Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 205 241
Rank change year-on-year +17 +36 -18
Permanent jobs citing CEH 25 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.52% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 1.92% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 16
Leeds median annual salary £46,250 £32,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.31% -24.42% -4.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £36,875
90th Percentile £74,125 £66,250 £45,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -24.44% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 859 1,250 1,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.00% 23.50% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 697 1,056 1,206
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,875 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for CEH in Leeds

CEH
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for CEH in Leeds

CEH
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for CEH in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for CEH.

1 19 (76.00%) CISSP
1 19 (76.00%) CISM
1 19 (76.00%) Information Security
2 17 (68.00%) Firewall
3 15 (60.00%) CISA
3 15 (60.00%) SANS
4 12 (48.00%) CISMP
4 12 (48.00%) Degree
5 11 (44.00%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco
6 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (36.00%) SSCP
7 9 (36.00%) SIEM
8 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (32.00%) CCNA
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
8 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
9 7 (28.00%) Security Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (28.00%) CCIE
9 7 (28.00%) CCNP
9 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
10 6 (24.00%) OSCP
10 6 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (24.00%) CREST Certified
10 6 (24.00%) Cyber Essentials

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (12.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (24.00%) VPN
4 4 (16.00%) Internet
4 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 3 (12.00%) WAN
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
1 11 (44.00%) Security Architect
2 8 (32.00%) IT Architect
2 8 (32.00%) IT Security Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (24.00%) Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Information Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) CISSP Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) IT Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) PKI
2 4 (16.00%) BYOD
2 4 (16.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (36.00%) SIEM
4 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (28.00%) Security Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
6 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (16.00%) Disk Encryption
7 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.00%) OWASP
7 4 (16.00%) Security Auditing
8 3 (12.00%) Business Development
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (16.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) CISM
1 19 (76.00%) CISSP
2 15 (60.00%) CISA
2 15 (60.00%) SANS
3 12 (48.00%) CISMP
3 12 (48.00%) Degree
4 9 (36.00%) SSCP
5 8 (32.00%) CCNA
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (28.00%) CCIE
6 7 (28.00%) CCNP
7 6 (24.00%) CREST Certified
7 6 (24.00%) Master's Degree
7 6 (24.00%) OSCP
8 3 (12.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (12.00%) CSSLP
8 3 (12.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (8.00%) ISO 31000
3 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
1 4 (16.00%) Nagios
1 4 (16.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (16.00%) VMware