The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 207 189 203
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Permanent jobs citing CEH 1 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.36% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.068% 1.29% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Average salary £24,000 £46,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1466 1553 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.38% 28.13% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1316 1086
Average salary £41,498 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.74% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
CEH
England

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 11 July 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 +3 1 £24,000 -40.00%
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
4 5 (55.56%) SIEM
4 5 (55.56%) FortiGate
4 5 (55.56%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
4 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) CCSE
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) CCSP
5 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (33.33%) CISMP
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
7 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) SQL

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Security Specialist
1 5 (55.56%) Security Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) IT Security Specialist
1 5 (55.56%) IT Security Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Security Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 5 (55.56%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
4 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) OWASP
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCSE
2 5 (55.56%) CCSP
3 3 (33.33%) CISMP
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) GWAPT
4 1 (11.11%) GPEN
4 1 (11.11%) OSCP
4 1 (11.11%) OSCE
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
4 1 (11.11%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
1 5 (55.56%) Symantec
1 5 (55.56%) VMware