Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
England > South West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 313 269
Rank change year-on-year +1 -44 +48
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 24 25 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.24% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.27% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 51
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £59,250 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.50% -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 9,589 9,382 9,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.23% 91.66% 90.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7,905 7,747 8,240
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +31 22 £45,000 - 2
Bristol -4 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 22 (91.67%) Penetration Testing
1 22 (91.67%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (79.17%) CISSP
3 18 (75.00%) GIAC
4 16 (66.67%) C++
4 16 (66.67%) C
4 16 (66.67%) Linux
4 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 15 (62.50%) Multithreading
5 15 (62.50%) Reverse Engineering
5 15 (62.50%) Test Automation
5 15 (62.50%) DV Cleared
5 15 (62.50%) Java EE
5 15 (62.50%) STL
5 15 (62.50%) C#
5 15 (62.50%) Java
5 15 (62.50%) Python
5 15 (62.50%) Objective-C
6 14 (58.33%) Network+ Certification
6 14 (58.33%) Linux+ Certification
6 14 (58.33%) MCSE
6 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (58.33%) CCNA
6 14 (58.33%) SSCP
6 14 (58.33%) SANS
6 14 (58.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 13 (54.17%) Windows
8 12 (50.00%) Scrum

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 11 (45.83%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) HTTP
2 11 (45.83%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Big Data
1 12 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 12 (50.00%) MySQL
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 12 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 12 (50.00%) CodeSonar
1 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (50.00%) git-flow
1 12 (50.00%) JIRA
1 12 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 12 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) C# Software Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Java Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Software Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Test Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Java EE
1 15 (62.50%) STL
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (50.00%) Django
2 12 (50.00%) LAMP
2 12 (50.00%) Node.js
2 12 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (50.00%) REST
2 12 (50.00%) SOAP
2 12 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Cybercrime
2 1 (4.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) Android
3 12 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 12 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Cybersecurity
1 22 (91.67%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 15 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 15 (62.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 15 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 12 (50.00%) API Design
4 12 (50.00%) Kanban
4 12 (50.00%) Scrum
5 11 (45.83%) User Stories
6 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Coaching
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
10 1 (4.17%) Data Management
10 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C
1 16 (66.67%) C++
2 15 (62.50%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) Objective-C
2 15 (62.50%) Python
3 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
4 11 (45.83%) PHP
4 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) CISSP
2 18 (75.00%) GIAC
3 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 15 (62.50%) DV Cleared
5 14 (58.33%) CCNA
5 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (58.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 14 (58.33%) Linux+ Certification
5 14 (58.33%) MCSE
5 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (58.33%) Network+ Certification
5 14 (58.33%) SANS
5 14 (58.33%) SSCP
6 4 (16.67%) CEH
6 4 (16.67%) GPEN
6 4 (16.67%) OSCP
7 1 (4.17%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) CISA
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Docker
1 12 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Puppet
1 12 (50.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft