The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 114 130 109
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 10 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.55% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 0.65% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Median salary £45,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 - £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 - £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.63% +10.00%  

CEH is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 455 615 535
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.85% 26.16% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 311 430 422
Median salary £43,500 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing CEH as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in Birmingham

CEH
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH in Birmingham.

Salary trend for CEH in Birmingham

CEH
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CEH in Birmingham

CEH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CEH.

1 39 (97.50%) CISSP
2 27 (67.50%) CISM
3 26 (65.00%) Information Security
4 24 (60.00%) Risk Management
5 23 (57.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 22 (55.00%) Data Centre
7 20 (50.00%) SIEM
7 20 (50.00%) PCI DSS
8 18 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (45.00%) Firewall
8 18 (45.00%) Office 365
8 18 (45.00%) Security Monitoring
9 17 (42.50%) Management Information System
9 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
9 17 (42.50%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (40.00%) Sentinel
11 15 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
11 15 (37.50%) GIAC
11 15 (37.50%) Security Operations
12 14 (35.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 14 (35.00%) Cyber Essentials
12 14 (35.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 14 (35.00%) Conceptual Models
12 14 (35.00%) CRISC
12 14 (35.00%) ServiceNow
12 14 (35.00%) GPG13
12 14 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (35.00%) Information Assurance
12 14 (35.00%) Information Security Management

CEH
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Sentinel
2 14 (35.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (27.50%) Network Security
4 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) Skype
5 4 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Burp Suite
1 4 (10.00%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Information Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Security Operations Specialist
2 9 (22.50%) Security Specialist
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) CISSP Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Security Officer
7 2 (5.00%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SIEM Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (42.50%) Management Information System
3 14 (35.00%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (32.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Unix
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Information Security
2 24 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 23 (57.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 20 (50.00%) SIEM
5 18 (45.00%) Security Monitoring
6 17 (42.50%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (37.50%) Security Operations
8 14 (35.00%) Conceptual Models
8 14 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (35.00%) CRM
8 14 (35.00%) Data Protection
8 14 (35.00%) E-Commerce
8 14 (35.00%) ERP
8 14 (35.00%) Information Assurance
8 14 (35.00%) Information Security Management
8 14 (35.00%) ISMS
8 14 (35.00%) IT Governance
8 14 (35.00%) Security Management
9 9 (22.50%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Perl
1 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (97.50%) CISSP
2 27 (67.50%) CISM
3 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
4 15 (37.50%) GIAC
4 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 14 (35.00%) CISMP
5 14 (35.00%) CRISC
6 10 (25.00%) GCIA
6 10 (25.00%) GCIH
7 9 (22.50%) OSCP
8 8 (20.00%) CCNA
8 8 (20.00%) CCNP
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (20.00%) SANS
9 5 (12.50%) SSCP
10 3 (7.50%) CIMA
10 3 (7.50%) GCFA
10 3 (7.50%) GCFE
10 3 (7.50%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 18 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (35.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (35.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 14 (35.00%) GPG13
3 14 (35.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (35.00%) RMADS
4 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.00%) FireEye
2 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (5.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) NetIQ
2 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto