Period
to 13 October 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 13 October 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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 172 196
Rank change year-on-year +57 +24 -26
Permanent jobs citing CEH 41 40 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.68% 1.00% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.54% 3.42% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 12
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £43,875 £43,750 £36,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £80,000 £48,625
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £49,500 £44,850
% change year-on-year +21.21% +10.37% -5.58%

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 740 1,168 1,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 30.35% 29.09% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 558 849 881
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,925 £26,200 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 13 October 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 13 October 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
Watford +36 12 £60,000 -25.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £42,500 -
Hitchin - 3 £45,000 -
Borehamwood - 2 £57,500 -
Stevenage +8 1 - -
CEH
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 October 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 40 (97.56%) CISSP
2 39 (95.12%) Information Security
3 33 (80.49%) SIEM
4 28 (68.29%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (65.85%) AWS
6 26 (63.41%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (58.54%) SaaS
7 24 (58.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 24 (58.54%) Secure Coding
7 24 (58.54%) Windows
7 24 (58.54%) Java
8 19 (46.34%) Linux
9 18 (43.90%) ITIL
9 18 (43.90%) COBIT
9 18 (43.90%) Qualys
9 18 (43.90%) Veracode
10 17 (41.46%) Ethical Hacking
10 17 (41.46%) Degree
11 16 (39.02%) CISM
12 15 (36.59%) DevOps
13 14 (34.15%) Shell Script
13 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
14 13 (31.71%) Firewall
15 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
16 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
16 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
17 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
17 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
17 9 (21.95%) Computer Science Degree
17 9 (21.95%) NIST

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:

Cloud Services
1 27 (65.85%) AWS
2 24 (58.54%) SaaS
3 4 (9.76%) Azure
3 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Network Security
General
1 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Security Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Senior Security Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Security Officer
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Information Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Security Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Information Officer
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (7.32%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Cyberattack
4 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Information Security
2 33 (80.49%) SIEM
3 28 (68.29%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (63.41%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (58.54%) Secure Coding
5 24 (58.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 18 (43.90%) ITIL
7 17 (41.46%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (36.59%) DevOps
9 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
10 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (19.51%) Identity Access Management
12 7 (17.07%) Creative Thinking
12 7 (17.07%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (17.07%) Security Architecture
12 7 (17.07%) Security Management
13 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (14.63%) Scrum
13 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
2 14 (34.15%) Shell Script
3 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) TypeScript
5 3 (7.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (97.56%) CISSP
2 17 (41.46%) Degree
3 16 (39.02%) CISM
4 9 (21.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (17.07%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (12.20%) CISA
6 5 (12.20%) OSCP
7 4 (9.76%) CRISC
7 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.32%) GIAC
8 3 (7.32%) GSEC
8 3 (7.32%) ISSAP
8 3 (7.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (43.90%) COBIT
2 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
3 9 (21.95%) NIST
4 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (14.63%) HIPAA
6 4 (9.76%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (7.32%) QA
8 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Qualys
1 18 (43.90%) Veracode
2 4 (9.76%) Google
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto