Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 611 542 592
Rank change year-on-year -69 +50 -36
Permanent jobs citing CEH 95 244 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 1.80% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 77 195 193
London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £48,250 £47,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £108,000 £101,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,750
% change year-on-year - +13.74% -12.08%

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 9,991 13,589 15,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.51% 21.63% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7,600 10,109 12,237
London 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 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +11 37 £75,000 - 8
West London +11 2 - - 2
East London - 1 £67,500 -
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 73 (76.84%) CISSP
2 63 (66.32%) Information Security
3 53 (55.79%) Cybersecurity
4 42 (44.21%) Finance
5 32 (33.68%) Penetration Testing
6 30 (31.58%) Firewall
7 29 (30.53%) CISM
8 26 (27.37%) Degree
8 26 (27.37%) CREST Certified
8 26 (27.37%) SIEM
9 25 (26.32%) Windows
10 24 (25.26%) Management Information System
10 24 (25.26%) OSCP
11 23 (24.21%) Vulnerability Management
11 23 (24.21%) Ethical Hacking
12 22 (23.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 21 (22.11%) OWASP
13 21 (22.11%) NIST
14 19 (20.00%) Security Architecture
14 19 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
14 19 (20.00%) Incident Management
14 19 (20.00%) Business Continuity
15 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (18.95%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (18.95%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (17.89%) Linux
16 17 (17.89%) TCP/IP
16 17 (17.89%) DevSecOps
16 17 (17.89%) Threat Intelligence
17 16 (16.84%) HTTP

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 (2.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.68%) Azure
2 9 (9.47%) Office 365
3 6 (6.32%) AWS
4 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) AWS IoT
5 1 (1.05%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.58%) Firewall
2 17 (17.89%) TCP/IP
3 16 (16.84%) HTTP
4 10 (10.53%) SMTP
5 8 (8.42%) Network Security
6 6 (6.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.21%) DNS
8 3 (3.16%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.16%) IPsec
8 3 (3.16%) LAN
8 3 (3.16%) WAN
9 2 (2.11%) Internet
9 2 (2.11%) VPN
10 1 (1.05%) DHCP
10 1 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) MySQL
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.05%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 42 (44.21%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Banking
2 8 (8.42%) Billing
2 8 (8.42%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.16%) Advertising
3 3 (3.16%) Law
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Analyst
1 18 (18.95%) Security Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) Consultant
3 14 (14.74%) Penetration Tester
3 14 (14.74%) Tester
4 13 (13.68%) Security Manager
5 12 (12.63%) Security Engineer
6 10 (10.53%) Information Manager
6 10 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
6 10 (10.53%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 10 (10.53%) Senior Tester
6 10 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) Architect
7 9 (9.47%) Security Architect
8 8 (8.42%) IT Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) IT Security Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Principal Consultant
8 8 (8.42%) Security Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) CISSP Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Middleware
1 3 (3.16%) REST
1 3 (3.16%) SOAP
1 3 (3.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.26%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.47%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.32%) Cyberattack
4 4 (4.21%) Anti-Piracy
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.16%) CESG
6 2 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) BYOD
7 1 (1.05%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.05%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.32%) Windows
2 17 (17.89%) Linux
3 15 (15.79%) Unix
4 8 (8.42%) Kali Linux
4 8 (8.42%) Windows 10
4 8 (8.42%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (66.32%) Information Security
2 53 (55.79%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (33.68%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (27.37%) SIEM
5 23 (24.21%) Ethical Hacking
5 23 (24.21%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (22.11%) OWASP
7 19 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 19 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 19 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 19 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
8 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (18.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (17.89%) DevSecOps
9 17 (17.89%) Threat Intelligence
10 13 (13.68%) Security Testing
11 12 (12.63%) Information Management
11 12 (12.63%) SABSA
11 12 (12.63%) Secure Coding
12 10 (10.53%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.79%) Python
2 10 (10.53%) Ruby
3 8 (8.42%) Perl
4 7 (7.37%) Go
4 7 (7.37%) PHP
5 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.11%) SQL
8 1 (1.05%) C
8 1 (1.05%) Java
8 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 73 (76.84%) CISSP
2 29 (30.53%) CISM
3 26 (27.37%) CREST Certified
3 26 (27.37%) Degree
4 24 (25.26%) OSCP
5 18 (18.95%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (16.84%) CRISC
7 13 (13.68%) GIAC
8 12 (12.63%) CISA
8 12 (12.63%) GSEC
9 10 (10.53%) Tigerscheme
10 9 (9.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 9 (9.47%) CCSP
11 8 (8.42%) CCNP
12 7 (7.37%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (7.37%) CSSLP
12 7 (7.37%) OSCE
13 6 (6.32%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (5.26%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (22.11%) NIST
3 10 (10.53%) GDPR
4 7 (7.37%) ISO 22301
5 6 (6.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (6.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (6.32%) QA
6 3 (3.16%) NIST 800
6 3 (3.16%) PCI DSS
6 3 (3.16%) SLA
7 2 (2.11%) ITGC
7 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.05%) COBIT
8 1 (1.05%) ISO 31000
8 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (1.05%) NCSC
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Nessus
2 7 (7.37%) Nmap
3 1 (1.05%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Qualys
2 10 (10.53%) Cisco
3 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.42%) VMware
5 7 (7.37%) CyberArk
5 7 (7.37%) Netsparker
6 5 (5.26%) McAfee
7 2 (2.11%) CA
7 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.11%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.11%) Splunk
8 1 (1.05%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.05%) Cylance
8 1 (1.05%) F5
8 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.05%) Proofpoint
8 1 (1.05%) Varonis