Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Malware Analysis
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 684 773 753
Rank change year-on-year +89 -20 +71
Permanent jobs citing Malware Analysis 132 77 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 120 62 118
London median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £111,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +13.64%

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 63,190 69,366 72,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.73% 92.78% 92.22%
Number of salaries quoted 50,605 53,133 62,705
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,560
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -22 19 £50,000 -16.67% 5
South London - 5 £37,000 -
West London +21 1 £50,000 -2.44% 1
East London - 1 £67,500 -
Malware Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 84 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
2 68 (51.52%) Firewall
3 64 (48.48%) SIEM
4 54 (40.91%) Linux
5 50 (37.88%) Information Security
6 48 (36.36%) Threat Intelligence
7 45 (34.09%) Security Operations
8 44 (33.33%) Windows
9 38 (28.79%) Python
9 38 (28.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 36 (27.27%) Analytics
11 35 (26.52%) Reverse Engineering
11 35 (26.52%) Degree
12 34 (25.76%) CISSP
13 33 (25.00%) Computer Science
14 32 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 32 (24.24%) Splunk
14 32 (24.24%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 32 (24.24%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 30 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
15 30 (22.73%) CEH
16 28 (21.21%) GCIH
16 28 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
16 28 (21.21%) Unix
16 28 (21.21%) Finance
16 28 (21.21%) OSCP
16 28 (21.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 27 (20.45%) Vulnerability Management
17 27 (20.45%) Cyber Intelligence
17 27 (20.45%) Penetration Testing

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 11 (8.33%) Apache
1 11 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 68 (51.52%) Firewall
2 38 (28.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 25 (18.94%) Network Security
4 21 (15.91%) TCP/IP
5 11 (8.33%) Sourcefire
6 9 (6.82%) DNS
6 9 (6.82%) LAN
6 9 (6.82%) WAN
7 5 (3.79%) HTTP
7 5 (3.79%) SSL
8 4 (3.03%) FTP
8 4 (3.03%) SMTP
9 2 (1.52%) VLAN
10 1 (0.76%) MPLS
10 1 (0.76%) VPN
10 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.33%) Big Data
1 11 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.52%) dBASE
3 1 (0.76%) GIS
3 1 (0.76%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.76%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (0.76%) OllyDbg
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 15 (11.36%) Law
3 9 (6.82%) Banking
3 9 (6.82%) Financial Institution
3 9 (6.82%) Legal
4 2 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (50.00%) Analyst
2 53 (40.15%) Security Analyst
3 25 (18.94%) Security Engineer
4 22 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 17 (12.88%) Consultant
6 14 (10.61%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
6 14 (10.61%) Information Analyst
6 14 (10.61%) Information Security Analyst
7 10 (7.58%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (6.82%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (6.82%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 9 (6.82%) Junior
8 9 (6.82%) Operations Analyst
8 9 (6.82%) Security Operations Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.30%) Penetration Tester
10 7 (5.30%) Tester
11 6 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 6 (4.55%) Security Incident Consultant
11 6 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 32 (24.24%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (13.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (10.61%) Cybercrime
5 14 (10.61%) Management Information System
6 10 (7.58%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (6.06%) Cyber Defence
8 7 (5.30%) Fintech
9 6 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (3.79%) Smartphone
11 3 (2.27%) Cyberattack
12 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.91%) Linux
2 44 (33.33%) Windows
3 28 (21.21%) Unix
4 14 (10.61%) AIX
5 9 (6.82%) CentOS
5 9 (6.82%) HPUX
5 9 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.82%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.55%) Kali Linux
6 6 (4.55%) VMS
7 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
2 64 (48.48%) SIEM
3 50 (37.88%) Information Security
4 48 (36.36%) Threat Intelligence
5 45 (34.09%) Security Operations
6 36 (27.27%) Analytics
7 35 (26.52%) Reverse Engineering
8 32 (24.24%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 28 (21.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 27 (20.45%) Cyber Intelligence
10 27 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (20.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 26 (19.70%) Forensic Analysis
12 24 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (12.12%) Ethical Hacking
13 16 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 15 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (9.85%) Digital Forensics
15 13 (9.85%) Network Packet Capture
15 13 (9.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.79%) Python
2 22 (16.67%) C
3 16 (12.12%) Perl
4 15 (11.36%) C#
5 13 (9.85%) VBA
6 11 (8.33%) C++
6 11 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 10 (7.58%) Bash Shell
7 10 (7.58%) Ruby
8 9 (6.82%) Java
9 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.76%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 35 (26.52%) Degree
2 34 (25.76%) CISSP
3 30 (22.73%) CEH
3 30 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (21.21%) GCIH
4 28 (21.21%) OSCP
5 25 (18.94%) SANS
6 22 (16.67%) CCNA
7 19 (14.39%) Security Cleared
8 17 (12.88%) SC Cleared
9 15 (11.36%) GIAC
10 14 (10.61%) CCNP
11 13 (9.85%) CISM
11 13 (9.85%) GCFA
11 13 (9.85%) Master's Degree
12 10 (7.58%) CREST Certified
13 9 (6.82%) GCIA
14 8 (6.06%) CHFI
15 7 (5.30%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.33%) GPG13
3 6 (4.55%) NIST 800
4 3 (2.27%) GDPR
5 2 (1.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.76%) COBIT
6 1 (0.76%) COSO
6 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.85%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (8.33%) HDFS
2 11 (8.33%) Snort
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (14.39%) QRadar
2 11 (8.33%) Suricata
3 9 (6.82%) CSIRT
4 6 (4.55%) Nessus
4 6 (4.55%) Nmap
4 6 (4.55%) OpenVAS
5 5 (3.79%) EnCase
6 4 (3.03%) FTK
7 3 (2.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 3 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.52%) WMI
9 1 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (24.24%) Splunk
2 26 (19.70%) LogRhythm
3 18 (13.64%) AlienVault
4 11 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 11 (8.33%) FireEye
4 11 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 11 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 11 (8.33%) Sophos
4 11 (8.33%) Sun
4 11 (8.33%) TippingPoint
5 9 (6.82%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.55%) Qualys
7 4 (3.03%) Nuix
8 1 (0.76%) HP
8 1 (0.76%) Intel
8 1 (0.76%) Twitter