The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 126 121 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing CEH 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.047% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 1.05% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
CEH
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
724 666 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.20% 31.14% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 627 601 420
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,450 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CEH
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

CEH Salary Trend in Birmingham

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CEH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CEH.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) RMADS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CEH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CEH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS