The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 605 614 631
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 42 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.009% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.057% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 0 7
Average salary £65,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8485 6977 7091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.68% 15.76% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7224 5969 6208
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Metasploit
England

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 23 July 2014.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in London

Metasploit
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
City of London - 8 £73,750 - 1
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 40 (76.92%) CISSP
2 35 (67.31%) Penetration Testing
3 32 (61.54%) Management Information System
4 26 (50.00%) Information Security
5 25 (48.08%) Ruby
6 22 (42.31%) Python
7 21 (40.38%) UNIX
7 21 (40.38%) Linux
8 20 (38.46%) C++
8 20 (38.46%) Nessus
8 20 (38.46%) CEH
8 20 (38.46%) Wireshark
8 20 (38.46%) Nmap
9 19 (36.54%) OWASP
10 18 (34.62%) Project Management
11 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (32.69%) CCNP
11 17 (32.69%) Perl
11 17 (32.69%) Windows
11 17 (32.69%) Vulnerability Management
12 16 (30.77%) PowerShell
12 16 (30.77%) SQL
12 16 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 16 (30.77%) Finance
13 15 (28.85%) Ethical Hacking
13 15 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 15 (28.85%) PCI DSS
14 11 (21.15%) C
15 10 (19.23%) ITIL
15 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) Wireshark
2 10 (19.23%) Reverse Proxy
2 10 (19.23%) tcpdump
2 10 (19.23%) Firewall
3 7 (13.46%) Internet
3 7 (13.46%) LAN
3 7 (13.46%) WAN
4 4 (7.69%) Network Security
5 2 (3.85%) HTTP
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Tester
2 20 (38.46%) Penetration Tester
3 18 (34.62%) Security Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) IT Security Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Information Security Specialist
5 7 (13.46%) Information Specialist
5 7 (13.46%) Security Specialist
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Tester
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Lead Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Security Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Test Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 32 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.46%) Cryptography
2 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Linux
1 21 (40.38%) UNIX
2 17 (32.69%) Windows
3 10 (19.23%) Solaris
3 10 (19.23%) FreeBSD
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (50.00%) Information Security
3 19 (36.54%) OWASP
4 18 (34.62%) Project Management
5 17 (32.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 16 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (28.85%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (19.23%) ITIL
8 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 10 (19.23%) SIEM
9 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (9.62%) Security Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
11 4 (7.69%) Change Management
11 4 (7.69%) Cyber Security
11 4 (7.69%) Data Privacy
12 3 (5.77%) Mobile Commerce
12 3 (5.77%) Manual Testing
13 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Ruby
2 22 (42.31%) Python
3 20 (38.46%) C++
4 17 (32.69%) Perl
5 16 (30.77%) SQL
5 16 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 11 (21.15%) C
7 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
8 9 (17.31%) Java
9 8 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 40 (76.92%) CISSP
2 20 (38.46%) CEH
3 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (32.69%) CCNP
4 10 (19.23%) GPEN
4 10 (19.23%) OSCP
4 10 (19.23%) CCSE
5 8 (15.38%) CISA
6 7 (13.46%) CISM
6 7 (13.46%) CCNA
6 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (13.46%) RHCE
6 7 (13.46%) Degree
6 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
6 7 (13.46%) MCSE
6 7 (13.46%) GSEC
7 3 (5.77%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (28.85%) PCI DSS
2 7 (13.46%) QA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Nmap
2 10 (19.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) Nessus
2 7 (13.46%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
1 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
1 10 (19.23%) Websense
1 10 (19.23%) Blue Coat
1 10 (19.23%) Cisco
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Coverity
London
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 26 days ago