Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 488 452 506
Rank change year-on-year -36 +54 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 35 102 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46 62 51
South East median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -16.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £44,000 £40,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +4.35%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24,364 27,657 28,626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.19% 89.90% 89.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19,903 22,809 23,519
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in the South East

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in the South East

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in the South East over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in the South East

Ethical Hacking
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 Ethical Hacking within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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 -24 19 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Berkshire -8 13 £61,500 +29.47% 1
Surrey +20 12 £56,500 +7.62%
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £60,000 - 2
Hampshire +13 4 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 33 (94.29%) CISSP
2 28 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (62.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 21 (60.00%) Information Security
5 17 (48.57%) CEH
5 17 (48.57%) Degree
6 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
6 16 (45.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (45.71%) CCSP
6 16 (45.71%) CISM
7 12 (34.29%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (31.43%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (28.57%) SCCP
10 9 (25.71%) SABSA
10 9 (25.71%) SIEM
10 9 (25.71%) OWASP
10 9 (25.71%) Information Management
11 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (22.86%) Data Protection
11 8 (22.86%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (22.86%) Firewall
11 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
12 7 (20.00%) GCIA
12 7 (20.00%) GCIH
12 7 (20.00%) Change Management
12 7 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
12 7 (20.00%) SANS
12 7 (20.00%) Information Assurance
13 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
13 6 (17.14%) GPEN

Ethical Hacking
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) SCCP
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (8.57%) LAN
5 3 (8.57%) Network Security
5 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Electronics
2 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 5 (14.29%) Marketing
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Security Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
2 7 (20.00%) Information Specialist
3 6 (17.14%) Information Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Security Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Information Assurance Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Security Assurance Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Information Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Security Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (17.14%) PKI
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Information Security
2 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
3 12 (34.29%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (31.43%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (25.71%) Information Management
5 9 (25.71%) OWASP
5 9 (25.71%) SABSA
5 9 (25.71%) SIEM
6 8 (22.86%) Data Protection
7 7 (20.00%) Change Management
7 7 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 7 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (17.14%) DDoS Mitigation
8 6 (17.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (17.14%) SDLC
8 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
8 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (94.29%) CISSP
2 28 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (62.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 17 (48.57%) CEH
4 17 (48.57%) Degree
5 16 (45.71%) CCSP
5 16 (45.71%) CISM
5 16 (45.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (20.00%) GCIA
6 7 (20.00%) GCIH
6 7 (20.00%) SANS
7 6 (17.14%) CCNP
7 6 (17.14%) CEPT
7 6 (17.14%) GPEN
7 6 (17.14%) OSCP
8 4 (11.43%) CISA
9 3 (8.57%) CCIE
9 3 (8.57%) CCNA
9 3 (8.57%) CCSA
10 1 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) Cyber Essentials
1 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.86%) GDPR
3 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (5.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint