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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 514 607
Rank change year-on-year +20 +93  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 118 130 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 1.33% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 101 110 53
Median salary £60,500 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.37% +17.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8433 9744 11451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.01% 24.33% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6478 8197 9344
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CEH as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 17 £56,000 -10.40% 1
Bromley -7 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £62,500 -
New Malden - 1 £55,000 -
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 159 (68.83%) CISSP
2 157 (67.97%) Information Security
3 95 (41.13%) Cybersecurity
4 94 (40.69%) CISM
4 94 (40.69%) Firewall
5 84 (36.36%) Security Operations
6 79 (34.20%) Windows
6 79 (34.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 71 (30.74%) Finance
8 67 (29.00%) Penetration Testing
9 66 (28.57%) SIEM
10 63 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 61 (26.41%) Linux
12 60 (25.97%) Network Security
13 59 (25.54%) Risk Management
14 58 (25.11%) SANS
15 54 (23.38%) Management Information System
16 52 (22.51%) Security Monitoring
17 48 (20.78%) Intrusion Detection
17 48 (20.78%) PCI DSS
17 48 (20.78%) Incident Management
18 47 (20.35%) Nessus
18 47 (20.35%) GCIH
19 45 (19.48%) GSEC
19 45 (19.48%) Vulnerability Management
19 45 (19.48%) Kalman Filter
20 44 (19.05%) Malware Analysis
20 44 (19.05%) Cisco
21 43 (18.61%) CISA
22 41 (17.75%) 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 12 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.16%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.73%) Apache
4 4 (1.73%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.03%) SaaS
4 5 (2.16%) IaaS
5 4 (1.73%) Office 365
6 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.87%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.43%) GitHub
7 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (40.69%) Firewall
2 60 (25.97%) Network Security
3 48 (20.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 25 (10.82%) TCP/IP
5 24 (10.39%) DNS
5 24 (10.39%) Wireless
6 23 (9.96%) VPN
7 22 (9.52%) Internet
8 17 (7.36%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (6.93%) IPsec
10 13 (5.63%) DHCP
11 11 (4.76%) BGP
11 11 (4.76%) EIGRP
11 11 (4.76%) OSPF
11 11 (4.76%) SSL
12 10 (4.33%) LAN
12 10 (4.33%) WAN
13 8 (3.46%) HTTP
14 7 (3.03%) VoIP
15 6 (2.60%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.73%) Big Data
2 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.43%) Maltego
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
3 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (7.36%) Metasploit
2 15 (6.49%) AppScan
2 15 (6.49%) Paros
3 13 (5.63%) Burp Suite
4 12 (5.19%) WebScarab
5 2 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 71 (30.74%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Banking
3 11 (4.76%) Military
4 10 (4.33%) Law
5 8 (3.46%) Retail
6 5 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.16%) Legal
6 5 (2.16%) Marketing
6 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (37.66%) Analyst
2 58 (25.11%) Security Analyst
3 44 (19.05%) Consultant
4 39 (16.88%) Security Consultant
5 28 (12.12%) Security Manager
6 23 (9.96%) Monitoring Analyst
7 21 (9.09%) Security Engineer
8 20 (8.66%) Information Analyst
8 20 (8.66%) Information Security Analyst
8 20 (8.66%) Malware Analyst
9 17 (7.36%) Network Analyst
9 17 (7.36%) Network Security Analyst
10 16 (6.93%) Architect
10 16 (6.93%) Security Architect
11 15 (6.49%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 14 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
13 13 (5.63%) Incident Manager
13 13 (5.63%) Security Incident Manager
14 12 (5.19%) Cisco Security Analyst
14 12 (5.19%) Senior Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.63%) HTML
2 7 (3.03%) Regular Expression
3 6 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.30%) .NET
5 2 (0.87%) CGI
5 2 (0.87%) PCRE
5 2 (0.87%) XML
6 1 (0.43%) LAMP
6 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (23.38%) Management Information System
2 28 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
3 22 (9.52%) Cyber Attack
4 21 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.63%) Cybercrime
6 10 (4.33%) CESG
7 9 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.90%) Clustering
7 9 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (3.90%) PKI
8 8 (3.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (3.46%) NHS
9 5 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.73%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.73%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.73%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.30%) BYOD
11 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.87%) Fintech
12 2 (0.87%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 79 (34.20%) Windows
2 61 (26.41%) Linux
3 30 (12.99%) Unix
4 23 (9.96%) Windows Server
5 22 (9.52%) Kali Linux
6 7 (3.03%) CentOS
7 6 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.16%) Android
8 5 (2.16%) Debian
8 5 (2.16%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.73%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.87%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.87%) HPUX
11 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (67.97%) Information Security
2 95 (41.13%) Cybersecurity
3 84 (36.36%) Security Operations
4 67 (29.00%) Penetration Testing
5 66 (28.57%) SIEM
6 63 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 59 (25.54%) Risk Management
8 52 (22.51%) Security Monitoring
9 48 (20.78%) Incident Management
10 45 (19.48%) Kalman Filter
10 45 (19.48%) Vulnerability Management
11 44 (19.05%) Malware Analysis
12 41 (17.75%) Ethical Hacking
13 37 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (15.58%) Attack Monitoring
15 35 (15.15%) Threat Analysis
16 32 (13.85%) Malware Detection/Protection
17 29 (12.55%) Computer Security
17 29 (12.55%) ITIL
18 26 (11.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.96%) Python
2 22 (9.52%) SQL
3 21 (9.09%) Java
4 17 (7.36%) PowerShell
5 15 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.49%) Ruby
6 14 (6.06%) C#
7 12 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.90%) Perl
9 6 (2.60%) C++
10 5 (2.16%) C-shell
10 5 (2.16%) Korn
11 4 (1.73%) C
11 4 (1.73%) PHP
12 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 159 (68.83%) CISSP
2 94 (40.69%) CISM
3 58 (25.11%) SANS
4 47 (20.35%) GCIH
5 45 (19.48%) GSEC
6 43 (18.61%) CISA
7 39 (16.88%) GCIA
8 36 (15.58%) Degree
8 36 (15.58%) GIAC
9 25 (10.82%) GCED
10 22 (9.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 22 (9.52%) Security+ Certification
10 22 (9.52%) SSCP
11 20 (8.66%) CREST Certified
11 20 (8.66%) Security Cleared
12 19 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (8.23%) OSCP
13 18 (7.79%) SC Cleared
14 17 (7.36%) CLAS
14 17 (7.36%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (34.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (20.78%) PCI DSS
3 13 (5.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (4.76%) ISO 9001
5 8 (3.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (1.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (1.73%) GDPR
8 3 (1.30%) QA
9 2 (0.87%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.43%) GPG13
10 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (11.26%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.79%) Snort
3 5 (2.16%) pfSense
4 3 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.87%) HDFS
6 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (20.35%) Nessus
2 24 (10.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 18 (7.79%) Nmap
4 15 (6.49%) EnCase
5 14 (6.06%) Nexpose
6 7 (3.03%) CSIRT
7 6 (2.60%) Kibana
7 6 (2.60%) logstash
7 6 (2.60%) QRadar
8 5 (2.16%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.73%) RSA enVision
9 4 (1.73%) WebInspect
10 3 (1.30%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 3 (1.30%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.87%) Fluentd
11 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.87%) SCCM
12 1 (0.43%) ArcSight ESM
12 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (19.05%) Cisco
2 35 (15.15%) Palo Alto
3 30 (12.99%) LogRhythm
4 27 (11.69%) CheckPoint
5 26 (11.26%) Sophos
6 24 (10.39%) Splunk
7 21 (9.09%) Qualys
8 20 (8.66%) AlienVault
9 18 (7.79%) McAfee
10 14 (6.06%) CyberArk
10 14 (6.06%) Rapid7
10 14 (6.06%) Symantec
11 13 (5.63%) IBM
11 13 (5.63%) ServiceNow
12 12 (5.19%) Fortinet
13 10 (4.33%) ArcSight
14 9 (3.90%) Juniper
15 8 (3.46%) Red Hat
15 8 (3.46%) SolarWinds
16 7 (3.03%) Sourcefire
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fullstack
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Unspecified - £Excellent Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: c£60'000
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago