Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 609 556 763
Rank change year-on-year -53 +207 -2
Permanent jobs citing CEH 233 303 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.40% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 1.66% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 183 247 131
London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,000 £43,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% +10.00%

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 16842 18300 22763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.42% 24.07% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12580 15190 18572
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
East London +26 33 £77,500 +19.23% 2
Central London +15 32 £60,000 -7.69% 1
West London +11 12 £55,000 +22.22%
South London +3 3 £65,000 +18.18% 1
North London - 2 £42,500 -
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for CEH.

1 196 (84.12%) CISSP
2 162 (69.53%) Information Security
3 121 (51.93%) CISM
4 110 (47.21%) Firewall
5 102 (43.78%) SIEM
6 98 (42.06%) Cybersecurity
7 93 (39.91%) CISA
7 93 (39.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 84 (36.05%) Penetration Testing
9 63 (27.04%) Degree
9 63 (27.04%) Network Security
10 62 (26.61%) Windows
11 58 (24.89%) Security Operations
12 55 (23.61%) Security Architecture
12 55 (23.61%) Finance
13 46 (19.74%) Linux
14 44 (18.88%) Cisco
14 44 (18.88%) Intrusion Detection
15 43 (18.45%) Computer Science
16 42 (18.03%) SANS
17 41 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (17.60%) TCP/IP
18 40 (17.17%) Project Management
18 40 (17.17%) PCI DSS
19 39 (16.74%) Cisco Certification
19 39 (16.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 36 (15.45%) GIAC
20 36 (15.45%) Vulnerability Management
21 35 (15.02%) Kalman Filter
21 35 (15.02%) Ethical Hacking

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 9 (3.86%) Apache
2 8 (3.43%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.01%) Office 365
3 11 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.72%) SaaS
4 9 (3.86%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.72%) IaaS
6 1 (0.43%) GitHub
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (47.21%) Firewall
2 63 (27.04%) Network Security
3 44 (18.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 41 (17.60%) TCP/IP
5 23 (9.87%) Wireless
6 21 (9.01%) Internet
7 18 (7.73%) VoIP
8 15 (6.44%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (6.44%) VPN
9 11 (4.72%) HTTP
9 11 (4.72%) IPsec
10 10 (4.29%) LAN
10 10 (4.29%) WAN
11 9 (3.86%) BGP
11 9 (3.86%) DNS
11 9 (3.86%) EIGRP
11 9 (3.86%) OSPF
12 8 (3.43%) DHCP
12 8 (3.43%) HTTPS
12 8 (3.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.43%) Big Data
1 8 (3.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (6.44%) Metasploit
2 5 (2.15%) AppScan
2 5 (2.15%) Paros
3 4 (1.72%) Burp Suite
4 3 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.86%) WebScarab
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (23.61%) Finance
2 20 (8.58%) Law
3 11 (4.72%) Banking
4 10 (4.29%) Legal
5 8 (3.43%) Retail
5 8 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (25.32%) Analyst
2 54 (23.18%) Security Analyst
3 47 (20.17%) Consultant
4 46 (19.74%) Security Consultant
5 35 (15.02%) Security Engineer
6 20 (8.58%) Senior Consultant
6 20 (8.58%) Senior Security Consultant
7 19 (8.15%) IT Analyst
7 19 (8.15%) IT Security Analyst
8 15 (6.44%) Network Security Analyst
8 15 (6.44%) Security Manager
9 14 (6.01%) Network Analyst
10 13 (5.58%) Penetration Tester
10 13 (5.58%) Security Specialist
10 13 (5.58%) Tester
11 12 (5.15%) CISSP Consultant
11 12 (5.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 11 (4.72%) Architect
12 11 (4.72%) Security Architect
13 10 (4.29%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.43%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (3.43%) PCRE
1 8 (3.43%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.72%) .NET
2 4 (1.72%) CGI
2 4 (1.72%) HTML
2 4 (1.72%) XML
3 3 (1.29%) Middleware
4 2 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.45%) Computer Science
2 26 (11.16%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.15%) PKI
4 12 (5.15%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (4.29%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.29%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.86%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (3.43%) CESG
7 8 (3.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.58%) BYOD
8 6 (2.58%) Clustering
9 5 (2.15%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.86%) Shadow IT
12 1 (0.43%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (26.61%) Windows
2 46 (19.74%) Linux
3 23 (9.87%) Kali Linux
4 14 (6.01%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.29%) Unix
6 7 (3.00%) Android
7 6 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.15%) CentOS
8 5 (2.15%) Debian
8 5 (2.15%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.86%) VMS
10 2 (0.86%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (69.53%) Information Security
2 102 (43.78%) SIEM
3 98 (42.06%) Cybersecurity
4 84 (36.05%) Penetration Testing
5 58 (24.89%) Security Operations
6 55 (23.61%) Security Architecture
7 41 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (17.17%) Project Management
9 39 (16.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 36 (15.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 35 (15.02%) Ethical Hacking
11 35 (15.02%) Kalman Filter
12 34 (14.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (13.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (13.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 30 (12.88%) Change Management
15 28 (12.02%) DevOps
15 28 (12.02%) ITIL
16 26 (11.16%) OWASP
17 25 (10.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.02%) Python
2 16 (6.87%) Ruby
2 16 (6.87%) SQL
3 15 (6.44%) Java
4 13 (5.58%) Bash Shell
5 12 (5.15%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.72%) C++
7 9 (3.86%) C#
8 6 (2.58%) Perl
9 5 (2.15%) C-shell
9 5 (2.15%) Korn
10 4 (1.72%) C
10 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.86%) PHP
11 2 (0.86%) VB
12 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 196 (84.12%) CISSP
2 121 (51.93%) CISM
3 93 (39.91%) CISA
4 63 (27.04%) Degree
5 42 (18.03%) SANS
6 39 (16.74%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (15.45%) GIAC
8 31 (13.30%) CCNA
9 26 (11.16%) CCNP
10 24 (10.30%) CompTIA Security+
10 24 (10.30%) Security+ Certification
11 21 (9.01%) GCIH
12 20 (8.58%) Computer Science Degree
13 19 (8.15%) GSEC
14 18 (7.73%) CASP
14 18 (7.73%) SSCP
15 15 (6.44%) Master's Degree
16 14 (6.01%) OSCP
17 13 (5.58%) CREST Certified
18 11 (4.72%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (39.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (17.17%) PCI DSS
3 14 (6.01%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (5.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (3.86%) COBIT
6 8 (3.43%) GDPR
6 8 (3.43%) GPG13
6 8 (3.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (2.58%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 25 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.01%) Snort
3 8 (3.43%) HDFS
4 5 (2.15%) pfSense
5 3 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (9.87%) Nessus
2 16 (6.87%) Nmap
3 15 (6.44%) Suricata
4 14 (6.01%) Nexpose
5 12 (5.15%) EnCase
6 8 (3.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (3.00%) QRadar
8 5 (2.15%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.72%) RSA enVision
9 4 (1.72%) SCOM
9 4 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.29%) Fluentd
10 3 (1.29%) HP Fortify
10 3 (1.29%) WebInspect
11 2 (0.86%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (18.88%) Cisco
2 29 (12.45%) Palo Alto
3 24 (10.30%) CheckPoint
4 22 (9.44%) Microsoft
4 22 (9.44%) Sophos
5 20 (8.58%) Symantec
6 18 (7.73%) LogRhythm
7 17 (7.30%) Qualys
8 14 (6.01%) Fortinet
9 12 (5.15%) AlienVault
9 12 (5.15%) Rapid7
9 12 (5.15%) Sourcefire
10 9 (3.86%) FireEye
10 9 (3.86%) Splunk
10 9 (3.86%) TippingPoint
11 8 (3.43%) McAfee
12 7 (3.00%) ArcSight
13 6 (2.58%) CyberArk
13 6 (2.58%) F5
13 6 (2.58%) SolarWinds