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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 120 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 3 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 9
Average salary £57,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
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
1602 1712 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.86% 80.38% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1469 1546
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) OSCP
2 2 (66.67%) OSCE
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) IT Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Security Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Senior IT Security Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) OSCP
1 2 (66.67%) OSCE