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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
England / London
Rank 531 545 614
Rank change year-on-year +14 +69  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 46 111 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.26% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.30% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 99 33
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.86% +2.72%  

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 29951 37613 37019
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.17% 89.67% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25087 32113 30860
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,879 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +38 5 £65,000 +4.00% 3
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 54 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
1 54 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
2 47 (41.23%) Firewall
3 44 (38.60%) CEH
4 42 (36.84%) SQL
5 37 (32.46%) C#
6 34 (29.82%) Degree
7 33 (28.95%) HTML
8 30 (26.32%) Java
9 26 (22.81%) Information Security
10 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
11 24 (21.05%) CREST Certified
12 23 (20.18%) Finance
12 23 (20.18%) Malware Analysis
13 21 (18.42%) Computer Science
13 21 (18.42%) Digital Forensics
13 21 (18.42%) Military
14 17 (14.91%) PHP
15 15 (13.16%) Windows
15 15 (13.16%) SIEM
16 14 (12.28%) Network Security
16 14 (12.28%) Apache
16 14 (12.28%) CISSP
17 13 (11.40%) VPN
17 13 (11.40%) GCIH
17 13 (11.40%) Security Testing
17 13 (11.40%) Big Data
18 12 (10.53%) R
18 12 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
18 12 (10.53%) Apache Spark

Ethical Hacking
Top Related 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 14 (12.28%) Apache
2 12 (10.53%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.39%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.51%) Ethereum
5 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.75%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (41.23%) Firewall
2 14 (12.28%) Network Security
3 13 (11.40%) VPN
4 10 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (6.14%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (6.14%) Wireless
6 6 (5.26%) VLAN
6 6 (5.26%) Wireless Security
7 5 (4.39%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (4.39%) SSL
8 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.75%) Internet
9 2 (1.75%) LAN
10 1 (0.88%) FTP
10 1 (0.88%) HTTP
10 1 (0.88%) Junos
10 1 (0.88%) LDAP
10 1 (0.88%) SMTP
10 1 (0.88%) SSH
10 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) Big Data
2 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.51%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.75%) MySQL
4 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Burp Suite
2 2 (1.75%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.75%) sqlmap
3 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 21 (18.42%) Military
3 9 (7.89%) Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Marketing
5 3 (2.63%) Legal
6 2 (1.75%) Games
6 2 (1.75%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (21.93%) Consultant
2 18 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 16 (14.04%) Developer
4 15 (13.16%) Analyst
4 15 (13.16%) Graduate
4 15 (13.16%) Security Consultant
5 14 (12.28%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 12 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 12 (10.53%) Forensic Consultant
7 11 (9.65%) Security Analyst
8 10 (8.77%) Tester
9 9 (7.89%) Penetration Tester
10 8 (7.02%) Forensic Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) Application Security Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) Digital Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) Malware Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (6.14%) Penetration Test Consultant
11 7 (6.14%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.95%) HTML
2 12 (10.53%) Ajax
3 8 (7.02%) REST
4 7 (6.14%) .NET
5 5 (4.39%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (3.51%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.51%) Node.js
7 3 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.75%) LAMP
8 2 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.88%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.88%) OpenID
9 1 (0.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.65%) Cyber Defence
3 9 (7.89%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.14%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.51%) CESG
5 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.51%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.75%) Blog
7 2 (1.75%) Derivative
7 2 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Online Games
7 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Linux
3 4 (3.51%) Unix
4 3 (2.63%) Android
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
1 54 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (22.81%) Information Security
3 23 (20.18%) Malware Analysis
4 21 (18.42%) Digital Forensics
5 15 (13.16%) SIEM
6 13 (11.40%) Security Testing
7 12 (10.53%) Applied Mathematics
7 12 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (10.53%) Mathematics
7 12 (10.53%) Statistics
8 9 (7.89%) Security Architecture
9 8 (7.02%) Cryptography
9 8 (7.02%) MVC
10 7 (6.14%) Business Development
10 7 (6.14%) Security Operations
11 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.26%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 6 (5.26%) Multichannel Retail
11 6 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.84%) SQL
2 37 (32.46%) C#
3 30 (26.32%) Java
4 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.91%) PHP
6 12 (10.53%) R
7 7 (6.14%) Ruby
8 6 (5.26%) C++
9 5 (4.39%) Python
10 4 (3.51%) Perl
11 3 (2.63%) C
12 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.75%) Tcl
12 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 44 (38.60%) CEH
2 34 (29.82%) Degree
3 24 (21.05%) CREST Certified
4 14 (12.28%) CISSP
5 13 (11.40%) GCIH
6 12 (10.53%) PhD
7 11 (9.65%) CHFI
7 11 (9.65%) GAWN
7 11 (9.65%) GCIA
7 11 (9.65%) GPEN
8 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (7.02%) MCTS
10 7 (6.14%) CISM
11 5 (4.39%) OSCP
11 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (2.63%) GIAC
12 3 (2.63%) SANS
12 3 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (1.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 3 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.88%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.88%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) CSIRT
2 3 (2.63%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.75%) Ansible
3 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (7.89%) Cisco
2 7 (6.14%) Splunk
3 6 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.39%) Aruba
4 5 (4.39%) Citrix
4 5 (4.39%) FireEye
4 5 (4.39%) Meraki
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.39%) Palo Alto
4 5 (4.39%) Trustwave
4 5 (4.39%) VMware
5 3 (2.63%) IBM
6 2 (1.75%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.75%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.88%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.88%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.88%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.88%) Sourcefire
London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
aap3
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + V.Attractive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago