Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 381 495
Rank change year-on-year -24 +114 +94
Permanent jobs citing CEH 141 217 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.62% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 2.00% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 109 169 121
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,750 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £53,375 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.04% +9.09% +10.00%

CEH is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8224 10843 13260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.82% 30.95% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6665 8739 10630
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CEH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in the South East

CEH
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH in the South East.

Salary trend for CEH in the South East

CEH
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in the South East over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CEH in the South East

CEH
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 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
Thames Valley -21 68 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Berkshire +44 59 £45,000 -13.04% 3
Surrey +2 24 £45,000 -18.18%
Hampshire +14 23 £61,500 -1.60%
East Sussex - 22 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire -52 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Kent +3 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £57,500 +4.55% 1
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing CEH 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 South East region with a requirement for CEH.

1 120 (85.11%) CISSP
2 82 (58.16%) Information Security
3 64 (45.39%) Security Architecture
4 53 (37.59%) GIAC
5 52 (36.88%) Firewall
6 51 (36.17%) CISM
7 44 (31.21%) SSCP
7 44 (31.21%) Network Security
8 43 (30.50%) SIEM
9 40 (28.37%) Degree
10 36 (25.53%) Ethical Hacking
10 36 (25.53%) Penetration Testing
10 36 (25.53%) Management Information System
11 35 (24.82%) Security Testing
12 34 (24.11%) Cybersecurity
12 34 (24.11%) Threat Intelligence
13 28 (19.86%) Windows
13 28 (19.86%) CISA
13 28 (19.86%) OWASP
13 28 (19.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 27 (19.15%) Cyberthreat
14 27 (19.15%) Finance
15 26 (18.44%) Linux
15 26 (18.44%) Computer Science
16 25 (17.73%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
18 23 (16.31%) Vulnerability Management
18 23 (16.31%) Security Operations
19 21 (14.89%) SC Cleared
20 19 (13.48%) Kalman Filter

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (1.42%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.38%) Office 365
3 7 (4.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (36.88%) Firewall
2 44 (31.21%) Network Security
3 13 (9.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.09%) VoIP
5 7 (4.96%) LAN
5 7 (4.96%) WAN
6 6 (4.26%) Internet
7 4 (2.84%) Wireless
8 3 (2.13%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.42%) DMZ
9 2 (1.42%) DNS
10 1 (0.71%) HTTP
10 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.71%) SMS
10 1 (0.71%) VPN
10 1 (0.71%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.71%) AppScan
2 1 (0.71%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.71%) Xcode
General
1 27 (19.15%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.84%) Legal
4 3 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.13%) Automotive
4 3 (2.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.42%) Law
5 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (34.04%) Security Engineer
2 34 (24.11%) Analyst
3 27 (19.15%) Security Analyst
4 17 (12.06%) Penetration Tester
4 17 (12.06%) Tester
5 14 (9.93%) Information Analyst
5 14 (9.93%) Information Security Analyst
6 13 (9.22%) Network Engineer
6 13 (9.22%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (8.51%) Security Penetration Tester
7 12 (8.51%) Security Tester
8 9 (6.38%) Architect
8 9 (6.38%) Consultant
8 9 (6.38%) IT Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) IT Security Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Security Architect
9 8 (5.67%) Information Security Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Security Consultant
9 8 (5.67%) SIEM Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.22%) Web Services
2 8 (5.67%) HTML
3 5 (3.55%) .NET
3 5 (3.55%) JSON
3 5 (3.55%) RESTful
3 5 (3.55%) XML
4 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (2.84%) HTML5
5 3 (2.13%) ModSecurity
6 1 (0.71%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.71%) Ajax
6 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.53%) Management Information System
2 27 (19.15%) Cyberthreat
3 26 (18.44%) Computer Science
4 17 (12.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 15 (10.64%) Mobile App
5 15 (10.64%) PKI
6 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (7.80%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (3.55%) CESG
9 4 (2.84%) Driving Licence
10 3 (2.13%) Machine to Machine
11 2 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.42%) Cybercrime
11 2 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.42%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.42%) Life Science
12 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.86%) Windows
2 26 (18.44%) Linux
3 16 (11.35%) Unix
4 5 (3.55%) Android
4 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (58.16%) Information Security
2 64 (45.39%) Security Architecture
3 43 (30.50%) SIEM
4 36 (25.53%) Ethical Hacking
4 36 (25.53%) Penetration Testing
5 35 (24.82%) Security Testing
6 34 (24.11%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (24.11%) Threat Intelligence
7 28 (19.86%) OWASP
8 23 (16.31%) Security Operations
8 23 (16.31%) Vulnerability Management
9 19 (13.48%) Kalman Filter
10 17 (12.06%) Risk Assessment
10 17 (12.06%) Risk Management
11 16 (11.35%) DDoS Mitigation
12 15 (10.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 11 (7.80%) ITIL
14 9 (6.38%) Computer Forensics
14 9 (6.38%) Computer Security
14 9 (6.38%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.67%) Java
1 8 (5.67%) Perl
2 6 (4.26%) PHP
3 5 (3.55%) Ruby
4 4 (2.84%) Python
4 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.84%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.13%) C
5 3 (2.13%) C++
6 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (85.11%) CISSP
2 53 (37.59%) GIAC
3 51 (36.17%) CISM
4 44 (31.21%) SSCP
5 40 (28.37%) Degree
6 28 (19.86%) CISA
7 25 (17.73%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
9 21 (14.89%) SC Cleared
10 19 (13.48%) CCNP
11 18 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (12.06%) CREST Certified
13 16 (11.35%) SANS
14 15 (10.64%) OSCP
15 13 (9.22%) CCDP
16 12 (8.51%) CompTIA Security+
16 12 (8.51%) GSEC
16 12 (8.51%) Security+ Certification
17 10 (7.09%) CRISC
17 10 (7.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (10.64%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.67%) NIST 800
4 7 (4.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (4.96%) ISO 9001
5 5 (3.55%) GDPR
6 4 (2.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (2.13%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 2 (1.42%) GPG13
8 2 (1.42%) RMADS
9 1 (0.71%) BS7799
9 1 (0.71%) IASME
9 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) CSIRT
2 7 (4.96%) Nessus
3 3 (2.13%) Nmap
4 2 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.71%) Suricata
5 1 (0.71%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (12.77%) Cisco
2 11 (7.80%) Splunk
3 6 (4.26%) GENBAND
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle
4 5 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.55%) Qualys
5 3 (2.13%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.13%) BT
5 3 (2.13%) HP
5 3 (2.13%) LogRhythm
5 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.13%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.42%) McAfee
7 1 (0.71%) Capita
7 1 (0.71%) FireEye
7 1 (0.71%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.71%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.71%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.71%) Sophos
7 1 (0.71%) TippingPoint