The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Ethical Hacking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 517 636
Rank change year-on-year -48 +119  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 47 119 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.30% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.33% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 102 23
Median salary £61,250 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.25% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £50,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £82,500 £87,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18%  

Ethical Hacking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33074 35742 39837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.08% 90.56% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26355 30960 33460
Median salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in London

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in London.

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in London

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in London

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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 +22 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Uxbridge - 2 £70,000 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £62,500 -
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 57 (61.29%) Penetration Testing
2 41 (44.09%) CEH
2 41 (44.09%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (43.01%) Information Security
4 37 (39.78%) Firewall
5 35 (37.63%) Java
6 30 (32.26%) CREST Certified
7 27 (29.03%) SQL
8 26 (27.96%) CISSP
9 24 (25.81%) Windows
10 22 (23.66%) OSCP
11 21 (22.58%) Digital Forensics
11 21 (22.58%) Malware Analysis
11 21 (22.58%) Military
11 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
11 21 (22.58%) C#
11 21 (22.58%) HTML
12 20 (21.51%) Security Testing
13 19 (20.43%) Ruby
13 19 (20.43%) Degree
13 19 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (20.43%) Security Architecture
14 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (19.35%) Network Security
15 14 (15.05%) .NET
15 14 (15.05%) Perl
15 14 (15.05%) Python
15 14 (15.05%) Android
15 14 (15.05%) OSCE
15 14 (15.05%) SIEM

Ethical Hacking
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 5 (5.38%) Ethereum
2 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (39.78%) Firewall
2 18 (19.35%) Network Security
3 7 (7.53%) Wireless
4 6 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (6.45%) VPN
4 6 (6.45%) Wireless Security
5 4 (4.30%) Internet
5 4 (4.30%) VLAN
6 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.08%) FTP
7 1 (1.08%) HTTP
7 1 (1.08%) LAN
7 1 (1.08%) LDAP
7 1 (1.08%) SMTP
7 1 (1.08%) SSH
7 1 (1.08%) VoIP
7 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.15%) Big Data
2 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Eclipse
1 12 (12.90%) Xcode
2 2 (2.15%) Burp Suite
General
1 21 (22.58%) Military
2 13 (13.98%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Marketing
4 4 (4.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Law
5 2 (2.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Analyst
1 24 (25.81%) Penetration Tester
1 24 (25.81%) Tester
2 23 (24.73%) Security Analyst
3 19 (20.43%) Consultant
3 19 (20.43%) Ethical Hacker
4 16 (17.20%) Security Consultant
5 14 (15.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 12 (12.90%) Forensic Consultant
7 9 (9.68%) Graduate
7 9 (9.68%) Security Incident Consultant
8 8 (8.60%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Forensic Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Security Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) Application Security Analyst
9 7 (7.53%) Digital Analyst
9 7 (7.53%) Information Analyst
9 7 (7.53%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (7.53%) Malware Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) HTML
2 14 (15.05%) .NET
3 5 (5.38%) Node.js
3 5 (5.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.30%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.23%) CESG
5 3 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.15%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.15%) PKI
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.08%) iPad
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Windows
2 14 (15.05%) Android
3 13 (13.98%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.53%) Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Unix
6 1 (1.08%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.08%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.29%) Penetration Testing
2 41 (44.09%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (43.01%) Information Security
4 21 (22.58%) Digital Forensics
4 21 (22.58%) Malware Analysis
5 20 (21.51%) Security Testing
6 19 (20.43%) Security Architecture
7 14 (15.05%) SIEM
7 14 (15.05%) Threat Management
8 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (12.90%) SDLC
9 11 (11.83%) OWASP
10 9 (9.68%) Computer Forensics
10 9 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (7.53%) Business Development
11 7 (7.53%) Threat Intelligence
12 5 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (5.38%) Performance Management
12 5 (5.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) Java
2 27 (29.03%) SQL
3 21 (22.58%) C#
3 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (20.43%) Ruby
5 14 (15.05%) Perl
5 14 (15.05%) Python
6 13 (13.98%) C
7 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (44.09%) CEH
2 30 (32.26%) CREST Certified
3 26 (27.96%) CISSP
4 22 (23.66%) OSCP
5 19 (20.43%) Degree
6 14 (15.05%) OSCE
7 11 (11.83%) CHFI
7 11 (11.83%) GAWN
7 11 (11.83%) GCIA
7 11 (11.83%) GCIH
7 11 (11.83%) GPEN
8 9 (9.68%) CISM
8 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.38%) ECSA
10 4 (4.30%) CISA
10 4 (4.30%) Master's Degree
10 4 (4.30%) SANS
11 1 (1.08%) CCNA
11 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.08%) GDPR
4 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Nessus
2 2 (2.15%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) Splunk
2 6 (6.45%) Cisco
2 6 (6.45%) Citrix
2 6 (6.45%) VMware
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.08%) AlienVault
4 1 (1.08%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.08%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.08%) Intel
4 1 (1.08%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.08%) McAfee
4 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.08%) Symantec
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cloudscope
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
West End
Energon Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 27 days ago