Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > North West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 350 346
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing CEH 28 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 0.75% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 22
North West median annual salary £62,000 £70,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.43% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £42,650 £46,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £67,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,534 2,809 2,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.39% 21.28% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,982 2,133 2,192
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CEH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in the North West

CEH
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH in the North West.

Salary trend for CEH in the North West

CEH
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in the North West over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for CEH in the North West

CEH
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the North West region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Manchester +20 14 £60,750 +21.50% 3
Cheshire +26 12 £62,500 -10.71%
Merseyside - 1 £55,000 - 1
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 North West region with a requirement for CEH.

1 27 (96.43%) CISSP
2 24 (85.71%) CISM
3 21 (75.00%) Information Security
4 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (42.86%) PCI DSS
6 10 (35.71%) GDPR
7 9 (32.14%) CREST Certified
7 9 (32.14%) Data Protection
7 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (28.57%) SIEM
8 8 (28.57%) OWASP
8 8 (28.57%) CISA
8 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
9 6 (21.43%) Information Assurance
10 5 (17.86%) OSCP
10 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (17.86%) Supplier Management
10 5 (17.86%) PKI
10 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (17.86%) Tigerscheme
11 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
11 4 (14.29%) SAML
11 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (14.29%) Unix
11 4 (14.29%) Windows
11 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 3 (10.71%) Smart Meter

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) FTP
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) SMTP
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Head of Security
2 4 (14.29%) Information Officer
2 4 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Head of Information
3 3 (10.71%) Head of Information Security
3 3 (10.71%) Head of IT
3 3 (10.71%) Head of IT Security
3 3 (10.71%) Information Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Operational Security Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Operations Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Manager
3 3 (10.71%) SOC Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) SAML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) OAuth
2 2 (7.14%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) SPNEGO
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) XACML
3 1 (3.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) CESG
2 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Smart Meter
3 2 (7.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Unix
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Information Security
2 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (32.14%) Data Protection
3 8 (28.57%) OWASP
3 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 8 (28.57%) SIEM
4 6 (21.43%) Information Assurance
5 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Supplier Management
6 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Cryptography
7 3 (10.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.71%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (10.71%) Security Operations
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) CISSP
2 24 (85.71%) CISM
3 9 (32.14%) CREST Certified
4 8 (28.57%) CISA
5 5 (17.86%) OSCP
5 5 (17.86%) Tigerscheme
6 4 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (10.71%) CCSP
7 3 (10.71%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (10.71%) CHFI
7 3 (10.71%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (10.71%) GCIH
7 3 (10.71%) ISSAP
7 3 (10.71%) SANS
7 3 (10.71%) SSCP
8 2 (7.14%) CRISC
8 2 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (7.14%) RHCSA
8 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 10 (35.71%) GDPR
4 3 (10.71%) QA
5 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Google
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Ping Identity
3 1 (3.57%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) SmartCo
3 1 (3.57%) Splunk