Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reverse Engineering
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 551 612
Rank change year-on-year +53 +61 +27
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 39 42 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 27
South East median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.04% +27.78%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £44,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £74,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +9.09%

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 26983 30553 37260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.47% 87.40% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22199 25337 30803
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%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 +31 23 £60,000 +14.29% 4
Oxfordshire -3 12 - - 3
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Berkshire +37 6 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Surrey +20 6 £72,500 +38.10% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £55,000 -
Reverse Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering 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 Reverse Engineering.

1 25 (64.10%) Malware Analysis
2 23 (58.97%) Blog
3 19 (48.72%) Open Source
4 18 (46.15%) C
5 17 (43.59%) Python
6 16 (41.03%) C++
6 16 (41.03%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 15 (38.46%) OllyDbg
7 15 (38.46%) IDA Disassembler
7 15 (38.46%) WinDbg
7 15 (38.46%) Regular Expression
8 14 (35.90%) Java
8 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
8 14 (35.90%) Perl
8 14 (35.90%) SMTP
8 14 (35.90%) DNS
8 14 (35.90%) Technical Analysis
9 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 13 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (30.77%) Internet
10 12 (30.77%) Sophos
10 12 (30.77%) SQL
10 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (30.77%) OSINT
11 11 (28.21%) Burp Suite
11 11 (28.21%) Cyberthreat
11 11 (28.21%) Wireshark
11 11 (28.21%) tcpdump

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:

Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) DNS
1 14 (35.90%) SMTP
2 12 (30.77%) Internet
3 11 (28.21%) tcpdump
3 11 (28.21%) Wireshark
4 10 (25.64%) HTTP
4 10 (25.64%) SSL
4 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.13%) Power BI
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) IDA Disassembler
1 15 (38.46%) OllyDbg
1 15 (38.46%) WinDbg
2 11 (28.21%) Burp Suite
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (20.51%) Publishing
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Malware Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Malware Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Security Researcher
4 6 (15.38%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Report Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Hardware Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Malware Researcher
6 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) Regular Expression
2 10 (25.64%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) Blog
2 11 (28.21%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 11 (28.21%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
4 8 (20.51%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.56%) iPad
6 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Malware Analysis
2 19 (48.72%) Open Source
3 16 (41.03%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 14 (35.90%) Technical Analysis
5 13 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (30.77%) OSINT
7 10 (25.64%) Time Management
8 9 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (17.95%) Information Security
10 4 (10.26%) Computer Security
10 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.26%) Workflow
11 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
12 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
12 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
12 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
12 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) C
2 17 (43.59%) Python
3 16 (41.03%) C++
4 14 (35.90%) Java
4 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) Perl
5 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 11 (28.21%) Ruby
7 10 (25.64%) PHP
7 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Degree
3 5 (12.82%) CISM
3 5 (12.82%) CISSP
3 5 (12.82%) GCIH
4 4 (10.26%) EnCE
4 4 (10.26%) GCFA
4 4 (10.26%) GIAC
5 3 (7.69%) SANS
6 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) CEH
7 1 (2.56%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.56%) ISEB
7 1 (2.56%) OSCP
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Sophos
3 10 (25.64%) Forcepoint
4 2 (5.13%) Genesys
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Intel