Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 303 341 338
Rank change year-on-year +38 -3 -19
Permanent jobs citing CEH 33 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 0.79% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 20
North West median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +36.84% -20.83%
10th Percentile £39,250 £48,125 £33,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £74,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +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 2,364 2,642 2,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.16% 20.40% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,817 1,991 2,075
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -3.23%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 +16 18 £60,750 +1.25% 1
Cheshire +53 10 £62,500 -10.07%
Merseyside - 3 £40,500 - 2
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 28 (84.85%) CISSP
2 22 (66.67%) CISM
3 21 (63.64%) Information Security
4 16 (48.48%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (36.36%) SIEM
7 10 (30.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 9 (27.27%) GDPR
9 8 (24.24%) CREST Certified
9 8 (24.24%) CISA
9 8 (24.24%) OWASP
10 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
10 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
11 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (18.18%) SAML
11 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
11 6 (18.18%) Finance
11 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
11 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
11 6 (18.18%) Google
11 6 (18.18%) PKI
11 6 (18.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (15.15%) Threat Intelligence

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 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) JBoss
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
3 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.15%) Network Security
5 4 (12.12%) DNS
5 4 (12.12%) FTP
5 4 (12.12%) HTTP
5 4 (12.12%) SMTP
5 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) WAN
6 3 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (6.06%) Kerberos
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Ant
2 1 (3.03%) Burp Suite
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Security Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Security Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Security Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Security Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Head of Security
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Operational Security Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) SOC Manager
5 2 (6.06%) CISSP Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) CISSP Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) SAML
2 4 (12.12%) OAuth
2 4 (12.12%) REST
2 4 (12.12%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) SPNEGO
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) XACML
4 1 (3.03%) OpenID
4 1 (3.03%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) PKI
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) CESG
3 4 (12.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (12.12%) Public Cloud
3 4 (12.12%) Smart Meter
4 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (3.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (3.03%) Cyberattack
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.03%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Information Security
2 16 (48.48%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (36.36%) SIEM
4 9 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (24.24%) OWASP
6 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
6 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 5 (15.15%) Threat Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Cryptography
8 4 (12.12%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (12.12%) SABSA
8 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
8 4 (12.12%) Web Filtering
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) CISSP
2 22 (66.67%) CISM
3 8 (24.24%) CISA
3 8 (24.24%) CREST Certified
4 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) GIAC
6 5 (15.15%) OSCP
7 4 (12.12%) CCSP
7 4 (12.12%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (12.12%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (12.12%) ISSAP
8 3 (9.09%) CHFI
8 3 (9.09%) CRISC
8 3 (9.09%) GSEC
8 3 (9.09%) Tigerscheme
9 2 (6.06%) GCIH
9 2 (6.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (27.27%) GDPR
3 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.03%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Google
2 4 (12.12%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Ping Identity
4 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk