Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WinDbg skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WinDbg over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WinDbg
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1154 1195 1300
Rank change year-on-year +41 +105 +8
Permanent jobs citing WinDbg 19 38 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.020% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.053% 0.11% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 14
UK median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.95% +24.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +14.94% +16.00%

WinDbg is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 35913 35333 38250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.57% 18.47% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29146 30520 32275
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

WinDbg
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WinDbg as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WinDbg in the UK

WinDbg
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WinDbg.

Salary trend for WinDbg in the UK

WinDbg
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinDbg within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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
UK excluding London +63 19 £40,000 -20.00% 3
England +13 19 £40,000 -20.00% 4
South East +53 18 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South West +18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing WinDbg also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WinDbg.

1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (84.21%) C
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) Reverse Engineering
2 16 (84.21%) OllyDbg
2 16 (84.21%) IDA Disassembler
3 15 (78.95%) Malware Analysis
3 15 (78.95%) Regular Expression
3 15 (78.95%) Wireshark
3 15 (78.95%) Blog
3 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 15 (78.95%) Python
4 14 (73.68%) DNS
4 14 (73.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 14 (73.68%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 13 (68.42%) Burp Suite
5 13 (68.42%) SSL
5 13 (68.42%) HTTP
5 13 (68.42%) Java
5 13 (68.42%) Perl
5 13 (68.42%) SQL
5 13 (68.42%) .NET
5 13 (68.42%) tcpdump
5 13 (68.42%) Technical Analysis
5 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
6 12 (63.16%) Open Source
6 12 (63.16%) SMTP
6 12 (63.16%) Computer Science
6 12 (63.16%) Ruby

WinDbg
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Wireshark
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
3 13 (68.42%) HTTP
3 13 (68.42%) SSL
3 13 (68.42%) tcpdump
4 12 (63.16%) SMTP
4 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) IDA Disassembler
1 16 (84.21%) OllyDbg
2 13 (68.42%) Burp Suite
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
1 14 (73.68%) Malware Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Malware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Regular Expression
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Blog
2 14 (73.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 12 (63.16%) Computer Science
4 11 (57.89%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 1 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Reverse Engineering
2 15 (78.95%) Malware Analysis
3 14 (73.68%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 13 (68.42%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (63.16%) Open Source
6 11 (57.89%) OSINT
6 11 (57.89%) Time Management
7 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
8 2 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) Web Development
9 1 (5.26%) Analytical Thinking
9 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
9 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.26%) Threat Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (84.21%) C
3 15 (78.95%) Python
4 13 (68.42%) Java
4 13 (68.42%) Perl
4 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
4 13 (68.42%) SQL
5 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 12 (63.16%) PHP
5 12 (63.16%) Ruby
6 4 (21.05%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Snort
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Forcepoint
3 2 (10.53%) Sophos
4 1 (5.26%) Progress