Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Malware Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Malware Analysis over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Malware Analysis
England > London
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 691 702 798
Rank change year-on-year +11 +96 +43
Permanent jobs citing Malware Analysis 136 122 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 118 104 68
London median annual salary £55,000 £63,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.73% -1.92% +30.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £50,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £73,250 £89,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £53,750 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -14.00% +4.17% +20.00%

Malware Analysis 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 63,581 64,182 75,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.55% 91.58% 91.25%
Number of salaries quoted 51,218 52,520 64,490
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Malware Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Malware Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Malware Analysis in London

Malware Analysis
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Malware Analysis in London.

Salary trend for Malware Analysis in London

Malware Analysis
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Malware Analysis in London over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Malware Analysis in London

Malware Analysis
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Malware Analysis within the London region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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
Central London -38 22 £50,000 -20.00% 5
West London +10 2 £50,000 -2.44%
East London - 1 £67,500 -
Malware Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Malware Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Malware Analysis.

1 97 (71.32%) Cybersecurity
2 85 (62.50%) Firewall
3 67 (49.26%) SIEM
4 65 (47.79%) Information Security
5 64 (47.06%) Security Operations
6 52 (38.24%) Linux
6 52 (38.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 45 (33.09%) Windows
8 40 (29.41%) Threat Intelligence
9 39 (28.68%) Degree
9 39 (28.68%) Network Security
10 36 (26.47%) CCNA
10 36 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (26.47%) Reverse Engineering
11 35 (25.74%) Finance
11 35 (25.74%) Python
12 32 (23.53%) Computer Science
12 32 (23.53%) Splunk
13 31 (22.79%) Computer Science Degree
13 31 (22.79%) C#
13 31 (22.79%) Unix
14 29 (21.32%) CCNP
15 28 (20.59%) CISSP
15 28 (20.59%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 27 (19.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (19.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 25 (18.38%) Ethical Hacking
17 25 (18.38%) LogRhythm
18 24 (17.65%) Cybercrime
18 24 (17.65%) TCP/IP

Malware Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (6.62%) Apache
2 8 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.21%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) SaaS
2 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 85 (62.50%) Firewall
2 52 (38.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 39 (28.68%) Network Security
4 24 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.88%) DNS
5 8 (5.88%) Sourcefire
6 6 (4.41%) LAN
6 6 (4.41%) WAN
7 4 (2.94%) FTP
7 4 (2.94%) HTTP
7 4 (2.94%) SMTP
7 4 (2.94%) SSL
8 3 (2.21%) Internet
9 2 (1.47%) VLAN
10 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) Big Data
1 8 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.47%) dBASE
2 2 (1.47%) GIS
3 1 (0.74%) Maltego
General
1 35 (25.74%) Finance
2 23 (16.91%) Law
3 6 (4.41%) Legal
4 5 (3.68%) Banking
4 5 (3.68%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (44.12%) Analyst
2 47 (34.56%) Security Analyst
3 36 (26.47%) Consultant
4 27 (19.85%) Security Engineer
5 21 (15.44%) Security Consultant
6 19 (13.97%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 19 (13.97%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 17 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 15 (11.03%) Junior
8 15 (11.03%) Senior Consultant
9 12 (8.82%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (8.82%) Information Analyst
9 12 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (8.09%) Security Incident Consultant
11 8 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
11 8 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
12 7 (5.15%) Security Specialist
12 7 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (4.41%) Graduate
13 6 (4.41%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (4.41%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 24 (17.65%) Cybercrime
3 23 (16.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 21 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (13.24%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
7 16 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 7 (5.15%) Fintech
9 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
10 5 (3.68%) Cyberattack
10 5 (3.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (2.21%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (1.47%) Internet of Things
12 2 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 52 (38.24%) Linux
2 45 (33.09%) Windows
3 31 (22.79%) Unix
4 5 (3.68%) AIX
4 5 (3.68%) CentOS
4 5 (3.68%) HPUX
4 5 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (71.32%) Cybersecurity
2 67 (49.26%) SIEM
3 65 (47.79%) Information Security
4 64 (47.06%) Security Operations
5 40 (29.41%) Threat Intelligence
6 36 (26.47%) Reverse Engineering
7 28 (20.59%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 27 (19.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (19.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 25 (18.38%) Ethical Hacking
10 23 (16.91%) Analytics
11 21 (15.44%) Cyber Intelligence
11 21 (15.44%) Network Packet Capture
12 17 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
12 17 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (11.03%) Digital Forensics
15 14 (10.29%) Change Management
16 13 (9.56%) Risk Management
17 12 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.74%) Python
2 31 (22.79%) C#
3 24 (17.65%) C
4 23 (16.91%) VBA
5 10 (7.35%) Java
6 9 (6.62%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.15%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.41%) SQL
9 5 (3.68%) C++
9 5 (3.68%) Perl
10 4 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (28.68%) Degree
2 36 (26.47%) CCNA
2 36 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (22.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (21.32%) CCNP
5 28 (20.59%) CISSP
6 23 (16.91%) Master's Degree
7 18 (13.24%) GCIH
8 15 (11.03%) OSCP
9 14 (10.29%) CEH
10 13 (9.56%) CISM
11 10 (7.35%) SANS
12 9 (6.62%) Security Cleared
13 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
14 7 (5.15%) GCFA
14 7 (5.15%) GIAC
14 7 (5.15%) GSEC
15 6 (4.41%) GCIA
16 5 (3.68%) CREST Certified
17 4 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.88%) GPG13
2 8 (5.88%) NIST 800
3 6 (4.41%) GDPR
4 5 (3.68%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.47%) COBIT
6 2 (1.47%) COSO
System Software
1 23 (16.91%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (5.88%) HDFS
2 8 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (11.03%) QRadar
2 9 (6.62%) CSIRT
3 8 (5.88%) Suricata
4 5 (3.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.74%) FTK
7 1 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (23.53%) Splunk
2 25 (18.38%) LogRhythm
3 14 (10.29%) ArcSight
4 10 (7.35%) Sun
5 9 (6.62%) AlienVault
6 8 (5.88%) FireEye
6 8 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 8 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 8 (5.88%) Sophos
6 8 (5.88%) TippingPoint
7 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.74%) HP
8 1 (0.74%) Intel
8 1 (0.74%) Nuix