Period
to 25 March 2019

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

Ethical Hacking
England > North West
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 325 337 359
Rank change year-on-year +12 +22 -60
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 5 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.050% 0.20% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.22% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 8
North West median annual salary £61,500 £40,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.85% -37.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £38,925 £28,650 £40,250
90th Percentile £74,975 £72,050 £77,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +4.17%

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 9,263 11,872 11,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.77% 92.56% 92.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7,212 9,544 9,444
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +3.68%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 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 +5 2 £61,500 +61.84%
Cheshire +47 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) GSEC
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) GSEC
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) SAP