Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 343 337 336
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +27
Permanent jobs citing CEH 19 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 11
North West median annual salary £69,500 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.32% -20.83% -5.14%
10th Percentile £58,250 £33,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +15.79%

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 2,566 2,829 3,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.01% 22.84% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,938 2,139 2,414
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Cheshire -36 11 £70,000 +14.29%
Manchester +3 7 £57,500 +21.05% 2
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 16 (84.21%) CISSP
1 16 (84.21%) CISM
2 12 (63.16%) TOGAF
2 12 (63.16%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (42.11%) Unix
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) SSCP
5 7 (36.84%) SAML
5 7 (36.84%) IPsec
5 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 7 (36.84%) CCIE
5 7 (36.84%) SOAP
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
5 7 (36.84%) GIAC
5 7 (36.84%) CESG
5 7 (36.84%) ISSAP
5 7 (36.84%) PKI
5 7 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (36.84%) OAuth
5 7 (36.84%) OpenID
5 7 (36.84%) Security Architecture
5 7 (36.84%) REST
5 7 (36.84%) SABSA
6 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (31.58%) SIEM

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) IPsec
2 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Law
2 5 (26.32%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
1 7 (36.84%) Security Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Smart Metering Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Operational Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Incident Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) OAuth
1 7 (36.84%) OpenID
1 7 (36.84%) REST
1 7 (36.84%) SAML
1 7 (36.84%) SOAP
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) CESG
1 7 (36.84%) PKI
2 6 (31.58%) Smart Meter
3 5 (26.32%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Replication
5 1 (5.26%) Cyberattack
5 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Unix
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Identity Access Management
1 12 (63.16%) TOGAF
2 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
2 7 (36.84%) SABSA
2 7 (36.84%) Security Architecture
3 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) Security Operations
3 6 (31.58%) SIEM
4 5 (26.32%) Anomaly Detection
4 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
4 5 (26.32%) Business Development
4 5 (26.32%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (26.32%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (26.32%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) CISM
1 16 (84.21%) CISSP
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (42.11%) SSCP
4 7 (36.84%) CCIE
4 7 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (36.84%) GIAC
4 7 (36.84%) ISSAP
5 6 (31.58%) CISA
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) CCNP
7 2 (10.53%) CREST Certified
7 2 (10.53%) JNCIA
7 2 (10.53%) OSCP
7 2 (10.53%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (5.26%) MBCS
8 1 (5.26%) MCSE
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) COBIT
2 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (15.79%) GDPR
4 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (5.26%) GPG13
5 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) CSIRT
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) VMware