The table below looks at the statistics for Reverse Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 217 - 258
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% - 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Median salary £70,000 - £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Reverse Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4711 5390 5929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.00% 88.38% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3994 4315 4762
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Reverse Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Reverse Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Reverse Engineering
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the North West region.

Reverse Engineering Salary Trend in the North West

Reverse Engineering
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Reverse Engineering Salary Histogram in the North West

Reverse Engineering
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester - 7 £70,000 - 2
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Reverse Engineering
England

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering 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 North West region with a requirement for Reverse Engineering.

1 30 (76.92%) Information Security
2 26 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (66.67%) Windows
3 21 (53.85%) Banking
4 20 (51.28%) Risk Assessment
5 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
5 17 (43.59%) Security Operations
6 16 (41.03%) Android
6 16 (41.03%) Apple iOS
7 15 (38.46%) Client/Server
8 14 (35.90%) Unix
8 14 (35.90%) Management Information System
9 13 (33.33%) Network Security
10 12 (30.77%) Security Testing
10 12 (30.77%) SIEM
10 12 (30.77%) Malware Analysis
10 12 (30.77%) Social Engineering
10 12 (30.77%) Wireless
11 11 (28.21%) Security Management
11 11 (28.21%) Network Design
11 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 11 (28.21%) Web Services
11 11 (28.21%) Blackberry
11 11 (28.21%) Server Hardening
11 11 (28.21%) SDLC
11 11 (28.21%) Compliance Audit
11 11 (28.21%) Software Audit
11 11 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (28.21%) Time Management

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.82%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
2 13 (33.33%) Network Security
3 12 (30.77%) Wireless
4 7 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (15.38%) tcpdump
5 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
General
1 21 (53.85%) Banking
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Tester
2 20 (51.28%) Penetration Tester
3 11 (28.21%) Security Tester
4 10 (25.64%) Analyst
4 10 (25.64%) Applications Tester
4 10 (25.64%) Mobile Tester
4 10 (25.64%) Security Penetration Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Security Specialist
7 4 (10.26%) Malware Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
9 2 (5.13%) Graduate
9 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Testing Specialist
10 1 (2.56%) Application Security Specialist
10 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) IT Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) IT Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) Middleware
3 5 (12.82%) J2EE
3 5 (12.82%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Client/Server
2 14 (35.90%) Management Information System
3 11 (28.21%) Blackberry
4 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (17.95%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Android
2 16 (41.03%) Apple iOS
3 14 (35.90%) Unix
4 8 (20.51%) Linux
5 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Information Security
2 26 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (51.28%) Risk Assessment
4 17 (43.59%) Security Operations
5 12 (30.77%) Malware Analysis
5 12 (30.77%) Security Testing
5 12 (30.77%) SIEM
5 12 (30.77%) Social Engineering
6 11 (28.21%) Compliance Audit
6 11 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (28.21%) Network Design
6 11 (28.21%) SDLC
6 11 (28.21%) Security Architecture
6 11 (28.21%) Security Management
6 11 (28.21%) Server Hardening
6 11 (28.21%) Software Audit
6 11 (28.21%) Time Management
7 9 (23.08%) Data Security
7 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 9 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) Apple Swift
3 5 (12.82%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SANS
2 3 (7.69%) GCIH
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
3 2 (5.13%) EnCE
3 2 (5.13%) GCFA
3 2 (5.13%) GREM
4 1 (2.56%) CSSLP
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) GCIA
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) NetWitness
2 3 (7.69%) Splunk
3 2 (5.13%) AlienVault
3 2 (5.13%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.56%) Facebook
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
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