Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 569 570 608
Rank change year-on-year +1 +38 +11
Permanent jobs citing CEH 174 263 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 1.64% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 153 233 203
London median annual salary £71,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.61%

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 12,128 16,065 16,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.08% 23.18% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8,938 12,159 12,976
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +8 53 £75,000 +25.00%
West London - 21 £42,500 -
North London - 7 £60,000 -
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 131 (75.29%) CISSP
2 106 (60.92%) Information Security
3 83 (47.70%) Cybersecurity
4 81 (46.55%) SIEM
5 78 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 76 (43.68%) Penetration Testing
7 73 (41.95%) Cisco Certification
8 64 (36.78%) CISM
9 56 (32.18%) GIAC
10 52 (29.89%) Windows
11 50 (28.74%) Security Operations
12 48 (27.59%) CCNA
13 46 (26.44%) Firewall
14 43 (24.71%) Finance
14 43 (24.71%) Degree
15 42 (24.14%) CISA
16 37 (21.26%) CCNP
17 34 (19.54%) Cisco
18 32 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (18.39%) NIST
19 31 (17.82%) Cyber Essentials
19 31 (17.82%) Management Information System
19 31 (17.82%) Ethical Hacking
20 30 (17.24%) Computer Science
20 30 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
20 30 (17.24%) Identity Access Management
20 30 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 28 (16.09%) SANS
22 27 (15.52%) Cyberthreat
22 27 (15.52%) FireEye

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 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (0.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (10.92%) SaaS
4 12 (6.90%) Office 365
5 8 (4.60%) IaaS
5 8 (4.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.57%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.44%) Firewall
2 26 (14.94%) Network Security
3 15 (8.62%) HTTP
3 15 (8.62%) Intranet
3 15 (8.62%) IPsec
3 15 (8.62%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (7.47%) Internet
6 12 (6.90%) BGP
6 12 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (6.90%) EIGRP
6 12 (6.90%) VPN
7 8 (4.60%) Wireless
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.57%) DNS
8 1 (0.57%) LAN
8 1 (0.57%) Multicast
8 1 (0.57%) VLAN
8 1 (0.57%) VoIP
8 1 (0.57%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.02%) RDBMS
1 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.57%) Big Data
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Burp Suite
2 5 (2.87%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.72%) AppScan
4 1 (0.57%) Hudson
4 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (24.71%) Finance
2 17 (9.77%) Law
2 17 (9.77%) Legal
3 16 (9.20%) Retail
4 14 (8.05%) Banking
5 3 (1.72%) Front Office
5 3 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (35.06%) Analyst
2 55 (31.61%) Security Analyst
2 55 (31.61%) Security Engineer
3 20 (11.49%) Information Analyst
3 20 (11.49%) Information Security Analyst
4 17 (9.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (8.62%) CISSP Engineer
5 15 (8.62%) Information Security Engineer
5 15 (8.62%) IT Analyst
5 15 (8.62%) IT Security Analyst
6 14 (8.05%) Cisco Analyst
6 14 (8.05%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 13 (7.47%) Head of Security
8 12 (6.90%) Head of Finance
8 12 (6.90%) Head of Information
8 12 (6.90%) Head of Information Security
9 11 (6.32%) Tester
10 10 (5.75%) CyberArk Engineer
10 10 (5.75%) SIEM Engineer
11 8 (4.60%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.62%) SailPoint
2 6 (3.45%) Web Services
3 2 (1.15%) .NET
3 2 (1.15%) Spring
4 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.57%) Autofac
4 1 (0.57%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.57%) CGI
4 1 (0.57%) Ember.js
4 1 (0.57%) HTML
4 1 (0.57%) jQuery
4 1 (0.57%) LESS
4 1 (0.57%) Ninject
4 1 (0.57%) Node.js
4 1 (0.57%) Sass
4 1 (0.57%) StructureMap
4 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.82%) Management Information System
2 27 (15.52%) Cyberthreat
3 20 (11.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 12 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (5.17%) Social Media
6 6 (3.45%) PKI
7 4 (2.30%) Blog
7 4 (2.30%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.72%) Equities
8 3 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.72%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.15%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.57%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.89%) Windows
2 23 (13.22%) Windows Server
3 21 (12.07%) Linux
4 2 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (60.92%) Information Security
2 83 (47.70%) Cybersecurity
3 81 (46.55%) SIEM
4 76 (43.68%) Penetration Testing
5 50 (28.74%) Security Operations
6 31 (17.82%) Ethical Hacking
7 30 (17.24%) Computer Science
7 30 (17.24%) Identity Access Management
7 30 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 27 (15.52%) DevOps
9 22 (12.64%) Risk Management
9 22 (12.64%) Security Architecture
10 21 (12.07%) Secure Coding
11 19 (10.92%) Data Protection
12 17 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (9.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 17 (9.77%) Threat Intelligence
13 16 (9.20%) Network Monitoring
13 16 (9.20%) Security Testing
14 15 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.79%) Python
2 17 (9.77%) PowerShell
3 16 (9.20%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.62%) Java
5 14 (8.05%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.87%) Perl
6 5 (2.87%) SQL
7 4 (2.30%) C++
7 4 (2.30%) Ruby
8 3 (1.72%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) C#
9 1 (0.57%) Lua
Qualifications
1 131 (75.29%) CISSP
2 73 (41.95%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (36.78%) CISM
4 56 (32.18%) GIAC
5 48 (27.59%) CCNA
6 43 (24.71%) Degree
7 42 (24.14%) CISA
8 37 (21.26%) CCNP
9 30 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
10 28 (16.09%) SANS
11 26 (14.94%) CCIE
12 19 (10.92%) OSCP
13 16 (9.20%) GISF
13 16 (9.20%) GSEC
14 15 (8.62%) MCSE
14 15 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (7.47%) SSCP
16 12 (6.90%) CREST Certified
17 11 (6.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 11 (6.32%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (18.39%) NIST
3 31 (17.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 25 (14.37%) NIST 800
5 17 (9.77%) PCI DSS
6 16 (9.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (4.60%) COBIT
8 3 (1.72%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (1.72%) NCSC
9 2 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.57%) GDPR
10 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 15 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (8.62%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 13 (7.47%) Nessus
3 12 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (6.90%) SCCM
4 11 (6.32%) Ansible
5 5 (2.87%) Nexpose
6 3 (1.72%) HP Fortify
6 3 (1.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.72%) WebInspect
7 2 (1.15%) CASB
Vendors
1 34 (19.54%) Cisco
2 27 (15.52%) FireEye
3 26 (14.94%) CheckPoint
4 20 (11.49%) Microsoft
5 18 (10.34%) Qualys
6 16 (9.20%) Splunk
7 15 (8.62%) McAfee
7 15 (8.62%) Palo Alto
8 14 (8.05%) Symantec
9 13 (7.47%) CyberArk
9 13 (7.47%) VMware
10 12 (6.90%) Aveksa
10 12 (6.90%) Blue Coat
10 12 (6.90%) Juniper
10 12 (6.90%) LogRhythm
11 11 (6.32%) Veracode
12 9 (5.17%) Citrix
13 8 (4.60%) Darktrace
14 6 (3.45%) IBM
15 5 (2.87%) Forcepoint