Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 353 338
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 +25
Permanent jobs citing CEH 27 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 17
North West median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -15.18% +28.74%
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £64,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +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 2,499 2,824 2,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.24% 22.01% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,901 2,167 2,270
North West median annual salary £43,752 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 0 12 £59,000 +24.21% 5
Cheshire +9 11 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Lancashire - 3 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 25 (92.59%) CISSP
2 18 (66.67%) Information Security
3 15 (55.56%) CISM
4 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
4 11 (40.74%) CISA
4 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
4 11 (40.74%) PCI DSS
5 9 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (25.93%) OSCP
8 6 (22.22%) GDPR
8 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (18.52%) OWASP
9 5 (18.52%) High Availability
9 5 (18.52%) SIEM
9 5 (18.52%) CREST Certified
9 5 (18.52%) RHCSA
9 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (18.52%) MCSE
10 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (14.81%) Tigerscheme
10 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
11 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (11.11%) CHFI
11 3 (11.11%) QA

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 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) JBoss
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.70%) Broadband
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) FTP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) SMTP
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Security Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Information Officer
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security Officer
2 5 (18.52%) Security Officer
3 4 (14.81%) Head of Security
3 4 (14.81%) Information Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Head of Information
4 3 (11.11%) Head of Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Head of IT
4 3 (11.11%) Head of IT Security
4 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 3 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Operational Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (11.11%) SOC Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) LDAP
1 2 (7.41%) SAML
1 2 (7.41%) SPNEGO
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) XACML
2 1 (3.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (11.11%) PKI
1 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) CESG
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Smart Energy
3 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Information Security
2 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
2 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
3 9 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
6 5 (18.52%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (18.52%) High Availability
6 5 (18.52%) OWASP
6 5 (18.52%) SIEM
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
8 3 (11.11%) Security Operations
9 2 (7.41%) Data Loss Prevention
9 2 (7.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (7.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) CISSP
2 15 (55.56%) CISM
3 11 (40.74%) CISA
4 7 (25.93%) OSCP
5 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (22.22%) Degree
6 5 (18.52%) CREST Certified
6 5 (18.52%) MCSE
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (18.52%) RHCSA
7 4 (14.81%) Tigerscheme
8 3 (11.11%) CHFI
8 3 (11.11%) SSCP
9 2 (7.41%) GSEC
10 1 (3.70%) CCSP
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (3.70%) CRISC
10 1 (3.70%) GCIH
10 1 (3.70%) GIAC
10 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) PCI DSS
2 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (22.22%) GDPR
4 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) Ping Identity
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) SmartCo