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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 335 395
Rank change year-on-year -8 +60  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 51 101 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 1.75% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 42 72 63
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56%  

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 4134 5779 6709
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.33% 31.42% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 4662 5145
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 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 22 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
Berkshire +18 20 £43,750 -16.66% 4
Oxfordshire +12 15 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Hampshire +31 7 £75,000 +20.00% 2
East Sussex - 6 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
Kent 0 1 - -
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 74 (70.48%) CISSP
2 52 (49.52%) Windows
3 46 (43.81%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (41.90%) Information Security
5 40 (38.10%) Firewall
5 40 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 39 (37.14%) Linux
7 36 (34.29%) SIEM
8 29 (27.62%) OSCP
9 26 (24.76%) Security Testing
9 26 (24.76%) Network Security
10 24 (22.86%) OWASP
11 23 (21.90%) SC Cleared
11 23 (21.90%) Computer Science
11 23 (21.90%) CREST Certified
12 22 (20.95%) Degree
12 22 (20.95%) Ethical Hacking
13 21 (20.00%) Security Operations
14 20 (19.05%) Nessus
14 20 (19.05%) Active Directory
15 19 (18.10%) Web Services
15 19 (18.10%) GCIA
15 19 (18.10%) Threat Intelligence
16 18 (17.14%) Cyber Essentials
16 18 (17.14%) Finance
16 18 (17.14%) SaaS
17 17 (16.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 17 (16.19%) DV Cleared
17 17 (16.19%) Unix
18 15 (14.29%) C

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 12 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.76%) IIS
3 4 (3.81%) Apache
3 4 (3.81%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.14%) SaaS
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.10%) Firewall
2 26 (24.76%) Network Security
3 14 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.76%) LAN
5 5 (4.76%) WAN
6 4 (3.81%) DNS
6 4 (3.81%) HTTP
6 4 (3.81%) SSH
6 4 (3.81%) SSL
7 3 (2.86%) VPN
8 1 (0.95%) DMZ
8 1 (0.95%) Internet
8 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.62%) Big Data
4 2 (1.90%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Metasploit
2 4 (3.81%) JIRA
General
1 18 (17.14%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) German Language
4 4 (3.81%) French Language
4 4 (3.81%) Games
4 4 (3.81%) Portuguese Language
4 4 (3.81%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.86%) Legal
5 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.90%) Automotive
6 2 (1.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (38.10%) Analyst
2 30 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 19 (18.10%) Security Engineer
4 14 (13.33%) Consultant
4 14 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 14 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 12 (11.43%) Penetration Tester
5 12 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) Tester
6 11 (10.48%) IT Analyst
6 11 (10.48%) IT Security Analyst
7 10 (9.52%) SOC Analyst
8 9 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 9 (8.57%) Security Support Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) Applications Support
9 8 (7.62%) Operations Analyst
9 8 (7.62%) Security Operations Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) Information Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.10%) Web Services
2 7 (6.67%) ZeroMQ
3 5 (4.76%) .NET
3 5 (4.76%) JSON
4 4 (3.81%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 15 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (12.38%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (12.38%) Driving Licence
4 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (3.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.81%) PKI
7 3 (2.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (2.86%) Life Science
7 3 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.95%) CESG
8 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.95%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 52 (49.52%) Windows
2 39 (37.14%) Linux
3 17 (16.19%) Unix
4 12 (11.43%) CentOS
4 12 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.76%) Kali Linux
8 4 (3.81%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.81%) Windows NT
8 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.81%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (41.90%) Information Security
3 36 (34.29%) SIEM
4 26 (24.76%) Security Testing
5 24 (22.86%) OWASP
6 22 (20.95%) Ethical Hacking
7 21 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 19 (18.10%) Threat Intelligence
9 15 (14.29%) Social Engineering
9 15 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (11.43%) Analytics
11 12 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (10.48%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 11 (10.48%) Digital Forensics
12 11 (10.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
14 9 (8.57%) Cyber Intelligence
15 8 (7.62%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) C
2 12 (11.43%) Java
3 9 (8.57%) Bash Shell
3 9 (8.57%) Python
3 9 (8.57%) SQL
4 7 (6.67%) C++
4 7 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (1.90%) Ruby
5 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (70.48%) CISSP
2 40 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 29 (27.62%) OSCP
4 23 (21.90%) CREST Certified
4 23 (21.90%) SC Cleared
5 22 (20.95%) Degree
6 19 (18.10%) GCIA
7 17 (16.19%) DV Cleared
8 15 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
8 15 (14.29%) Cyber Scheme
8 15 (14.29%) GIAC
8 15 (14.29%) SANS
9 13 (12.38%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (12.38%) CISM
9 13 (12.38%) Tigerscheme
10 10 (9.52%) CCNA
10 10 (9.52%) CISA
10 10 (9.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (9.52%) GCIH
10 10 (9.52%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.14%) Cyber Essentials
2 17 (16.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (12.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.95%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) Samba
3 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (19.05%) Nessus
2 7 (6.67%) Grafana
2 7 (6.67%) Nmap
3 5 (4.76%) Defensics
3 5 (4.76%) Endace
3 5 (4.76%) OpenVAS
4 4 (3.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (2.86%) EnCase
5 3 (2.86%) FTK
6 2 (1.90%) CSIRT
6 2 (1.90%) Graphite
6 2 (1.90%) Kibana
6 2 (1.90%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Cisco
2 8 (7.62%) Juniper
3 7 (6.67%) Apple
3 7 (6.67%) Google
4 6 (5.71%) LogRhythm
5 5 (4.76%) Codenomicon
5 5 (4.76%) Coverity
5 5 (4.76%) Fujitsu
5 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.76%) Qualys
5 5 (4.76%) VMware
6 4 (3.81%) Dell KACE
6 4 (3.81%) Lotus
6 4 (3.81%) Novell
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle
6 4 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.81%) Splunk
7 3 (2.86%) Intel
8 2 (1.90%) Sophos
9 1 (0.95%) NetIQ
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