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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 212 212 207
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing CEH 8 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.20% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £65,000 £57,256 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.52% +27.23%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+24.26% -0.58%
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
1452 1507 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.53% 27.53% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1249 1400
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2015. 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 +6 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 £63,299 -
Worcestershire - 2 £65,000 - 2
Coventry - 1 £65,000 - 1
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 27 (84.38%) CISSP
2 26 (81.25%) SIEM
3 15 (46.88%) Cyber Security
4 11 (34.38%) Information Security
5 9 (28.13%) GIAC
5 9 (28.13%) SSCP
6 8 (25.00%) CISA
7 7 (21.88%) Firewall
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) UNIX
9 5 (15.63%) Linux
9 5 (15.63%) GCFA
9 5 (15.63%) OSCP
9 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
10 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (12.50%) SCADA
10 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.50%) Perl
11 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
11 3 (9.38%) CISM
11 3 (9.38%) C
11 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
11 3 (9.38%) Network Security
11 3 (9.38%) Snort
11 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) CRISC
11 3 (9.38%) ISACA
12 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.13%) OSPF
4 1 (3.13%) BGP
4 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) IT Security Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Principal Architect
5 2 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) SCADA
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) CESG
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) UNIX
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) SIEM
2 15 (46.88%) Cyber Security
3 11 (34.38%) Information Security
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Kanban
5 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
5 2 (6.25%) Security Management
5 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) TDD
5 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.13%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) C
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) CISSP
2 9 (28.13%) SSCP
2 9 (28.13%) GIAC
3 8 (25.00%) CISA
4 5 (15.63%) GCFA
4 5 (15.63%) OSCP
5 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) CRISC
5 3 (9.38%) ISACA
5 3 (9.38%) CISM
6 2 (6.25%) ISSAP
6 2 (6.25%) MBCS
6 2 (6.25%) CITP
6 2 (6.25%) GCIA
6 2 (6.25%) GCIH
7 1 (3.13%) GREM
7 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.13%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nessus
1 1 (3.13%) Ionix
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
2 2 (6.25%) Trustwave
2 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
2 2 (6.25%) McAfee
2 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
2 2 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) Tripwire
3 1 (3.13%) Qualys
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Sun
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Rapid7
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago