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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 841 848 830
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 37 53 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.048% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 9
Average salary £37,500 £50,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.74% +48.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
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
17515 17885 15164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.97% 16.21% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14880 15210 13120
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 £31,540 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +20 19 £37,500 -16.66% 2
South East +9 9 £37,500 +33.92% 2
North West - 5 £42,500 -
London -15 2 £47,500 -29.62% 4
South West -4 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £80,000 -
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 50 (78.13%) Nessus
2 48 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 32 (50.00%) Network Security
4 31 (48.44%) Firewall
5 27 (42.19%) Python
6 22 (34.38%) Cisco
6 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
7 20 (31.25%) Linux
8 19 (29.69%) Perl
8 19 (29.69%) Information Security
8 19 (29.69%) Nmap
9 17 (26.56%) PHP
9 17 (26.56%) Java
9 17 (26.56%) Ethical Hacking
10 16 (25.00%) Windows
11 15 (23.44%) C++
12 14 (21.88%) Risk Management
12 14 (21.88%) CORE IMPACT
13 13 (20.31%) C
13 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
13 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (20.31%) Fortinet
14 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
14 12 (18.75%) Wireless
15 11 (17.19%) Degree
16 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared
16 10 (15.63%) CEH
17 9 (14.06%) Wireshark
17 9 (14.06%) LAN
17 9 (14.06%) CCIE

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.00%) Network Security
2 31 (48.44%) Firewall
3 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
3 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (18.75%) Wireless
5 9 (14.06%) Wireshark
5 9 (14.06%) LAN
6 7 (10.94%) VoIP
6 7 (10.94%) WAN
7 6 (9.38%) VPN
8 5 (7.81%) Broadband
9 2 (3.13%) tcpdump
10 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) AppScan
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Advertising
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Security Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) Network Engineer
3 18 (28.13%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (26.56%) Tester
4 17 (26.56%) Penetration Tester
5 15 (23.44%) Analyst
6 13 (20.31%) Security Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 6 (9.38%) Security Tester
8 6 (9.38%) Security Specialist
9 5 (7.81%) Graduate
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Ethical Hacker
11 3 (4.69%) Developer
12 2 (3.13%) Network Specialist
12 2 (3.13%) Junior Tester
12 2 (3.13%) Test Specialist
12 2 (3.13%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) JSP
2 2 (3.13%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) Ajax
2 2 (3.13%) JSON
2 2 (3.13%) REST
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.94%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (9.38%) RMADS
4 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.25%) CESG
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Linux
2 16 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (12.50%) VxWorks
4 5 (7.81%) UNIX
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (29.69%) Information Security
3 17 (26.56%) Ethical Hacking
4 14 (21.88%) Risk Management
5 9 (14.06%) Cyber Security
5 9 (14.06%) Social Engineering
5 9 (14.06%) Open Source
6 7 (10.94%) Computer Security
6 7 (10.94%) OWASP
7 6 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (4.69%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (4.69%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (3.13%) Static Code Analysis
9 2 (3.13%) Security Architecture
9 2 (3.13%) SIEM
9 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.13%) Web Development
9 2 (3.13%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) Python
2 19 (29.69%) Perl
3 17 (26.56%) PHP
3 17 (26.56%) Java
4 15 (23.44%) C++
5 13 (20.31%) C
6 6 (9.38%) C#
7 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.25%) Ruby
7 4 (6.25%) SQL
8 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.19%) Degree
3 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) CEH
4 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (14.06%) CCIE
5 7 (10.94%) CCNP
5 7 (10.94%) CCNA
5 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
6 6 (9.38%) CISSP
7 3 (4.69%) GIAC
7 3 (4.69%) GPEN
8 2 (3.13%) GCIA
8 2 (3.13%) GCIH
8 2 (3.13%) CISM
8 2 (3.13%) CHFI
9 1 (1.56%) EnCE
9 1 (1.56%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) JSP 440
1 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.13%) HIPAA
2 2 (3.13%) FISMA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 50 (78.13%) Nessus
2 19 (29.69%) Nmap
3 14 (21.88%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Cisco
2 13 (20.31%) Fortinet
3 8 (12.50%) Juniper
4 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.38%) Acunetix
5 6 (9.38%) Citrix
6 4 (6.25%) Splunk
7 2 (3.13%) Coverity
7 2 (3.13%) Imperva
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.13%) HP
7 2 (3.13%) Symantec
7 2 (3.13%) McAfee
7 2 (3.13%) Sophos
7 2 (3.13%) Websense
7 2 (3.13%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.56%) Google
8 1 (1.56%) Brocade
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