Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Malware Analysis
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 760 712 864
Rank change year-on-year -48 +152 +26
Permanent jobs citing Malware Analysis 79 120 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.16% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.18% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 63 100 55
London median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £46,250 £48,625 £50,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -12.21% +13.91% +4.55%

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 68077 67072 79012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.67% 90.62% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 52883 57479 66887
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 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
Central London +17 14 £53,750 -2.27%
West London - 1 £70,000 -
Malware Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Malware Analysis 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 London region with a requirement for Malware Analysis.

1 67 (84.81%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (53.16%) SIEM
2 42 (53.16%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 42 (53.16%) Threat Intelligence
3 38 (48.10%) Information Security
4 37 (46.84%) Windows
5 36 (45.57%) Finance
6 32 (40.51%) GCIH
7 28 (35.44%) Reverse Engineering
8 27 (34.18%) Firewall
9 26 (32.91%) Linux
10 24 (30.38%) GIAC
11 23 (29.11%) SANS
12 22 (27.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 22 (27.85%) Network Security
13 21 (26.58%) GCIA
14 20 (25.32%) Cisco
15 19 (24.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 19 (24.05%) CREST Certified
16 18 (22.78%) FireEye
16 18 (22.78%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (21.52%) Cyber Attack
18 16 (20.25%) CSIRT
18 16 (20.25%) CheckPoint
19 15 (18.99%) McAfee
19 15 (18.99%) Computer Security
19 15 (18.99%) Blue Coat
19 15 (18.99%) Cyberthreat
20 14 (17.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
20 14 (17.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System

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 (5.06%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Office 365
3 2 (2.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.18%) Firewall
2 22 (27.85%) Network Security
3 8 (10.13%) Wireshark
4 5 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.53%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.27%) DHCP
6 1 (1.27%) DNS
6 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.27%) LAN
6 1 (1.27%) LDAP
6 1 (1.27%) SSL
6 1 (1.27%) WAN
6 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Big Data
2 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.27%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (45.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Legal
2 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Analyst
2 36 (45.57%) Security Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) Information Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) Information Security Analyst
4 13 (16.46%) Consultant
5 12 (15.19%) Check Point Analyst
5 12 (15.19%) Cisco Analyst
5 12 (15.19%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 11 (13.92%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (13.92%) SOC Analyst
7 10 (12.66%) IT Analyst
7 10 (12.66%) IT Security Analyst
7 10 (12.66%) Security Consultant
8 9 (11.39%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (10.13%) Security Incident Consultant
9 8 (10.13%) Senior Security Analyst
10 7 (8.86%) Security Specialist
11 6 (7.59%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
12 5 (6.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 5 (6.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Middleware
2 4 (5.06%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.80%) PCRE
3 3 (3.80%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.27%) Flash
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Cyber Attack
2 15 (18.99%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (15.19%) Reinsurance
4 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
6 8 (10.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
8 4 (5.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (3.80%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (3.80%) Cybercrime
9 3 (3.80%) Hedge funds
9 3 (3.80%) Online Banking
9 3 (3.80%) PKI
10 2 (2.53%) Fintech
11 1 (1.27%) BYOD
11 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.84%) Windows
2 26 (32.91%) Linux
3 6 (7.59%) Unix
4 1 (1.27%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (84.81%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (53.16%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 42 (53.16%) SIEM
2 42 (53.16%) Threat Intelligence
3 38 (48.10%) Information Security
4 28 (35.44%) Reverse Engineering
5 22 (27.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 18 (22.78%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (18.99%) Computer Security
8 14 (17.72%) Information Assurance
8 14 (17.72%) Use Case
9 13 (16.46%) Security Operations
10 12 (15.19%) Forensic Analysis
11 11 (13.92%) Analytics
12 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (11.39%) Security Monitoring
13 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (10.13%) Secure Coding
15 6 (7.59%) Cyber Intelligence
15 6 (7.59%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) Python
2 6 (7.59%) Ruby
3 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.80%) C#
4 3 (3.80%) Perl
4 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.53%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) SQL
6 1 (1.27%) C
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (40.51%) GCIH
2 24 (30.38%) GIAC
3 23 (29.11%) SANS
4 21 (26.58%) GCIA
5 19 (24.05%) CREST Certified
6 12 (15.19%) GCFA
7 11 (13.92%) GSEC
8 10 (12.66%) CEH
8 10 (12.66%) CISSP
9 9 (11.39%) Degree
10 6 (7.59%) OSCP
11 5 (6.33%) GCED
11 5 (6.33%) GREM
12 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
13 3 (3.80%) CFCE
13 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (3.80%) GCFE
14 2 (2.53%) CCNA
14 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (17.72%) NIST 800
3 3 (3.80%) GPG13
4 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.06%) Snort
3 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) CSIRT
2 14 (17.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 14 (17.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 14 (17.72%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (6.33%) EnCase
4 4 (5.06%) Suricata
5 3 (3.80%) Fluentd
5 3 (3.80%) QRadar
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (2.53%) Nessus
6 2 (2.53%) WMI
7 1 (1.27%) logstash
7 1 (1.27%) Nexpose
7 1 (1.27%) Nmap
7 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Cisco
2 18 (22.78%) FireEye
3 16 (20.25%) CheckPoint
4 15 (18.99%) Blue Coat
4 15 (18.99%) McAfee
5 14 (17.72%) Dell
6 6 (7.59%) Fortinet
7 5 (6.33%) AlienVault
7 5 (6.33%) Sophos
8 4 (5.06%) LogRhythm
8 4 (5.06%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.06%) Splunk
9 3 (3.80%) ArcSight
9 3 (3.80%) Qualys
9 3 (3.80%) Sourcefire
9 3 (3.80%) TippingPoint
10 2 (2.53%) Citrix
10 2 (2.53%) Intel
11 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.27%) SAP