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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Rank 190 205 175
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Permanent jobs citing CEH 24 3 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.057% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.78% 0.21% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 18
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £48,775 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-0.05% +13.43%
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
1345 1402 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.40% 26.83% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 1110 1158
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 16 £45,000 +87.50% 2
Solihull - 2 £40,000 -
Coventry -5 1 £57,500 +4.54%
CEH
England

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 39 (86.67%) SIEM
2 27 (60.00%) Cyber Security
3 26 (57.78%) CISSP
4 22 (48.89%) GIAC
5 16 (35.56%) Incident Management
5 16 (35.56%) SCADA
6 13 (28.89%) Snort
7 11 (24.44%) SSCP
8 10 (22.22%) Information Security
9 9 (20.00%) OSCP
10 8 (17.78%) ArcSight
10 8 (17.78%) Firewall
11 7 (15.56%) Linux
11 7 (15.56%) GCFA
12 6 (13.33%) Perl
12 6 (13.33%) UNIX
13 5 (11.11%) CISA
13 5 (11.11%) Finance
13 5 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
14 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
14 4 (8.89%) Change Management
14 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
15 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
15 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
15 3 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
15 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
15 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 3 (6.67%) CRISC
15 3 (6.67%) ISACA
15 3 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) OSPF
4 1 (2.22%) BGP
4 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Security Specialist
2 17 (37.78%) Analyst
3 16 (35.56%) Security Analyst
4 14 (31.11%) Security Operations Analyst
4 14 (31.11%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Cyber Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) SCADA
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) SIEM
2 27 (60.00%) Cyber Security
3 16 (35.56%) Incident Management
4 10 (22.22%) Information Security
5 5 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) OWASP
8 2 (4.44%) Test Management
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.22%) Security Management
9 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.22%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.22%) People Management
9 1 (2.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Perl
2 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) CISSP
2 22 (48.89%) GIAC
3 11 (24.44%) SSCP
4 9 (20.00%) OSCP
5 7 (15.56%) GCFA
6 5 (11.11%) CISA
7 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.67%) CRISC
8 3 (6.67%) ISACA
9 2 (4.44%) OSCE
9 2 (4.44%) CISM
10 1 (2.22%) CCNA
10 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Nessus
1 1 (2.22%) Ionix
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Sun
2 1 (2.22%) EMC
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.22%) Tripwire
2 1 (2.22%) Qualys
2 1 (2.22%) Rapid7
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