The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Regular Expression skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regular Expressions (Regex)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 393 461
Rank change year-on-year +25 +68  
Permanent jobs citing Regular Expression 19 49 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.27% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.67% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 34 18
Median salary £40,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% -4.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +19.56%  

Regular Expression is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5886 7300 7795
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 40.65% 40.05% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5130 6531 6719
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Regular Expression as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in the South East

Regular Expression
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Regular Expression in the South East

Regular Expression
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 Regular Expression within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +18 11 £40,000 -40.74%
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Regular Expression
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Regular Expression 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 Regular Expression.

1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Linux
2 26 (78.79%) TCP/IP
3 24 (72.73%) Python
4 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
6 17 (51.52%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (48.48%) DNS
7 16 (48.48%) SSL
7 16 (48.48%) C
7 16 (48.48%) HTTP
8 15 (45.45%) C++
8 15 (45.45%) WinDbg
8 15 (45.45%) Reverse Engineering
8 15 (45.45%) Wireshark
8 15 (45.45%) Malware Analysis
8 15 (45.45%) OllyDbg
8 15 (45.45%) IDA Disassembler
8 15 (45.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 14 (42.42%) Perl
10 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
10 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
11 12 (36.36%) CISSP
12 11 (33.33%) Unix
12 11 (33.33%) PHP
12 11 (33.33%) Ruby
12 11 (33.33%) Open Source
12 11 (33.33%) Analytics
12 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (33.33%) Cyberthreat

Regular Expression
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 7 (21.21%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) IBM Notes
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
2 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (3.03%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) TCP/IP
2 16 (48.48%) DNS
2 16 (48.48%) HTTP
2 16 (48.48%) SSL
3 15 (45.45%) Wireshark
4 8 (24.24%) Firewall
4 8 (24.24%) tcpdump
5 4 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (12.12%) LAN
5 4 (12.12%) SMTP
5 4 (12.12%) SSH
5 4 (12.12%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) InfluxDB
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) IDA Disassembler
1 15 (45.45%) OllyDbg
1 15 (45.45%) WinDbg
2 10 (30.30%) Burp Suite
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (18.18%) Games
1 6 (18.18%) Spanish Language
2 5 (15.15%) French Language
2 5 (15.15%) German Language
3 4 (12.12%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (9.09%) Finance
5 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Malware Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Security Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Professional Services Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Security Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) IT Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Linux Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Malware Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) SIEM Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (27.27%) Cyber Attack
4 8 (24.24%) Blog
4 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
5 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
7 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (12.12%) Mac OS
4 4 (12.12%) Windows NT
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Kali Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (45.45%) Malware Analysis
2 15 (45.45%) Reverse Engineering
3 11 (33.33%) Analytics
3 11 (33.33%) Open Source
4 10 (30.30%) SIEM
5 8 (24.24%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 8 (24.24%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Information Security
7 4 (12.12%) Cryptography
7 4 (12.12%) OSINT
7 4 (12.12%) OWASP
7 4 (12.12%) Time Management
7 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (6.06%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) Data Security
8 2 (6.06%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
8 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Python
2 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 16 (48.48%) C
4 15 (45.45%) C++
5 14 (42.42%) Perl
6 11 (33.33%) PHP
6 11 (33.33%) Ruby
7 10 (30.30%) SQL
8 5 (15.15%) Java
8 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) CISSP
2 10 (30.30%) CCNA
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) CompTIA Security+
2 10 (30.30%) MCSE
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (30.30%) Security+ Certification
3 6 (18.18%) MCP
3 6 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) CEH
6 2 (6.06%) CISM
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.18%) GPG13
3 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Grafana
1 1 (3.03%) Graphite
1 1 (3.03%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) LogRhythm
3 4 (12.12%) Dell KACE
3 4 (12.12%) Forcepoint
3 4 (12.12%) Lotus
3 4 (12.12%) Novell
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (12.12%) Splunk
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe
4 2 (6.06%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Extreme Networks