The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 818 824 851
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +27
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 56 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.021% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45 3 12
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £42,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £48,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17992 15305 16182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.43% 15.03% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15231 13122 14106
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Metasploit
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -6 42 £65,000 - 4
South East -15 11 £28,000 -
South West - 1 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 53 (66.25%) CISSP
2 45 (56.25%) Linux
3 43 (53.75%) Nessus
4 42 (52.50%) Nmap
5 40 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 40 (50.00%) Ruby
6 38 (47.50%) Python
7 35 (43.75%) Management Information System
8 34 (42.50%) Windows
8 34 (42.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 33 (41.25%) SQL
10 32 (40.00%) CEH
10 32 (40.00%) PCI DSS
11 30 (37.50%) tcpdump
11 30 (37.50%) Snort
11 30 (37.50%) Perl
12 29 (36.25%) Information Security
13 27 (33.75%) SIEM
13 27 (33.75%) Firewall
14 24 (30.00%) Bash Shell
14 24 (30.00%) UNIX
15 23 (28.75%) Red Hat
15 23 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (26.25%) C++
16 21 (26.25%) OWASP
16 21 (26.25%) Wireshark
16 21 (26.25%) OSCP
17 20 (25.00%) Imperva
17 20 (25.00%) Sophos
18 19 (23.75%) Project Management

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.50%) tcpdump
2 27 (33.75%) Firewall
3 21 (26.25%) Wireshark
4 10 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (11.25%) HTTP
6 8 (10.00%) LAN
7 7 (8.75%) WAN
7 7 (8.75%) Network Security
7 7 (8.75%) Internet
8 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.75%) Wireless
10 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.25%) SSL
10 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Security Engineer
2 26 (32.50%) Tester
3 25 (31.25%) Penetration Tester
4 10 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Security Specialist
6 7 (8.75%) Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Information Security Specialist
6 7 (8.75%) Information Specialist
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 6 (7.50%) Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Tester
8 5 (6.25%) Test Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) Security Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) Penetration Test Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Security Tester
10 3 (3.75%) Lead Tester
11 2 (2.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) .NET
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.25%) Open Source
5 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.50%) Derivative
6 1 (1.25%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.25%) Linux
2 34 (42.50%) Windows
3 24 (30.00%) UNIX
4 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.25%) CentOS
5 13 (16.25%) Ubuntu
6 11 (13.75%) Solaris
7 10 (12.50%) FreeBSD
7 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 34 (42.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 29 (36.25%) Information Security
4 27 (33.75%) SIEM
5 21 (26.25%) OWASP
6 19 (23.75%) Project Management
7 18 (22.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 17 (21.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (12.50%) ITIL
9 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 7 (8.75%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (7.50%) Security Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Cyber Security
12 4 (5.00%) Data Privacy
12 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
12 4 (5.00%) Change Management
13 2 (2.50%) Mobile Commerce
13 2 (2.50%) Manual Testing
13 2 (2.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.00%) Ruby
2 38 (47.50%) Python
3 33 (41.25%) SQL
4 30 (37.50%) Perl
5 24 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 21 (26.25%) C++
7 16 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 13 (16.25%) PHP
9 11 (13.75%) C
10 10 (12.50%) Java
11 8 (10.00%) C#
12 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.25%) Tcl
12 1 (1.25%) Lua
Qualifications
1 53 (66.25%) CISSP
2 32 (40.00%) CEH
3 23 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (26.25%) OSCP
5 17 (21.25%) CCNP
6 13 (16.25%) CCNA
7 12 (15.00%) RHCE
7 12 (15.00%) OSCE
8 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 10 (12.50%) CCSE
9 9 (11.25%) GPEN
9 9 (11.25%) Degree
10 8 (10.00%) CISA
11 7 (8.75%) CISM
11 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (8.75%) MCSE
11 7 (8.75%) GSEC
12 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.50%) GIAC
13 1 (1.25%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 19 (23.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (17.50%) HIPAA
4 7 (8.75%) QA
5 1 (1.25%) BS25999
5 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (52.50%) Nmap
2 30 (37.50%) Snort
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (53.75%) Nessus
2 8 (10.00%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (1.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Red Hat
2 20 (25.00%) Sophos
2 20 (25.00%) Imperva
3 16 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (20.00%) Cisco
4 10 (12.50%) Websense
4 10 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 6 (7.50%) Splunk
5 6 (7.50%) Juniper
6 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.25%) HP
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle
7 1 (1.25%) Coverity
7 1 (1.25%) VMware
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