The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 618 658 705
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +47
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 39 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.020% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 6
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
Metasploit
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8159 7203 8512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.32% 16.14% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7106 6006 7059
Average salary £57,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.54% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in London

Metasploit
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit across the London region.

Metasploit Salary Trend in London

Metasploit
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Metasploit across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in London

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 58 (75.32%) Nessus
2 48 (62.34%) Penetration Testing
3 40 (51.95%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (49.35%) Firewall
5 36 (46.75%) Burp Suite
6 34 (44.16%) Security Testing
7 33 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
7 33 (42.86%) Linux
8 31 (40.26%) Nmap
9 28 (36.36%) SQL
10 27 (35.06%) CREST Certified
11 26 (33.77%) Mobile App
11 26 (33.77%) CEH
12 24 (31.17%) Information Security
12 24 (31.17%) CISSP
13 23 (29.87%) Windows
14 22 (28.57%) Java
15 21 (27.27%) Wireless
15 21 (27.27%) PowerShell
15 21 (27.27%) SIEM
15 21 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (25.97%) Bash Shell
17 18 (23.38%) C#
17 18 (23.38%) C++
17 18 (23.38%) Network Security
18 17 (22.08%) Wireshark
18 17 (22.08%) Kali Linux
19 16 (20.78%) GCIH
19 16 (20.78%) Unix
20 15 (19.48%) Finance

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 38 (49.35%) Firewall
2 21 (27.27%) Wireless
3 18 (23.38%) Network Security
4 17 (22.08%) Wireshark
5 12 (15.58%) tcpdump
6 11 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (9.09%) DNS
8 3 (3.90%) BGP
8 3 (3.90%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.90%) MPLS
8 3 (3.90%) OSPF
8 3 (3.90%) VoIP
9 2 (2.60%) Internet
9 2 (2.60%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 36 (46.75%) Burp Suite
2 13 (16.88%) sqlmap
3 4 (5.19%) AppScan
4 3 (3.90%) Paros
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Law
3 7 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Penetration Tester
1 31 (40.26%) Tester
2 19 (24.68%) Analyst
3 18 (23.38%) Security Analyst
4 16 (20.78%) Security Engineer
5 14 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) Team Leader
7 9 (11.69%) Applications Engineer
7 9 (11.69%) Test Team Leader
8 7 (9.09%) Security Penetration Tester
8 7 (9.09%) Security Tester
9 4 (5.19%) CISSP Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) SIEM Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) CISSP Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Ethical Hacker
10 3 (3.90%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.19%) HTML
3 2 (2.60%) .NET
3 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Mobile App
2 21 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (19.48%) Management Information System
4 12 (15.58%) PKI
5 11 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 23 (29.87%) Windows
3 17 (22.08%) Kali Linux
4 16 (20.78%) Unix
5 11 (14.29%) FreeBSD
5 11 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (14.29%) Solaris
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (62.34%) Penetration Testing
2 40 (51.95%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (44.16%) Security Testing
4 33 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
5 24 (31.17%) Information Security
6 21 (27.27%) SIEM
7 15 (19.48%) Security Architecture
8 14 (18.18%) ITIL
9 11 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (14.29%) Open Source
9 11 (14.29%) OSINT
9 11 (14.29%) OWASP
9 11 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 11 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (7.79%) Project Management
12 4 (5.19%) Business Continuity
12 4 (5.19%) Digital Forensics
13 3 (3.90%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) SQL
2 22 (28.57%) Java
3 21 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 20 (25.97%) Bash Shell
5 18 (23.38%) C#
5 18 (23.38%) C++
6 13 (16.88%) Perl
6 13 (16.88%) Ruby
7 8 (10.39%) Python
8 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.60%) C
9 2 (2.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (35.06%) CREST Certified
2 26 (33.77%) CEH
3 24 (31.17%) CISSP
4 16 (20.78%) GCIH
5 15 (19.48%) CHECK Team Leader
5 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
6 14 (18.18%) SANS
6 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 11 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
7 11 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
7 11 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
8 9 (11.69%) DV Cleared
9 7 (9.09%) Degree
10 6 (7.79%) CISM
10 6 (7.79%) OSCP
11 4 (5.19%) CCNA
11 4 (5.19%) CHFI
11 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (3.90%) CCNP
12 3 (3.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) QA
2 5 (6.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.30%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 58 (75.32%) Nessus
2 31 (40.26%) Nmap
3 12 (15.58%) EnCase
4 3 (3.90%) HP Fortify
4 3 (3.90%) WebInspect
5 2 (2.60%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (2.60%) Nexpose
6 1 (1.30%) FTK
6 1 (1.30%) QRadar
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
2 9 (11.69%) Cisco
2 9 (11.69%) Fortinet
2 9 (11.69%) Juniper
2 9 (11.69%) Nokia
3 5 (6.49%) Intel Security
4 4 (5.19%) Symantec
5 3 (3.90%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.90%) FireEye
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.30%) Veracode
South East London
Via Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension (pro-rata)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 DOE plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago