Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Reverse Engineering
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 513 523 567
Rank change year-on-year +10 +44 +53
Permanent jobs citing Reverse Engineering 40 36 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 55
South East median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +43.75%
10th Percentile £53,000 £32,800 £41,250
90th Percentile £84,500 £78,750 £74,800
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +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 27,753 27,383 36,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.65% 87.22% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22,935 22,400 30,363
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +10 36 £60,000 -5.88%
Oxfordshire +2 27 - -
Berkshire +19 6 £60,000 -7.69%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £57,500 -
Surrey - 3 £82,500 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Reverse Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 29 (72.50%) Blog
2 27 (67.50%) Internet
2 27 (67.50%) Sophos
3 26 (65.00%) Malware Analysis
4 24 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (52.50%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (50.00%) Open Source
7 19 (47.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 18 (45.00%) Publishing
8 18 (45.00%) Cyberattack
9 12 (30.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
10 11 (27.50%) OllyDbg
10 11 (27.50%) IDA Disassembler
10 11 (27.50%) Regular Expression
10 11 (27.50%) WinDbg
10 11 (27.50%) C
10 11 (27.50%) C++
11 10 (25.00%) Python
12 9 (22.50%) SMTP
12 9 (22.50%) DNS
12 9 (22.50%) HTML
12 9 (22.50%) Java
12 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
12 9 (22.50%) Perl
12 9 (22.50%) Workflow
12 9 (22.50%) Computer Security
12 9 (22.50%) Data Protection
12 9 (22.50%) Degree
12 9 (22.50%) Big Data
12 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills

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:

Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) Internet
2 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 9 (22.50%) SMTP
3 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) IDA Disassembler
1 11 (27.50%) OllyDbg
1 11 (27.50%) WinDbg
2 2 (5.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 18 (45.00%) Publishing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Security Researcher
2 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Cyberthreat Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Malware Researcher
5 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (2.50%) Security Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Regular Expression
2 9 (22.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (72.50%) Blog
2 18 (45.00%) Cyberattack
3 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Malware Analysis
2 24 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (52.50%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (50.00%) Open Source
5 19 (47.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 12 (30.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 9 (22.50%) Computer Security
7 9 (22.50%) Data Protection
7 9 (22.50%) Workflow
8 8 (20.00%) Information Security
9 3 (7.50%) Cyber Intelligence
9 3 (7.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 3 (7.50%) Forensic Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Threat Intelligence
10 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
11 1 (2.50%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (2.50%) Computer Forensics
11 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
11 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) C
1 11 (27.50%) C++
2 10 (25.00%) Python
3 9 (22.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) CISSP
3 5 (12.50%) CISM
3 5 (12.50%) GCIH
3 5 (12.50%) GIAC
4 4 (10.00%) EnCE
4 4 (10.00%) GCFA
5 3 (7.50%) SANS
6 2 (5.00%) CEH
6 2 (5.00%) CREST Certified
6 2 (5.00%) OSCP
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Sophos
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Intel