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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 840 900 881
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -19
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 69 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.029% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 27
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
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
17132 16199 15820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.14% 16.32% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14881 13841 13068
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,952 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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 +34 39 £65,000 +52.94% 2
South East +29 18 £42,500 -22.72% 3
East of England - 7 £50,550 -
Yorkshire +9 3 £60,000 +41.17% 4
West Midlands -14 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (84.03%) Nessus
2 89 (74.79%) Penetration Testing
3 71 (59.66%) Windows
4 70 (58.82%) Ethical Hacking
5 67 (56.30%) Java
6 66 (55.46%) Cybersecurity
7 63 (52.94%) Nmap
8 55 (46.22%) C++
9 50 (42.02%) Python
10 49 (41.18%) Security Cleared
11 47 (39.50%) C
12 44 (36.97%) Linux
13 40 (33.61%) Finance
14 39 (32.77%) DV Cleared
15 36 (30.25%) CEH
15 36 (30.25%) VxWorks
16 34 (28.57%) Information Security
17 33 (27.73%) Security Testing
17 33 (27.73%) Firewall
18 31 (26.05%) Burp Suite
19 29 (24.37%) Network Security
19 29 (24.37%) SQL
20 27 (22.69%) CREST Certified
21 24 (20.17%) CISSP
22 23 (19.33%) Degree
23 21 (17.65%) Telecoms
23 21 (17.65%) Perl
24 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
24 20 (16.81%) Unix
24 20 (16.81%) Vulnerability Assessment

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (1.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.73%) Firewall
2 29 (24.37%) Network Security
3 19 (15.97%) Wireless
4 18 (15.13%) Broadband
5 16 (13.45%) Wireshark
6 13 (10.92%) tcpdump
7 11 (9.24%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (5.88%) DNS
9 3 (2.52%) HTTP
10 2 (1.68%) LAN
10 2 (1.68%) VoIP
11 1 (0.84%) Internet
11 1 (0.84%) VPN
11 1 (0.84%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 31 (26.05%) Burp Suite
2 10 (8.40%) AppScan
3 9 (7.56%) sqlmap
4 1 (0.84%) Paros
General
1 40 (33.61%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.40%) Law
4 9 (7.56%) Electronics
5 7 (5.88%) Legal
6 6 (5.04%) Banking
7 3 (2.52%) Retail
8 2 (1.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (50.42%) Analyst
2 55 (46.22%) Security Analyst
3 49 (41.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 35 (29.41%) Tester
5 32 (26.89%) Penetration Tester
6 14 (11.76%) Security Engineer
7 11 (9.24%) Consultant
8 10 (8.40%) Applications Engineer
8 10 (8.40%) Security Penetration Tester
8 10 (8.40%) Security Tester
9 9 (7.56%) Graduate
9 9 (7.56%) Graduate Analyst
9 9 (7.56%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
9 9 (7.56%) Graduate Security Analyst
10 7 (5.88%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 7 (5.88%) Senior Tester
11 6 (5.04%) Security Consultant
12 5 (4.20%) Forensic Analyst
12 5 (4.20%) Security Advisor
12 5 (4.20%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) HTML
2 9 (7.56%) .NET
3 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.36%) JSP
5 2 (1.68%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.68%) REST
6 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
3 18 (15.13%) Mobile App
4 14 (11.76%) PKI
5 11 (9.24%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (7.56%) Robotics
7 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.36%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.68%) CESG
8 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 71 (59.66%) Windows
2 44 (36.97%) Linux
3 36 (30.25%) VxWorks
4 20 (16.81%) Unix
5 13 (10.92%) Kali Linux
6 12 (10.08%) Windows Server
6 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.24%) FreeBSD
7 11 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (9.24%) Solaris
7 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.84%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (74.79%) Penetration Testing
2 70 (58.82%) Ethical Hacking
3 66 (55.46%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (28.57%) Information Security
5 33 (27.73%) Security Testing
6 20 (16.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (12.61%) Identity Access Management
7 15 (12.61%) SIEM
8 13 (10.92%) ITIL
9 11 (9.24%) Configuration Management
9 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.24%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (8.40%) Open Source
10 10 (8.40%) OSINT
11 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (7.56%) Security Architecture
11 9 (7.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 8 (6.72%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 7 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (56.30%) Java
2 55 (46.22%) C++
3 50 (42.02%) Python
4 47 (39.50%) C
5 29 (24.37%) SQL
6 21 (17.65%) Perl
7 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
8 17 (14.29%) C#
9 15 (12.61%) Bash Shell
9 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
10 14 (11.76%) Ruby
11 7 (5.88%) PHP
12 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 39 (32.77%) DV Cleared
3 36 (30.25%) CEH
4 27 (22.69%) CREST Certified
5 24 (20.17%) CISSP
6 23 (19.33%) Degree
7 17 (14.29%) SANS
8 15 (12.61%) OSCP
9 14 (11.76%) GCIH
10 11 (9.24%) CISM
10 11 (9.24%) CompTIA Security+
10 11 (9.24%) Security+ Certification
11 9 (7.56%) CHECK Team Leader
11 9 (7.56%) GIAC
11 9 (7.56%) SC Cleared
12 6 (5.04%) CHECK Team Member
13 5 (4.20%) CISA
13 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (4.20%) GPEN
14 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.68%) ISO27002
3 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.84%) FISMA
4 1 (0.84%) GPG13
4 1 (0.84%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (15.13%) Snort
2 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 100 (84.03%) Nessus
2 63 (52.94%) Nmap
3 15 (12.61%) EnCase
4 11 (9.24%) CORE IMPACT
5 4 (3.36%) OpenVAS
5 4 (3.36%) QRadar
5 4 (3.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.52%) HP Fortify
6 3 (2.52%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.84%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.04%) ArcSight
3 5 (4.20%) IBM
3 5 (4.20%) Veracode
4 4 (3.36%) Cisco
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.36%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.36%) Symantec
5 2 (1.68%) Acunetix
5 2 (1.68%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.68%) Intel Security
5 2 (1.68%) Juniper
5 2 (1.68%) Netsparker
5 2 (1.68%) Nokia
6 1 (0.84%) Citrix
6 1 (0.84%) Imperva
6 1 (0.84%) Sophos
6 1 (0.84%) Splunk
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Badenoch & Clark
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £32,757 to £37,167 per annum with a potential to earn £39,308
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago