The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
England / London
Rank 578 611 642
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +31
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 5 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.093% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.078% 0.51% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 37 12
Median salary £69,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £75,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.52%

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
6412 7506 6626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.19% 18.46% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5503 6531 5506
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Metasploit as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in London

Metasploit
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 3 £67,500 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Metasploit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 15 (78.95%) Security Testing
2 13 (68.42%) Burp Suite
3 11 (57.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 11 (57.89%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Information Security
4 10 (52.63%) Network Security
5 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
5 9 (47.37%) CREST Certified
5 9 (47.37%) Nessus
5 9 (47.37%) Java
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) CISA
6 8 (42.11%) Firewall
6 8 (42.11%) CISSP
6 8 (42.11%) Python
6 8 (42.11%) C++
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) Wireless
7 7 (36.84%) CEH
7 7 (36.84%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) IBM
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) .NET
8 6 (31.58%) AppScan
8 6 (31.58%) Degree
8 6 (31.58%) Open Source
9 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Network Security
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless Security
4 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.26%) HTTP
5 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Burp Suite
2 6 (31.58%) AppScan
3 3 (15.79%) sqlmap
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Penetration Tester
1 7 (36.84%) Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Forensic Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Test Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Advisor
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
4 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (5.26%) CGI
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) AIX
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Security Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (52.63%) Information Security
4 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (31.58%) Open Source
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) OWASP
6 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (10.53%) Digital Forensics
9 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (10.53%) OSINT
9 2 (10.53%) SIEM
9 2 (10.53%) Social Engineering
9 2 (10.53%) Threat Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 4 (21.05%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) Go
7 1 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISA
1 9 (47.37%) CREST Certified
2 8 (42.11%) CISSP
3 7 (36.84%) CEH
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) OSCP
6 3 (15.79%) CHECK Team Leader
6 3 (15.79%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (15.79%) CISM
6 3 (15.79%) GIAC
7 2 (10.53%) CCNA
7 2 (10.53%) CHFI
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.53%) SANS
8 1 (5.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Nessus
2 5 (26.32%) HP Fortify
3 2 (10.53%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Cognizant
3 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
3 2 (10.53%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Nokia
3 2 (10.53%) Veracode
4 1 (5.26%) Coverity