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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 163 165
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.070% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.076% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £46,250 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.18% -  
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2423 2625 2820
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.47% 91.56% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1479 1774
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,668 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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
Glasgow - 5 £46,250 -
Ethical Hacking
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) IMAP
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) IMAP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) POP3
1 1 (16.67%) PPTP
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
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 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
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%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) SANS
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) LXC
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware