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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
England / London
Rank 586 609 635
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +26
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 4 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.081% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.061% 0.45% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 32 9
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +116.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £55,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £77,250 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £42,500 £45,625
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -6.84%

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
6553 7320 6674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.68% 18.01% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5621 6332 5544
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 £37,500
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 19 January 2017.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in London

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 23 (76.67%) Security Testing
2 21 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (60.00%) Burp Suite
4 17 (56.67%) CREST Certified
4 17 (56.67%) Java
5 16 (53.33%) Mobile App
6 15 (50.00%) Network Security
7 13 (43.33%) Python
7 13 (43.33%) Nessus
8 12 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (40.00%) Ruby
8 12 (40.00%) Finance
8 12 (40.00%) Information Security
8 12 (40.00%) Windows
8 12 (40.00%) Linux
8 12 (40.00%) Threat Modelling
9 11 (36.67%) C++
9 11 (36.67%) CEH
9 11 (36.67%) AppScan
10 10 (33.33%) IBM
10 10 (33.33%) CISSP
11 9 (30.00%) CISA
11 9 (30.00%) .NET
11 9 (30.00%) HP Fortify
11 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (30.00%) Open Source
11 9 (30.00%) OSCP
12 8 (26.67%) OWASP
12 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
12 8 (26.67%) Degree

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 15 (50.00%) Network Security
2 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) Wireless
3 4 (13.33%) HTTP
3 4 (13.33%) HTTPS
3 4 (13.33%) IPsec
3 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) X.509
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Burp Suite
2 11 (36.67%) AppScan
3 3 (10.00%) sqlmap
4 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
1 12 (40.00%) Tester
2 8 (26.67%) Security Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Test Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Forensic Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (10.00%) 802.1X
5 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.33%) CGI
5 1 (3.33%) LAMP
5 1 (3.33%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.33%) iPad
6 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) AIX
2 8 (26.67%) Solaris
3 3 (10.00%) Kali Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) KNOPPIX
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Security Testing
2 21 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (40.00%) Information Security
3 12 (40.00%) Threat Modelling
3 12 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (30.00%) Open Source
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) OWASP
6 6 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 5 (16.67%) SDLC
8 4 (13.33%) BDD
8 4 (13.33%) Coaching
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) DevOps
8 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) Python
3 12 (40.00%) Ruby
4 11 (36.67%) C++
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Scala
7 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (13.33%) Go
7 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (10.00%) C#
9 1 (3.33%) C
9 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) CREST Certified
2 11 (36.67%) CEH
3 10 (33.33%) CISSP
4 9 (30.00%) CISA
4 9 (30.00%) OSCP
5 8 (26.67%) Degree
6 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
7 5 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.33%) CHFI
9 1 (3.33%) ECSA
9 1 (3.33%) GIAC
9 1 (3.33%) GPEN
9 1 (3.33%) PhD
9 1 (3.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Nessus
2 9 (30.00%) HP Fortify
3 5 (16.67%) Nmap
4 1 (3.33%) Core Impact
4 1 (3.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
2 8 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Cognizant
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (10.00%) Juniper
4 3 (10.00%) Nokia
5 2 (6.67%) Veracode
6 1 (3.33%) Coverity
6 1 (3.33%) Qualys
6 1 (3.33%) Rapid7
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
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