Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ethical Hacking
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 211 193
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% 0.15% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.17% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -26.09% +29.21%
10th Percentile £47,500 £36,000 £53,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £80,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +41.18% -26.09% -4.17%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3494 4225 3458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.21% 88.76% 87.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2755 3095 2895
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £67,575 £69,600
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Ethical Hacking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) OWASP
1 3 (75.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (50.00%) Security Auditing
2 2 (50.00%) Compliance Management
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) GPG13
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Nessus
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware

Ethical Hacking
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Kali Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) OWASP
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Compliance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Auditing
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) OSCE
3 1 (25.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) COBIT
1 2 (50.00%) GPG13
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware