The first table below looks at the demand for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 121 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 1 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.051% 0.49% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.64% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 2
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +74.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +57.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1489 1574 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.36% 77.81% 71.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1384 1059
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Ethical Hacking
West Midlands

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Ethical Hacking Salary Trend in Birmingham

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (75.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CCSP
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Specialist
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Security Specialist
1 3 (75.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
1 3 (75.00%) VMware