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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 106 144 146
Rank change year-on-year +38 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.40% 0.051% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.058% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.07% +2.72%  

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 1036 1713 2062
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.21% 88.07% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1377 1353
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in Reading over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in Reading

Ethical Hacking
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) Nessus
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing

Ethical Hacking
Top Related 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 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (20.00%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (80.00%) F5