Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > North West
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 239 315 354
Rank change year-on-year +76 +39 -15
Permanent jobs citing CEH 10 32 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 1.32% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 17
Median annual salary £55,092 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% -6.25% +26.32%
10th Percentile £36,000 £37,500 £34,900
90th Percentile £64,600 £68,750 £79,100
England median annual salary £55,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.57% +2.50% +4.35%

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 1,190 2,416 2,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.54% 23.72% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1,621 1,818
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CEH as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CEH in the North West.

Salary trend for CEH in the North West

CEH
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing CEH in the North West over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +56 7 £55,092 -8.18% 1
Cheshire +34 2 £80,000 +119.18% 1
Lancashire - 1 £48,500 -
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 9 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (60.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) MCSE
4 4 (40.00%) CISSP
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) CISM
4 4 (40.00%) Tech Ops
4 4 (40.00%) NCSC
5 3 (30.00%) GDPR
5 3 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (30.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (30.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (30.00%) RHCSA
5 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (30.00%) Security Hardening
5 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN

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 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (20.00%) Azure
3 1 (10.00%) AWS
3 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (10.00%) AWS CodeDeploy
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Operational Security Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Operations Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Security Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) SOC Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Security
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (60.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) Tech Ops
5 3 (30.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) High Availability
5 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (30.00%) Security Hardening
6 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (20.00%) Fintech
6 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (20.00%) ISMS
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) CISM
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) MCSE
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (30.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 3 (30.00%) MBCS
3 3 (30.00%) RHCSA
4 2 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CISMP
5 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) NCSC
3 3 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (30.00%) GDPR
3 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) VMware