The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 104 101
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 26 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.93% 1.76% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.99% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 11
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.77% -18.18%  

Ethical Hacking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1183 1456 1316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.89% 88.19% 83.08%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1164 1079
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in Oxfordshire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in Oxfordshire

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in Oxfordshire

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury -7 9 £70,000 +107.40%
Oxford - 2 £75,000 -
Ethical Hacking
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (90.91%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (88.64%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (75.00%) C
4 33 (75.00%) C++
4 33 (75.00%) Java
4 33 (75.00%) Windows
4 33 (75.00%) Python
4 33 (75.00%) Source Code Analysis
5 30 (68.18%) Telecoms
5 30 (68.18%) Computer Science
6 29 (65.91%) VxWorks
7 28 (63.64%) DV Cleared
8 27 (61.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 22 (50.00%) Line Management
10 18 (40.91%) Nessus
11 14 (31.82%) Metasploit
12 13 (29.55%) Smartphone
12 13 (29.55%) Android
13 12 (27.27%) OWASP
13 12 (27.27%) OSCP
13 12 (27.27%) Finance
13 12 (27.27%) CEH
13 12 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 11 (25.00%) Information Security
14 11 (25.00%) CISSP
14 11 (25.00%) Degree
14 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
14 11 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (25.00%) Driving Licence

Ethical Hacking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 8 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Metasploit
2 6 (13.64%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 30 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
1 20 (45.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 20 (45.45%) Security Analyst
2 19 (43.18%) Senior Analyst
2 19 (43.18%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
2 19 (43.18%) Senior Security Analyst
3 18 (40.91%) Consultant
3 18 (40.91%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 18 (40.91%) Security Consultant
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Principal Security Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (68.18%) Computer Science
2 27 (61.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 13 (29.55%) Smartphone
4 11 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 4 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) VxWorks
3 13 (29.55%) Android
4 4 (9.09%) Kali Linux
4 4 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (88.64%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (75.00%) Source Code Analysis
4 22 (50.00%) Line Management
5 12 (27.27%) OWASP
5 12 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (25.00%) Information Security
7 8 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
7 8 (18.18%) Secure Coding
7 8 (18.18%) Security Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Social Engineering
8 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (6.82%) Business Development
9 3 (6.82%) Information Assurance
9 3 (6.82%) Marketing Strategy
9 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.82%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) C
1 33 (75.00%) C++
1 33 (75.00%) Java
1 33 (75.00%) Python
2 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 4 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (63.64%) DV Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) CEH
3 12 (27.27%) OSCP
4 11 (25.00%) CISSP
4 11 (25.00%) CLAS
4 11 (25.00%) Degree
4 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (18.18%) CHECK Team Member
5 8 (18.18%) CREST Certified
5 8 (18.18%) Cyber Scheme
5 8 (18.18%) Tigerscheme
6 4 (9.09%) GIAC
6 4 (9.09%) GPEN
7 3 (6.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (2.27%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 11 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Nessus
2 10 (22.73%) Nmap
3 4 (9.09%) Defensics
3 4 (9.09%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Codenomicon
2 4 (9.09%) Coverity
2 4 (9.09%) Qualys
3 3 (6.82%) Huawei