Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 546 614 591
Rank change year-on-year +68 -23 +183
Permanent jobs citing CEH 266 230 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 1.36% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 230 184 242
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £50,800
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,875 £83,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £54,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.09% -5.22% +4.55%

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 15,443 16,883 18,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.57% 22.78% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11,447 12,530 15,872
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,475 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CEH in London

CEH
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for CEH in London

CEH
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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
Central London -15 55 £72,500 +26.09% 10
East London -31 4 £97,500 +25.81% 1
West London +13 2 £55,000 - 1
South London +10 2 £78,750 +34.04%
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 208 (78.20%) CISSP
2 157 (59.02%) Cybersecurity
3 156 (58.65%) Information Security
4 105 (39.47%) SIEM
5 102 (38.35%) Firewall
6 91 (34.21%) Linux
7 88 (33.08%) Penetration Testing
8 86 (32.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 85 (31.95%) GIAC
10 84 (31.58%) CISM
11 76 (28.57%) Windows
12 62 (23.31%) Degree
12 62 (23.31%) OSCP
13 61 (22.93%) Vulnerability Management
13 61 (22.93%) TCP/IP
14 58 (21.80%) Finance
15 57 (21.43%) Windows Server
16 53 (19.92%) Risk Management
17 51 (19.17%) Network Security
18 49 (18.42%) GCIH
18 49 (18.42%) Security Operations
19 48 (18.05%) CISA
20 47 (17.67%) Ethical Hacking
21 46 (17.29%) Cisco Certification
22 45 (16.92%) CompTIA Security+
23 39 (14.66%) Banking
24 37 (13.91%) CISMP
25 35 (13.16%) Analytics
25 35 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
26 34 (12.78%) Cisco

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 26 (9.77%) Apache
2 24 (9.02%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.26%) Mimecast
3 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.38%) Akamai
5 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 102 (38.35%) Firewall
2 61 (22.93%) TCP/IP
3 51 (19.17%) Network Security
4 24 (9.02%) Sourcefire
5 22 (8.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (4.14%) Internet
7 7 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (2.63%) VoIP
8 6 (2.26%) HTTP
9 5 (1.88%) SSL
9 5 (1.88%) VPN
9 5 (1.88%) Wireless
10 4 (1.50%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (1.50%) DNS
10 4 (1.50%) LAN
10 4 (1.50%) WAN
11 3 (1.13%) BGP
11 3 (1.13%) EIGRP
11 3 (1.13%) OSPF
12 2 (0.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.77%) Big Data
2 24 (9.02%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.38%) GIS
3 1 (0.38%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 31 (11.65%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.38%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.38%) Maven
General
1 58 (21.80%) Finance
2 39 (14.66%) Banking
3 31 (11.65%) Investment Banking
4 27 (10.15%) Legal
5 18 (6.77%) Law
6 7 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.26%) Retail
8 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (24.06%) Analyst
2 54 (20.30%) Security Analyst
3 46 (17.29%) Security Engineer
4 28 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 28 (10.53%) IT Support
5 26 (9.77%) Architect
5 26 (9.77%) Security Architect
6 22 (8.27%) IT Analyst
6 22 (8.27%) IT Security Analyst
7 21 (7.89%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 19 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
8 19 (7.14%) Cisco Security Analyst
9 18 (6.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 17 (6.39%) Consultant
10 17 (6.39%) IT Engineer
10 17 (6.39%) Security Consultant
11 16 (6.02%) IT Security Engineer
11 16 (6.02%) Security Specialist
12 13 (4.89%) Penetration Tester
12 13 (4.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.40%) Elastic Stack
2 16 (6.02%) Regular Expression
3 13 (4.89%) PCRE
4 4 (1.50%) Web Services
5 2 (0.75%) .NET
5 2 (0.75%) Middleware
6 1 (0.38%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.65%) Data Protection Act
2 23 (8.65%) Fintech
3 22 (8.27%) Security Operations Centre
4 20 (7.52%) Management Information System
5 19 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.76%) Cyber Defence
8 7 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.63%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.26%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (2.26%) Cyberattack
10 5 (1.88%) BYOD
10 5 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.50%) Cybercrime
11 4 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.50%) PKI
12 2 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 91 (34.21%) Linux
2 76 (28.57%) Windows
3 57 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 32 (12.03%) Mac OS X
5 31 (11.65%) Apple iOS
6 18 (6.77%) Kali Linux
7 11 (4.14%) Unix
8 6 (2.26%) VMS
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (59.02%) Cybersecurity
2 156 (58.65%) Information Security
3 105 (39.47%) SIEM
4 88 (33.08%) Penetration Testing
5 61 (22.93%) Vulnerability Management
6 53 (19.92%) Risk Management
7 49 (18.42%) Security Operations
8 47 (17.67%) Ethical Hacking
9 35 (13.16%) Analytics
10 32 (12.03%) Data Protection
11 31 (11.65%) DRM
11 31 (11.65%) Security Testing
12 28 (10.53%) Malware Analysis
13 26 (9.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 26 (9.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 25 (9.40%) Machine Learning
15 24 (9.02%) Event Correlation
16 23 (8.65%) Security Architecture
17 20 (7.52%) Kalman Filter
18 18 (6.77%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.53%) Python
2 23 (8.65%) Ruby
3 18 (6.77%) Bash Shell
4 11 (4.14%) C
4 11 (4.14%) C++
5 10 (3.76%) Java
6 9 (3.38%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.01%) Perl
7 8 (3.01%) SQL
8 4 (1.50%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.13%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.75%) PHP
11 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 208 (78.20%) CISSP
2 85 (31.95%) GIAC
3 84 (31.58%) CISM
4 62 (23.31%) Degree
4 62 (23.31%) OSCP
5 49 (18.42%) GCIH
6 48 (18.05%) CISA
7 46 (17.29%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (16.92%) CompTIA Security+
9 37 (13.91%) CISMP
10 25 (9.40%) GSEC
11 23 (8.65%) CREST Certified
12 22 (8.27%) CLAS
12 22 (8.27%) Computer Science Degree
12 22 (8.27%) SANS
13 21 (7.89%) CCNP
14 19 (7.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 17 (6.39%) CCIE
16 15 (5.64%) CRISC
17 14 (5.26%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (32.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 25 (9.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (4.14%) GPG13
5 8 (3.01%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.50%) GDPR
7 3 (1.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.75%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.38%) FINRA
9 1 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 33 (12.41%) Active Directory
2 27 (10.15%) Snort
3 24 (9.02%) HDFS
4 2 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (10.15%) Suricata
2 19 (7.14%) QRadar
3 17 (6.39%) Nessus
4 10 (3.76%) IBM BigFix
4 10 (3.76%) Nmap
4 10 (3.76%) SCCM
4 10 (3.76%) WSUS
5 8 (3.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (2.26%) OpenVAS
7 5 (1.88%) CSIRT
7 5 (1.88%) Nexpose
8 4 (1.50%) EnCase
9 2 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.38%) CASB
10 1 (0.38%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.38%) FTK
10 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 34 (12.78%) Cisco
2 31 (11.65%) Apple
3 26 (9.77%) CheckPoint
4 25 (9.40%) TippingPoint
5 23 (8.65%) Splunk
6 21 (7.89%) AlienVault
7 18 (6.77%) LogRhythm
8 17 (6.39%) Qualys
9 16 (6.02%) ArcSight
9 16 (6.02%) Fortinet
9 16 (6.02%) Palo Alto
9 16 (6.02%) Sophos
10 13 (4.89%) FireEye
11 5 (1.88%) F5
12 4 (1.50%) CyberArk
12 4 (1.50%) Cylance
12 4 (1.50%) Proofpoint
12 4 (1.50%) Symantec
12 4 (1.50%) Varonis
13 3 (1.13%) Blue Coat