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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 395 405
Rank change year-on-year +56 +10  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 54 59 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 0.96% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 46
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £64,250 £61,800
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.62% +7.50%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4158 6133 6605
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.75% 31.27% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3368 4962 5039
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing CEH as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Berkshire +27 26 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Hampshire - 11 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire +25 8 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Oxfordshire 0 5 £57,500 +4.54%
Surrey +43 4 £55,000 -
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 81 (68.64%) CISSP
2 74 (62.71%) Windows
3 59 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 53 (44.92%) Linux
5 45 (38.14%) Firewall
5 45 (38.14%) SIEM
6 42 (35.59%) Security Cleared
7 38 (32.20%) GCIA
7 38 (32.20%) Active Directory
8 32 (27.12%) Windows Server
9 30 (25.42%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (23.73%) CentOS
11 27 (22.88%) SQL Server
12 26 (22.03%) Intrusion Detection
13 25 (21.19%) OSCP
13 25 (21.19%) Cyberthreat
14 24 (20.34%) SANS
14 24 (20.34%) Analytics
14 24 (20.34%) DV Cleared
14 24 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (20.34%) C
14 24 (20.34%) Cisco
14 24 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (20.34%) Information Security
15 22 (18.64%) CCNA
15 22 (18.64%) Java
15 22 (18.64%) SC Cleared
16 21 (17.80%) Unix
17 20 (16.95%) GIAC
18 19 (16.10%) Degree

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 30 (25.42%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.78%) Apache
2 8 (6.78%) IBM Notes
2 8 (6.78%) IIS
2 8 (6.78%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.78%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (38.14%) Firewall
2 26 (22.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (11.02%) Network Security
3 13 (11.02%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.78%) LAN
4 8 (6.78%) WAN
5 7 (5.93%) DNS
5 7 (5.93%) HTTP
5 7 (5.93%) SSH
5 7 (5.93%) SSL
6 3 (2.54%) VPN
7 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.69%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.85%) BGP
8 1 (0.85%) Internet
8 1 (0.85%) MPLS
8 1 (0.85%) OSPF
8 1 (0.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.10%) NoSQL
3 17 (14.41%) Big Data
4 5 (4.24%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) JIRA
2 2 (1.69%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (11.86%) German Language
2 13 (11.02%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.17%) Finance
4 11 (9.32%) Games
5 10 (8.47%) French Language
6 8 (6.78%) Portuguese Language
6 8 (6.78%) Spanish Language
7 7 (5.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.85%) Automotive
8 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (34.75%) Analyst
2 24 (20.34%) Security Analyst
2 24 (20.34%) Support Engineer
3 23 (19.49%) Security Engineer
4 18 (15.25%) Security Support Engineer
5 17 (14.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 16 (13.56%) Applications Support
7 13 (11.02%) IT Analyst
7 13 (11.02%) IT Security Analyst
8 12 (10.17%) Cisco Analyst
9 11 (9.32%) SIEM Analyst
10 10 (8.47%) Tester
11 9 (7.63%) Penetration Tester
12 8 (6.78%) Technical Engineer
12 8 (6.78%) Technical Support
12 8 (6.78%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (5.93%) Windows Engineer
13 7 (5.93%) Windows Support Engineer
14 6 (5.08%) Security Manager
14 6 (5.08%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.86%) ZeroMQ
2 12 (10.17%) .NET
2 12 (10.17%) JSON
3 9 (7.63%) Web Services
4 7 (5.93%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Cyberthreat
2 13 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.02%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.78%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (5.93%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (62.71%) Windows
2 53 (44.92%) Linux
3 32 (27.12%) Windows Server
4 28 (23.73%) CentOS
5 24 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (17.80%) Unix
7 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (6.78%) Mac OS
8 8 (6.78%) Windows NT
8 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.08%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.24%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.85%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 45 (38.14%) SIEM
3 24 (20.34%) Analytics
3 24 (20.34%) Information Security
4 19 (16.10%) Digital Forensics
5 18 (15.25%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (15.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (14.41%) Mentoring
6 17 (14.41%) Presales
7 16 (13.56%) Cyber Intelligence
7 16 (13.56%) OWASP
8 13 (11.02%) Risk Management
8 13 (11.02%) Security Operations
8 13 (11.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 12 (10.17%) Ethical Hacking
9 12 (10.17%) Microservices
10 11 (9.32%) Project Management
10 11 (9.32%) Validation
11 10 (8.47%) Security Monitoring
12 9 (7.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.34%) C
2 22 (18.64%) Java
3 17 (14.41%) Python
4 15 (12.71%) Bash Shell
5 14 (11.86%) SQL
6 10 (8.47%) Perl
7 9 (7.63%) C++
8 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.85%) R
9 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 81 (68.64%) CISSP
2 42 (35.59%) Security Cleared
3 38 (32.20%) GCIA
4 25 (21.19%) OSCP
5 24 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (20.34%) DV Cleared
5 24 (20.34%) SANS
6 22 (18.64%) CCNA
6 22 (18.64%) SC Cleared
7 20 (16.95%) GIAC
8 19 (16.10%) Degree
9 17 (14.41%) CompTIA Security+
9 17 (14.41%) Security+ Certification
10 15 (12.71%) CISA
11 12 (10.17%) GCIH
12 10 (8.47%) CREST Certified
13 8 (6.78%) CISM
13 8 (6.78%) MCSE
13 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (5.08%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (5.08%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.54%) SLA
6 2 (1.69%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.78%) Xen
4 7 (5.93%) Samba
5 2 (1.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (13.56%) Nessus
2 15 (12.71%) Grafana
3 12 (10.17%) Endace
3 12 (10.17%) Nmap
4 8 (6.78%) OpenVAS
5 5 (4.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (2.54%) EnCase
6 3 (2.54%) FTK
7 2 (1.69%) Graphite
7 2 (1.69%) Kibana
7 2 (1.69%) SCCM
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 24 (20.34%) Cisco
2 15 (12.71%) Juniper
3 14 (11.86%) Apple
3 14 (11.86%) Google
4 12 (10.17%) LogRhythm
4 12 (10.17%) VMware
5 11 (9.32%) Fujitsu
5 11 (9.32%) Qualys
6 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.78%) Coverity
7 8 (6.78%) Lotus
7 8 (6.78%) Novell
7 8 (6.78%) Oracle
7 8 (6.78%) Sophos
8 7 (5.93%) Dell KACE
8 7 (5.93%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (5.93%) Splunk
9 3 (2.54%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.54%) Intel
10 2 (1.69%) Blue Coat
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago