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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 828 817 869
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +52
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 23 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.035% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 4
Average salary £40,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £47,625 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.75% +25.00%
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
15950 15453 16276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.21% 15.95% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13599 12827 14346
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +6 11 £30,000 -25.00% 3
South West -5 4 £42,500 +54.54%
South East -44 4 £55,000 +12.82% 4
North West -6 3 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (81.82%) Penetration Testing
2 32 (72.73%) Information Security
3 31 (70.45%) Nessus
4 23 (52.27%) CEH
5 22 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 17 (38.64%) Degree
7 15 (34.09%) Computer Science
8 13 (29.55%) Computer Security
9 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
10 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (18.18%) Nmap
11 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 8 (18.18%) OWASP
11 8 (18.18%) CORE IMPACT
11 8 (18.18%) CISSP
11 8 (18.18%) Firewall
11 8 (18.18%) SQL
12 7 (15.91%) Cisco
12 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
13 6 (13.64%) Python
13 6 (13.64%) C++
13 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (13.64%) Ruby
13 6 (13.64%) Security Testing
13 6 (13.64%) Network Security
13 6 (13.64%) Wireshark
14 5 (11.36%) Open Source
14 5 (11.36%) Windows
14 5 (11.36%) CCIE

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) Wireshark
2 6 (13.64%) Network Security
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.55%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 2 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Tester
1 24 (54.55%) Penetration Tester
2 15 (34.09%) Graduate
3 13 (29.55%) Ethical Hacker
4 11 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 11 (25.00%) Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Junior
6 4 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Security Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Penetration Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Information Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Tester
7 2 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.36%) Open Source
4 3 (6.82%) RMADS
4 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.55%) Online Gambling
5 2 (4.55%) Statistics
5 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.27%) SCADA
6 1 (2.27%) Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Penetration Testing
2 32 (72.73%) Information Security
3 22 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (29.55%) Computer Security
5 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (18.18%) OWASP
7 6 (13.64%) Security Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Project Management
8 4 (9.09%) SIEM
8 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.55%) Security Architecture
10 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (2.27%) Reverse Engineering
11 1 (2.27%) Static Code Analysis
11 1 (2.27%) Cyber Security
11 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.27%) ITIL
11 1 (2.27%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) Python
2 6 (13.64%) Ruby
2 6 (13.64%) C++
3 2 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) Perl
3 2 (4.55%) PHP
3 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) CEH
2 17 (38.64%) Degree
3 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) CISSP
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.36%) CCIE
5 5 (11.36%) CCNP
5 5 (11.36%) CCNA
6 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.82%) GPEN
7 3 (6.82%) OSCP
8 2 (4.55%) CHFI
8 2 (4.55%) GCIA
8 2 (4.55%) GCIH
8 2 (4.55%) MCSE
8 2 (4.55%) MCSA
8 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.55%) CISM
9 1 (2.27%) GIAC
9 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.55%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.27%) COBIT
4 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Nmap
2 2 (4.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 31 (70.45%) Nessus
2 8 (18.18%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco
2 4 (9.09%) Splunk
3 3 (6.82%) Juniper
4 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.55%) Symantec
4 2 (4.55%) McAfee
4 2 (4.55%) Sophos
4 2 (4.55%) Websense
4 2 (4.55%) Sourcefire
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Imperva
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Qualys
5 1 (2.27%) Coverity
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits (DOE)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago