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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 834 828 854
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 40 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.021% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 3 7
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £48,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
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
17436 15199 16332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.26% 15.29% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14529 13041 14221
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +28 36 £65,000 - 3
South East -39 2 £36,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (69.44%) CISSP
2 38 (52.78%) Linux
3 37 (51.39%) Ruby
3 37 (51.39%) Penetration Testing
4 36 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 35 (48.61%) Nmap
6 34 (47.22%) Nessus
6 34 (47.22%) Python
7 31 (43.06%) Windows
7 31 (43.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 30 (41.67%) CEH
9 29 (40.28%) PCI DSS
10 27 (37.50%) SQL
11 26 (36.11%) Perl
11 26 (36.11%) Snort
11 26 (36.11%) tcpdump
12 25 (34.72%) Information Security
13 23 (31.94%) Firewall
13 23 (31.94%) C++
14 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (30.56%) UNIX
14 22 (30.56%) SIEM
15 21 (29.17%) Project Management
16 20 (27.78%) Ethical Hacking
17 19 (26.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 19 (26.39%) Wireshark
17 19 (26.39%) Bash Shell
17 19 (26.39%) Red Hat
18 18 (25.00%) OWASP
19 17 (23.61%) Vulnerability Management

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.11%) tcpdump
2 23 (31.94%) Firewall
3 19 (26.39%) Wireshark
4 10 (13.89%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (12.50%) HTTP
6 7 (9.72%) LAN
6 7 (9.72%) WAN
6 7 (9.72%) Internet
7 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.33%) Network Security
8 4 (5.56%) Wireless
9 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.39%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 26 (36.11%) Penetration Tester
2 26 (36.11%) Tester
3 10 (13.89%) IT Security Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Information Specialist
5 7 (9.72%) Information Security Specialist
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Security Specialist
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Tester
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Security Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Test Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Lead Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Penetration Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.72%) Cryptography
3 4 (5.56%) Open Source
4 2 (2.78%) Derivative
4 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.78%) Linux
2 31 (43.06%) Windows
3 22 (30.56%) UNIX
4 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.28%) Solaris
6 10 (13.89%) FreeBSD
6 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (12.50%) CentOS
7 9 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Penetration Testing
2 31 (43.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 25 (34.72%) Information Security
4 22 (30.56%) SIEM
5 21 (29.17%) Project Management
6 20 (27.78%) Ethical Hacking
7 18 (25.00%) OWASP
8 17 (23.61%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (13.89%) ITIL
9 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.33%) Security Testing
12 5 (6.94%) Cyber Security
12 5 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (5.56%) Change Management
13 4 (5.56%) Data Privacy
13 4 (5.56%) Incident Management
14 2 (2.78%) Security Architecture
15 1 (1.39%) Reverse Engineering
15 1 (1.39%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) Ruby
2 34 (47.22%) Python
3 27 (37.50%) SQL
4 26 (36.11%) Perl
5 23 (31.94%) C++
6 19 (26.39%) Bash Shell
7 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 11 (15.28%) C
9 9 (12.50%) Java
9 9 (12.50%) PHP
10 8 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (69.44%) CISSP
2 30 (41.67%) CEH
3 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (23.61%) CCNP
5 15 (20.83%) OSCP
6 12 (16.67%) CCNA
7 10 (13.89%) CCSE
8 9 (12.50%) RHCE
9 8 (11.11%) CISA
9 8 (11.11%) GPEN
10 7 (9.72%) OSCE
10 7 (9.72%) Degree
10 7 (9.72%) CISM
10 7 (9.72%) GSEC
10 7 (9.72%) MCSE
10 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (40.28%) PCI DSS
2 19 (26.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (13.89%) HIPAA
4 7 (9.72%) QA
5 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (48.61%) Nmap
2 26 (36.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 34 (47.22%) Nessus
2 5 (6.94%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (1.39%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Red Hat
2 16 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 16 (22.22%) Cisco
2 16 (22.22%) Sophos
2 16 (22.22%) Imperva
3 10 (13.89%) Blue Coat
3 10 (13.89%) Websense
4 6 (8.33%) Juniper
4 6 (8.33%) Splunk
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.39%) Coverity
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits (DOE)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 19 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago