Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > London
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 550 601 558
Rank change year-on-year +51 -43 +153
Permanent jobs citing CEH 220 217 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.63% 1.38% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 175 190 225
London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £109,000 £83,875 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +9.09%

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 13,478 15,751 16,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.55% 22.71% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9,989 12,352 13,656
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 +39 54 £75,000 +50.00% 4
West London +32 11 £45,000 -55.00% 1
North London +22 5 £36,500 -14.12% 1
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 148 (67.27%) CISSP
2 138 (62.73%) Information Security
3 123 (55.91%) Cybersecurity
4 97 (44.09%) GIAC
5 96 (43.64%) SIEM
6 90 (40.91%) CISM
7 87 (39.55%) Firewall
8 85 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
9 81 (36.82%) Finance
9 81 (36.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 78 (35.45%) Windows
11 77 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
12 62 (28.18%) Cisco
13 59 (26.82%) Linux
14 56 (25.45%) CCNP
14 56 (25.45%) CCNA
15 55 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
16 52 (23.64%) CISA
17 51 (23.18%) CheckPoint
18 47 (21.36%) CCIE
19 46 (20.91%) Network Security
20 42 (19.09%) GSEC
20 42 (19.09%) Legal
20 42 (19.09%) Windows Server
21 39 (17.73%) TCP/IP
21 39 (17.73%) Degree
22 36 (16.36%) Palo Alto
22 36 (16.36%) Security Operations
23 34 (15.45%) Splunk
24 33 (15.00%) 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 6 (2.73%) Apache
2 4 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.36%) IIS
4 2 (0.91%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.91%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.91%) Jupyter
Applications
1 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.91%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.09%) Office 365
3 4 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.36%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.36%) SaaS
5 2 (0.91%) Apigee
5 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.91%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.91%) Boomi
5 2 (0.91%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (0.91%) GitHub
5 2 (0.91%) IaaS
5 2 (0.91%) iPaaS
5 2 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (39.55%) Firewall
2 46 (20.91%) Network Security
3 39 (17.73%) TCP/IP
4 27 (12.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (11.82%) BGP
5 26 (11.82%) EIGRP
5 26 (11.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (11.36%) IPsec
7 15 (6.82%) Internet
8 11 (5.00%) HTTP
9 8 (3.64%) VPN
10 7 (3.18%) Wireless
11 3 (1.36%) Intranet
11 3 (1.36%) LAN
11 3 (1.36%) WAN
12 2 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.91%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.91%) Sourcefire
12 2 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.00%) Big Data
2 4 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.91%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.91%) HBase
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.91%) MySQL
4 2 (0.91%) Neo4j
4 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.91%) OLAP
4 2 (0.91%) OLTP
4 2 (0.91%) Pentaho
4 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.91%) Spotfire
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.91%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (5.45%) Metasploit
2 6 (2.73%) Burp Suite
3 5 (2.27%) Hudson
4 4 (1.82%) AppScan
5 2 (0.91%) ER Studio
5 2 (0.91%) ERwin
5 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.91%) Maven
5 2 (0.91%) Paros
5 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.45%) WebScarab
General
1 81 (36.82%) Finance
2 42 (19.09%) Legal
3 32 (14.55%) Banking
4 24 (10.91%) Law
5 13 (5.91%) Retail
6 5 (2.27%) Front Office
7 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (34.09%) Analyst
2 72 (32.73%) Security Analyst
3 53 (24.09%) Security Engineer
4 27 (12.27%) IT Analyst
4 27 (12.27%) IT Security Analyst
5 25 (11.36%) Head of Finance
5 25 (11.36%) Head of Information
5 25 (11.36%) Head of Information Security
5 25 (11.36%) Head of Security
6 24 (10.91%) Cisco Analyst
6 24 (10.91%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 21 (9.55%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (8.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 18 (8.18%) Architect
9 18 (8.18%) Information Analyst
9 18 (8.18%) Information Security Analyst
9 18 (8.18%) Senior Security Analyst
10 16 (7.27%) Security Architect
11 15 (6.82%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
12 11 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.64%) SailPoint
2 15 (6.82%) Regular Expression
3 12 (5.45%) .NET
4 3 (1.36%) OAuth
5 2 (0.91%) Anaconda
5 2 (0.91%) Apache NiFi
5 2 (0.91%) Apache Tez
5 2 (0.91%) D3.js
5 2 (0.91%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.91%) Kafka
5 2 (0.91%) Middleware
5 2 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (0.91%) OpenID
5 2 (0.91%) SAML
5 2 (0.91%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.45%) Ember.js
6 1 (0.45%) LESS
6 1 (0.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.82%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (5.91%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (5.00%) Cyberattack
4 11 (5.00%) Cybercrime
5 9 (4.09%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.64%) Fintech
7 7 (3.18%) Cyber Defence
7 7 (3.18%) PKI
8 6 (2.73%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 6 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.36%) Blog
11 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.36%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (35.45%) Windows
2 59 (26.82%) Linux
3 42 (19.09%) Windows Server
4 29 (13.18%) Unix
5 10 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.09%) Kali Linux
7 8 (3.64%) Debian
8 6 (2.73%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.73%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.36%) VMS
10 2 (0.91%) CentOS
10 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (62.73%) Information Security
2 123 (55.91%) Cybersecurity
3 96 (43.64%) SIEM
4 77 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
5 55 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 36 (16.36%) Security Operations
7 30 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
7 30 (13.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 28 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (11.36%) Analytics
9 25 (11.36%) Line Management
9 25 (11.36%) Performance Management
10 23 (10.45%) Computer Science
11 22 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 22 (10.00%) Security Architecture
12 21 (9.55%) Ethical Hacking
12 21 (9.55%) Security Testing
13 19 (8.64%) Critical Thinking
13 19 (8.64%) Forensic Analysis
14 17 (7.73%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.36%) PowerShell
2 23 (10.45%) SQL
3 17 (7.73%) C++
4 15 (6.82%) Java
4 15 (6.82%) Python
5 10 (4.55%) C#
5 10 (4.55%) Ruby
6 8 (3.64%) VB
7 7 (3.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.73%) C
9 5 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.36%) Lua
10 3 (1.36%) Perl
11 2 (0.91%) PHP
11 2 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 148 (67.27%) CISSP
2 97 (44.09%) GIAC
3 90 (40.91%) CISM
4 85 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (25.45%) CCNA
5 56 (25.45%) CCNP
6 52 (23.64%) CISA
7 47 (21.36%) CCIE
8 42 (19.09%) GSEC
9 39 (17.73%) Degree
10 32 (14.55%) SANS
11 30 (13.64%) CompTIA Security+
12 28 (12.73%) GCIH
13 25 (11.36%) GISF
14 23 (10.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 23 (10.45%) OSCP
15 20 (9.09%) GCIA
16 18 (8.18%) SSCP
17 15 (6.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 14 (6.36%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (36.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (14.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (4.55%) NIST 800
4 8 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (3.64%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (2.27%) GDPR
7 3 (1.36%) COBIT
8 2 (0.91%) GPG13
9 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (7.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.36%) Snort
4 2 (0.91%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (15.00%) Nessus
2 30 (13.64%) SCCM
3 25 (11.36%) McAfee ePO
4 20 (9.09%) CSIRT
5 15 (6.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (3.64%) Nexpose
7 5 (2.27%) IBM BigFix
7 5 (2.27%) Nmap
7 5 (2.27%) QRadar
7 5 (2.27%) WSUS
8 3 (1.36%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (1.36%) HP Fortify
8 3 (1.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.36%) OpenVAS
8 3 (1.36%) Suricata
8 3 (1.36%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.91%) Ambari
9 2 (0.91%) EnCase
9 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (28.18%) Cisco
2 51 (23.18%) CheckPoint
3 36 (16.36%) Palo Alto
4 34 (15.45%) Splunk
5 29 (13.18%) FireEye
5 29 (13.18%) Juniper
5 29 (13.18%) LogRhythm
6 28 (12.73%) Blue Coat
7 26 (11.82%) McAfee
8 25 (11.36%) Aveksa
8 25 (11.36%) Symantec
9 16 (7.27%) VMware
10 15 (6.82%) Sun
11 11 (5.00%) Citrix
12 10 (4.55%) Microsoft
13 7 (3.18%) AlienVault
13 7 (3.18%) Darktrace
13 7 (3.18%) Qualys
13 7 (3.18%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.27%) Fortinet