Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Reverse Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 6 months to 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reverse Engineering
England > London
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 510 659 720
Rank change year-on-year +149 +61 +59
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 61 99 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 38 85 103
Median annual salary £90,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +27.27% -20.00%
10th Percentile £53,875 £46,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £91,100
England median annual salary £63,000 £64,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.56% +21.90% +5.00%

Reverse Engineering 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 29,175 54,261 66,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.52% 93.04% 92.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23,547 44,047 53,350
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Reverse Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Reverse Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Reverse Engineering in London

Reverse Engineering
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Reverse Engineering in London.

Salary trend for Reverse Engineering in London

Reverse Engineering
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Reverse Engineering in London over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Reverse Engineering in London

Reverse Engineering
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the London region over the 6 months to 15 July 2020. 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 +78 4 £80,500 +25.78% 3
South London - 2 £55,000 -
West London +44 1 £60,000 +14.29%
Reverse Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering 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 Reverse Engineering.

1 25 (40.98%) Python
2 24 (39.34%) Malware Analysis
3 23 (37.70%) Windows
4 22 (36.07%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (32.79%) Digital Forensics
6 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
6 17 (27.87%) Linux
7 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
8 13 (21.31%) Azure
8 13 (21.31%) Cybercrime
8 13 (21.31%) Threat Management
8 13 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (21.31%) Internet
8 13 (21.31%) Law
9 11 (18.03%) C++
9 11 (18.03%) SQL
10 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
10 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
10 9 (14.75%) Splunk
10 9 (14.75%) OSCP
11 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
11 8 (13.11%) AWS
11 8 (13.11%) Algorithmic Trading
11 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
11 8 (13.11%) Electronic Trading
11 8 (13.11%) Low Latency
11 8 (13.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 8 (13.11%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (13.11%) Multicast

Reverse Engineering
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 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Azure
2 8 (13.11%) AWS
3 5 (8.20%) Power Platform
3 5 (8.20%) SaaS
3 5 (8.20%) Serverless
4 4 (6.56%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (4.92%) GCP
6 1 (1.64%) Akamai
6 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) Internet
2 8 (13.11%) BGP
2 8 (13.11%) IGMP
2 8 (13.11%) Multicast
2 8 (13.11%) OSPF
2 8 (13.11%) SNMP
2 8 (13.11%) Wireless
3 6 (9.84%) Network Security
4 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.92%) Firewall
5 3 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.64%) DHCP
6 1 (1.64%) DNS
6 1 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) Data Lake
2 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) Big Data
4 5 (8.20%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (8.20%) Power BI
4 5 (8.20%) QlikView
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (6.56%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.92%) MySQL
6 3 (4.92%) Neo4j
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.28%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) GDB
3 5 (8.20%) ER Studio
3 5 (8.20%) ERwin
3 5 (8.20%) Sourcetree
3 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (4.92%) IDA Disassembler
6 1 (1.64%) AppScan
6 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.64%) git-flow
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (21.31%) Law
2 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.20%) Finance
4 4 (6.56%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Police
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Architect
2 10 (16.39%) Development Officer
3 8 (13.11%) Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Network Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Data Architect
5 5 (8.20%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Development Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Information Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Research Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI Developer
7 2 (3.28%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Security Researcher
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) COM+
2 6 (9.84%) DCOM
3 3 (4.92%) ATL
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.28%) Spring
5 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.64%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.64%) Kafka
5 1 (1.64%) Node.js
5 1 (1.64%) OSGi
5 1 (1.64%) React
5 1 (1.64%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.64%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Cybercrime
2 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.48%) N-Tier
4 6 (9.84%) Cyberattack
4 6 (9.84%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.20%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (6.56%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (3.28%) CESG
8 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Unix
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Malware Analysis
2 22 (36.07%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (32.79%) Digital Forensics
4 13 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (21.31%) Threat Management
5 8 (13.11%) Algorithmic Trading
5 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
5 8 (13.11%) Electronic Trading
5 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (13.11%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (13.11%) High-Frequency Trading
5 8 (13.11%) Information Security
5 8 (13.11%) Low Latency
5 8 (13.11%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (13.11%) TDD
5 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
5 8 (13.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.48%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) Python
2 11 (18.03%) C++
2 11 (18.03%) SQL
3 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.48%) Java
5 5 (8.20%) C
5 5 (8.20%) C#
5 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.20%) Scala
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.28%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) OSCP
4 8 (13.11%) CCIE
4 8 (13.11%) CCNP
5 6 (9.84%) CCNA
6 5 (8.20%) Degree
6 5 (8.20%) GIAC
6 5 (8.20%) GREM
7 4 (6.56%) CISSP
7 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.56%) GCFA
7 4 (6.56%) GCIH
8 3 (4.92%) CISA
8 3 (4.92%) GCFE
8 3 (4.92%) GCIA
8 3 (4.92%) SANS
9 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.64%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Grafana
2 7 (11.48%) CSIRT
3 6 (9.84%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (4.92%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.64%) EnCase
5 1 (1.64%) FTK
5 1 (1.64%) HP Fortify
5 1 (1.64%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Splunk
2 6 (9.84%) IBM
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) Netezza
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Teradata
4 4 (6.56%) Citrix
4 4 (6.56%) Databricks
4 4 (6.56%) VMware
5 3 (4.92%) Actuate
5 3 (4.92%) Cognos
5 3 (4.92%) Tableau
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) Informatica
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.64%) Cellebrite
7 1 (1.64%) FireEye
7 1 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (1.64%) NetWitness
7 1 (1.64%) Prolexic