Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 213 237
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.058% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.063% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Scotland median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% - -
10th Percentile £33,125 £34,000 £27,125
90th Percentile £71,875 £48,000 £48,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +4.76%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5097 4751 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.40% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 2882 3705
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Ethical Hacking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in Scotland

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in Scotland

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in Scotland

Ethical Hacking
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -5 5 £42,500 -
Stirling - 1 £80,000 -
Ethical Hacking
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Development
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Android Development
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) Xcode
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) GCIH
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing

Ethical Hacking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Clang
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) GDB
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Android Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Android Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SABSA Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Development
1 4 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Android Development
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SABSA
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) GCIH
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware