Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 631 452 653
Rank change year-on-year -179 +201 -81
Permanent jobs citing CEH 108 45 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 1.06% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 83 35 79
10th Percentile £55,000 £41,600 £48,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £49,375 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -10.71% +7.69%
75th Percentile £79,375 £86,875 £83,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £104,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -12.50% -

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 8,987 4,264 10,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.55% 19.24% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5,702 3,446 8,332
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,125 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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 -48 19 £73,750 +40.48% 3
West London -77 4 £59,000 -1.67%
South London - 1 - -
East London - 1 £55,000 - 2
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 81 (75.00%) CISSP
2 63 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (45.37%) Information Security
4 36 (33.33%) SIEM
5 35 (32.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (32.41%) Azure
6 32 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
6 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 32 (29.63%) Network Security
6 32 (29.63%) Social Skills
7 31 (28.70%) Firewall
8 29 (26.85%) Windows
9 28 (25.93%) Mentoring
10 27 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
11 26 (24.07%) CISM
12 24 (22.22%) Risk Management
12 24 (22.22%) VPN
12 24 (22.22%) OSCP
12 24 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
13 22 (20.37%) Vulnerability Management
13 22 (20.37%) Ethical Hacking
14 21 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
15 20 (18.52%) Management Information System
16 18 (16.67%) CISA
16 18 (16.67%) OWASP
16 18 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (14.81%) NIST
17 16 (14.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 16 (14.81%) Finance
17 16 (14.81%) Nessus

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 10 (9.26%) IIS
1 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 35 (32.41%) Azure
2 24 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (12.96%) AWS
4 12 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (9.26%) OneDrive
5 10 (9.26%) Power Platform
5 10 (9.26%) PowerApps
6 8 (7.41%) Mimecast
7 7 (6.48%) SaaS
8 6 (5.56%) PaaS
9 5 (4.63%) IaaS
10 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.85%) GCP
12 1 (0.93%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 1 (0.93%) Azure Sentinel
12 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.63%) Network Security
2 31 (28.70%) Firewall
3 24 (22.22%) VPN
4 10 (9.26%) DHCP
4 10 (9.26%) DNS
4 10 (9.26%) VLAN
5 7 (6.48%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (4.63%) DKIM
6 5 (4.63%) DMARC
6 5 (4.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (4.63%) WAN
7 4 (3.70%) Wireless
8 1 (0.93%) HTTP
8 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Burp Suite
2 4 (3.70%) Metasploit
3 3 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.85%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.93%) AppScan
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (29.63%) Social Skills
2 16 (14.81%) Finance
3 7 (6.48%) Military
4 5 (4.63%) Banking
5 4 (3.70%) Electronics
5 4 (3.70%) Law
5 4 (3.70%) Marketing
6 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.85%) Advertising
7 2 (1.85%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Security Engineer
2 13 (12.04%) Architect
2 13 (12.04%) Security Architect
2 13 (12.04%) Senior Security Engineer
3 11 (10.19%) Analyst
3 11 (10.19%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Consultant
4 10 (9.26%) Security Consultant
5 9 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Security Manager
6 7 (6.48%) Lead Architect
6 7 (6.48%) Lead Security Architect
6 7 (6.48%) Professional Services Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) IT Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) SOAP
2 4 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (1.85%) J2EE
3 2 (1.85%) Node.js
3 2 (1.85%) REST
3 2 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.96%) Cyberattack
3 12 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.70%) Blog
5 4 (3.70%) Social Media
5 4 (3.70%) Tandem
6 3 (2.78%) Clustering
6 3 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.85%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.85%) PKI
7 2 (1.85%) SCADA
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.93%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.85%) Windows
2 14 (12.96%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.19%) Unix
4 10 (9.26%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.33%) Linux
6 5 (4.63%) Kali Linux
7 3 (2.78%) Solaris
8 2 (1.85%) VMS
8 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.93%) Android
9 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
2 49 (45.37%) Information Security
3 36 (33.33%) SIEM
4 32 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (25.93%) Mentoring
6 24 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 22 (20.37%) Ethical Hacking
7 22 (20.37%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (16.67%) OWASP
8 18 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (14.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 15 (13.89%) Security Testing
11 14 (12.96%) DevOps
12 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (10.19%) Data Loss Prevention
13 11 (10.19%) Security Operations
14 10 (9.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 10 (9.26%) Security Monitoring
14 10 (9.26%) Threat Intelligence
14 10 (9.26%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.81%) Python
2 15 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.78%) C
5 2 (1.85%) C++
5 2 (1.85%) R
5 2 (1.85%) VBA
6 1 (0.93%) C#
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (75.00%) CISSP
2 27 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 26 (24.07%) CISM
4 24 (22.22%) OSCP
5 21 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (16.67%) CISA
7 15 (13.89%) CCNA
8 12 (11.11%) Degree
9 10 (9.26%) GIAC
10 9 (8.33%) CREST Certified
11 8 (7.41%) CISMP
12 7 (6.48%) OSCE
13 6 (5.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (5.56%) CCSP
13 6 (5.56%) SSCP
14 5 (4.63%) SANS
15 4 (3.70%) AWS Certification
15 4 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
15 4 (3.70%) ISSAP
15 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (32.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.81%) NIST
3 15 (13.89%) NCSC
4 10 (9.26%) PCI DSS
5 8 (7.41%) QA
6 7 (6.48%) JSP 440
6 7 (6.48%) RMADS
7 6 (5.56%) GDPR
8 5 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (2.78%) GLBA
11 2 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.93%) COBIT
12 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.93%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.93%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.85%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) Nessus
2 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (7.41%) CASB
3 8 (7.41%) Nmap
4 5 (4.63%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.78%) QRadar
6 2 (1.85%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.85%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.85%) HP Fortify
6 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.85%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.93%) Ansible
7 1 (0.93%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) Cisco
3 12 (11.11%) VMware
4 8 (7.41%) Qualys
5 5 (4.63%) Darktrace
5 5 (4.63%) Oracle
5 5 (4.63%) Proofpoint
5 5 (4.63%) Splunk
6 3 (2.78%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.78%) Tripwire
6 3 (2.78%) Varonis
7 2 (1.85%) AlienVault
7 2 (1.85%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.85%) Google
7 2 (1.85%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) Symantec
8 1 (0.93%) Carbon Black
8 1 (0.93%) Cylance
8 1 (0.93%) Micro Focus