Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Malware Analysis
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 761 723 851
Rank change year-on-year -38 +128 +19
Permanent jobs citing Malware Analysis 74 105 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.15% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.17% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 59 80 43
London median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +18.81%
10th Percentile £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £85,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 64,008 63,184 77,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.35% 90.50% 89.75%
Number of salaries quoted 52,543 53,446 65,511
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -40 12 £55,000 -12.00% 2
West London - 1 £70,000 -
Malware Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 59 (79.73%) Cybersecurity
2 36 (48.65%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 36 (48.65%) Threat Intelligence
3 35 (47.30%) Information Security
4 34 (45.95%) SIEM
5 30 (40.54%) Firewall
5 30 (40.54%) Windows
6 26 (35.14%) Network Security
7 23 (31.08%) GCIH
7 23 (31.08%) Linux
8 22 (29.73%) Reverse Engineering
9 21 (28.38%) Finance
10 18 (24.32%) GIAC
10 18 (24.32%) SANS
11 17 (22.97%) Security Operations
12 16 (21.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 16 (21.62%) GCIA
13 15 (20.27%) Digital Forensics
13 15 (20.27%) CREST Certified
14 14 (18.92%) Cyberattack
15 13 (17.57%) CSIRT
15 13 (17.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 13 (17.57%) Ethical Hacking
16 12 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
16 12 (16.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
16 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (14.86%) GCFA
17 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
17 11 (14.86%) Python
18 10 (13.51%) Cisco

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 4 (5.41%) Apache
2 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (40.54%) Firewall
2 26 (35.14%) Network Security
3 7 (9.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.11%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.05%) Internet
5 3 (4.05%) LAN
5 3 (4.05%) WAN
5 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Big Data
2 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.35%) GIS
3 1 (1.35%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Burp Suite
General
1 21 (28.38%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) Analyst
2 29 (39.19%) Security Analyst
3 21 (28.38%) Consultant
4 16 (21.62%) Security Consultant
5 12 (16.22%) Information Analyst
5 12 (16.22%) Information Security Analyst
6 11 (14.86%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 10 (13.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 10 (13.51%) Security Engineer
7 10 (13.51%) Security Specialist
7 10 (13.51%) SOC Analyst
8 9 (12.16%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 8 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (9.46%) Check Point Analyst
10 7 (9.46%) Cisco Analyst
10 7 (9.46%) Cisco Security Analyst
11 6 (8.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 6 (8.11%) Graduate Consultant
11 6 (8.11%) Junior Security Consultant
11 6 (8.11%) Security Incident Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) HTML
2 4 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.05%) Middleware
3 3 (4.05%) PCRE
3 3 (4.05%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.35%) Flash
4 1 (1.35%) HTML5
4 1 (1.35%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Cyberattack
2 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
4 10 (13.51%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (10.81%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (9.46%) Reinsurance
7 6 (8.11%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (8.11%) Cybercrime
8 5 (6.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 5 (6.76%) Fintech
9 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
10 3 (4.05%) Online Banking
11 1 (1.35%) BYOD
11 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
11 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Windows
2 23 (31.08%) Linux
3 9 (12.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (79.73%) Cybersecurity
2 36 (48.65%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 36 (48.65%) Threat Intelligence
3 35 (47.30%) Information Security
4 34 (45.95%) SIEM
5 22 (29.73%) Reverse Engineering
6 17 (22.97%) Security Operations
7 16 (21.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 15 (20.27%) Digital Forensics
9 13 (17.57%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (13.51%) Analytics
12 9 (12.16%) Computer Security
13 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (9.46%) Computer Forensics
14 7 (9.46%) Information Assurance
14 7 (9.46%) ITIL
14 7 (9.46%) ITIL V3
14 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (9.46%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) Python
2 9 (12.16%) Java
3 8 (10.81%) C#
4 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.11%) Ruby
4 6 (8.11%) SQL
5 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.41%) C
7 3 (4.05%) Perl
7 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.70%) VBA
9 1 (1.35%) C++
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) GCIH
2 18 (24.32%) GIAC
2 18 (24.32%) SANS
3 16 (21.62%) GCIA
4 15 (20.27%) CREST Certified
5 11 (14.86%) GCFA
6 10 (13.51%) CISSP
6 10 (13.51%) Degree
6 10 (13.51%) OSCP
7 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.81%) GSEC
8 7 (9.46%) CCNA
8 7 (9.46%) GCED
9 5 (6.76%) CEH
9 5 (6.76%) GREM
10 4 (5.41%) CCNP
10 4 (5.41%) GCFE
10 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
11 3 (4.05%) CFCE
11 3 (4.05%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.46%) NIST 800
3 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.05%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.05%) HDFS
2 3 (4.05%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) CSIRT
2 12 (16.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 8 (10.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (9.46%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (8.11%) QRadar
6 4 (5.41%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 4 (5.41%) EnCase
7 3 (4.05%) Fluentd
7 3 (4.05%) Suricata
8 2 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (2.70%) WMI
9 1 (1.35%) FTK
9 1 (1.35%) logstash
9 1 (1.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Cisco
1 10 (13.51%) FireEye
1 10 (13.51%) Splunk
2 7 (9.46%) Blue Coat
2 7 (9.46%) CheckPoint
2 7 (9.46%) Dell
2 7 (9.46%) LogRhythm
2 7 (9.46%) McAfee
3 6 (8.11%) ArcSight
3 6 (8.11%) Fortinet
4 4 (5.41%) AlienVault
5 3 (4.05%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.05%) Sophos
5 3 (4.05%) Sourcefire
5 3 (4.05%) TippingPoint
6 2 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (1.35%) Qualys
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Tableau
7 1 (1.35%) Twitter