The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 164 161 172
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing CEH 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.22% 0.062% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.23% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
CEH
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1060 871 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.97% 27.10% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 867 707 936
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £50,000 £55,579
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

CEH
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH across the East Midlands region.

CEH Salary Trend in the East Midlands

CEH
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 6 £62,500 -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 26 (89.66%) Security Testing
2 22 (75.86%) Ethical Hacking
2 22 (75.86%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) VoIP
2 22 (75.86%) CISSP
2 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 22 (75.86%) Wireless
2 22 (75.86%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (75.86%) CISMP
3 21 (72.41%) Open Source
3 21 (72.41%) GPEN
3 21 (72.41%) OSCP
3 21 (72.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 20 (68.97%) VPN
5 19 (65.52%) GIAC
5 19 (65.52%) PCI DSS
6 18 (62.07%) Information Management
7 17 (58.62%) Objective-C
7 17 (58.62%) PHP
7 17 (58.62%) C
8 10 (34.48%) Information Security
9 7 (24.14%) Retail
10 5 (17.24%) C#
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
11 4 (13.79%) GCIH
11 4 (13.79%) CISA
11 4 (13.79%) CISM
11 4 (13.79%) OSCE

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 22 (75.86%) VoIP
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
1 22 (75.86%) Wireless
2 20 (68.97%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) Network Security
General
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Tester
2 17 (58.62%) Penetration Tester
3 12 (41.38%) Security Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Open Source
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) SCADA
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Security Testing
2 22 (75.86%) Ethical Hacking
2 22 (75.86%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (72.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 18 (62.07%) Information Management
5 10 (34.48%) Information Security
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) SIEM
7 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
7 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.90%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) PHP
2 17 (58.62%) Objective-C
2 17 (58.62%) C
3 5 (17.24%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) CISSP
1 22 (75.86%) CISMP
2 21 (72.41%) GPEN
2 21 (72.41%) OSCP
3 19 (65.52%) GIAC
4 4 (13.79%) GCIH
4 4 (13.79%) CISA
4 4 (13.79%) CISM
4 4 (13.79%) OSCE
4 4 (13.79%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
1 2 (6.90%) ArcSight