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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 767 546 554
Rank change year-on-year -221 +8 +5
Permanent jobs citing CEH 107 64 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 1.01% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 75 43 71
10th Percentile £53,600 £47,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £50,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.86% - -6.67%
75th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £84,375
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £67,000 £62,500 £58,072
% change year-on-year +7.20% +7.63% -7.09%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13,150 6,311 7,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.70% 18.35% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,808 4,571 5,768
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £49,688 £48,750 £44,468
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £82,860 £78,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in London

CEH
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CEH in London.

Salary trend for CEH in London

CEH
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CEH in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for CEH in London

CEH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -23 11 £65,000 -13.33% 4
East London -56 2 £23,000 -54.00% 2
North London -36 1 - -
South London - 1 - - 1
West London - 1 - - 1
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for CEH.

1 94 (87.85%) Cybersecurity
2 78 (72.90%) CISSP
3 65 (60.75%) Information Security
4 43 (40.19%) Degree
5 38 (35.51%) Penetration Testing
5 38 (35.51%) Social Skills
6 37 (34.58%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (34.58%) Management Information System
7 36 (33.64%) CISM
8 32 (29.91%) SIEM
9 31 (28.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 30 (28.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 29 (27.10%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (26.17%) Microsoft
12 28 (26.17%) AWS
13 27 (25.23%) Firewall
14 26 (24.30%) Ethical Hacking
14 26 (24.30%) GCIA
14 26 (24.30%) GCIH
15 24 (22.43%) Windows
15 24 (22.43%) CompTIA Security+
16 23 (21.50%) Finance
16 23 (21.50%) DevOps
17 22 (20.56%) OWASP
18 21 (19.63%) QRadar
19 20 (18.69%) DevSecOps
19 20 (18.69%) Risk Management
19 20 (18.69%) People Management
20 19 (17.76%) Business Continuity
20 19 (17.76%) Agile

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (3.74%) Apache Spark
1 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.17%) AWS
2 18 (16.82%) Azure
2 18 (16.82%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (12.15%) Mimecast
4 8 (7.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (5.61%) GCP
6 3 (2.80%) PaaS
6 3 (2.80%) SaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Sentinel
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.23%) Firewall
2 17 (15.89%) WAN
3 12 (11.21%) Network Security
4 11 (10.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (10.28%) SSL
5 8 (7.48%) Wireless
6 7 (6.54%) DNS
6 7 (6.54%) HTTP
6 7 (6.54%) LAN
7 6 (5.61%) Internet
7 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.74%) 802.11
8 4 (3.74%) DHCP
8 4 (3.74%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.74%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.74%) VLAN
8 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.80%) tcpdump
9 3 (2.80%) Wireshark
9 3 (2.80%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Burp Suite
2 8 (7.48%) SonarQube
3 7 (6.54%) Metasploit
General
1 38 (35.51%) Social Skills
2 23 (21.50%) Finance
3 14 (13.08%) Retail
4 12 (11.21%) Law
5 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (8.41%) Organisational Skills
7 8 (7.48%) Legal
8 6 (5.61%) Games
8 6 (5.61%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
10 4 (3.74%) German Language
11 1 (0.93%) Banking
11 1 (0.93%) Electronics
11 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.93%) French Language
11 1 (0.93%) International Banking
11 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.93%) Marketing
11 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (19.63%) Analyst
2 18 (16.82%) Security Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) Security Analyst
4 13 (12.15%) Security Manager
5 9 (8.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 9 (8.41%) IT Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Senior Security Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Tester
7 7 (6.54%) Information Manager
7 7 (6.54%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (5.61%) Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Security Architect
8 6 (5.61%) SOC Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Vulnerability Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) Node.js
2 8 (7.48%) .NET
3 5 (4.67%) Web Services
4 4 (3.74%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.80%) SAML
6 1 (0.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.58%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.15%) Cyberthreat
2 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
3 11 (10.28%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (9.35%) SCADA
5 8 (7.48%) Client/Server
6 7 (6.54%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (3.74%) Blockchain
7 4 (3.74%) IoT
8 3 (2.80%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.93%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) PKI
9 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.43%) Windows
2 18 (16.82%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) Android
4 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.80%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (87.85%) Cybersecurity
2 65 (60.75%) Information Security
3 38 (35.51%) Penetration Testing
4 37 (34.58%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (29.91%) SIEM
6 31 (28.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 26 (24.30%) Ethical Hacking
8 23 (21.50%) DevOps
9 22 (20.56%) OWASP
10 20 (18.69%) DevSecOps
10 20 (18.69%) People Management
10 20 (18.69%) Risk Management
11 19 (17.76%) Agile
11 19 (17.76%) Business Continuity
12 18 (16.82%) Security Operations
13 17 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (15.89%) Threat Intelligence
14 16 (14.95%) Application Security
14 16 (14.95%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (14.02%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.15%) Python
2 12 (11.21%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.48%) Bash
4 3 (2.80%) Perl
4 3 (2.80%) Ruby
5 2 (1.87%) Go
5 2 (1.87%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (72.90%) CISSP
2 43 (40.19%) Degree
3 36 (33.64%) CISM
4 29 (27.10%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (24.30%) GCIA
5 26 (24.30%) GCIH
6 24 (22.43%) CompTIA Security+
7 17 (15.89%) CCNA
7 17 (15.89%) OSCP
8 15 (14.02%) CISA
8 15 (14.02%) CSSLP
9 13 (12.15%) CREST Certified
10 12 (11.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 11 (10.28%) GIAC
11 11 (10.28%) SANS
12 10 (9.35%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (7.48%) GXPN
14 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (5.61%) CCSP
15 6 (5.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (15.89%) GDPR
3 15 (14.02%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (12.15%) PCI DSS
5 12 (11.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 7 (6.54%) GRC
6 7 (6.54%) NIST
7 6 (5.61%) NCSC
8 5 (4.67%) QA
9 3 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (1.87%) MiFID
11 1 (0.93%) COBIT
11 1 (0.93%) GLBA
System Software
1 18 (16.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (19.63%) QRadar
2 15 (14.02%) Kubernetes
3 8 (7.48%) CSIRT
4 6 (5.61%) Nessus
5 5 (4.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.21%) IBM
3 9 (8.41%) Splunk
4 8 (7.48%) ArcSight
4 8 (7.48%) Cisco
5 4 (3.74%) Meraki
6 3 (2.80%) Okta
6 3 (2.80%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.93%) AlienVault
7 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.93%) Qualys
7 1 (0.93%) SAP