Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
England > London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 643 786
Rank change year-on-year -114 +143 +26
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 85 205 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 65 169 84
London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +19.15% -2.08%
10th Percentile £33,000 £38,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £98,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -

Ethical Hacking is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68373 68720 79659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.61% 90.69% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52631 59093 67180
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ethical Hacking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
East London +9 11 £77,500 -24.39%
Central London 0 11 £60,000 +4.35% 1
West London +8 3 £100,000 +81.82%
North London - 2 £42,500 -
South London - 2 £62,500 -
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 58 (68.24%) Information Security
2 47 (55.29%) CISSP
3 43 (50.59%) Firewall
4 36 (42.35%) CEH
5 31 (36.47%) Penetration Testing
5 31 (36.47%) SANS
6 30 (35.29%) Degree
7 28 (32.94%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (31.76%) SIEM
8 27 (31.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 26 (30.59%) Finance
10 25 (29.41%) Security Operations
11 22 (25.88%) Management Information System
11 22 (25.88%) Windows
12 21 (24.71%) TCP/IP
12 21 (24.71%) CISM
13 20 (23.53%) OWASP
13 20 (23.53%) Security Architecture
14 19 (22.35%) CISA
15 18 (21.18%) Computer Science
16 16 (18.82%) Linux
16 16 (18.82%) CREST Certified
17 15 (17.65%) Master's Degree
17 15 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
18 14 (16.47%) Network Security
19 13 (15.29%) Internet
19 13 (15.29%) Python
19 13 (15.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 12 (14.12%) Vulnerability Management
20 12 (14.12%) VoIP

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 3 (3.53%) Apache Pig
1 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 43 (50.59%) Firewall
2 27 (31.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (24.71%) TCP/IP
4 14 (16.47%) Network Security
5 13 (15.29%) Internet
6 12 (14.12%) VoIP
7 8 (9.41%) HTTP
8 5 (5.88%) HTTPS
8 5 (5.88%) IPsec
8 5 (5.88%) Wireless
9 3 (3.53%) SSL
9 3 (3.53%) VLAN
9 3 (3.53%) VPN
9 3 (3.53%) Wireless Security
10 1 (1.18%) LAN
10 1 (1.18%) WAN
10 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) MySQL
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
2 3 (3.53%) Big Data
2 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Burp Suite
2 3 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.53%) Bitbucket
2 3 (3.53%) CodeSonar
2 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.53%) git-flow
2 3 (3.53%) JIRA
2 3 (3.53%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.53%) Robot Framework
2 3 (3.53%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) AppScan
3 1 (1.18%) sqlmap
General
1 26 (30.59%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Legal
2 7 (8.24%) Marketing
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Electronics
5 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Penetration Tester
1 21 (24.71%) Tester
2 14 (16.47%) Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Security Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) IT Manager
4 11 (12.94%) IT Security Manager
4 11 (12.94%) Security Manager
5 10 (11.76%) Security Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Security Specialist
7 5 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
7 5 (5.88%) Information Specialist
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Tester
8 4 (4.71%) IT Technical Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Contracts Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.53%) Django
2 3 (3.53%) Java EE
2 3 (3.53%) LAMP
2 3 (3.53%) Node.js
2 3 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (3.53%) REST
2 3 (3.53%) SOAP
2 3 (3.53%) Spring MVC
2 3 (3.53%) STL
3 1 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Management Information System
2 18 (21.18%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 10 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.35%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.18%) Blog
7 1 (1.18%) BYOD
7 1 (1.18%) CESG
7 1 (1.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Derivative
7 1 (1.18%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
3 9 (10.59%) Unix
4 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Android
5 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (68.24%) Information Security
2 31 (36.47%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (32.94%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (31.76%) SIEM
5 25 (29.41%) Security Operations
6 20 (23.53%) OWASP
6 20 (23.53%) Security Architecture
7 15 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (14.12%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (12.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (10.59%) Secure Coding
11 8 (9.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 8 (9.41%) Security Management
12 7 (8.24%) Information Security Management
13 6 (7.06%) Computer Forensics
13 6 (7.06%) Identity Access Management
13 6 (7.06%) ITIL
13 6 (7.06%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (7.06%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) Python
2 12 (14.12%) C++
2 12 (14.12%) Java
3 9 (10.59%) C
3 9 (10.59%) SQL
4 6 (7.06%) C#
5 5 (5.88%) PHP
5 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.53%) Ruby
7 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (55.29%) CISSP
2 36 (42.35%) CEH
3 31 (36.47%) SANS
4 30 (35.29%) Degree
5 21 (24.71%) CISM
6 19 (22.35%) CISA
7 16 (18.82%) CREST Certified
8 15 (17.65%) Master's Degree
9 8 (9.41%) OSCP
10 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
11 6 (7.06%) CCNA
11 6 (7.06%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (7.06%) GIAC
11 6 (7.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 6 (7.06%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (4.71%) MCSA
12 4 (4.71%) MCSE
12 4 (4.71%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.94%) PCI DSS
3 9 (10.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (4.71%) GDPR
5 4 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (3.53%) COBIT
7 1 (1.18%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Docker
1 3 (3.53%) ProxySG
1 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
2 3 (3.53%) Nessus
2 3 (3.53%) Salt
3 2 (2.35%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.18%) Ansible
4 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.18%) logstash
4 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) CyberArk
3 7 (8.24%) McAfee
3 7 (8.24%) Symantec
4 6 (7.06%) Cisco
4 6 (7.06%) Qualys
5 3 (3.53%) Blue Coat
5 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.53%) Citrix
5 3 (3.53%) FireEye
5 3 (3.53%) SAP
5 3 (3.53%) Splunk
5 3 (3.53%) VMware
6 2 (2.35%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.35%) LogLogic
6 2 (2.35%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.18%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.18%) Meraki
7 1 (1.18%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.18%) Varonis