Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reverse Engineering
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 485 544
Rank change year-on-year -56 +59 +52
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 10 62 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.033% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 30 54
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.64% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,700 £38,750
90th Percentile £67,750 £75,375 £75,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +14.29%

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 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 26,619 25,709 32,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.69% 87.87% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22,154 21,121 27,642
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Reverse Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Reverse Engineering in the South East

Reverse Engineering
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Reverse Engineering in the South East

Reverse Engineering
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering in the South East over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Reverse Engineering in the South East

Reverse Engineering
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 Reverse Engineering within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 June 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 -22 10 £47,500 +18.75%
Oxfordshire -12 6 - -
Berkshire -18 3 £43,750 +9.38%
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £70,000 +43.59%
Reverse Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Reverse Engineering.

1 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Sophos
2 6 (60.00%) Blog
3 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (40.00%) Cyberattack
4 4 (40.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Publishing
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Regular Expression
6 2 (20.00%) Big Data
6 2 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) WinDbg
6 2 (20.00%) SIEM
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (20.00%) OllyDbg
6 2 (20.00%) IDA Disassembler
6 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Java

Reverse Engineering
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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Smallworld
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (10.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) IDA Disassembler
1 2 (20.00%) OllyDbg
1 2 (20.00%) WinDbg
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Publishing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Security Researcher
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Blog
2 4 (40.00%) Cyberattack
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) FreeBSD
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (40.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Magik
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) GCIH
2 1 (10.00%) GIAC
2 1 (10.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Sophos
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (10.00%) ForeScout
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Xero