The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 128 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.077% 0.057% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.063% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.76% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1092 1596 1955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 84.13% 90.37% 84.93%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1242 1420
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) OWASP
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Digital Economy
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) CREST Certified
4 2 (33.33%) OSCP
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) C++

Ethical Hacking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 4 (66.67%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) OWASP
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Social Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CREST Certified
1 2 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 4 (66.67%) F5