Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Malware Analysis
England > London
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 679 771 733
Rank change year-on-year +92 -38 +121
Permanent jobs citing Malware Analysis 110 79 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 88 63 104
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -17.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £90,300 £100,000 £88,500
England median annual salary £56,250 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% -11.54% +13.04%

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 60,847 68,930 68,824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.03% 93.31% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49,255 53,580 59,021
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 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 0 14 £50,000 -6.98% 2
South London - 5 £37,000 -
East London - 1 £67,500 -
Malware Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 72 (65.45%) Cybersecurity
2 54 (49.09%) SIEM
3 45 (40.91%) Firewall
4 39 (35.45%) Windows
5 37 (33.64%) Linux
5 37 (33.64%) Penetration Testing
6 34 (30.91%) Python
7 33 (30.00%) SANS
7 33 (30.00%) Security Operations
7 33 (30.00%) Threat Intelligence
8 28 (25.45%) Information Security
8 28 (25.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 28 (25.45%) C
9 27 (24.55%) Computer Science
9 27 (24.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 26 (23.64%) Analytics
10 26 (23.64%) PowerShell
11 25 (22.73%) Degree
12 24 (21.82%) GCIH
12 24 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (20.91%) Splunk
13 23 (20.91%) Vulnerability Management
14 21 (19.09%) LogRhythm
15 20 (18.18%) Finance
15 20 (18.18%) CEH
15 20 (18.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 19 (17.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 19 (17.27%) CISSP
16 19 (17.27%) QRadar
16 19 (17.27%) OSCP

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 3 (2.73%) Apache
1 3 (2.73%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.73%) SaaS
5 2 (1.82%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.82%) Office 365
5 2 (1.82%) OpenDNS
6 1 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 45 (40.91%) Firewall
2 28 (25.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
4 11 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 10 (9.09%) Network Security
6 9 (8.18%) Wireless
7 6 (5.45%) DNS
8 5 (4.55%) HTTP
8 5 (4.55%) LAN
8 5 (4.55%) WAN
9 4 (3.64%) FTP
9 4 (3.64%) SMTP
10 3 (2.73%) Sourcefire
11 2 (1.82%) SSL
11 2 (1.82%) VPN
12 1 (0.91%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) Big Data
2 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.82%) Maltego
4 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Metasploit
2 11 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.00%) git-flow
2 11 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (0.91%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.91%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (0.91%) OllyDbg
General
1 20 (18.18%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Legal
4 5 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (38.18%) Analyst
2 33 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 22 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 15 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Head of Operations
5 9 (8.18%) Head of Security
5 9 (8.18%) Information Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Information Security Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Malware Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Penetration Tester
6 7 (6.36%) SIEM Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Tester
7 6 (5.45%) Consultant
7 6 (5.45%) Head of Cybersecurity
8 5 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Forensic Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) SOC Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) Web Services
2 4 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.91%) .NET
3 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.91%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 17 (15.45%) Management Information System
3 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (11.82%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (9.09%) Fintech
6 8 (7.27%) Cyber Defence
7 7 (6.36%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (5.45%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (4.55%) Smartphone
10 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (3.64%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.82%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.91%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.91%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.45%) Windows
2 37 (33.64%) Linux
3 16 (14.55%) Kali Linux
4 10 (9.09%) AIX
4 10 (9.09%) Unix
5 6 (5.45%) VMS
6 5 (4.55%) CentOS
6 5 (4.55%) HPUX
6 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (65.45%) Cybersecurity
2 54 (49.09%) SIEM
3 37 (33.64%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 33 (30.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 28 (25.45%) Information Security
6 27 (24.55%) Computer Science
6 27 (24.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 26 (23.64%) Analytics
8 23 (20.91%) Vulnerability Management
9 19 (17.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 18 (16.36%) Digital Forensics
11 17 (15.45%) Incident Management
12 16 (14.55%) Reverse Engineering
13 15 (13.64%) Computer Forensics
13 15 (13.64%) Cyber Intelligence
13 15 (13.64%) Data Loss Prevention
13 15 (13.64%) Machine Learning
14 14 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (11.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.91%) Python
2 28 (25.45%) C
3 26 (23.64%) PowerShell
4 17 (15.45%) C++
5 13 (11.82%) Perl
6 10 (9.09%) SQL
7 9 (8.18%) C#
7 9 (8.18%) Java
7 9 (8.18%) VB
8 8 (7.27%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.36%) Ruby
10 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.91%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 33 (30.00%) SANS
2 25 (22.73%) Degree
3 24 (21.82%) GCIH
4 20 (18.18%) CEH
5 19 (17.27%) CISSP
5 19 (17.27%) OSCP
6 17 (15.45%) GIAC
7 15 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
9 11 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (10.00%) GCIA
9 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 10 (9.09%) CREST Certified
11 9 (8.18%) CCNA
12 8 (7.27%) CHFI
12 8 (7.27%) GREM
13 7 (6.36%) GCFA
13 7 (6.36%) GCFE
13 7 (6.36%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (5.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.73%) GPG13
3 2 (1.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.91%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (11.82%) Snort
2 12 (10.91%) Docker
3 11 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.36%) VirtualBox
4 7 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (6.36%) Xen
5 3 (2.73%) HDFS
6 2 (1.82%) Squid
7 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (17.27%) QRadar
2 16 (14.55%) EnCase
2 16 (14.55%) Nessus
3 13 (11.82%) FTK
4 12 (10.91%) Suricata
5 11 (10.00%) Ansible
5 11 (10.00%) Terraform
6 9 (8.18%) CSIRT
6 9 (8.18%) Nexpose
7 8 (7.27%) Kubernetes
8 7 (6.36%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (6.36%) Puppet
8 7 (6.36%) vCenter Server
9 6 (5.45%) Nmap
9 6 (5.45%) OpenVAS
10 3 (2.73%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (1.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.91%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (20.91%) Splunk
2 21 (19.09%) LogRhythm
3 16 (14.55%) Qualys
4 13 (11.82%) FireEye
5 12 (10.91%) ArcSight
5 12 (10.91%) Palo Alto
6 11 (10.00%) VMware
7 10 (9.09%) AlienVault
7 10 (9.09%) Cisco
7 10 (9.09%) NetWitness
8 9 (8.18%) Bomgar
8 9 (8.18%) CheckPoint
8 9 (8.18%) CyberArk
8 9 (8.18%) Forcepoint
8 9 (8.18%) Google
8 9 (8.18%) IBM
8 9 (8.18%) McAfee
8 9 (8.18%) ServiceNow
8 9 (8.18%) Symantec
8 9 (8.18%) Trend Micro