The table below looks at the statistics for CEH in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CEH over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 209 199 196
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing CEH 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.055% 0.15% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.50% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £57,256 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.23% -
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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1522 1596 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.76% 29.18% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1374 1118
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

CEH Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CEH
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

CEH Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CEH
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 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
Birmingham -8 2 - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) SSCP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) CESG
2 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (50.00%) ISMS
2 2 (50.00%) RMADS
2 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) Snort

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CESG
1 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (50.00%) RMADS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) SCADA
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISMS
2 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
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 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) SSCP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (25.00%) ArcSight