Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 244 309
Rank change year-on-year -45 +65 +16
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 27 101 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.93% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.05% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 26 81 43
South West median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -23.08% +57.58%
10th Percentile £36,000 £38,750 £30,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 9149 9655 10558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.57% 88.86% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7532 8042 8867
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Bristol -9 13 £40,000 -30.43%
Gloucestershire -47 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Somerset - 6 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire -17 2 £46,250 +2.78% 1
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 24 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (77.78%) Firewall
3 16 (59.26%) Information Security
3 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 16 (59.26%) Network Security
4 15 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (51.85%) CISSP
5 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (51.85%) CCNA
5 14 (51.85%) SSCP
6 12 (44.44%) PCI DSS
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (40.74%) vSphere
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 11 (40.74%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (40.74%) SANS
8 10 (37.04%) CCNP
8 10 (37.04%) VPN
8 10 (37.04%) Test Management
9 7 (25.93%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (25.93%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (25.93%) SonicWALL
9 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (25.93%) DNS
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco
9 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) Dell
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification

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 5 (18.52%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) Network Security
3 10 (37.04%) VPN
4 7 (25.93%) DHCP
4 7 (25.93%) DNS
4 7 (25.93%) LAN
4 7 (25.93%) Software-Defined Networking
4 7 (25.93%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.81%) HTTP
6 4 (14.81%) SSL
6 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.41%) Wireless
8 1 (3.70%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Apache Hive
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
1 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (14.81%) Bitbucket
1 4 (14.81%) CodeSonar
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) git-flow
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
1 4 (14.81%) Robot Framework
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Burp Suite
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Security Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 6 (22.22%) Information Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Security Specialist
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Network Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Ethical Hacker
7 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Java EE
1 5 (18.52%) STL
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.81%) Django
2 4 (14.81%) LAMP
2 4 (14.81%) Node.js
2 4 (14.81%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (14.81%) REST
2 4 (14.81%) SOAP
2 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.70%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Android
5 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (59.26%) Information Security
3 15 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Test Management
5 7 (25.93%) IT Strategy
5 7 (25.93%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (25.93%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (22.22%) SIEM
6 6 (22.22%) Web Application Development
7 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
7 5 (18.52%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.81%) API Design
8 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
8 4 (14.81%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (14.81%) Kanban
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (14.81%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C
1 5 (18.52%) C#
1 5 (18.52%) C++
1 5 (18.52%) Java
1 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) CCNA
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (51.85%) CISSP
1 14 (51.85%) SSCP
2 11 (40.74%) Network+ Certification
2 11 (40.74%) SANS
3 10 (37.04%) CCNP
4 7 (25.93%) CISM
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (25.93%) Novell Certification
4 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) GIAC
5 4 (14.81%) Linux+ Certification
5 4 (14.81%) MCSE
6 3 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (11.11%) MCITP
6 3 (11.11%) MCTS
6 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) vSphere
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
1 4 (14.81%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Dell
2 7 (25.93%) SonicWALL
2 7 (25.93%) VMware