Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Ethical Hacking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 339 355 351
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 10 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.088% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 21
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -24.00% -34.43%
10th Percentile £36,750 £29,950 £47,500
90th Percentile £64,925 £60,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -16.67% +9.09%

Ethical Hacking is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,324 12,063 11,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.08% 91.59% 91.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,294 9,590 9,514
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Ethical Hacking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in the North West

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in the North West.

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in the North West

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in the North West over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in the North West

Ethical Hacking
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 Ethical Hacking within the North West region over the 6 months to 12 December 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 -5 8 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) MCSE
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Big Data
3 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (50.00%) Docker
4 5 (50.00%) Apache Pig
4 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 5 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) Apache Hive
4 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (50.00%) Node.js
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) vSphere
4 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (50.00%) Multithreading

Ethical Hacking
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 5 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) HTTP
1 5 (50.00%) SSL
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Big Data
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (50.00%) CodeSonar
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) git-flow
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (50.00%) Django
1 5 (50.00%) Java EE
1 5 (50.00%) LAMP
1 5 (50.00%) Node.js
1 5 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (50.00%) REST
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
1 5 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 5 (50.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) API Design
2 5 (50.00%) Kanban
2 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) OWASP
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) MCSE
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) GIAC
4 5 (50.00%) Linux+ Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (50.00%) SANS
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) SSCP
5 3 (30.00%) CEH
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) RHCSA
7 1 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (10.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
1 5 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
1 5 (50.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) SAP