The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 217 206
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 6 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 1.37% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 9
Median salary - £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.33%  
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 the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1244 1601 1475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.12% 26.02% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1147 1139
Median salary £40,795 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.98% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

CEH
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for CEH in the West Midlands

CEH
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +8 3 - -
Birmingham +7 2 - -
CEH
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CEH.

1 24 (75.00%) SIEM
2 20 (62.50%) GIAC
3 19 (59.38%) Security Operations
4 16 (50.00%) CISSP
4 16 (50.00%) Degree
5 15 (46.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 14 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (40.63%) Network Security
8 12 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (37.50%) Firewall
8 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
9 11 (34.38%) CISM
9 11 (34.38%) Snort
9 11 (34.38%) SCADA
9 11 (34.38%) Incident Management
9 11 (34.38%) Change Management
9 11 (34.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 11 (34.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 11 (34.38%) Network Packet Analysis
9 11 (34.38%) Information Assurance
10 9 (28.13%) Windows
11 8 (25.00%) ITIL
11 8 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 8 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
12 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
12 7 (21.88%) Information Security
12 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
13 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
13 6 (18.75%) Security Testing

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 (15.63%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Network Security
2 12 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) Wireshark
4 4 (12.50%) Skype
5 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Burp Suite
1 5 (15.63%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) SOC Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Security Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Security Operations Specialist
4 6 (18.75%) Security Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) ArcSight Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) SIEM Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) IT Security Officer
8 1 (3.13%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Security Officer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 11 (34.38%) SCADA
4 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (9.38%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.13%) BYOD
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) SIEM
2 19 (59.38%) Security Operations
3 14 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 11 (34.38%) Change Management
5 11 (34.38%) Incident Management
5 11 (34.38%) Information Assurance
5 11 (34.38%) Network Packet Analysis
6 8 (25.00%) ITIL
6 8 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (21.88%) Information Security
8 6 (18.75%) OWASP
8 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
9 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 4 (12.50%) Coaching
10 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
10 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.50%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C
2 3 (9.38%) Ada
2 3 (9.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) GIAC
2 16 (50.00%) CISSP
2 16 (50.00%) Degree
3 11 (34.38%) CISM
4 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) OSCP
6 6 (18.75%) SANS
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (9.38%) CCNA
8 3 (9.38%) CCNP
8 3 (9.38%) CISA
8 3 (9.38%) GCIA
8 3 (9.38%) GCIH
8 3 (9.38%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (3.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (3.13%) GCFA
9 1 (3.13%) GREM
9 1 (3.13%) IRCA
9 1 (3.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.50%) DO-178B
3 4 (12.50%) DO-254
4 3 (9.38%) Def Stans
5 1 (3.13%) COBIT
5 1 (3.13%) GPG13
5 1 (3.13%) ISO 14001
5 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Snort
2 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 11 (34.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) ArcSight
1 3 (9.38%) LogRhythm
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft