The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 840 926 940
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +14
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 83 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.094% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 70 16 20
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,250 £45,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -10.52%
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
17539 17034 18056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.26% 16.56% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15202 14361 15064
Median salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Metasploit as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in England

Metasploit
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +32 39 £67,500 +28.57% 4
South East +50 30 £70,000 +86.66% 3
Yorkshire +14 9 £60,000 +41.17%
North West +24 2 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England - 2 £58,425 -
West Midlands -22 1 £67,500 -15.62%
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Metasploit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 124 (83.78%) Nessus
2 100 (67.57%) Penetration Testing
3 90 (60.81%) Cybersecurity
4 66 (44.59%) Ethical Hacking
5 65 (43.92%) Nmap
6 63 (42.57%) Burp Suite
7 62 (41.89%) Java
8 60 (40.54%) Security Testing
9 56 (37.84%) Windows
9 56 (37.84%) Linux
9 56 (37.84%) Firewall
10 55 (37.16%) Security Cleared
11 53 (35.81%) Mobile App
12 52 (35.14%) C++
13 51 (34.46%) CREST Certified
14 45 (30.41%) Python
15 44 (29.73%) Information Security
16 43 (29.05%) DV Cleared
17 39 (26.35%) CEH
18 38 (25.68%) C
19 37 (25.00%) Kali Linux
20 35 (23.65%) CISSP
20 35 (23.65%) Finance
21 32 (21.62%) Wireless
22 29 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (19.59%) PowerShell
23 28 (18.92%) SC Cleared
23 28 (18.92%) Bash Shell
23 28 (18.92%) SQL
24 27 (18.24%) VxWorks

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 56 (37.84%) Firewall
2 32 (21.62%) Wireless
3 24 (16.22%) Network Security
4 22 (14.86%) Wireshark
5 12 (8.11%) tcpdump
6 11 (7.43%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (4.73%) DNS
8 6 (4.05%) HTTP
9 5 (3.38%) Broadband
10 3 (2.03%) BGP
10 3 (2.03%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.03%) LAN
10 3 (2.03%) MPLS
10 3 (2.03%) OSPF
10 3 (2.03%) VoIP
11 2 (1.35%) Internet
11 2 (1.35%) WAN
11 2 (1.35%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 63 (42.57%) Burp Suite
2 15 (10.14%) AppScan
3 13 (8.78%) sqlmap
4 3 (2.03%) Paros
5 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 35 (23.65%) Finance
2 22 (14.86%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.43%) Law
4 9 (6.08%) Banking
5 3 (2.03%) Electronics
5 3 (2.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.35%) Publishing
6 2 (1.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (35.14%) Tester
2 49 (33.11%) Analyst
3 46 (31.08%) Security Analyst
4 45 (30.41%) Penetration Tester
5 39 (26.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 20 (13.51%) Team Leader
7 18 (12.16%) Test Team Leader
8 17 (11.49%) Security Engineer
9 15 (10.14%) Security Tester
10 9 (6.08%) Applications Engineer
10 9 (6.08%) Security Penetration Tester
11 8 (5.41%) Security Advisor
12 7 (4.73%) Applications Tester
13 6 (4.05%) Consultant
13 6 (4.05%) Security Consultant
13 6 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (3.38%) Network Engineer
14 5 (3.38%) Senior Tester
15 4 (2.70%) Ethical Hacker
15 4 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.49%) 802.1X
2 10 (6.76%) HTML
3 9 (6.08%) .NET
4 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.35%) Web Services
5 1 (0.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 53 (35.81%) Mobile App
2 29 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (16.22%) Management Information System
4 15 (10.14%) PKI
5 11 (7.43%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (4.73%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.35%) iPad
8 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.35%) Robotics
8 2 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 56 (37.84%) Linux
1 56 (37.84%) Windows
2 37 (25.00%) Kali Linux
3 27 (18.24%) VxWorks
4 19 (12.84%) Unix
5 11 (7.43%) FreeBSD
5 11 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.43%) Solaris
5 11 (7.43%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.35%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (67.57%) Penetration Testing
2 90 (60.81%) Cybersecurity
3 66 (44.59%) Ethical Hacking
4 60 (40.54%) Security Testing
5 44 (29.73%) Information Security
6 22 (14.86%) OWASP
7 21 (14.19%) SIEM
8 18 (12.16%) Identity Access Management
9 17 (11.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 16 (10.81%) ITIL
11 15 (10.14%) Security Architecture
12 13 (8.78%) Open Source
12 13 (8.78%) Project Management
13 11 (7.43%) OSINT
13 11 (7.43%) PRINCE2
13 11 (7.43%) Vulnerability Management
14 10 (6.76%) Risk Management
14 10 (6.76%) Time Management
15 9 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (5.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.89%) Java
2 52 (35.14%) C++
3 45 (30.41%) Python
4 38 (25.68%) C
5 29 (19.59%) PowerShell
6 28 (18.92%) Bash Shell
6 28 (18.92%) SQL
7 25 (16.89%) C#
8 21 (14.19%) Perl
9 14 (9.46%) Ruby
10 13 (8.78%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.35%) PHP
11 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 55 (37.16%) Security Cleared
2 51 (34.46%) CREST Certified
3 43 (29.05%) DV Cleared
4 39 (26.35%) CEH
5 35 (23.65%) CISSP
6 28 (18.92%) SC Cleared
7 27 (18.24%) CHECK Team Leader
8 23 (15.54%) CHECK Team Member
9 17 (11.49%) SANS
10 16 (10.81%) GCIH
11 14 (9.46%) CISM
12 12 (8.11%) Degree
13 11 (7.43%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (7.43%) OSCP
13 11 (7.43%) Security+ Certification
14 9 (6.08%) CCNA
14 9 (6.08%) CISA
14 9 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (4.73%) CCNP
16 6 (4.05%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) QA
2 5 (3.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.35%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.68%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) Snort
2 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 124 (83.78%) Nessus
2 65 (43.92%) Nmap
3 12 (8.11%) EnCase
4 6 (4.05%) HP Fortify
5 5 (3.38%) Nexpose
6 4 (2.70%) CORE IMPACT
6 4 (2.70%) QRadar
6 4 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.03%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.68%) FTK
Vendors
1 21 (14.19%) Cisco
2 19 (12.84%) Juniper
3 17 (11.49%) Fortinet
3 17 (11.49%) Nokia
4 15 (10.14%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.41%) IBM
5 8 (5.41%) Veracode
6 7 (4.73%) Symantec
7 6 (4.05%) ArcSight
8 5 (3.38%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.70%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.70%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.03%) FireEye
11 2 (1.35%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.35%) Palo Alto
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