The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 317 - 335
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.026% - 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £73,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +38.46%
Metasploit
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1618 1781 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.05% 15.06% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1615 1525
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Metasploit
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit across the City of London region.

Metasploit Salary Trend in the City of London

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Metasploit also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Metasploit.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 6 (75.00%) GSEC
3 6 (75.00%) Cryptography
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (75.00%) RHCE
3 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) CISA
3 6 (75.00%) CISM
3 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 6 (75.00%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) C
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (75.00%) Nmap

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Metasploit also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Metasploit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
1 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Security Specialist
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 6 (75.00%) Information Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (75.00%) Cryptography
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) OWASP
2 6 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) RHCE
2 6 (75.00%) CISA
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
2 6 (75.00%) GSEC
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) GPEN
2 6 (75.00%) OSCP
2 6 (75.00%) MCSE
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Coverity