Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 361 334
Rank change year-on-year +23 -27 +25
Permanent jobs citing CEH 21 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.62% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 16
North West median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -15.18% +31.76%
10th Percentile £35,700 £46,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £89,500 £70,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%

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 2,547 2,902 2,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.95% 22.00% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,902 2,196 2,260
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,125 £23,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +18 13 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Lancashire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire -1 3 £43,000 -38.57% 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 3
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 17 (80.95%) CISSP
2 10 (47.62%) Risk Management
3 9 (42.86%) Information Security
4 8 (38.10%) CISA
4 8 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (33.33%) OSCP
5 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (23.81%) High Availability
7 5 (23.81%) RHCSA
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (23.81%) MCSE
8 4 (19.05%) CISM
9 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (9.52%) CLAS
10 2 (9.52%) GDPR
10 2 (9.52%) Nessus
10 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
10 2 (9.52%) sqlmap
10 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (9.52%) SIEM
10 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (9.52%) OSCE
10 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management

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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Broadband
1 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) sqlmap
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Information Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (19.05%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Head of Information
4 2 (9.52%) Head of Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Head of IT
4 2 (9.52%) Head of IT Security
4 2 (9.52%) Head of Security
4 2 (9.52%) Information Officer
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Officer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) OAuth
1 1 (4.76%) SAML
1 1 (4.76%) SPNEGO
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Risk Management
2 9 (42.86%) Information Security
3 8 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (23.81%) High Availability
7 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.52%) OWASP
7 2 (9.52%) SIEM
7 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
8 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
8 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) CISSP
2 8 (38.10%) CISA
3 7 (33.33%) OSCP
4 6 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) MCSE
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (23.81%) RHCSA
6 4 (19.05%) CISM
7 2 (9.52%) CIMA
7 2 (9.52%) CLAS
7 2 (9.52%) GSEC
7 2 (9.52%) OSCE
8 1 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (4.76%) CREST Certified
8 1 (4.76%) CRISC
8 1 (4.76%) GCIH
8 1 (4.76%) SANS
8 1 (4.76%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) GDPR
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
1 2 (9.52%) Nmap
2 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On