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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 133 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing CEH 12 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.49% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 1.59% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
687 565 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.27% 31.01% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 453 432 440
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £66,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CEH.

1 14 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (78.57%) SIEM
3 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (64.29%) Security Operations
3 9 (64.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (42.86%) Information Security
5 4 (28.57%) GIAC
6 3 (21.43%) CISM
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) GCFA
6 3 (21.43%) Sentinel
7 2 (14.29%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) Threat Management
7 2 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (14.29%) SSCP
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
8 1 (7.14%) WebInspect
8 1 (7.14%) AppScan
8 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (7.14%) CHFI
8 1 (7.14%) Qualys
8 1 (7.14%) GCIH

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AppScan
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Security Specialist
2 8 (57.14%) Security Operations Specialist
2 8 (57.14%) SIEM Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) SIEM
2 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (64.29%) Security Operations
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Threat Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
5 1 (7.14%) OWASP
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) GIAC
3 3 (21.43%) CISM
3 3 (21.43%) GCFA
4 2 (14.29%) SSCP
5 1 (7.14%) CCFP
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CHFI
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CRISC
5 1 (7.14%) GCFE
5 1 (7.14%) GCIH
5 1 (7.14%) GREM
5 1 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Fortify
1 1 (7.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Imperva
2 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
2 1 (7.14%) NetIQ
2 1 (7.14%) Qualys
2 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
2 1 (7.14%) Veracode