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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 839 845 858
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 27 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.033% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.20% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 2
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
-2.10% -
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
16458 17173 15234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.31% 16.35% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13934 14203 13146
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
London -2 10 £51,250 +2.50% 2
South East -6 5 £55,000 +15.78%
North West +11 4 £42,500 -
South West -16 3 £46,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 33 (78.57%) Nessus
2 31 (73.81%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (69.05%) Information Security
4 15 (35.71%) CEH
4 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 14 (33.33%) Degree
5 14 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (30.95%) Firewall
7 12 (28.57%) Network Security
7 12 (28.57%) Computer Security
7 12 (28.57%) CORE IMPACT
8 9 (21.43%) Nmap
8 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 9 (21.43%) OWASP
9 8 (19.05%) Cisco
9 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (16.67%) SQL
10 7 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (14.29%) Wireshark
11 6 (14.29%) Open Source
11 6 (14.29%) Windows
11 6 (14.29%) CISSP
11 6 (14.29%) CCIE
11 6 (14.29%) CCNP
11 6 (14.29%) CCNA
12 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
13 4 (9.52%) Splunk
13 4 (9.52%) SIEM
13 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Firewall
2 12 (28.57%) Network Security
3 6 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 4 (9.52%) Wireless
4 4 (9.52%) LAN
4 4 (9.52%) WAN
5 3 (7.14%) VPN
5 3 (7.14%) VoIP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.76%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Tester
1 22 (52.38%) Penetration Tester
2 11 (26.19%) Security Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Graduate
3 10 (23.81%) Ethical Hacker
4 6 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Security Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Application Security Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 2 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Network Security Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Network Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.76%) JSP
2 1 (2.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) Open Source
3 4 (9.52%) RMADS
3 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Statistics
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (69.05%) Information Security
3 14 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (28.57%) Computer Security
5 9 (21.43%) OWASP
6 7 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (9.52%) SIEM
7 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
10 1 (2.38%) Line Management
10 1 (2.38%) Static Code Analysis
10 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.38%) Reverse Engineering
10 1 (2.38%) Web Development
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL
10 1 (2.38%) Information Security Management
10 1 (2.38%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) C++
3 3 (7.14%) Python
3 3 (7.14%) Ruby
3 3 (7.14%) Perl
3 3 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (4.76%) C
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) CEH
2 14 (33.33%) Degree
3 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (14.29%) CCIE
5 6 (14.29%) CCNP
5 6 (14.29%) CCNA
5 6 (14.29%) CISSP
6 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.14%) GPEN
8 2 (4.76%) OSCP
8 2 (4.76%) CHFI
8 2 (4.76%) MCSE
8 2 (4.76%) MCSA
8 2 (4.76%) GCIA
8 2 (4.76%) GCIH
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.76%) CISM
9 1 (2.38%) GIAC
9 1 (2.38%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) HIPAA
2 2 (4.76%) FISMA
2 2 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 33 (78.57%) Nessus
2 12 (28.57%) CORE IMPACT
3 9 (21.43%) Nmap
4 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (9.52%) Splunk
2 4 (9.52%) Juniper
3 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.14%) Acunetix
3 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) Imperva
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) McAfee
4 2 (4.76%) Sophos
4 2 (4.76%) Websense
4 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.38%) Qualys
5 1 (2.38%) Coverity
London
Church International
Salary: £50k-£55k plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago