Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
England > South West
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 303 303 275
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28 +28
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 22 32 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.31% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.34% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 57
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.26% -32.86%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,000 £38,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,673
% change year-on-year +9.09% -9.35% +1.12%

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 9,368 9,291 9,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.61% 90.90% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7,335 7,584 7,924
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £65,000
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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 +21 15 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +6 6 £46,750 +87.00%
Somerset -4 1 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Ethical Hacking
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 17 (77.27%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (68.18%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (63.64%) Windows
4 13 (59.09%) Linux
4 13 (59.09%) Python
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
4 13 (59.09%) vSphere
5 12 (54.55%) Big Data
5 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 12 (54.55%) Java EE
5 12 (54.55%) Multithreading
5 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 12 (54.55%) Reverse Engineering
5 12 (54.55%) CCNA
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (54.55%) STL
5 12 (54.55%) C
5 12 (54.55%) C#
5 12 (54.55%) C++
5 12 (54.55%) Java
5 12 (54.55%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (54.55%) Objective-C
6 11 (50.00%) Scrum
6 11 (50.00%) .NET
6 11 (50.00%) SOAP
6 11 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 11 (50.00%) Kanban
6 11 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 7 (31.82%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
1 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 8 (36.36%) HTTP
2 8 (36.36%) SSL
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Big Data
2 10 (45.45%) Hadoop
2 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (45.45%) Bitbucket
2 10 (45.45%) CodeSonar
2 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 10 (45.45%) git-flow
2 10 (45.45%) JIRA
2 10 (45.45%) Robot Framework
2 10 (45.45%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) C# Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Java Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Java EE
1 12 (54.55%) STL
2 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) Node.js
2 11 (50.00%) REST
2 11 (50.00%) SOAP
3 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 10 (45.45%) Django
3 10 (45.45%) LAMP
3 10 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (45.45%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Cybercrime
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Android
3 10 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 10 (45.45%) Mac OS X
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (68.18%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
4 12 (54.55%) Multithreading
4 12 (54.55%) Reverse Engineering
4 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 11 (50.00%) Kanban
5 11 (50.00%) Scrum
6 10 (45.45%) API Design
7 9 (40.91%) Systems Engineering
8 7 (31.82%) User Stories
9 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (22.73%) Network Design
10 3 (13.64%) Android Development
10 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
10 3 (13.64%) iOS Development
10 3 (13.64%) IT Strategy
10 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
10 3 (13.64%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Python
2 12 (54.55%) C
2 12 (54.55%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) C++
2 12 (54.55%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) Objective-C
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 7 (31.82%) PHP
6 3 (13.64%) Perl
7 2 (9.09%) VB
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) CCNA
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (54.55%) Network+ Certification
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) CISSP
3 9 (40.91%) CompTIA Security+
3 9 (40.91%) GIAC
3 9 (40.91%) Linux+ Certification
3 9 (40.91%) MCSE
3 9 (40.91%) SANS
3 9 (40.91%) SSCP
4 3 (13.64%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) CREST Certified
4 3 (13.64%) MCITP
4 3 (13.64%) MCTS
4 3 (13.64%) Novell Certification
5 1 (4.55%) OSCP
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) vSphere
2 10 (45.45%) Docker
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Puppet
1 10 (45.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
2 3 (13.64%) Meraki
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) IBM