Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 352 346
Rank change year-on-year +29 -6 +26
Permanent jobs citing CEH 48 33 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.38% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 0.96% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 55
Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,300 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £63,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +9.09%

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 3,411 3,424 4,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.97% 22.43% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,268 2,672 3,318
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CEH in the Midlands

CEH
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for CEH in the Midlands

CEH
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in the Midlands over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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 +52 45 £60,000 +60.00% 2
East Midlands +20 7 £60,000 +4.35%
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 43 (89.58%) CISSP
2 42 (87.50%) Information Security
3 36 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (58.33%) GDPR
5 24 (50.00%) Degree
5 24 (50.00%) SIEM
6 23 (47.92%) Data Protection
7 21 (43.75%) Software Engineering
8 19 (39.58%) TOGAF
8 19 (39.58%) Computer Science
8 19 (39.58%) CISM
8 19 (39.58%) Management Information System
8 19 (39.58%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (39.58%) CompTIA Security+
9 17 (35.42%) IaaS
9 17 (35.42%) PCI DSS
9 17 (35.42%) PaaS
10 16 (33.33%) Service Management
10 16 (33.33%) Firewall
10 16 (33.33%) ITIL
10 16 (33.33%) GPG13
10 16 (33.33%) Due Diligence
11 15 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (31.25%) Thought Leadership
11 15 (31.25%) Line Management
11 15 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 15 (31.25%) Presales
11 15 (31.25%) IT Strategy
11 15 (31.25%) Gantt Chart
11 15 (31.25%) PRINCE2

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:

Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) IaaS
1 17 (35.42%) PaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) VPN
3 3 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.08%) AppScan
2 1 (2.08%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (31.25%) Publishing
2 9 (18.75%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Architect
2 15 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Information Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Information Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Security Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Information Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Security Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.08%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Management Information System
2 15 (31.25%) CMDB
2 15 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 15 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (10.42%) PKI
4 4 (8.33%) BYOD
4 4 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.08%) NHS
6 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (87.50%) Information Security
2 24 (50.00%) SIEM
3 23 (47.92%) Data Protection
4 21 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 19 (39.58%) Computer Science
5 19 (39.58%) TOGAF
6 16 (33.33%) Due Diligence
6 16 (33.33%) ITIL
6 16 (33.33%) Service Management
7 15 (31.25%) CRM
7 15 (31.25%) Gantt Chart
7 15 (31.25%) IT Governance
7 15 (31.25%) IT Strategy
7 15 (31.25%) Line Management
7 15 (31.25%) Presales
7 15 (31.25%) PRINCE2
7 15 (31.25%) Project Management
7 15 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 15 (31.25%) Service Delivery
7 15 (31.25%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) Ada
2 2 (4.17%) C
2 2 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (89.58%) CISSP
2 24 (50.00%) Degree
3 19 (39.58%) CISM
3 19 (39.58%) CompTIA Security+
3 19 (39.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (31.25%) ISEB
4 15 (31.25%) PMI Certification
4 15 (31.25%) PMP
5 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (20.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 9 (18.75%) CRISC
8 8 (16.67%) OSCP
8 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.58%) CISMP
10 4 (8.33%) CEPT
10 4 (8.33%) GPEN
11 3 (6.25%) CISA
11 3 (6.25%) GIAC
11 3 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (58.33%) GDPR
3 17 (35.42%) PCI DSS
4 16 (33.33%) GPG13
5 6 (12.50%) ISAE 3402
6 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (4.17%) DO-178B
7 2 (4.17%) DO-254
7 2 (4.17%) IEC 61508
7 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (4.17%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 1 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (2.08%) PSD2
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.17%) OpenVAS
3 1 (2.08%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.08%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
1 15 (31.25%) Citrix
1 15 (31.25%) EMC
1 15 (31.25%) NetApp
1 15 (31.25%) VMware
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) AlienVault
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) F5
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.08%) Qualys
4 1 (2.08%) Veracode