Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Reverse Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reverse Engineering
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1003 864 1007
Rank change year-on-year -139 +143 +139
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 156 329 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.093% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 110 236 211
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,225 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,750 £75,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%

Reverse Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150826 160156 182795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.37% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119888 134356 152138
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Reverse Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Reverse Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Reverse Engineering in England

Reverse Engineering
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Reverse Engineering in England

Reverse Engineering
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Reverse Engineering in England

Reverse Engineering
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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
London -1 86 £63,750 -1.92% 4
South East +29 37 £60,000 +20.00% 2
South West -120 11 £50,000 - 1
Midlands +4 10 £57,500 +9.52% 1
West Midlands -8 8 £87,500 +66.67% 1
North of England -9 7 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England +2 4 £39,250 -17.37%
North West -32 4 £42,500 -39.29%
Yorkshire - 3 £46,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £57,500 -
Reverse Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Reverse Engineering.

1 62 (39.74%) Cybersecurity
2 58 (37.18%) Malware Analysis
3 51 (32.69%) SQL
4 47 (30.13%) Windows
5 45 (28.85%) Java
6 44 (28.21%) Python
7 43 (27.56%) Finance
7 43 (27.56%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (23.72%) C++
8 37 (23.72%) Linux
9 34 (21.79%) C
10 31 (19.87%) Perl
10 31 (19.87%) Microsoft
11 30 (19.23%) C#
11 30 (19.23%) Firewall
12 29 (18.59%) Information Security
12 29 (18.59%) JavaScript
13 27 (17.31%) .NET
13 27 (17.31%) Cyberthreat
14 26 (16.67%) Ruby
15 25 (16.03%) Banking
15 25 (16.03%) SQL Server
15 25 (16.03%) Threat Intelligence
16 24 (15.38%) CREST Certified
17 23 (14.74%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 23 (14.74%) Open Source
18 22 (14.10%) Technical Analysis
18 22 (14.10%) Cyber Attack
18 22 (14.10%) Unix
18 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared

Reverse Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (5.13%) Apache Pig
1 8 (5.13%) Confluence
2 2 (1.28%) Drupal
2 2 (1.28%) SAS
2 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Global One
2 4 (2.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.28%) G Suite
3 2 (1.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.23%) Firewall
2 20 (12.82%) HTTP
3 19 (12.18%) TCP/IP
4 18 (11.54%) Network Security
4 18 (11.54%) SSL
5 17 (10.90%) DNS
5 17 (10.90%) Internet
6 15 (9.62%) Wireshark
7 14 (8.97%) SMTP
8 13 (8.33%) Wireless
9 11 (7.05%) tcpdump
10 5 (3.21%) VoIP
11 2 (1.28%) DMZ
11 2 (1.28%) Intranet
11 2 (1.28%) VPN
12 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.64%) SMS
12 1 (0.64%) Wireless Security
12 1 (0.64%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.26%) MySQL
3 15 (9.62%) Big Data
3 15 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.41%) Power BI
7 9 (5.77%) Apache Hive
7 9 (5.77%) Hadoop
8 7 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.21%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.92%) Redis
12 2 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Burp Suite
2 15 (9.62%) IDA Disassembler
2 15 (9.62%) JIRA
2 15 (9.62%) OllyDbg
2 15 (9.62%) WinDbg
3 11 (7.05%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.41%) Metasploit
5 7 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (4.49%) Bitbucket
5 7 (4.49%) CodeSonar
5 7 (4.49%) git-flow
5 7 (4.49%) Robot Framework
5 7 (4.49%) Selenium
6 5 (3.21%) AppScan
6 5 (3.21%) Paros
7 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.28%) Moq
8 2 (1.28%) MSTest
9 1 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.64%) WiX
General
1 43 (27.56%) Finance
2 25 (16.03%) Banking
3 16 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.77%) Retail Banking
5 8 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.85%) Publishing
7 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.92%) Law
8 3 (1.92%) Legal
9 2 (1.28%) Marketing
10 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (26.28%) Analyst
2 36 (23.08%) Developer
3 22 (14.10%) Penetration Tester
3 22 (14.10%) Tester
4 18 (11.54%) Consultant
5 12 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 11 (7.05%) Malware Analyst
6 11 (7.05%) Malware Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.77%) Security Consultant
9 8 (5.13%) Security Incident Consultant
9 8 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 8 (5.13%) Senior Tester
9 8 (5.13%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.49%) Security Researcher
10 7 (4.49%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 7 (4.49%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Cyberthreat Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.31%) .NET
2 14 (8.97%) Regular Expression
3 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (6.41%) .NET Framework
4 10 (6.41%) REST
5 9 (5.77%) HTML
5 9 (5.77%) SOAP
6 8 (5.13%) Django
6 8 (5.13%) Java EE
6 8 (5.13%) JDBC
6 8 (5.13%) STL
7 7 (4.49%) LAMP
7 7 (4.49%) Node.js
7 7 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (4.49%) Spring MVC
8 6 (3.85%) CSS
9 4 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.56%) Spring
9 4 (2.56%) Symfony
9 4 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.31%) Cyberthreat
2 22 (14.10%) Cyber Attack
3 21 (13.46%) Blog
4 19 (12.18%) Computer Science
5 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (7.05%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 10 (6.41%) Management Information System
8 9 (5.77%) Cybercrime
8 9 (5.77%) Mainframe
9 7 (4.49%) Data Structures
10 5 (3.21%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.92%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.92%) Online Banking
12 2 (1.28%) Clustering
12 2 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.64%) Derivative
13 1 (0.64%) Equities
13 1 (0.64%) PKI
13 1 (0.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.13%) Windows
2 37 (23.72%) Linux
3 22 (14.10%) Unix
4 14 (8.97%) Android
4 14 (8.97%) Apple iOS
5 9 (5.77%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.21%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.64%) VMS
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.74%) Cybersecurity
2 58 (37.18%) Malware Analysis
3 43 (27.56%) Penetration Testing
4 29 (18.59%) Information Security
5 25 (16.03%) Threat Intelligence
6 23 (14.74%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 23 (14.74%) Open Source
7 22 (14.10%) Technical Analysis
8 21 (13.46%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 17 (10.90%) OSINT
9 17 (10.90%) Software Engineering
10 16 (10.26%) Ethical Hacking
11 14 (8.97%) Analytics
11 14 (8.97%) Data Modelling
11 14 (8.97%) Social Engineering
12 13 (8.33%) Multithreading
13 12 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (7.69%) Forensic Analysis
13 12 (7.69%) SDLC
13 12 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.69%) SQL
2 45 (28.85%) Java
3 44 (28.21%) Python
4 37 (23.72%) C++
5 34 (21.79%) C
6 31 (19.87%) Perl
7 30 (19.23%) C#
8 29 (18.59%) JavaScript
9 26 (16.67%) Ruby
10 21 (13.46%) PHP
11 19 (12.18%) PowerShell
12 9 (5.77%) Objective-C
12 9 (5.77%) Shell Script
13 8 (5.13%) UniBasic
14 7 (4.49%) T-SQL
14 7 (4.49%) VB
15 6 (3.85%) Bash Shell
15 6 (3.85%) VBA
16 2 (1.28%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 24 (15.38%) CREST Certified
2 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
3 20 (12.82%) Degree
4 18 (11.54%) CISSP
5 17 (10.90%) SANS
6 15 (9.62%) GCIH
6 15 (9.62%) OSCP
7 13 (8.33%) GIAC
8 10 (6.41%) CISM
8 10 (6.41%) GPEN
8 10 (6.41%) OSCE
9 9 (5.77%) CEH
10 8 (5.13%) CHECK Team Leader
10 8 (5.13%) DV Cleared
11 7 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (4.49%) GCFA
11 7 (4.49%) Linux+ Certification
11 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (4.49%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (4.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.49%) QA
3 5 (3.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) Docker
2 7 (4.49%) vSphere
3 3 (1.92%) Firmware
4 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.64%) Snort
5 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (8.97%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 14 (8.97%) CSIRT
2 10 (6.41%) Nessus
2 10 (6.41%) Nmap
3 7 (4.49%) Puppet
3 7 (4.49%) Salt
4 5 (3.21%) HP Fortify
4 5 (3.21%) WebInspect
5 3 (1.92%) EnCase
6 1 (0.64%) Ansible
6 1 (0.64%) Grafana
6 1 (0.64%) Kibana
6 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.64%) logstash
6 1 (0.64%) StatsD
Vendors
1 31 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.05%) Forcepoint
3 9 (5.77%) Sophos
4 6 (3.85%) SAP
4 6 (3.85%) Siebel
4 6 (3.85%) Tableau
5 3 (1.92%) Intel
6 2 (1.28%) Genesys
7 1 (0.64%) Concur
7 1 (0.64%) Informatica
7 1 (0.64%) Talend