Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 306 307
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 +39
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 17 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.31% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 27
South West median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% -10.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £36,125 £35,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £74,375 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,883 9,448 9,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.13% 91.63% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8,128 7,782 8,236
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in the South West

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in the South West

Ethical Hacking
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking in the South West over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Ethical Hacking in the South West

Ethical Hacking
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 Ethical Hacking within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. 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
Gloucestershire +14 13 £45,500 -9.00% 1
Bristol -20 3 £42,500 +14.86%
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 16 (94.12%) Penetration Testing
1 16 (94.12%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (64.71%) CISSP
3 10 (58.82%) GIAC
4 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 8 (47.06%) C++
5 8 (47.06%) C
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) Multithreading
6 7 (41.18%) Java EE
6 7 (41.18%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) STL
6 7 (41.18%) C#
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 7 (41.18%) Python
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) Objective-C
7 6 (35.29%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (35.29%) Linux+ Certification
7 6 (35.29%) LAMP
7 6 (35.29%) CCNA
7 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) MCSE
7 6 (35.29%) HTTP
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP

Ethical Hacking
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) HTTP
2 6 (35.29%) SSL
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Apache Hive
1 6 (35.29%) Big Data
1 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (35.29%) Bitbucket
1 6 (35.29%) CodeSonar
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) git-flow
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
1 6 (35.29%) Robot Framework
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Tester
3 4 (23.53%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Java EE
1 7 (41.18%) STL
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) Django
2 6 (35.29%) LAMP
2 6 (35.29%) Node.js
2 6 (35.29%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (35.29%) REST
2 6 (35.29%) SOAP
2 6 (35.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Android
3 6 (35.29%) Apple iOS
3 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (94.12%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) Multithreading
3 7 (41.18%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) API Design
4 6 (35.29%) Kanban
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (29.41%) User Stories
6 4 (23.53%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (5.88%) Coaching
8 1 (5.88%) Cryptocurrency
8 1 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C
1 8 (47.06%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Objective-C
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 5 (29.41%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 10 (58.82%) GIAC
3 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) CCNA
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (35.29%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (35.29%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (35.29%) MCSE
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (35.29%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (35.29%) SANS
5 6 (35.29%) SSCP
6 4 (23.53%) CEH
6 4 (23.53%) GPEN
6 4 (23.53%) OSCP
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
1 6 (35.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
1 6 (35.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft