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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 852 855 850
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 18 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.022% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 8
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-36.50% +17.64%
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
16893 15656 16675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.04% 15.29% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14353 13193 14786
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
London +33 14 £30,000 -25.00% 3
South West -5 2 £38,500 +40.00%
West Midlands - 1 £19,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 40 (78.43%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (68.63%) Information Security
3 27 (52.94%) CEH
4 25 (49.02%) Nessus
4 25 (49.02%) Ethical Hacking
5 21 (41.18%) CISSP
6 15 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (29.41%) PCI DSS
7 14 (27.45%) C++
7 14 (27.45%) SQL
8 13 (25.49%) Management Information System
8 13 (25.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (25.49%) Degree
9 12 (23.53%) Ruby
9 12 (23.53%) Python
10 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
11 10 (19.61%) Security Testing
11 10 (19.61%) OWASP
11 10 (19.61%) Computer Security
11 10 (19.61%) Project Management
11 10 (19.61%) C#
12 9 (17.65%) Linux
12 9 (17.65%) Nmap
13 8 (15.69%) UNIX
13 8 (15.69%) Finance
14 7 (13.73%) QA
14 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
15 6 (11.76%) CORE IMPACT
16 5 (9.80%) OSCP
16 5 (9.80%) Wireshark

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) IIS
1 1 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Wireshark
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) Network Security
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.96%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
4 1 (1.96%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Tester
1 28 (54.90%) Penetration Tester
2 12 (23.53%) Graduate
3 11 (21.57%) Security Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Ethical Hacker
5 8 (15.69%) Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Junior
6 4 (7.84%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Information Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Management Information System
2 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Derivative
4 2 (3.92%) Statistics
4 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.92%) Online Gambling
4 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.96%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) UNIX
3 5 (9.80%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (68.63%) Information Security
3 25 (49.02%) Ethical Hacking
4 15 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (19.61%) Project Management
5 10 (19.61%) Security Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Computer Security
5 10 (19.61%) OWASP
6 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.84%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.88%) SIEM
8 3 (5.88%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.92%) Data Privacy
9 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.92%) Coaching
9 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
9 2 (3.92%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (3.92%) Change Management
9 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) C++
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) Python
2 12 (23.53%) Ruby
3 10 (19.61%) C#
4 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.80%) Java
6 4 (7.84%) C
7 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) CEH
2 21 (41.18%) CISSP
3 13 (25.49%) Degree
4 5 (9.80%) OSCP
5 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.84%) CCNP
6 3 (5.88%) CCNA
6 3 (5.88%) MCSE
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.88%) GPEN
7 2 (3.92%) MCSA
7 2 (3.92%) CISA
7 2 (3.92%) GIAC
8 1 (1.96%) GSEC
8 1 (1.96%) CCSE
8 1 (1.96%) CISM
8 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 13 (25.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (13.73%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Nmap
2 1 (1.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 25 (49.02%) Nessus
2 6 (11.76%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) Coverity
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Websense
4 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.96%) Qualys
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago