Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 333 320
Rank change year-on-year -13 -13 +45
Permanent jobs citing CEH 18 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.82% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 11
North West median annual salary £58,750 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.68% -20.83% +33.33%
10th Percentile £34,500 £31,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £66,625 £76,250
England median annual salary £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.48% - +15.00%

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 2,486 2,813 2,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.37% 22.64% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,852 2,104 2,355
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,288 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.07% +4.25%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +6 8 £60,000 +26.32% 4
Cheshire -31 5 £69,000 +6.15%
Lancashire - 4 £45,000 -
Merseyside +4 1 - -
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 14 (77.78%) CISSP
2 8 (44.44%) CISA
3 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (33.33%) OSCP
3 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) CISM
4 5 (27.78%) Information Security
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Nessus
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (16.67%) GDPR
6 3 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
7 2 (11.11%) CLAS
7 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
7 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) sqlmap
7 2 (11.11%) SIEM
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (11.11%) OSCE
7 2 (11.11%) COBIT

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) sqlmap
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Operational Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) OAuth
1 1 (5.56%) SAML
1 1 (5.56%) SPNEGO
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Cyberattack
3 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Kali Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security
2 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) OWASP
4 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.56%) Compliance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (5.56%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) CISSP
2 8 (44.44%) CISA
3 6 (33.33%) OSCP
4 5 (27.78%) CISM
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) CCNP
6 2 (11.11%) CIMA
6 2 (11.11%) CLAS
6 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (11.11%) JNCIA
6 2 (11.11%) OSCE
7 1 (5.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (5.56%) GSEC
7 1 (5.56%) MCSE
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.56%) RHCSA
7 1 (5.56%) SANS
7 1 (5.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) GDPR
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) COBIT
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) GPG13
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nessus
2 2 (11.11%) Nmap
3 1 (5.56%) CSIRT
3 1 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) VMware