Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 281 292
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 +27
Permanent jobs citing CEH 26 51 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 1.69% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 27
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £39,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% -11.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £27,300 £32,500 £30,870
90th Percentile £58,125 £56,275 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2380 3025 2705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.40% 26.34% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 2212 2155
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,779 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,100 £64,000 £65,480
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CEH in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +3 13 - -
Coventry +5 4 £56,250 +8.70% 1
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Shropshire - 3 £28,000 - 1
Staffordshire -11 2 £37,500 +7.14%
CEH
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 20 (76.92%) CISSP
1 20 (76.92%) SIEM
2 18 (69.23%) Information Security
3 14 (53.85%) Degree
4 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (46.15%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
6 10 (38.46%) ITIL
7 9 (34.62%) GIAC
7 9 (34.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
9 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
9 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
9 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (23.08%) GPG13
10 6 (23.08%) IaaS
10 6 (23.08%) Line Management
10 6 (23.08%) Presales
10 6 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (23.08%) Gantt Chart
10 6 (23.08%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
10 6 (23.08%) CMDB
10 6 (23.08%) Network Security
10 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) IaaS
1 6 (23.08%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (11.54%) HTTP
4 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) AppScan
General
1 6 (23.08%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Security Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Information Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Security Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Security Solutions Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (19.23%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Information Officer
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (15.38%) Junior
5 4 (15.38%) Security Officer
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Information Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 6 (23.08%) CMDB
3 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (15.38%) SCADA
5 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.85%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) SIEM
2 18 (69.23%) Information Security
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 9 (34.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
6 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
7 6 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (23.08%) Gantt Chart
7 6 (23.08%) IT Governance
7 6 (23.08%) IT Strategy
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
7 6 (23.08%) Line Management
7 6 (23.08%) Presales
7 6 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) CISSP
2 14 (53.85%) Degree
3 9 (34.62%) GIAC
4 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) CISM
5 6 (23.08%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (23.08%) ISEB
5 6 (23.08%) PMI Certification
5 6 (23.08%) PMP
5 6 (23.08%) Security+ Certification
6 5 (19.23%) GCIH
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) GSEC
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (11.54%) OSCP
7 3 (11.54%) SANS
8 2 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (23.08%) GPG13
3 2 (7.69%) GDPR
4 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Snort
2 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (15.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.85%) HP Fortify
2 1 (3.85%) QRadar
2 1 (3.85%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
1 6 (23.08%) Citrix
1 6 (23.08%) EMC
1 6 (23.08%) NetApp
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (11.54%) Splunk
2 3 (11.54%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.85%) Qualys
3 1 (3.85%) Veracode