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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 833 850 867
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 33 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 7
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £64,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +38.46%
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
17217 15199 16417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.14% 15.21% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14273 13030 14286
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +15 27 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands -7 1 £19,000 -55.29% 1
South East -20 1 £25,000 -45.94%
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 46 (61.33%) CISSP
2 42 (56.00%) Penetration Testing
3 38 (50.67%) Nessus
4 37 (49.33%) Linux
5 35 (46.67%) Ruby
6 34 (45.33%) Nmap
6 34 (45.33%) Management Information System
7 31 (41.33%) Windows
7 31 (41.33%) Python
7 31 (41.33%) Information Security
8 29 (38.67%) CEH
8 29 (38.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 28 (37.33%) SQL
10 27 (36.00%) PCI DSS
11 24 (32.00%) Snort
11 24 (32.00%) tcpdump
11 24 (32.00%) Perl
12 22 (29.33%) UNIX
12 22 (29.33%) C++
12 22 (29.33%) Ethical Hacking
13 21 (28.00%) Firewall
13 21 (28.00%) SIEM
14 20 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (25.33%) Project Management
15 19 (25.33%) OWASP
15 19 (25.33%) Wireshark
15 19 (25.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 18 (24.00%) Bash Shell
16 18 (24.00%) Red Hat
17 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (1.33%) Apache
1 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) tcpdump
2 21 (28.00%) Firewall
3 19 (25.33%) Wireshark
4 10 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (12.00%) HTTP
6 6 (8.00%) Internet
6 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.00%) LAN
6 6 (8.00%) WAN
7 5 (6.67%) Network Security
8 4 (5.33%) Wireless
9 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Tester
1 27 (36.00%) Penetration Tester
2 25 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Information Specialist
6 6 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 6 (8.00%) Security Specialist
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Tester
6 6 (8.00%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.00%) Graduate
9 2 (2.67%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Security Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (45.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.00%) Open Source
5 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.67%) Derivative
6 1 (1.33%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 37 (49.33%) Linux
2 31 (41.33%) Windows
3 22 (29.33%) UNIX
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.67%) Solaris
6 10 (13.33%) FreeBSD
6 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (10.67%) Ubuntu
7 8 (10.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) Penetration Testing
2 31 (41.33%) Information Security
3 29 (38.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 22 (29.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 21 (28.00%) SIEM
6 19 (25.33%) Project Management
6 19 (25.33%) OWASP
7 16 (21.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 10 (13.33%) ITIL
9 7 (9.33%) Security Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.00%) Cyber Security
11 5 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (6.67%) Coaching
12 4 (5.33%) Data Privacy
12 4 (5.33%) Change Management
12 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
13 2 (2.67%) Reverse Engineering
13 2 (2.67%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) Ruby
2 31 (41.33%) Python
3 28 (37.33%) SQL
4 24 (32.00%) Perl
5 22 (29.33%) C++
6 18 (24.00%) Bash Shell
7 16 (21.33%) PowerShell
8 11 (14.67%) C
9 9 (12.00%) C#
9 9 (12.00%) Java
10 8 (10.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (61.33%) CISSP
2 29 (38.67%) CEH
3 20 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (21.33%) CCNP
5 13 (17.33%) OSCP
6 10 (13.33%) CCNA
6 10 (13.33%) CCSE
7 9 (12.00%) Degree
8 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
9 7 (9.33%) RHCE
9 7 (9.33%) CISA
9 7 (9.33%) GPEN
10 6 (8.00%) CISM
10 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (8.00%) MCSE
10 6 (8.00%) GSEC
11 5 (6.67%) OSCE
12 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.00%) PCI DSS
2 19 (25.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (10.67%) HIPAA
4 7 (9.33%) QA
System Software
1 34 (45.33%) Nmap
2 24 (32.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 38 (50.67%) Nessus
2 7 (9.33%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (1.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Red Hat
2 16 (21.33%) CheckPoint
2 16 (21.33%) Cisco
3 14 (18.67%) Sophos
3 14 (18.67%) Imperva
4 10 (13.33%) Websense
4 10 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 6 (8.00%) Splunk
5 6 (8.00%) Juniper
6 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.67%) Coverity
8 1 (1.33%) HP
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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