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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 815 848 836
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -12
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 69 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.037% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 3
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
17912 17415 15204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.52% 16.25% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15370 14507 13045
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 £31,000 £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 28 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 28 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 +41 31 £37,500 -16.66% 3
South East +32 19 £40,000 +9.58% 1
South West - 8 £40,000 - 2
London -17 7 £47,500 -26.92% 1
North West - 3 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 79 (88.76%) Penetration Testing
2 75 (84.27%) Nessus
3 45 (50.56%) Python
4 38 (42.70%) Linux
5 37 (41.57%) Firewall
5 37 (41.57%) Nmap
5 37 (41.57%) Network Security
6 35 (39.33%) Java
7 33 (37.08%) Security Cleared
8 31 (34.83%) Ethical Hacking
8 31 (34.83%) C++
9 29 (32.58%) C
9 29 (32.58%) Windows
10 27 (30.34%) DV Cleared
11 26 (29.21%) Perl
11 26 (29.21%) PHP
11 26 (29.21%) Cisco
12 25 (28.09%) Cyber Security
13 24 (26.97%) CORE IMPACT
14 22 (24.72%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (24.72%) Fortinet
14 22 (24.72%) TCP/IP
14 22 (24.72%) Risk Management
15 20 (22.47%) Wireless
15 20 (22.47%) Degree
16 19 (21.35%) VxWorks
17 16 (17.98%) Information Security
18 14 (15.73%) CEH
19 12 (13.48%) Finance
19 12 (13.48%) Social Engineering

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 37 (41.57%) Firewall
1 37 (41.57%) Network Security
2 22 (24.72%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (24.72%) TCP/IP
3 20 (22.47%) Wireless
4 10 (11.24%) VoIP
5 9 (10.11%) Broadband
5 9 (10.11%) VPN
6 6 (6.74%) LAN
7 4 (4.49%) WAN
7 4 (4.49%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.12%) SSL
8 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) AppScan
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.99%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Security Engineer
2 36 (40.45%) Analyst
3 27 (30.34%) Network Engineer
3 27 (30.34%) Security Analyst
4 26 (29.21%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (22.47%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 15 (16.85%) Tester
6 15 (16.85%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (7.87%) Forensic Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Test Specialist
8 5 (5.62%) Security Specialist
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Graduate
9 4 (4.49%) Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 2 (2.25%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 2 (2.25%) Security Tester
11 2 (2.25%) Junior
11 2 (2.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) JSP
2 3 (3.37%) HTML
2 3 (3.37%) .NET
2 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.25%) XML
3 2 (2.25%) JSON
3 2 (2.25%) REST
4 1 (1.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) CESG
2 9 (10.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) RMADS
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.25%) Tandem
6 1 (1.12%) Robotics
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) Blog
6 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.70%) Linux
2 29 (32.58%) Windows
3 19 (21.35%) VxWorks
4 11 (12.36%) UNIX
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (88.76%) Penetration Testing
2 31 (34.83%) Ethical Hacking
3 25 (28.09%) Cyber Security
4 22 (24.72%) Risk Management
5 16 (17.98%) Information Security
6 12 (13.48%) Social Engineering
7 10 (11.24%) OWASP
8 8 (8.99%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.87%) SDLC
10 5 (5.62%) Computer Security
11 4 (4.49%) Security Testing
11 4 (4.49%) Open Source
12 3 (3.37%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (3.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 2 (2.25%) Security Management
13 2 (2.25%) Digital Forensics
13 2 (2.25%) Server Building
13 2 (2.25%) Line Management
14 1 (1.12%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.56%) Python
2 35 (39.33%) Java
3 31 (34.83%) C++
4 29 (32.58%) C
5 26 (29.21%) Perl
5 26 (29.21%) PHP
6 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.49%) C#
7 4 (4.49%) SQL
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (37.08%) Security Cleared
2 27 (30.34%) DV Cleared
3 20 (22.47%) Degree
4 14 (15.73%) CEH
5 9 (10.11%) GIAC
6 7 (7.87%) EnCE
6 7 (7.87%) GCFA
6 7 (7.87%) GPEN
7 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.49%) CCIE
8 4 (4.49%) CCNP
8 4 (4.49%) CCNA
9 3 (3.37%) OSCP
10 2 (2.25%) CISSP
11 1 (1.12%) CISA
11 1 (1.12%) CISM
11 1 (1.12%) GCIH
11 1 (1.12%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 75 (84.27%) Nessus
2 37 (41.57%) Nmap
3 24 (26.97%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Cisco
2 22 (24.72%) Fortinet
3 10 (11.24%) Acunetix
4 9 (10.11%) Citrix
5 5 (5.62%) Juniper
5 5 (5.62%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.25%) Google
6 2 (2.25%) HP
7 1 (1.12%) Coverity
7 1 (1.12%) Brocade
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £5000 - £6500 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
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