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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 199 185 192
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing CEH 20 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% 0.54% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 10
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
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
1386 1286 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.07% 26.18% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1027 1211
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 24 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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 -9 7 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Solihull - 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (87.18%) SIEM
2 26 (66.67%) GIAC
3 22 (56.41%) Incident Management
3 22 (56.41%) SCADA
3 22 (56.41%) Cyber Security
4 16 (41.03%) Snort
5 14 (35.90%) CISSP
6 8 (20.51%) SSCP
6 8 (20.51%) Information Security
6 8 (20.51%) ArcSight
6 8 (20.51%) OSCP
7 7 (17.95%) Change Management
8 5 (12.82%) Firewall
8 5 (12.82%) Linux
8 5 (12.82%) GCFA
8 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.26%) Perl
9 4 (10.26%) UNIX
9 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
10 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.69%) CISA
10 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
10 3 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
10 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
11 2 (5.13%) CRISC
11 2 (5.13%) ISACA

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) OSPF
3 1 (2.56%) BGP
3 1 (2.56%) EIGRP
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
1 22 (56.41%) Security Analyst
2 20 (51.28%) Operations Analyst
2 20 (51.28%) Security Operations Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Security Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Information Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) SCADA
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) SIEM
2 22 (56.41%) Cyber Security
2 22 (56.41%) Incident Management
3 8 (20.51%) Information Security
4 7 (17.95%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) OWASP
6 2 (5.13%) Test Management
6 2 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.56%) Line Management
7 1 (2.56%) People Management
7 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Perl
2 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) GIAC
2 14 (35.90%) CISSP
3 8 (20.51%) SSCP
3 8 (20.51%) OSCP
4 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) GCFA
5 3 (7.69%) CISA
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) CRISC
6 2 (5.13%) ISACA
6 2 (5.13%) OSCE
7 1 (2.56%) CCNA
7 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (2.56%) CISM
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Nessus
1 1 (2.56%) Ionix
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.56%) Rapid7
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Sun
2 1 (2.56%) EMC
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.56%) Tripwire
2 1 (2.56%) Qualys
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