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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
UK / England
Rank 821 841 900
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +59
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 19 66 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.071% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.40% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 56 18
Median salary £66,250 £61,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.16% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £42,500 £47,625
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -10.76%

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
15180 16512 15814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 19.26% 17.86% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13089 14302 13480
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 £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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
South East +45 7 £67,500 +63.63% 3
South West - 6 £40,000 - 3
London +20 4 £80,000 +23.07% 1
West Midlands 0 2 £48,750 +21.87%
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 62 (76.54%) Penetration Testing
2 57 (70.37%) Nessus
3 51 (62.96%) Java
4 49 (60.49%) Windows
5 48 (59.26%) Linux
6 47 (58.02%) C++
6 47 (58.02%) Cybersecurity
7 45 (55.56%) Python
8 41 (50.62%) Security Cleared
9 38 (46.91%) Ethical Hacking
9 38 (46.91%) Nmap
10 35 (43.21%) C
11 34 (41.98%) CREST Certified
12 32 (39.51%) Telecoms
13 31 (38.27%) DV Cleared
14 29 (35.80%) Finance
15 28 (34.57%) VxWorks
15 28 (34.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 28 (34.57%) Source Code Analysis
16 27 (33.33%) Open Source
17 26 (32.10%) Burp Suite
17 26 (32.10%) CEH
17 26 (32.10%) Information Security
17 26 (32.10%) Security Testing
18 24 (29.63%) Mobile App
18 24 (29.63%) OSCP
19 17 (20.99%) Kali Linux
19 17 (20.99%) Ruby
20 16 (19.75%) Network Security
21 15 (18.52%) OWASP

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) Network Security
2 12 (14.81%) Broadband
2 12 (14.81%) LTE
2 12 (14.81%) Wireless
3 10 (12.35%) Firewall
4 8 (9.88%) HTTP
4 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.94%) HTTPS
5 4 (4.94%) IPsec
6 2 (2.47%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.23%) DAB
7 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.23%) Internet
7 1 (1.23%) NFC
7 1 (1.23%) SSL
7 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.23%) X.509
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Burp Suite
2 10 (12.35%) AppScan
3 3 (3.70%) sqlmap
4 1 (1.23%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 32 (39.51%) Telecoms
2 29 (35.80%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.70%) Electronics
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.47%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Back Office
5 2 (2.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (51.85%) Tester
2 38 (46.91%) Penetration Tester
3 25 (30.86%) Analyst
3 25 (30.86%) Security Analyst
4 22 (27.16%) Security Tester
5 20 (24.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 18 (22.22%) Security Penetration Tester
7 17 (20.99%) Senior Tester
8 16 (19.75%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 13 (16.05%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (16.05%) Senior Security Analyst
10 12 (14.81%) Consultant
10 12 (14.81%) Security Consultant
10 12 (14.81%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
11 10 (12.35%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 10 (12.35%) Security Engineer
12 9 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
13 7 (8.64%) Applications Engineer
14 6 (7.41%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.17%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.47%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.47%) Web Services
6 1 (1.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.23%) CGI
6 1 (1.23%) LAMP
6 1 (1.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.41%) iPad
5 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.17%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.70%) CESG
8 2 (2.47%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (2.47%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.23%) Blog
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.23%) iPhone
9 1 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (60.49%) Windows
2 48 (59.26%) Linux
3 28 (34.57%) VxWorks
4 17 (20.99%) Kali Linux
5 8 (9.88%) AIX
5 8 (9.88%) Solaris
6 3 (3.70%) Android
6 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.70%) KNOPPIX
6 3 (3.70%) Unix
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (76.54%) Penetration Testing
2 47 (58.02%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (46.91%) Ethical Hacking
4 28 (34.57%) Source Code Analysis
4 28 (34.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 27 (33.33%) Open Source
6 26 (32.10%) Information Security
6 26 (32.10%) Security Testing
7 15 (18.52%) OWASP
8 13 (16.05%) Threat Modelling
9 12 (14.81%) Static Code Analysis
10 11 (13.58%) Reverse Engineering
11 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.11%) Social Engineering
13 8 (9.88%) Cryptography
14 7 (8.64%) Secure Coding
15 6 (7.41%) SDLC
15 6 (7.41%) Security Architecture
15 6 (7.41%) TDD
16 5 (6.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) Java
2 47 (58.02%) C++
3 45 (55.56%) Python
4 35 (43.21%) C
5 17 (20.99%) Ruby
6 12 (14.81%) SQL
7 9 (11.11%) C#
8 6 (7.41%) Perl
9 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.17%) Scala
10 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.94%) Go
10 4 (4.94%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.94%) VB
11 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (50.62%) Security Cleared
2 34 (41.98%) CREST Certified
3 31 (38.27%) DV Cleared
4 26 (32.10%) CEH
5 24 (29.63%) OSCP
6 13 (16.05%) CISSP
7 10 (12.35%) Degree
8 9 (11.11%) CHECK Team Leader
8 9 (11.11%) CISA
8 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 7 (8.64%) GPEN
10 6 (7.41%) SANS
11 5 (6.17%) CHECK Team Member
12 3 (3.70%) GIAC
13 2 (2.47%) ECSA
14 1 (1.23%) Cyber Scheme
14 1 (1.23%) EC-Council LPT
14 1 (1.23%) GCFA
14 1 (1.23%) OSCE
14 1 (1.23%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 57 (70.37%) Nessus
2 38 (46.91%) Nmap
3 9 (11.11%) HP Fortify
4 6 (7.41%) Core Impact
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (1.23%) EnCase
6 1 (1.23%) OpenVAS
6 1 (1.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) IBM
2 8 (9.88%) HP
3 4 (4.94%) Cognizant
4 3 (3.70%) Qualys
4 3 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco
5 2 (2.47%) Coverity
5 2 (2.47%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.47%) Juniper
5 2 (2.47%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.47%) Nokia
5 2 (2.47%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.47%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.23%) QNX
6 1 (1.23%) Veracode
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