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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 135 119 109
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs citing CEH 2 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.086% 0.56% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 2.06% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 2
Average salary - £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -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
815 582 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.92% 27.39% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 726 525 408
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) RMADS
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) SSCP
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) SSCP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS