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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 832 890 943
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +53
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 32 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.044% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 18
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £30,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £77,500 £47,950
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £42,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+52.94% +70.00%
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
16030 17633 16999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 19.07% 17.73% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13772 15096 14410
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 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 9 December 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 9 December 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
South East +70 15 £100,000 +150.00% 1
London +58 8 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Yorkshire +21 4 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
South West +16 2 - - 1
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 99 (81.15%) Penetration Testing
2 91 (74.59%) Nessus
3 76 (62.30%) Linux
3 76 (62.30%) Cybersecurity
4 71 (58.20%) C++
4 71 (58.20%) Python
5 69 (56.56%) Java
6 68 (55.74%) Security Cleared
7 63 (51.64%) Windows
8 60 (49.18%) Nmap
9 58 (47.54%) CREST Certified
10 53 (43.44%) C
11 52 (42.62%) Ethical Hacking
12 48 (39.34%) DV Cleared
12 48 (39.34%) Burp Suite
13 44 (36.07%) CEH
14 42 (34.43%) Security Testing
14 42 (34.43%) Open Source
15 41 (33.61%) Telecoms
16 40 (32.79%) Mobile App
17 39 (31.97%) Source Code Analysis
17 39 (31.97%) VxWorks
18 37 (30.33%) OSCP
19 36 (29.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 35 (28.69%) Information Security
21 32 (26.23%) Finance
22 31 (25.41%) Kali Linux
23 30 (24.59%) Ruby
24 24 (19.67%) SC Cleared
24 24 (19.67%) CISSP

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 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.03%) Wireless
2 18 (14.75%) Firewall
2 18 (14.75%) Network Security
3 15 (12.30%) Broadband
3 15 (12.30%) LTE
4 12 (9.84%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.56%) HTTP
6 4 (3.28%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.28%) IPsec
7 1 (0.82%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.82%) DAB
7 1 (0.82%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.82%) Internet
7 1 (0.82%) LAN
7 1 (0.82%) NFC
7 1 (0.82%) SSL
7 1 (0.82%) WAN
7 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.82%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.82%) X.509
Development Applications
1 48 (39.34%) Burp Suite
2 16 (13.11%) AppScan
3 3 (2.46%) sqlmap
4 1 (0.82%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.82%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 41 (33.61%) Telecoms
2 32 (26.23%) Finance
3 6 (4.92%) Back Office
4 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.46%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.64%) Automotive
6 2 (1.64%) Electronics
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (46.72%) Tester
2 53 (43.44%) Penetration Tester
3 42 (34.43%) Analyst
4 41 (33.61%) Security Analyst
5 33 (27.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 28 (22.95%) Security Tester
7 24 (19.67%) Security Penetration Tester
8 22 (18.03%) Senior Tester
9 21 (17.21%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 20 (16.39%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (16.39%) Senior Security Analyst
11 19 (15.57%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
12 10 (8.20%) Consultant
12 10 (8.20%) Security Consultant
12 10 (8.20%) Team Leader
12 10 (8.20%) Test Team Leader
13 8 (6.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 8 (6.56%) Security Engineer
14 7 (5.74%) Applications Engineer
14 7 (5.74%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.57%) .NET
2 13 (10.66%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.10%) 802.1X
3 5 (4.10%) HTML
4 4 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.64%) Web Services
6 1 (0.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.82%) CGI
6 1 (0.82%) LAMP
6 1 (0.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.79%) Mobile App
2 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.66%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (8.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (5.74%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.92%) Cryptography
5 6 (4.92%) iPad
6 3 (2.46%) CESG
6 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.64%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.82%) Blog
8 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.82%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.82%) iPhone
8 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (62.30%) Linux
2 63 (51.64%) Windows
3 39 (31.97%) VxWorks
4 31 (25.41%) Kali Linux
5 13 (10.66%) AIX
5 13 (10.66%) Solaris
6 3 (2.46%) Android
6 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.46%) KNOPPIX
6 3 (2.46%) Unix
7 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (81.15%) Penetration Testing
2 76 (62.30%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (42.62%) Ethical Hacking
4 42 (34.43%) Open Source
4 42 (34.43%) Security Testing
5 39 (31.97%) Source Code Analysis
6 36 (29.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 35 (28.69%) Information Security
8 22 (18.03%) OWASP
9 16 (13.11%) Social Engineering
9 16 (13.11%) Threat Modelling
10 15 (12.30%) Static Code Analysis
11 13 (10.66%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 11 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (6.56%) Reverse Engineering
13 8 (6.56%) SIEM
14 6 (4.92%) Non-Functional Testing
14 6 (4.92%) SDLC
14 6 (4.92%) Security Architecture
15 5 (4.10%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 71 (58.20%) C++
1 71 (58.20%) Python
2 69 (56.56%) Java
3 53 (43.44%) C
4 30 (24.59%) Ruby
5 15 (12.30%) C#
6 13 (10.66%) Perl
7 12 (9.84%) SQL
8 9 (7.38%) Objective-C
8 9 (7.38%) VB
9 7 (5.74%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
11 5 (4.10%) Scala
12 4 (3.28%) Go
13 2 (1.64%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (55.74%) Security Cleared
2 58 (47.54%) CREST Certified
3 48 (39.34%) DV Cleared
4 44 (36.07%) CEH
5 37 (30.33%) OSCP
6 24 (19.67%) CISSP
6 24 (19.67%) SC Cleared
7 18 (14.75%) Degree
8 17 (13.93%) CHECK Team Leader
9 16 (13.11%) GPEN
10 13 (10.66%) CHECK Team Member
11 11 (9.02%) CISA
12 6 (4.92%) GIAC
12 6 (4.92%) SANS
13 3 (2.46%) CISM
13 3 (2.46%) CLAS
14 2 (1.64%) CRISC
14 2 (1.64%) ECSA
15 1 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
15 1 (0.82%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.64%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 91 (74.59%) Nessus
2 60 (49.18%) Nmap
3 14 (11.48%) HP Fortify
4 6 (4.92%) Core Impact
5 3 (2.46%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.82%) EnCase
6 1 (0.82%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) IBM
2 13 (10.66%) HP
3 9 (7.38%) Cognizant
4 6 (4.92%) Cisco
4 6 (4.92%) Juniper
5 5 (4.10%) Fortinet
5 5 (4.10%) Nokia
6 3 (2.46%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.46%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.46%) Qualys
7 2 (1.64%) Coverity
7 2 (1.64%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.64%) Rapid7
7 2 (1.64%) SAP
7 2 (1.64%) Veracode
8 1 (0.82%) QNX
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