Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WinDbg skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WinDbg over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WinDbg
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1142 1175 1262
Rank change year-on-year +33 +87 +39
Permanent jobs citing WinDbg 24 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.016% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.070% 0.084% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 12
England median annual salary - £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.11% +23.33%
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +14.94% +16.00%

WinDbg is in the Development Applications 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 34355 33497 36197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.35% 18.70% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28276 29217 30893
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WinDbg
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WinDbg in England

WinDbg
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WinDbg in England

WinDbg
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinDbg within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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
South East +42 22 - - 3
South West +8 1 - -
London -2 1 - - 1
WinDbg
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing WinDbg 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 WinDbg.

1 23 (95.83%) C++
2 20 (83.33%) Python
3 19 (79.17%) DNS
3 19 (79.17%) Java
4 17 (70.83%) Windows
5 16 (66.67%) Linux
5 16 (66.67%) C
5 16 (66.67%) Wireshark
5 16 (66.67%) Blog
5 16 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 16 (66.67%) OllyDbg
5 16 (66.67%) IDA Disassembler
6 15 (62.50%) Malware Reverse Engineering
6 15 (62.50%) Regular Expression
6 15 (62.50%) Perl
6 15 (62.50%) SSL
6 15 (62.50%) HTTP
6 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
7 14 (58.33%) SMTP
7 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
8 13 (54.17%) .NET
9 12 (50.00%) SQL
9 12 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
10 11 (45.83%) Technical Analysis
10 11 (45.83%) tcpdump
10 11 (45.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 11 (45.83%) Burp Suite
10 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
11 10 (41.67%) Time Management

WinDbg
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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) DNS
2 16 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 15 (62.50%) HTTP
3 15 (62.50%) SSL
4 14 (58.33%) SMTP
5 11 (45.83%) tcpdump
6 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) IDA Disassembler
1 16 (66.67%) OllyDbg
2 11 (45.83%) Burp Suite
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
1 10 (41.67%) Malware Analyst
1 10 (41.67%) Malware Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Development Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.17%) Malware Researcher
4 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Regular Expression
2 13 (54.17%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Blog
2 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 11 (45.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (41.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 15 (62.50%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 12 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
4 11 (45.83%) Technical Analysis
5 10 (41.67%) Open Source
5 10 (41.67%) OSINT
5 10 (41.67%) Time Management
6 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) Computer Security
7 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 4 (16.67%) Workflow
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Web Development
9 1 (4.17%) Analytical Thinking
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C++
2 20 (83.33%) Python
3 19 (79.17%) Java
4 16 (66.67%) C
4 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 15 (62.50%) Perl
6 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
7 12 (50.00%) SQL
8 10 (41.67%) PHP
8 10 (41.67%) Ruby
9 9 (37.50%) C#
10 6 (25.00%) VBScript
11 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) BitLocker
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.17%) Snort
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.17%) Perfmon
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.17%) vRealize
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Forcepoint
3 9 (37.50%) Sophos
4 5 (20.83%) Progress
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Lumension
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) VMware