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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 137 112
Rank change year-on-year +7 -25  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 2 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% 0.34% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 1.22% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 511 658 662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 25.94% 27.98% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 390 428 520
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.52% -6.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 11 (91.67%) CISSP
1 11 (91.67%) SIEM
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) CISM
4 8 (66.67%) GIAC
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (41.67%) Network Security
6 5 (41.67%) OSCP
6 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
7 4 (33.33%) SANS
7 4 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (33.33%) Threat Detection
7 4 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (33.33%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (33.33%) Coaching
7 4 (33.33%) Skype
7 4 (33.33%) ZAP BI
7 4 (33.33%) Burp Suite
7 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 4 (33.33%) Fiddler
7 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (33.33%) OWASP
7 4 (33.33%) Information Security
7 4 (33.33%) SharePoint

CEH
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Skype
3 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Burp Suite
1 4 (33.33%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Security Operations Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Compliance
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Security
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) SIEM
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
4 4 (33.33%) Coaching
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) OWASP
4 4 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Threat Detection
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CISSP
2 9 (75.00%) CISM
3 8 (66.67%) GIAC
4 5 (41.67%) OSCP
5 4 (33.33%) SANS
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) GCIA
6 3 (25.00%) GCIH
6 3 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (16.67%) CISA
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) GCFA
8 1 (8.33%) GREM
8 1 (8.33%) IRCA
8 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft