Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
England > South West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 307 244
Rank change year-on-year +5 -63 +53
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 27 29 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.28% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.31% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 81
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,100 £38,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -16.67% +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 9,405 9,435 9,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.16% 91.19% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7,545 7,770 8,298
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,300 £63,750
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 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +36 23 £45,000 -
Bristol +11 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Somerset +24 1 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 25 (92.59%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (81.48%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (70.37%) Test Automation
3 19 (70.37%) Software Engineering
3 19 (70.37%) C++
3 19 (70.37%) C
3 19 (70.37%) Linux
3 19 (70.37%) Python
3 19 (70.37%) CISSP
3 19 (70.37%) GIAC
4 18 (66.67%) Objective-C
4 18 (66.67%) C#
4 18 (66.67%) Java
4 18 (66.67%) STL
4 18 (66.67%) Java EE
4 18 (66.67%) Multithreading
4 18 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 17 (62.96%) Big Data
5 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
6 16 (59.26%) Kanban
6 16 (59.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (59.26%) Node.js
6 16 (59.26%) REST
6 16 (59.26%) DV Cleared
6 16 (59.26%) SOAP
6 16 (59.26%) .NET
6 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (59.26%) MCSE
6 16 (59.26%) Windows

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 13 (48.15%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 14 (51.85%) HTTP
2 14 (51.85%) SSL
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) Big Data
2 15 (55.56%) Hadoop
2 15 (55.56%) MySQL
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 13 (48.15%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (55.56%) Bitbucket
2 15 (55.56%) CodeSonar
2 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (55.56%) git-flow
2 15 (55.56%) JIRA
2 15 (55.56%) Robot Framework
2 15 (55.56%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Software Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) C# Software Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Software Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Test Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) Java EE
1 18 (66.67%) STL
2 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) Node.js
2 16 (59.26%) REST
2 16 (59.26%) SOAP
3 15 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 15 (55.56%) Django
3 15 (55.56%) LAMP
3 15 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (55.56%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) Android
3 15 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 15 (55.56%) Mac OS X
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (81.48%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (70.37%) Software Engineering
3 19 (70.37%) Test Automation
4 18 (66.67%) Multithreading
4 18 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 16 (59.26%) Kanban
5 16 (59.26%) Scrum
5 16 (59.26%) Systems Engineering
6 15 (55.56%) API Design
7 13 (48.15%) User Stories
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) Network Design
10 3 (11.11%) Coaching
10 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 3 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (7.41%) Android Development
11 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
11 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) C
1 19 (70.37%) C++
1 19 (70.37%) Python
2 18 (66.67%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (51.85%) Bash Shell
4 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
5 13 (48.15%) PHP
6 4 (14.81%) Perl
7 3 (11.11%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) CISSP
1 19 (70.37%) GIAC
2 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
3 16 (59.26%) CCNA
3 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (59.26%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (59.26%) DV Cleared
3 16 (59.26%) Linux+ Certification
3 16 (59.26%) MCSE
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (59.26%) Network+ Certification
3 16 (59.26%) SANS
3 16 (59.26%) SSCP
4 3 (11.11%) CEH
4 3 (11.11%) GPEN
4 3 (11.11%) OSCP
5 1 (3.70%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) CISA
5 1 (3.70%) CISM
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Docker
1 15 (55.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) Puppet
1 15 (55.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) IBM