The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 804 836 825
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 63 52 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.048% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 3
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Metasploit
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17546 17970 15313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.19% 16.43% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14892 15188 13129
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in England

Metasploit
Salary Trend in England

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

Metasploit Salary Trend in England

Metasploit
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Metasploit across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in England

Metasploit
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +35 31 £37,500 -16.66% 4
South East +18 16 £40,000 +42.85%
South West -5 5 £40,000 +14.28% 4
London -14 5 £45,000 -30.76% 2
North West - 5 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 69 (88.46%) Penetration Testing
2 66 (84.62%) Nessus
3 40 (51.28%) Python
4 36 (46.15%) Firewall
4 36 (46.15%) Network Security
5 31 (39.74%) Linux
6 27 (34.62%) Security Cleared
6 27 (34.62%) Nmap
7 26 (33.33%) Cisco
7 26 (33.33%) Perl
7 26 (33.33%) Java
8 24 (30.77%) PHP
9 23 (29.49%) C++
10 22 (28.21%) TCP/IP
10 22 (28.21%) Risk Management
10 22 (28.21%) Fortinet
10 22 (28.21%) Ethical Hacking
10 22 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (26.92%) CORE IMPACT
11 21 (26.92%) C
12 20 (25.64%) Windows
13 19 (24.36%) DV Cleared
14 17 (21.79%) Cyber Security
14 17 (21.79%) Information Security
15 16 (20.51%) Wireless
16 14 (17.95%) Degree
16 14 (17.95%) VxWorks
17 12 (15.38%) OWASP
18 11 (14.10%) Social Engineering
19 9 (11.54%) Computer Science

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.15%) Firewall
1 36 (46.15%) Network Security
2 22 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (28.21%) TCP/IP
3 16 (20.51%) Wireless
4 9 (11.54%) VoIP
5 8 (10.26%) VPN
6 7 (8.97%) Broadband
7 6 (7.69%) LAN
8 4 (5.13%) WAN
8 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.28%) SSL
9 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) AppScan
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (51.28%) Security Engineer
2 28 (35.90%) Analyst
3 26 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 25 (32.05%) Network Security Engineer
5 22 (28.21%) Security Analyst
6 15 (19.23%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 12 (15.38%) Tester
7 12 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (6.41%) Security Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) Test Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) Forensic Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Security Tester
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Graduate
10 3 (3.85%) Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.56%) Junior Tester
11 2 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) JSP
2 2 (2.56%) XML
2 2 (2.56%) Ajax
2 2 (2.56%) JSON
2 2 (2.56%) REST
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.26%) CESG
3 4 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) RMADS
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) Tandem
5 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.74%) Linux
2 20 (25.64%) Windows
3 14 (17.95%) VxWorks
4 8 (10.26%) UNIX
5 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (88.46%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (28.21%) Risk Management
2 22 (28.21%) Ethical Hacking
3 17 (21.79%) Information Security
3 17 (21.79%) Cyber Security
4 12 (15.38%) OWASP
5 11 (14.10%) Social Engineering
6 5 (6.41%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (6.41%) Computer Security
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (5.13%) Open Source
7 4 (5.13%) SDLC
8 2 (2.56%) Server Building
8 2 (2.56%) Digital Forensics
8 2 (2.56%) Line Management
8 2 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (2.56%) Web Development
8 2 (2.56%) Security Testing
9 1 (1.28%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) Python
2 26 (33.33%) Perl
2 26 (33.33%) Java
3 24 (30.77%) PHP
4 23 (29.49%) C++
5 21 (26.92%) C
6 5 (6.41%) C#
6 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.56%) SQL
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.36%) DV Cleared
3 14 (17.95%) Degree
4 9 (11.54%) CEH
5 6 (7.69%) GIAC
6 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.13%) GCFA
7 4 (5.13%) GPEN
7 4 (5.13%) EnCE
7 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.13%) CCIE
7 4 (5.13%) CCNP
7 4 (5.13%) CCNA
8 2 (2.56%) CISSP
9 1 (1.28%) CISA
9 1 (1.28%) GCIH
9 1 (1.28%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 66 (84.62%) Nessus
2 27 (34.62%) Nmap
3 21 (26.92%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Cisco
2 22 (28.21%) Fortinet
3 8 (10.26%) Citrix
3 8 (10.26%) Acunetix
4 5 (6.41%) Juniper
4 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.56%) Google
5 2 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Coverity
6 1 (1.28%) Brocade
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Allied Worldwide
Salary: Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Allied Worldwide
Salary: 5%
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago