python
3 56 (21.96%) C++
4 40 (15.69%) C#
4 40 (15.69%) SQL
5 27 (10.59%) JavaScript
6 24 (9.41%) Ruby
7 22 (8.63%) Perl
8 8 (3.14%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.96%) PHP
9 5 (1.96%) Scala
10 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.18%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (33.73%) CEH
2 77 (30.20%) Security Cleared
3 76 (29.80%) CISSP
4 64 (25.10%) Degree
5 63 (24.71%) CREST Certified
6 44 (17.25%) OSCP
7 43 (16.86%) DV Cleared
8 35 (13.73%) CISM
9 23 (9.02%) GIAC
9 23 (9.02%) SC Cleared
10 19 (7.45%) GPEN
10 19 (7.45%) OSCE
11 17 (6.67%) SANS
12 14 (5.49%) GCIA
12 14 (5.49%) GCIH
13 12 (4.71%) CHECK Team Member
13 12 (4.71%) CLAS
14 11 (4.31%) CHFI
14 11 (4.31%) GAWN
14 11 (4.31%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (10.20%) PCI DSS
3 15 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (3.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (2.75%) QA
6 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.78%) GDPR
9 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.31%) Snort
2 11 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (12.16%) Nessus
2 14 (5.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 11 (4.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (3.92%) Nmap
5 4 (1.57%) CSIRT
5 4 (1.57%) Defensics
5 4 (1.57%) OpenVAS
6 2 (0.78%) EnCase
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (7.06%) VMware
2 15 (5.88%) Cisco
3 13 (5.10%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.92%) Codenomicon
5 8 (3.14%) Splunk
6 7 (2.75%) Dell
6 7 (2.75%) SonicWALL
7 6 (2.35%) Citrix
8 5 (1.96%) Blue Coat
8 5 (1.96%) IBM
9 4 (1.57%) Coverity
9 4 (1.57%) F5
9 4 (1.57%) Qualys
10 3 (1.18%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.18%) Huawei
11 2 (0.78%) Apple
11 2 (0.78%) Facebook
11 2 (0.78%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.39%) AlienVault
12 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary!
Posted: Yesterday
Batley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Various
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cloudscope
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive + car allowance or company car
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £125000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £37,000 Dependant on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
West End
Energon Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago