Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Malware Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 528 493 571
Rank change year-on-year -35 +78 +47
Permanent jobs citing Malware Analysis 14 54 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.19% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.21% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 22
South East median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £51,000 £31,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £80,000 £84,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% -8.00% +13.64%

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 25,946 25,819 31,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.76% 89.46% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21,392 21,279 26,261
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 12 £60,000 -25.00% 6
Berkshire -20 12 £60,000 -25.00% 6
Surrey +22 2 £83,750 +106.79%
Malware Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (57.14%) SIEM
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) CCNA
4 6 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (42.86%) CEH
4 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Security Operations
6 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (21.43%) CREST Certified
6 3 (21.43%) SANS
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (21.43%) IT Audit

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Kali Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (57.14%) SIEM
3 5 (35.71%) Security Operations
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) IT Audit
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
2 6 (42.86%) CEH
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (21.43%) CREST Certified
3 3 (21.43%) GIAC
3 3 (21.43%) SANS
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
4 1 (7.14%) GCIA
4 1 (7.14%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Snort
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.14%) Nmap
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Brocade
1 1 (7.14%) CA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix
1 1 (7.14%) CommVault
1 1 (7.14%) Dell
1 1 (7.14%) EMC
1 1 (7.14%) F5
1 1 (7.14%) Juniper
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) NetApp
1 1 (7.14%) Qualys
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
1 1 (7.14%) Sophos
1 1 (7.14%) Splunk
1 1 (7.14%) Veeam
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas
1 1 (7.14%) VMware