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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 810 918 937
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +19
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 84 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.020% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 66 20 23
Median salary £62,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £41,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+39.39% -10.81%
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
16801 16573 18172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.22% 16.66% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14652 13958 15351
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £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 24 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 24 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 +64 38 £72,500 +45.00% 3
South East +59 35 £57,500 +53.33% 2
North West +22 4 £45,000 -2.70%
Yorkshire +9 3 £60,000 +60.00%
West Midlands -15 2 £67,500 -15.62%
East of England - 2 £58,425 -
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 131 (83.97%) Nessus
2 104 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 100 (64.10%) Cybersecurity
4 72 (46.15%) Nmap
5 71 (45.51%) Ethical Hacking
6 67 (42.95%) Java
7 64 (41.03%) Burp Suite
8 63 (40.38%) Security Cleared
9 60 (38.46%) Linux
10 59 (37.82%) Windows
10 59 (37.82%) Security Testing
11 58 (37.18%) C++
11 58 (37.18%) Firewall
12 53 (33.97%) Mobile App
13 51 (32.69%) Python
13 51 (32.69%) DV Cleared
13 51 (32.69%) CREST Certified
14 45 (28.85%) C
15 43 (27.56%) Information Security
16 40 (25.64%) CEH
17 38 (24.36%) Kali Linux
18 36 (23.08%) CISSP
19 33 (21.15%) VxWorks
19 33 (21.15%) Finance
20 32 (20.51%) Wireless
21 31 (19.87%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (19.87%) PowerShell
22 30 (19.23%) SC Cleared
22 30 (19.23%) Bash Shell
23 29 (18.59%) CHECK Team Leader

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 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 58 (37.18%) Firewall
2 32 (20.51%) Wireless
3 24 (15.38%) Wireshark
4 22 (14.10%) Network Security
5 12 (7.69%) tcpdump
6 11 (7.05%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (5.13%) Broadband
8 7 (4.49%) DNS
8 7 (4.49%) HTTP
9 4 (2.56%) Internet
9 4 (2.56%) LAN
9 4 (2.56%) WAN
10 3 (1.92%) BGP
10 3 (1.92%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.92%) MPLS
10 3 (1.92%) OSPF
10 3 (1.92%) VoIP
11 2 (1.28%) LTE
11 2 (1.28%) Wireless Security
12 1 (0.64%) NFC
Development Applications
1 64 (41.03%) Burp Suite
2 14 (8.97%) AppScan
3 12 (7.69%) sqlmap
4 3 (1.92%) Paros
5 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 33 (21.15%) Finance
2 26 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.05%) Law
4 8 (5.13%) Banking
5 3 (1.92%) Electronics
5 3 (1.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Publishing
6 2 (1.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (36.54%) Analyst
2 52 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 52 (33.33%) Tester
3 45 (28.85%) Penetration Tester
4 44 (28.21%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 22 (14.10%) Team Leader
6 20 (12.82%) Test Team Leader
7 16 (10.26%) Security Engineer
8 13 (8.33%) Security Tester
9 10 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.49%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (4.49%) Applications Tester
10 7 (4.49%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.49%) Security Advisor
10 7 (4.49%) Security Penetration Tester
11 6 (3.85%) Consultant
11 6 (3.85%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Security Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Tester
12 5 (3.21%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.18%) 802.1X
2 11 (7.05%) HTML
3 9 (5.77%) .NET
4 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.28%) Web Services
5 1 (0.64%) Ajax
5 1 (0.64%) JSON
5 1 (0.64%) REST
5 1 (0.64%) SOAP
5 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (33.97%) Mobile App
2 31 (19.87%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 16 (10.26%) PKI
5 11 (7.05%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (4.49%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.92%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.28%) iPad
9 2 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.28%) Robotics
10 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 60 (38.46%) Linux
2 59 (37.82%) Windows
3 38 (24.36%) Kali Linux
4 33 (21.15%) VxWorks
5 19 (12.18%) Unix
6 12 (7.69%) Solaris
7 11 (7.05%) FreeBSD
7 11 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (7.05%) Windows Server
7 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.92%) Android
9 2 (1.28%) KNOPPIX
10 1 (0.64%) AIX
10 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 100 (64.10%) Cybersecurity
3 71 (45.51%) Ethical Hacking
4 59 (37.82%) Security Testing
5 43 (27.56%) Information Security
6 27 (17.31%) Source Code Analysis
7 26 (16.67%) OWASP
8 21 (13.46%) SIEM
9 18 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
10 16 (10.26%) ITIL
10 16 (10.26%) Open Source
11 15 (9.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 14 (8.97%) Security Architecture
13 13 (8.33%) Project Management
14 11 (7.05%) OSINT
14 11 (7.05%) PRINCE2
14 11 (7.05%) Risk Management
14 11 (7.05%) Vulnerability Management
15 10 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (6.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (42.95%) Java
2 58 (37.18%) C++
3 51 (32.69%) Python
4 45 (28.85%) C
5 31 (19.87%) PowerShell
6 30 (19.23%) Bash Shell
7 26 (16.67%) C#
7 26 (16.67%) SQL
8 21 (13.46%) Perl
9 14 (8.97%) Ruby
10 11 (7.05%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.28%) PHP
11 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.64%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 51 (32.69%) CREST Certified
2 51 (32.69%) DV Cleared
3 40 (25.64%) CEH
4 36 (23.08%) CISSP
5 30 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 29 (18.59%) CHECK Team Leader
7 25 (16.03%) CHECK Team Member
8 17 (10.90%) SANS
9 16 (10.26%) GCIH
10 14 (8.97%) CISM
10 14 (8.97%) Degree
11 11 (7.05%) CCNA
11 11 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (7.05%) CompTIA Security+
11 11 (7.05%) Security+ Certification
12 10 (6.41%) CISA
13 9 (5.77%) CCNP
13 9 (5.77%) OSCP
14 6 (3.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.28%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.64%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (8.97%) Snort
2 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 131 (83.97%) Nessus
2 72 (46.15%) Nmap
3 12 (7.69%) EnCase
4 6 (3.85%) HP Fortify
5 5 (3.21%) Nexpose
6 4 (2.56%) QRadar
6 4 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.92%) WebInspect
8 2 (1.28%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.64%) FTK
Vendors
1 25 (16.03%) Cisco
2 23 (14.74%) Juniper
3 19 (12.18%) Fortinet
3 19 (12.18%) Nokia
4 15 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.13%) IBM
5 8 (5.13%) Veracode
6 7 (4.49%) Symantec
7 6 (3.85%) ArcSight
8 5 (3.21%) Intel Security
8 5 (3.21%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.56%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.56%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.92%) FireEye
11 1 (0.64%) HP
11 1 (0.64%) QNX
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension (pro-rata)
Posted: 26 days ago