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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 200 199 227
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Permanent jobs citing CEH 32 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 1.48% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 10
Median salary £40,000 £36,522 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,045 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £41,150
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
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
1353 1215 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.68% 23.65% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 985 964 1406
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CEH
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CEH across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

CEH Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CEH
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 26 £40,000 -11.11%
Staffordshire -2 5 £35,000 -12.50%
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CEH.

1 51 (98.08%) CISSP
2 30 (57.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (53.85%) CISMP
3 28 (53.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 27 (51.92%) Information Security
5 25 (48.08%) PCI DSS
6 23 (44.23%) CISM
6 23 (44.23%) Risk Management
7 22 (42.31%) Firewall
8 21 (40.38%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (40.38%) Security Operations
8 21 (40.38%) SIEM
9 19 (36.54%) SSCP
10 18 (34.62%) Risk Assessment
10 18 (34.62%) Network Security
10 18 (34.62%) Data Protection
11 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
11 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (30.77%) CCNP
12 16 (30.77%) CCNA
12 16 (30.77%) Sentinel
12 16 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
12 16 (30.77%) Data Centre
13 15 (28.85%) CRISC
13 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
13 15 (28.85%) Management Information System
14 14 (26.92%) Information Security Management
14 14 (26.92%) Security Management
14 14 (26.92%) CRM
14 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Sentinel
2 14 (26.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) Firewall
2 18 (34.62%) Network Security
3 4 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.85%) VLAN
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Analyst
1 22 (42.31%) Security Analyst
2 16 (30.77%) Operations Analyst
2 16 (30.77%) Security Operations Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) Information Manager
4 9 (17.31%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (17.31%) Security Manager
5 8 (15.38%) Security Specialist
6 6 (11.54%) Information Assurance Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Information Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.77%) Security Operations Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 16 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (28.85%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.62%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.92%) BYOD
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
1 4 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 27 (51.92%) Information Security
3 23 (44.23%) Risk Management
4 21 (40.38%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (40.38%) Security Operations
4 21 (40.38%) SIEM
5 18 (34.62%) Data Protection
5 18 (34.62%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (26.92%) CRM
6 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
6 14 (26.92%) ERP
6 14 (26.92%) Information Assurance
6 14 (26.92%) Information Security Management
6 14 (26.92%) ISMS
6 14 (26.92%) IT Governance
6 14 (26.92%) Security Management
7 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.77%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Perl
1 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (98.08%) CISSP
2 28 (53.85%) CISMP
3 23 (44.23%) CISM
4 19 (36.54%) SSCP
5 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (32.69%) Security Cleared
6 16 (30.77%) CCNA
6 16 (30.77%) CCNP
7 15 (28.85%) CRISC
7 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
8 13 (25.00%) CCSA
9 12 (23.08%) MCSE
9 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (11.54%) CISA
11 5 (9.62%) GIAC
12 4 (7.69%) GCIA
12 4 (7.69%) GCIH
13 3 (5.77%) CCSP
13 3 (5.77%) CIMA
13 3 (5.77%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (57.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (48.08%) PCI DSS
3 14 (26.92%) GPG13
3 14 (26.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (26.92%) RMADS
4 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nessus
1 1 (1.92%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) ServiceNow
2 12 (23.08%) Qualys
3 11 (21.15%) Cisco
4 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.85%) FireEye
5 2 (3.85%) Intel Security
5 2 (3.85%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) NetIQ
5 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto