The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Ethical Hacking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 122 140 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.042% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.049% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.62% -  
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £56,500 £54,250
% change year-on-year -4.86% +4.14%  

Ethical Hacking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1641 2055 1444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.72% 87.22% 82.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1576 1195
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in Birmingham

Ethical Hacking
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Ethical Hacking in Birmingham

Ethical Hacking
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking 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 Ethical Hacking.

1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) LogRhythm
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) CEH
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity

Ethical Hacking
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Security Officer
2 3 (60.00%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) LogRhythm
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
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