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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 753 586 290
Rank change year-on-year -167 -296 +7
Permanent jobs citing CEH 126 54 16
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.17% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.72% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 113 47 15
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,000 -
25th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £78,500 £75,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.67% +57.89% -26.92%
75th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £71,875
90th Percentile £100,000 £101,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £57,822
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.74% -3.63%

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 permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,601 7,493 1,379
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.57% 18.39% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8,150 4,972 1,083
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,550
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,454 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.28% +4.76% -7.37%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

CEH
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

CEH trend for jobs with a WFH option

CEH
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing CEH.

CEH salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

CEH
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing CEH over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

CEH salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, CEH job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for CEH.

1 109 (86.51%) Cybersecurity
2 89 (70.63%) CISSP
3 73 (57.94%) Information Security
4 47 (37.30%) CISM
5 46 (36.51%) NIST
6 40 (31.75%) SIEM
7 39 (30.95%) Microsoft
8 38 (30.16%) AWS
9 35 (27.78%) Azure
10 34 (26.98%) CISA
10 34 (26.98%) Application Security
11 33 (26.19%) Firewall
11 33 (26.19%) Management Information System
12 32 (25.40%) Penetration Testing
13 31 (24.60%) Cisco Certification
14 29 (23.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 28 (22.22%) Incident Response
16 27 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 25 (19.84%) CompTIA Security+
17 25 (19.84%) DevOps
18 24 (19.05%) OSCP
18 24 (19.05%) Computer Science
18 24 (19.05%) OWASP
19 22 (17.46%) CSSLP
19 22 (17.46%) Finance
19 22 (17.46%) DevSecOps
20 21 (16.67%) Security Operations
20 21 (16.67%) CCSP
21 20 (15.87%) Microsoft 365
22 19 (15.08%) Continuous Delivery

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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:

Cloud Services
1 38 (30.16%) AWS
2 35 (27.78%) Azure
3 20 (15.87%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (11.90%) Mimecast
5 14 (11.11%) GCP
6 8 (6.35%) Amazon S3
6 8 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (5.56%) IaaS
8 6 (4.76%) Power Platform
8 6 (4.76%) SaaS
9 5 (3.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (2.38%) PaaS
11 2 (1.59%) Serverless
12 1 (0.79%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.19%) Firewall
2 14 (11.11%) DNS
3 12 (9.52%) Network Security
4 11 (8.73%) VPN
5 9 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (6.35%) SNMP
6 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.56%) VLAN
8 5 (3.97%) WAN
8 5 (3.97%) Wireless
9 4 (3.17%) LAN
9 4 (3.17%) SSL
9 4 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.38%) FTP
10 3 (2.38%) IPsec
11 2 (1.59%) DHCP
11 2 (1.59%) tcpdump
11 2 (1.59%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.79%) Internet
12 1 (0.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.76%) Power BI
1 6 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Burp Suite
2 4 (3.17%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.59%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (17.46%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Legal
2 12 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.94%) Social Skills
4 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.17%) Presentation Skills
5 4 (3.17%) Retail
6 3 (2.38%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.59%) Marketing
7 2 (1.59%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) French Language
8 1 (0.79%) German Language
8 1 (0.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) Local Government
8 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 18 (14.29%) Architect
3 17 (13.49%) Analyst
4 15 (11.90%) Security Analyst
5 10 (7.94%) Senior Architect
5 10 (7.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.35%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) AWS Specialist
6 8 (6.35%) Consultant
6 8 (6.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 8 (6.35%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) GCP Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) IT Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) IT Security Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Security Officer
7 7 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (4.76%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) SAML
2 6 (4.76%) Node.js
3 5 (3.97%) Web Services
4 4 (3.17%) .NET
5 2 (1.59%) SLSA
6 1 (0.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (26.19%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.73%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (6.35%) Cybercrime
4 6 (4.76%) SCADA
5 4 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.38%) Blockchain
6 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.59%) CSOC
7 2 (1.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.59%) IoT
7 2 (1.59%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.79%) Equities
8 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.79%) YARA
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.90%) Windows
2 12 (9.52%) Linux
3 8 (6.35%) Unix
4 5 (3.97%) Android
4 5 (3.97%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.17%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (86.51%) Cybersecurity
2 73 (57.94%) Information Security
3 40 (31.75%) SIEM
4 34 (26.98%) Application Security
5 32 (25.40%) Penetration Testing
6 28 (22.22%) Incident Response
7 27 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 25 (19.84%) DevOps
9 24 (19.05%) Computer Science
9 24 (19.05%) OWASP
10 22 (17.46%) DevSecOps
11 21 (16.67%) Security Operations
12 19 (15.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (15.08%) Presales
12 19 (15.08%) Security Management
13 17 (13.49%) E-Commerce
13 17 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (12.70%) ISMS
15 15 (11.90%) Information Security Management
15 15 (11.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.11%) Python
2 11 (8.73%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.35%) Bash
3 8 (6.35%) C
3 8 (6.35%) Java
4 6 (4.76%) Go
4 6 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (70.63%) CISSP
2 47 (37.30%) CISM
3 34 (26.98%) CISA
4 31 (24.60%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (19.84%) CompTIA Security+
6 24 (19.05%) OSCP
7 22 (17.46%) CSSLP
8 21 (16.67%) CCSP
9 19 (15.08%) Degree
10 17 (13.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (11.11%) CCNA
13 12 (9.52%) GIAC
14 11 (8.73%) OSCE
15 10 (7.94%) Computer Science Degree
16 9 (7.14%) CCDP
16 9 (7.14%) CCNP
16 9 (7.14%) CCSA
16 9 (7.14%) CCSK
16 9 (7.14%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (36.51%) NIST
2 29 (23.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (13.49%) PCI DSS
4 15 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (8.73%) NIST 800
6 8 (6.35%) GDPR
7 7 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (3.17%) COBIT
9 4 (3.17%) NCSC
10 3 (2.38%) GLBA
10 3 (2.38%) HIPAA
10 3 (2.38%) ISO 31000
10 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (2.38%) SOC 2
10 3 (2.38%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.79%) GRC
11 1 (0.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.38%) Snort
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) CASB
2 8 (6.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 8 (6.35%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.56%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.59%) EnCase
4 2 (1.59%) FTK
4 2 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.59%) Nessus
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.79%) QRadar
5 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) Cisco
2 13 (10.32%) Okta
3 12 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 12 (9.52%) CrowdStrike
3 12 (9.52%) CyberArk
3 12 (9.52%) F5
3 12 (9.52%) Fortinet
3 12 (9.52%) Netskope
3 12 (9.52%) Palo Alto
3 12 (9.52%) Proofpoint
3 12 (9.52%) Zscaler
4 7 (5.56%) VMware
5 6 (4.76%) SonicWALL
6 4 (3.17%) Meraki
7 3 (2.38%) Dell
7 3 (2.38%) LogLogic
7 3 (2.38%) Qualys
7 3 (2.38%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.59%) SAP