The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England / South West
Rank 228 241 250
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 12 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.26% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.77% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 3
Median salary £58,750 £61,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.47% +17.14%  
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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1570 1950 1828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.86% 33.35% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1549 1437
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

CEH
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for CEH in the South West

CEH
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CEH in the South West

CEH
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol +10 7 £70,000 -12.50% 1
Wiltshire +16 4 - -
Gloucestershire -12 1 £37,500 -39.02% 1
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for CEH.

1 23 (71.88%) CISSP
2 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
3 19 (59.38%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (56.25%) ITIL
5 17 (53.13%) Finance
5 17 (53.13%) DV Cleared
6 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 16 (50.00%) SANS
7 15 (46.88%) CISA
7 15 (46.88%) GIAC
8 14 (43.75%) CISM
9 13 (40.63%) TOGAF
9 13 (40.63%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
9 13 (40.63%) ITIL V3
9 13 (40.63%) Security Architecture
9 13 (40.63%) MODAF
10 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
11 9 (28.13%) CESG
12 8 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (25.00%) SQL
12 8 (25.00%) CREST Certified
13 7 (21.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 7 (21.88%) Network Security
13 7 (21.88%) Windows
14 6 (18.75%) Firewall
14 6 (18.75%) C++
14 6 (18.75%) Java
14 6 (18.75%) PRINCE
15 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Network Security
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) DHCP
3 5 (15.63%) DMZ
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) FTP
3 5 (15.63%) HTTP
3 5 (15.63%) SMTP
3 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) X.400
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Metasploit
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Electronics
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Security Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Security Solutions Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Security Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Information Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Principal Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 9 (28.13%) CESG
3 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Kali Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (56.25%) ITIL
3 13 (40.63%) Ethical Hacking
3 13 (40.63%) ITIL V3
3 13 (40.63%) MODAF
3 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
3 13 (40.63%) Security Architecture
3 13 (40.63%) TOGAF
4 8 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE
6 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (15.63%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (15.63%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (15.63%) SIEM
7 4 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 4 (12.50%) OWASP
7 4 (12.50%) Test Management
8 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (9.38%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) CISSP
2 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
3 17 (53.13%) DV Cleared
4 16 (50.00%) SANS
4 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (46.88%) CISA
5 15 (46.88%) GIAC
6 14 (43.75%) CISM
7 8 (25.00%) CREST Certified
8 5 (15.63%) CCNA
8 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (15.63%) MCSA
8 5 (15.63%) MCSE
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (15.63%) OSCP
9 3 (9.38%) CHECK Team Leader
9 3 (9.38%) Degree
10 2 (6.25%) EC-Council LPT
10 2 (6.25%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Def Stans
2 1 (3.13%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (9.38%) Nessus
4 2 (6.25%) EnCase
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
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