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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WinDbg
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 896 957
Rank change year-on-year +29 +61  
Permanent jobs citing WinDbg 16 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.027% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.087% 0.15% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 13
Median salary £43,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

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

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18419 17810 18603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.94% 18.09% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15182 15441 15595
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

WinDbg
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WinDbg as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +52 16 £43,750 -12.50%
England +41 16 £43,750 -12.50%
Berkshire +41 10 £43,750 -12.50%
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Reading +33 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Slough - 4 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (96.30%) Windows
3 23 (85.19%) DNS
4 22 (81.48%) PowerShell
5 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
6 16 (59.26%) SMTP
6 16 (59.26%) C
6 16 (59.26%) C++
6 16 (59.26%) Reverse Engineering
6 16 (59.26%) Malware Analysis
6 16 (59.26%) OllyDbg
6 16 (59.26%) IDA Disassembler
7 15 (55.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 15 (55.56%) Wireshark
7 15 (55.56%) Regular Expression
8 12 (44.44%) Open Source
8 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
8 12 (44.44%) HTTP
8 12 (44.44%) SSL
9 11 (40.74%) SNMP
9 11 (40.74%) DHCP
9 11 (40.74%) CCNP
9 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
9 11 (40.74%) HP
9 11 (40.74%) Dell
9 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (40.74%) SAN
9 11 (40.74%) ISA Server
9 11 (40.74%) Perl

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 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) DNS
2 16 (59.26%) SMTP
3 15 (55.56%) Wireshark
4 12 (44.44%) HTTP
4 12 (44.44%) SSL
4 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 11 (40.74%) DHCP
5 11 (40.74%) Firewall
5 11 (40.74%) NAS
5 11 (40.74%) Network Security
5 11 (40.74%) SAN
5 11 (40.74%) SNMP
5 11 (40.74%) VoIP
6 8 (29.63%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) IDA Disassembler
1 16 (59.26%) OllyDbg
2 8 (29.63%) Burp Suite
General
1 11 (40.74%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
1 13 (48.15%) Malware Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Malware Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Malware Researcher
6 1 (3.70%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Regular Expression
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 8 (29.63%) Blog
3 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.93%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.81%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (96.30%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Malware Analysis
1 16 (59.26%) Reverse Engineering
2 12 (44.44%) Open Source
3 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (40.74%) High Availability
3 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (33.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 9 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Cryptography
5 4 (14.81%) OSINT
5 4 (14.81%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) PowerShell
2 16 (59.26%) C
2 16 (59.26%) C++
3 11 (40.74%) Perl
3 11 (40.74%) PHP
3 11 (40.74%) Python
3 11 (40.74%) Ruby
3 11 (40.74%) VBScript
4 4 (14.81%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) CCNP
1 11 (40.74%) CCVP
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (40.74%) MCSE
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCSP
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (40.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
1 11 (40.74%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Dell
2 11 (40.74%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Forcepoint