Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > Midlands
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 251 306 367
Rank change year-on-year +55 +61 -53
Permanent jobs citing CEH 62 55 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.65% 0.45% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 1.57% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 12
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £36,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,000 £89,225
England median annual salary £55,183 £61,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.27% +11.82% -8.33%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,182 3,494 3,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.76% 28.87% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,708 2,279 2,470
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,650 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing CEH as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in the Midlands

CEH
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CEH in the Midlands.

Salary trend for CEH in the Midlands

CEH
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing CEH in the Midlands over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for CEH in the Midlands

CEH
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +53 60 £55,000 -8.33%
East Midlands +14 2 £47,500 -20.83%
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for CEH.

1 60 (96.77%) CISSP
2 58 (93.55%) Information Security
3 43 (69.35%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (48.39%) Security Operations
5 29 (46.77%) Risk Management
6 26 (41.94%) CISM
7 22 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (33.87%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (30.65%) ITIL
9 19 (30.65%) SIEM
10 18 (29.03%) CRISC
10 18 (29.03%) Threat Intelligence
11 16 (25.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
12 15 (24.19%) Management Information System
13 13 (20.97%) GSEC
13 13 (20.97%) CISA
13 13 (20.97%) Windows
13 13 (20.97%) Linux
13 13 (20.97%) Incident Management
13 13 (20.97%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (19.35%) Remediation Plan
14 12 (19.35%) GDPR
14 12 (19.35%) Darktrace
14 12 (19.35%) Tradecraft
14 12 (19.35%) Problem Management
14 12 (19.35%) Qualys
14 12 (19.35%) ArcSight
14 12 (19.35%) Analytics

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Office 365
2 5 (8.06%) Power Platform
2 5 (8.06%) PowerApps
3 3 (4.84%) Azure
4 1 (1.61%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.68%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) Network Security
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) HTTP
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) AppScan
General
1 5 (8.06%) Legal
2 2 (3.23%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.61%) French Language
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Analyst
2 18 (29.03%) Security Manager
3 15 (24.19%) Operational Security Manager
3 15 (24.19%) Operations Manager
3 15 (24.19%) Security Operations Manager
4 14 (22.58%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (17.74%) IT Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) Governance Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) IT Governance Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) IT Risk Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) Risk Analyst
7 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 8 (12.90%) Information Manager
8 8 (12.90%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (11.29%) SOC Analyst
10 6 (9.68%) Security Analyst
11 5 (8.06%) Compliance Officer
11 5 (8.06%) Information Analyst
11 5 (8.06%) Information Security Analyst
12 4 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Management Information System
2 13 (20.97%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (17.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 11 (17.74%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (14.52%) Cyberattack
5 5 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.84%) BYOD
7 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (93.55%) Information Security
2 43 (69.35%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (48.39%) Security Operations
4 29 (46.77%) Risk Management
5 21 (33.87%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (30.65%) ITIL
6 19 (30.65%) SIEM
7 18 (29.03%) Threat Intelligence
8 16 (25.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (20.97%) Incident Management
11 12 (19.35%) Analytics
11 12 (19.35%) Change Management
11 12 (19.35%) Problem Management
11 12 (19.35%) Remediation Plan
11 12 (19.35%) Tradecraft
12 11 (17.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (16.13%) Malware Analysis
14 9 (14.52%) Regulatory Compliance
14 9 (14.52%) Validation
Qualifications
1 60 (96.77%) CISSP
2 26 (41.94%) CISM
3 18 (29.03%) CRISC
4 13 (20.97%) CISA
4 13 (20.97%) GSEC
5 12 (19.35%) SSCP
6 11 (17.74%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (14.52%) Degree
7 9 (14.52%) GCIA
7 9 (14.52%) GCIH
8 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (11.29%) OSCP
8 7 (11.29%) SANS
9 6 (9.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (9.68%) GIAC
10 5 (8.06%) CCSP
11 2 (3.23%) CISMP
11 2 (3.23%) ISEB
12 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (19.35%) GDPR
3 11 (17.74%) NIST
4 10 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (14.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (12.90%) COBIT
6 8 (12.90%) PCI DSS
7 5 (8.06%) ISO 14001
7 5 (8.06%) ISO 9001
8 4 (6.45%) QA
9 3 (4.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (3.23%) HIPAA
10 2 (3.23%) NCSC
10 2 (3.23%) NIST 800
11 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) QRadar
2 1 (1.61%) CASB
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) ArcSight
1 12 (19.35%) Darktrace
1 12 (19.35%) Qualys
2 4 (6.45%) Splunk
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco
3 2 (3.23%) CrowdStrike
3 2 (3.23%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Meraki
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft