The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 132 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.042% 0.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%
Ethical Hacking
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1921 1711 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.50% 82.10% 70.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1557 1007
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
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%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
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%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefit
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