Period
to 17 December 2017

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

Malware Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 544 635
Rank change year-on-year +87 +91 +10
Permanent jobs citing Malware Analysis 84 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.098% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.11% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 20
South East median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +13.04% +21.05%
10th Percentile £31,000 £41,250 £41,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £71,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% +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 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 27153 29391 36806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 87.47% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22305 24349 30670
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 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
Thames Valley +77 63 £58,750 +2.17% 3
Berkshire +68 46 £60,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +3 15 - - 2
Hampshire -11 9 £45,000 -41.94%
M4 Corridor - 9 - -
Surrey +7 3 £46,000 -29.23% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £57,500 -
Malware Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for Malware Analysis.

1 42 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (47.62%) Open Source
3 37 (44.05%) Information Security
3 37 (44.05%) Computer Science
4 34 (40.48%) Linux
5 31 (36.90%) Degree
6 29 (34.52%) Reverse Engineering
6 29 (34.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 28 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
7 28 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 27 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 27 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (30.95%) Security Operations
9 26 (30.95%) Penetration Testing
10 24 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
11 23 (27.38%) Blog
11 23 (27.38%) Firewall
12 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
12 22 (26.19%) Cyber Attack
13 21 (25.00%) Network Packet Capture
14 20 (23.81%) SIEM
15 18 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
15 18 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
15 18 (21.43%) Sophos
15 18 (21.43%) Windows
15 18 (21.43%) Java
16 15 (17.86%) CISSP
16 15 (17.86%) Wireshark
16 15 (17.86%) SC Cleared
17 14 (16.67%) Internet

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 3 (3.57%) Apache
1 3 (3.57%) Confluence
1 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (3.57%) IIS
1 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 27 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (27.38%) Firewall
4 15 (17.86%) Wireshark
5 14 (16.67%) Internet
6 10 (11.90%) DNS
7 9 (10.71%) tcpdump
8 7 (8.33%) HTTP
8 7 (8.33%) Network Security
8 7 (8.33%) SMTP
8 7 (8.33%) SSL
8 7 (8.33%) WAN
9 4 (4.76%) SCCP
10 3 (3.57%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.57%) DHCP
10 3 (3.57%) LAN
10 3 (3.57%) SAN
10 3 (3.57%) VPN
10 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Burp Suite
1 9 (10.71%) IDA Disassembler
1 9 (10.71%) OllyDbg
1 9 (10.71%) WinDbg
2 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.57%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (16.67%) Publishing
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (52.38%) Analyst
2 23 (27.38%) Security Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) Security Researcher
3 14 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
4 13 (15.48%) Consultant
5 9 (10.71%) Security Consultant
6 8 (9.52%) Malware Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Malware Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) Cyberthreat Manager
8 6 (7.14%) Incident Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.57%) SOC Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Transformation Consultant
10 2 (2.38%) AWS Architect
10 2 (2.38%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 2 (2.38%) Cyberthreat Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) Malware Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Regular Expression
2 7 (8.33%) .NET
3 5 (5.95%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (44.05%) Computer Science
2 28 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
3 27 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 23 (27.38%) Blog
6 22 (26.19%) Cyber Attack
7 10 (11.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 6 (7.14%) Cybercrime
9 2 (2.38%) CESG
9 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.19%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.19%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Linux
2 18 (21.43%) Windows
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.57%) CentOS
4 3 (3.57%) Kali Linux
4 3 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (47.62%) Open Source
3 37 (44.05%) Information Security
4 29 (34.52%) Reverse Engineering
5 26 (30.95%) Penetration Testing
5 26 (30.95%) Security Operations
6 21 (25.00%) Network Packet Capture
7 20 (23.81%) SIEM
8 18 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
8 18 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
9 11 (13.10%) Risk Management
10 10 (11.90%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 10 (11.90%) Malware Reverse Engineering
10 10 (11.90%) Technical Analysis
10 10 (11.90%) Threat Intelligence
11 9 (10.71%) Threat Analysis
12 8 (9.52%) Analytics
12 8 (9.52%) Cyber Intelligence
12 8 (9.52%) Functional Testing
12 8 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) Java
2 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.48%) Python
3 9 (10.71%) C
3 9 (10.71%) C++
3 9 (10.71%) Ruby
4 8 (9.52%) Perl
4 8 (9.52%) SQL
5 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (36.90%) Degree
2 29 (34.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
4 15 (17.86%) CISSP
4 15 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (10.71%) GCIH
5 9 (10.71%) SANS
6 8 (9.52%) CEH
6 8 (9.52%) CISM
7 6 (7.14%) GCFA
8 4 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (4.76%) CCSP
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.76%) CREST Certified
8 4 (4.76%) EnCE
9 3 (3.57%) GCFE
9 3 (3.57%) GIAC
10 2 (2.38%) AWS Certification
10 2 (2.38%) GCIA
10 2 (2.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.38%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Ansible
1 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (3.57%) Nagios
1 3 (3.57%) Nessus
1 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.57%) Nmap
1 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.57%) Puppet
1 3 (3.57%) SCCM
1 3 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) Suricata
2 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Sophos
2 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 4 (4.76%) FireEye
4 4 (4.76%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.57%) Brocade
5 3 (3.57%) CA
5 3 (3.57%) Cisco
5 3 (3.57%) Citrix
5 3 (3.57%) CommVault
5 3 (3.57%) Dell
5 3 (3.57%) EMC
5 3 (3.57%) F5
5 3 (3.57%) Juniper
5 3 (3.57%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.57%) Splunk
5 3 (3.57%) Twitter
5 3 (3.57%) Veeam
5 3 (3.57%) VMware