Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > London
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 587 551 585
Rank change year-on-year -36 +34 +12
Permanent jobs citing CEH 109 231 253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 1.77% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 102 195 236
Median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +16.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £89,750 £106,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,183 £61,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.27% +11.82% -8.33%

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 9,373 13,060 15,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.35% 21.42% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,056 9,655 12,549
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

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 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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 +17 51 £55,000 -26.67% 1
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 87 (79.82%) Information Security
2 84 (77.06%) CISSP
3 60 (55.05%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (40.37%) SIEM
5 43 (39.45%) Finance
6 40 (36.70%) Penetration Testing
7 39 (35.78%) Vulnerability Management
8 37 (33.94%) OSCP
9 33 (30.28%) Firewall
9 33 (30.28%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (27.52%) Python
11 29 (26.61%) CISM
11 29 (26.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 29 (26.61%) OWASP
12 28 (25.69%) Management Information System
13 27 (24.77%) Azure
14 25 (22.94%) Windows
14 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (22.02%) Ethical Hacking
16 23 (21.10%) HTTP
16 23 (21.10%) CREST Certified
17 22 (20.18%) Threat Modelling
17 22 (20.18%) Security Architecture
18 21 (19.27%) Degree
19 19 (17.43%) Incident Management
19 19 (17.43%) TCP/IP
20 18 (16.51%) Ruby
20 18 (16.51%) GIAC
20 18 (16.51%) Security Testing
20 18 (16.51%) Threat Intelligence

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 2 (1.83%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.77%) Azure
2 16 (14.68%) AWS
3 9 (8.26%) Office 365
4 5 (4.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.28%) Firewall
2 23 (21.10%) HTTP
3 19 (17.43%) TCP/IP
4 13 (11.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (11.01%) DNS
6 4 (3.67%) Network Security
6 4 (3.67%) SMTP
7 3 (2.75%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.75%) IPsec
7 3 (2.75%) LAN
7 3 (2.75%) VPN
7 3 (2.75%) WAN
8 1 (0.92%) Internet
8 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) MySQL
1 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.92%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 43 (39.45%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Law
3 4 (3.67%) Games
4 2 (1.83%) Military
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (29.36%) Analyst
2 31 (28.44%) Security Analyst
3 25 (22.94%) Security Engineer
4 15 (13.76%) Penetration Tester
4 15 (13.76%) Tester
5 14 (12.84%) Security Manager
6 11 (10.09%) Information Manager
6 11 (10.09%) Information Security Manager
6 11 (10.09%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) SOC Analyst
7 10 (9.17%) Senior Security Analyst
8 9 (8.26%) Information Analyst
8 9 (8.26%) Information Security Analyst
9 8 (7.34%) IT Analyst
9 8 (7.34%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (6.42%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Senior Security Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Senior Information Analyst
11 6 (5.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) REST
1 11 (10.09%) SOAP
1 11 (10.09%) XML
2 3 (2.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.69%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.34%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (6.42%) Cyberattack
4 6 (5.50%) BYOD
5 5 (4.59%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (4.59%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.67%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.75%) Anti-Piracy
7 3 (2.75%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.92%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.94%) Windows
2 15 (13.76%) Linux
2 15 (13.76%) Unix
3 8 (7.34%) Kali Linux
3 8 (7.34%) Windows 10
3 8 (7.34%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (79.82%) Information Security
2 60 (55.05%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (40.37%) SIEM
4 40 (36.70%) Penetration Testing
5 39 (35.78%) Vulnerability Management
6 29 (26.61%) OWASP
7 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (22.02%) Ethical Hacking
9 22 (20.18%) Security Architecture
9 22 (20.18%) Threat Modelling
10 19 (17.43%) Incident Management
11 18 (16.51%) DevSecOps
11 18 (16.51%) Security Testing
11 18 (16.51%) Threat Intelligence
12 16 (14.68%) Security Monitoring
12 16 (14.68%) Security Operations
13 15 (13.76%) Identity Access Management
14 14 (12.84%) Fintech
15 12 (11.01%) Information Management
15 12 (11.01%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.52%) Python
2 18 (16.51%) Ruby
3 17 (15.60%) Bash Shell
4 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
5 11 (10.09%) Perl
6 7 (6.42%) Go
6 7 (6.42%) PHP
7 2 (1.83%) SQL
8 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (77.06%) CISSP
2 37 (33.94%) OSCP
3 33 (30.28%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (26.61%) CISM
5 23 (21.10%) CREST Certified
6 21 (19.27%) Degree
7 18 (16.51%) GIAC
8 15 (13.76%) CCSP
9 14 (12.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 13 (11.93%) CISA
11 12 (11.01%) CRISC
12 11 (10.09%) GWAPT
12 11 (10.09%) SANS
13 10 (9.17%) SSCP
14 9 (8.26%) CCNA
14 9 (8.26%) CCNP
14 9 (8.26%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (7.34%) CSSLP
16 7 (6.42%) CESG Certified Professional
17 6 (5.50%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (26.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (13.76%) GDPR
3 10 (9.17%) NIST
4 9 (8.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (7.34%) ISO 22301
5 8 (7.34%) PCI DSS
6 7 (6.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (5.50%) QA
8 4 (3.67%) SLA
9 2 (1.83%) ITGC
9 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.92%) COBIT
10 1 (0.92%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.92%) NIST 800
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) Nessus
2 7 (6.42%) Nmap
3 3 (2.75%) CASB
4 1 (0.92%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) CyberArk
2 15 (13.76%) Qualys
3 14 (12.84%) VMware
4 12 (11.01%) Cisco
5 9 (8.26%) Carbon Black
5 9 (8.26%) McAfee
5 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.42%) Netsparker
6 7 (6.42%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.67%) Gemalto
7 4 (3.67%) Meraki
7 4 (3.67%) Splunk
8 3 (2.75%) Forcepoint
8 3 (2.75%) Trend Micro
9 1 (0.92%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.92%) Darktrace
9 1 (0.92%) Symantec