Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Malware Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 497 565
Rank change year-on-year -53 +68 +43
Permanent jobs citing Malware Analysis 8 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 41
South East median annual salary £105,000 £46,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +127.03% -15.91% -
10th Percentile £55,500 £31,900 £41,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £80,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year -12.00% +3.31% +21.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27,110 26,519 33,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.83% 88.00% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22,466 21,945 28,312
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Malware Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Malware Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Malware Analysis in the South East

Malware Analysis
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Malware Analysis in the South East.

Salary trend for Malware Analysis in the South East

Malware Analysis
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Malware Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Malware Analysis in the South East

Malware Analysis
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Malware Analysis within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Thames Valley -5 7 £105,000 +147.06% 2
Berkshire -23 5 £105,000 +61.54% 2
Oxfordshire -7 2 - -
Hampshire -24 1 - -
Malware Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Malware Analysis.

1 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Sophos
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Cyberattack
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) SANS
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (25.00%) FireEye
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Kali Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Malware Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
2 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Security Researcher
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CGI
1 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blog
1 2 (25.00%) Cyberattack
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Kali Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Data Encryption
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Network Packet Capture
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) AWS Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SANS
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) GCIH
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) Nmap
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sophos
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Brocade
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) CommVault
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Qualys
3 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) VMware