Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 547 611 568
Rank change year-on-year +64 -43 +217
Permanent jobs citing CEH 253 240 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 1.41% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 211 190 243
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £47,500 £38,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +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 14,786 17,031 18,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.94% 22.64% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11,095 12,701 15,058
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +1.85%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 +27 57 £75,000 +25.00% 10
West London +12 8 £55,000 - 1
North London +14 3 £36,500 -14.12% 1
East London -36 1 £97,500 +25.81%
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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.

1 183 (72.33%) CISSP
2 156 (61.66%) Information Security
3 140 (55.34%) Cybersecurity
4 104 (41.11%) Firewall
5 100 (39.53%) Linux
6 98 (38.74%) Windows
7 97 (38.34%) GIAC
8 88 (34.78%) Penetration Testing
8 88 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 82 (32.41%) SIEM
10 76 (30.04%) CISM
11 73 (28.85%) TCP/IP
12 65 (25.69%) Vulnerability Management
13 63 (24.90%) Windows Server
14 56 (22.13%) Finance
15 53 (20.95%) Cisco Certification
16 48 (18.97%) Degree
17 45 (17.79%) Network Security
18 43 (17.00%) CompTIA Security+
19 42 (16.60%) Security Operations
19 42 (16.60%) Risk Management
20 41 (16.21%) GSEC
20 41 (16.21%) OSCP
21 40 (15.81%) GCIH
22 39 (15.42%) Legal
22 39 (15.42%) Security Testing
23 38 (15.02%) CISA
24 37 (14.62%) Banking
25 36 (14.23%) CISMP
26 35 (13.83%) 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 (4.74%) Apache
2 10 (3.95%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.58%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.19%) Office 365
6 2 (0.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Akamai
7 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 104 (41.11%) Firewall
2 73 (28.85%) TCP/IP
3 45 (17.79%) Network Security
4 25 (9.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (4.35%) Internet
6 10 (3.95%) HTTP
6 10 (3.95%) Sourcefire
6 10 (3.95%) Wireless
7 7 (2.77%) VPN
8 4 (1.58%) LAN
8 4 (1.58%) VoIP
8 4 (1.58%) WAN
9 3 (1.19%) BGP
9 3 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.19%) DNS
9 3 (1.19%) EIGRP
9 3 (1.19%) OSPF
9 3 (1.19%) SSL
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.79%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.93%) Big Data
2 10 (3.95%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.40%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 27 (10.67%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.58%) Burp Suite
3 3 (1.19%) Hudson
4 2 (0.79%) AppScan
4 2 (0.79%) Paros
5 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.40%) WebScarab
General
1 56 (22.13%) Finance
2 39 (15.42%) Legal
3 37 (14.62%) Banking
4 29 (11.46%) Investment Banking
5 25 (9.88%) Law
6 10 (3.95%) Retail
7 5 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.79%) Marketing
8 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (30.04%) Analyst
2 73 (28.85%) Security Analyst
3 50 (19.76%) Security Engineer
4 27 (10.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 27 (10.67%) IT Analyst
4 27 (10.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 26 (10.28%) Infrastructure Support
5 26 (10.28%) IT Support
6 25 (9.88%) Cisco Analyst
6 25 (9.88%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 21 (8.30%) Architect
7 21 (8.30%) Security Architect
8 20 (7.91%) IT Engineer
8 20 (7.91%) IT Security Engineer
9 19 (7.51%) Penetration Tester
9 19 (7.51%) Tester
10 18 (7.11%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (6.72%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 17 (6.72%) Senior Security Analyst
12 15 (5.93%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.30%) Regular Expression
2 11 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (2.77%) .NET
3 7 (2.77%) PCRE
4 2 (0.79%) Middleware
5 1 (0.40%) CGI
5 1 (0.40%) HTML
5 1 (0.40%) OAuth
5 1 (0.40%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Series 60
5 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.46%) Data Protection Act
2 19 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.11%) Fintech
4 16 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (3.56%) Cybercrime
8 8 (3.16%) Cyber Defence
9 6 (2.37%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (2.37%) Cyberattack
10 5 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.58%) BYOD
11 4 (1.58%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.79%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (39.53%) Linux
2 98 (38.74%) Windows
3 63 (24.90%) Windows Server
4 30 (11.86%) Apple iOS
4 30 (11.86%) Mac OS X
5 26 (10.28%) Unix
6 19 (7.51%) Kali Linux
7 8 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.37%) Debian
8 6 (2.37%) VMS
9 2 (0.79%) CentOS
9 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (61.66%) Information Security
2 140 (55.34%) Cybersecurity
3 88 (34.78%) Penetration Testing
4 82 (32.41%) SIEM
5 65 (25.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 42 (16.60%) Risk Management
6 42 (16.60%) Security Operations
7 39 (15.42%) Security Testing
8 35 (13.83%) Ethical Hacking
9 31 (12.25%) Data Protection
10 29 (11.46%) DRM
11 27 (10.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 26 (10.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 25 (9.88%) Analytics
14 24 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (8.70%) Security Architecture
15 22 (8.70%) Threat Modelling
16 19 (7.51%) Forensic Analysis
16 19 (7.51%) Threat Detection
17 18 (7.11%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.09%) Python
1 23 (9.09%) SQL
2 21 (8.30%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.30%) Ruby
3 20 (7.91%) C++
4 19 (7.51%) Java
5 13 (5.14%) C
6 11 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.56%) C#
7 9 (3.56%) Perl
8 6 (2.37%) VB
9 4 (1.58%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.79%) Lua
10 2 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 183 (72.33%) CISSP
2 97 (38.34%) GIAC
3 76 (30.04%) CISM
4 53 (20.95%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (18.97%) Degree
6 43 (17.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 41 (16.21%) GSEC
7 41 (16.21%) OSCP
8 40 (15.81%) GCIH
9 38 (15.02%) CISA
10 36 (14.23%) CISMP
11 33 (13.04%) SANS
12 29 (11.46%) CCNP
13 23 (9.09%) CCIE
14 21 (8.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 20 (7.91%) CLAS
15 20 (7.91%) GCIA
16 17 (6.72%) Computer Science Degree
17 16 (6.32%) CREST Certified
18 15 (5.93%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (12.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 31 (12.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.58%) GDPR
4 4 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.19%) GPG13
6 2 (0.79%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.40%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.40%) FINRA
System Software
1 30 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.14%) Snort
3 10 (3.95%) HDFS
4 2 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.11%) CSIRT
2 17 (6.72%) Nessus
3 14 (5.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 13 (5.14%) Suricata
5 11 (4.35%) Nmap
5 11 (4.35%) QRadar
6 10 (3.95%) IBM BigFix
6 10 (3.95%) SCCM
6 10 (3.95%) WSUS
7 8 (3.16%) Nexpose
8 6 (2.37%) OpenVAS
9 4 (1.58%) EnCase
10 1 (0.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.40%) FTK
10 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.40%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 33 (13.04%) Cisco
2 30 (11.86%) CheckPoint
3 29 (11.46%) Apple
4 15 (5.93%) Splunk
5 13 (5.14%) AlienVault
5 13 (5.14%) Sun
6 11 (4.35%) Qualys
7 10 (3.95%) LogRhythm
7 10 (3.95%) TippingPoint
8 8 (3.16%) Palo Alto
8 8 (3.16%) Sophos
9 7 (2.77%) ArcSight
9 7 (2.77%) Fortinet
10 5 (1.98%) Microsoft
10 5 (1.98%) Oracle
10 5 (1.98%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.58%) CyberArk
11 4 (1.58%) FireEye
11 4 (1.58%) Google
11 4 (1.58%) Juniper