Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 207 177
Rank change year-on-year +45 -30 +52
Permanent jobs citing CEH 25 9 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.20% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.40% 0.83% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 38
Hertfordshire median annual salary £70,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +86.67% -25.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £39,125 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £46,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00% -1.09%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,040 1,081 1,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.22% 24.32% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 735 914 1,003
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +4.05% -0.57%

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CEH in Hertfordshire

CEH
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for CEH in Hertfordshire

CEH
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for CEH in Hertfordshire

CEH
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 10 - -
Watford -2 7 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Letchworth - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £39,000 -
CEH
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CEH.

1 20 (80.00%) SIEM
2 18 (72.00%) Security Operations
3 17 (68.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 16 (64.00%) Identity Access Management
5 15 (60.00%) Retail
6 13 (52.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (52.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (48.00%) GCIH
7 12 (48.00%) CISSP
8 11 (44.00%) DNS
8 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (44.00%) GCIA
9 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (40.00%) SSCP
9 10 (40.00%) GIAC
9 10 (40.00%) Linux
9 10 (40.00%) Python
9 10 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (40.00%) DevOps
9 10 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 10 (40.00%) Kali Linux
9 10 (40.00%) Open Source
9 10 (40.00%) Security Architecture
9 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (32.00%) Firewall
10 8 (32.00%) Information Security
11 7 (28.00%) Sourcefire
11 7 (28.00%) Network+ Certification

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 5 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) Network Security
3 7 (28.00%) Sourcefire
4 6 (24.00%) FTP
4 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (24.00%) SMTP
4 6 (24.00%) SSL
4 6 (24.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) DHCP
5 5 (20.00%) HTTP
5 5 (20.00%) ICMP
5 5 (20.00%) Internet
5 5 (20.00%) SNMP
5 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) DMZ
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) SOC Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) IT Support
3 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Compliance
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Security
5 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) SOC Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (28.00%) Cyberattack
4 6 (24.00%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (20.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Kali Linux
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) SIEM
2 18 (72.00%) Security Operations
3 16 (64.00%) Identity Access Management
4 13 (52.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 10 (40.00%) DevOps
5 10 (40.00%) Open Source
5 10 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (40.00%) Security Architecture
6 8 (32.00%) Information Security
7 7 (28.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (28.00%) Malware Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (24.00%) Cyber Intelligence
8 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Use Case
9 5 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (20.00%) Go
2 5 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
2 5 (20.00%) PHP
2 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 12 (48.00%) CISSP
2 12 (48.00%) GCIH
3 11 (44.00%) GCIA
4 10 (40.00%) GIAC
4 10 (40.00%) SSCP
5 7 (28.00%) CCNA
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (28.00%) GREM
5 7 (28.00%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (24.00%) CISA
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
6 6 (24.00%) GCFA
6 6 (24.00%) SANS
7 5 (20.00%) A+ Certification
7 5 (20.00%) CCENT
7 5 (20.00%) CISM
7 5 (20.00%) CSSLP
7 5 (20.00%) GSEC
7 5 (20.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) GPG13
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) QRadar
2 5 (20.00%) Nessus
2 5 (20.00%) Nmap
2 5 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Splunk
3 6 (24.00%) McAfee
4 5 (20.00%) Netsparker
4 5 (20.00%) Qualys
4 5 (20.00%) Sophos
4 5 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) AlienVault
6 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.00%) LogRhythm
6 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint