Period
to 19 November 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WinDbg
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1173 1189 1290
Rank change year-on-year +16 +101 +23
Permanent jobs citing WinDbg 25 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.069% 0.082% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 13
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +14.94% +16.00%
10th Percentile £55,000 £42,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +17.65% +13.33%

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 36299 35289 38299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.36% 18.71% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29488 30452 32354
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 £30,000
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 6 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 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
UK excluding London +48 24 £60,000 +20.00% 1
England +36 24 - - 2
South East +64 22 - -
South West +29 1 - -
London -6 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 23 (92.00%) C++
2 22 (88.00%) Python
3 20 (80.00%) DNS
3 20 (80.00%) Java
4 17 (68.00%) Windows
4 17 (68.00%) Linux
4 17 (68.00%) Wireshark
4 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
4 17 (68.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 17 (68.00%) OllyDbg
4 17 (68.00%) IDA Disassembler
5 16 (64.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 16 (64.00%) Blog
5 16 (64.00%) SSL
5 16 (64.00%) HTTP
5 16 (64.00%) Perl
5 16 (64.00%) C
6 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (60.00%) SMTP
6 15 (60.00%) Regular Expression
7 14 (56.00%) .NET
8 13 (52.00%) SQL
8 13 (52.00%) Malware Analysis
9 12 (48.00%) Computer Science
10 11 (44.00%) Ruby
10 11 (44.00%) Time Management
10 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (44.00%) Forcepoint
10 11 (44.00%) PHP

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 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) DNS
2 17 (68.00%) Wireshark
3 16 (64.00%) HTTP
3 16 (64.00%) SSL
4 15 (60.00%) SMTP
5 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (44.00%) tcpdump
6 4 (16.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) IDA Disassembler
1 17 (68.00%) OllyDbg
2 11 (44.00%) Burp Suite
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Metasploit
4 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
1 12 (48.00%) Malware Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Malware Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Regular Expression
2 14 (56.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) WCF
5 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Blog
2 12 (48.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (44.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 11 (44.00%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 16 (64.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 13 (52.00%) Malware Analysis
4 11 (44.00%) Open Source
4 11 (44.00%) OSINT
4 11 (44.00%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (44.00%) Time Management
5 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Computer Security
6 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.00%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
8 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL
8 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C++
2 22 (88.00%) Python
3 20 (80.00%) Java
4 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
5 16 (64.00%) C
5 16 (64.00%) Perl
6 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (52.00%) SQL
8 11 (44.00%) PHP
8 11 (44.00%) Ruby
9 9 (36.00%) C#
10 6 (24.00%) VBScript
11 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.00%) Snort
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cuckoo Sandbox
1 1 (4.00%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.00%) Perfmon
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.00%) vRealize
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Forcepoint
3 9 (36.00%) Sophos
4 5 (20.00%) Progress
5 1 (4.00%) Apple
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Lumension
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) VMware