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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 839 816 863
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +47
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 24 41 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.042% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.26% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 2
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% -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
16155 15787 15405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.19% 16.11% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13743 12985 13361
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +11 10 £47,500 +18.75% 2
South East -32 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
North West -7 3 £42,500 - 2
South West -13 3 £46,500 +69.09% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (79.17%) Penetration Testing
2 37 (77.08%) Nessus
3 36 (75.00%) Information Security
4 18 (37.50%) CEH
5 17 (35.42%) Ethical Hacking
5 17 (35.42%) Degree
5 17 (35.42%) Computer Science
6 15 (31.25%) Computer Security
7 12 (25.00%) CORE IMPACT
8 11 (22.92%) Firewall
9 10 (20.83%) SQL
9 10 (20.83%) OWASP
9 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.83%) Nmap
10 9 (18.75%) Network Security
11 7 (14.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (14.58%) Wireshark
11 7 (14.58%) PCI DSS
11 7 (14.58%) Cisco
11 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (12.50%) CISSP
12 6 (12.50%) Windows
12 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
13 5 (10.42%) Open Source
13 5 (10.42%) Linux
13 5 (10.42%) CCIE
13 5 (10.42%) CCNP
13 5 (10.42%) CCNA
13 5 (10.42%) C#
14 4 (8.33%) Java

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) Apache
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) Network Security
3 7 (14.58%) Wireshark
4 3 (6.25%) LAN
4 3 (6.25%) WAN
5 2 (4.17%) VPN
5 2 (4.17%) VoIP
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.17%) tcpdump
5 2 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
General
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Tester
1 24 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 15 (31.25%) Graduate
3 13 (27.08%) Ethical Hacker
4 12 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 12 (25.00%) Analyst
5 10 (20.83%) Security Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Security Tester
7 4 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Junior
7 4 (8.33%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Junior Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.08%) JSP
1 1 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) RMADS
3 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.17%) Online Gambling
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Statistics
4 2 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) SCADA
5 1 (2.08%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Penetration Testing
2 36 (75.00%) Information Security
3 17 (35.42%) Ethical Hacking
4 15 (31.25%) Computer Security
5 10 (20.83%) OWASP
6 7 (14.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 4 (8.33%) SIEM
8 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.17%) Static Code Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (4.17%) Security Architecture
10 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (2.08%) Cyber Security
11 1 (2.08%) Web Development
11 1 (2.08%) ITIL
11 1 (2.08%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) C
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) CEH
2 17 (35.42%) Degree
3 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (12.50%) CISSP
6 5 (10.42%) CCIE
6 5 (10.42%) CCNP
6 5 (10.42%) CCNA
7 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.25%) GPEN
8 3 (6.25%) OSCP
9 2 (4.17%) CHFI
9 2 (4.17%) GCIA
9 2 (4.17%) GCIH
9 2 (4.17%) MCSE
9 2 (4.17%) MCSA
9 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (4.17%) CISM
10 1 (2.08%) GIAC
10 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.17%) HIPAA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Nmap
2 2 (4.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 37 (77.08%) Nessus
2 12 (25.00%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Cisco
2 4 (8.33%) Splunk
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Juniper
4 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.17%) Symantec
4 2 (4.17%) McAfee
4 2 (4.17%) Sophos
4 2 (4.17%) Websense
4 2 (4.17%) Sourcefire
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) Coverity
4 2 (4.17%) Imperva
4 2 (4.17%) Acunetix
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Qualys
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago