The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 100 102
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.30% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.17% 0.31% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £75,000 £40,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

CEH is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 256 327 442
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.75% 25.37% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 205 278 371
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,747 £21,125 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing CEH as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in Wales

CEH
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH in Wales.

Salary trend for CEH in Wales

CEH
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +21 3 £75,000 +87.50%
CEH
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing CEH 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 Wales region with a requirement for CEH.

1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (28.57%) GDPR
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) AlienVault
3 1 (14.29%) QRadar
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Information Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) AlienVault
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk
1 1 (14.29%) VMware