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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 835 867 848
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -19
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 23 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.030% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 7
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £67,500 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +38.46%
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
16503 17964 14785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.66% 16.36% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13929 15216 12763
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Yorkshire - 9 £37,500 - 4
South East +1 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
North West - 4 £46,250 - 1
London +28 3 £50,000 -25.92% 3
West Midlands - 3 £80,000 -
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 36 (76.60%) Nessus
2 35 (74.47%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (48.94%) Network Security
4 21 (44.68%) Firewall
5 18 (38.30%) Information Security
6 17 (36.17%) Python
7 15 (31.91%) Cisco
8 14 (29.79%) Perl
8 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
9 12 (25.53%) PHP
9 12 (25.53%) Linux
10 11 (23.40%) Java
10 11 (23.40%) CORE IMPACT
10 11 (23.40%) Nmap
11 10 (21.28%) Ethical Hacking
11 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
12 9 (19.15%) C++
12 9 (19.15%) Windows
12 9 (19.15%) Wireless
12 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
13 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
13 8 (17.02%) Fortinet
13 8 (17.02%) Degree
13 8 (17.02%) CEH
13 8 (17.02%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (14.89%) OWASP
14 7 (14.89%) Open Source
14 7 (14.89%) Wireshark
14 7 (14.89%) LAN
14 7 (14.89%) CCIE

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (4.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) Network Security
2 21 (44.68%) Firewall
3 9 (19.15%) Wireless
4 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
4 8 (17.02%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (14.89%) Wireshark
5 7 (14.89%) LAN
6 5 (10.64%) WAN
7 4 (8.51%) VoIP
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
8 3 (6.38%) Broadband
9 2 (4.26%) tcpdump
10 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) AppScan
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Security Engineer
2 16 (34.04%) Penetration Tester
2 16 (34.04%) Tester
3 12 (25.53%) Network Engineer
4 11 (23.40%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Security Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate
7 4 (8.51%) Security Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Ethical Hacker
8 3 (6.38%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.26%) Application Security Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.26%) JSP
1 2 (4.26%) XML
1 2 (4.26%) REST
1 2 (4.26%) Ajax
1 2 (4.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) RMADS
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) UNIX
4 3 (6.38%) VxWorks
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (38.30%) Information Security
3 10 (21.28%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
5 7 (14.89%) OWASP
5 7 (14.89%) Open Source
6 6 (12.77%) Computer Security
6 6 (12.77%) Social Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) Cyber Security
7 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.26%) Static Code Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) SIEM
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.26%) Security Architecture
9 2 (4.26%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (4.26%) Web Development
9 2 (4.26%) Line Management
9 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
10 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Python
2 14 (29.79%) Perl
3 12 (25.53%) PHP
4 11 (23.40%) Java
5 9 (19.15%) C++
6 7 (14.89%) C
7 6 (12.77%) C#
8 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.51%) SQL
8 4 (8.51%) Ruby
9 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) CEH
3 7 (14.89%) CCIE
3 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.77%) CISSP
5 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) CCNP
5 5 (10.64%) CCNA
6 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.26%) CISM
7 2 (4.26%) GCIA
7 2 (4.26%) GCIH
7 2 (4.26%) GPEN
7 2 (4.26%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) JSP 440
2 2 (4.26%) HIPAA
2 2 (4.26%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) FISMA
3 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 36 (76.60%) Nessus
2 11 (23.40%) CORE IMPACT
2 11 (23.40%) Nmap
3 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Cisco
2 8 (17.02%) Fortinet
3 6 (12.77%) Juniper
4 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) Splunk
5 4 (8.51%) Acunetix
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) Websense
7 2 (4.26%) Symantec
7 2 (4.26%) McAfee
7 2 (4.26%) Sophos
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.26%) Coverity
7 2 (4.26%) Imperva
7 2 (4.26%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.13%) Brocade
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Yorkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago